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Addiction and the Economy:  The Hidden Link 

The preventable loss of life from addiction is a tragedy which destroys families and devastates communities. But often absent from the conversation about addiction is the fact that it is also inflicting harm on the American economy, on a scale not seen in any previous drug crisis.  A 2011 study,  published in the journal Pain Medicine, […]

Emerging leaders participate in Community Leadership Institute

Twenty-two men and women, sponsored by area companies as up and coming employees and future leaders in our community, have begun the North Central Massachusetts Chamber of Commerce’s Community Leadership Institute.  CLI is dedicated to providing participants with individual leadership skills and a deep understanding of the region.  The nine month program focuses on education, government, […]


LEAD GENERATION FROM YOUR LEGAL WEBSITE A website for your legal practice should be the first step in your lead generation strategy. By taking a more strategic approach it will fill up your client pipeline and drive growth. Optimizing your site properly for lead generation requires looking at each component and making sure that it […]

Little Leaf Farms Hosts Local Youth as Part of Manufacturing Month Activities

Students from the Boys and Girls Club of Fitchburg and Leominster participated in a special tour of Little Leaf Farms located in Devens on Thursday, October 26, 2017. The North Central Massachusetts Chamber of Commerce and its economic development affiliate the North Central Massachusetts Development Corporation organized the tour in partnership with Mr. Jon Blodgett, […]

AUDITIONS BIG RIVER – The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

ABOUT THE SHOW   Twain’s timeless classic sweeps us down the mighty Mississippi as the irrepressible Huck Finn helps his friend Jim, a slave, escape to freedom at the mouth of the Ohio River. Their adventures along the way are hilarious, suspenseful and heartwarming, bringing to life your favorite characters from the novel-the Widow Douglas […]

Fitchburg State Student Jobs Site

Fitchburg State University is launching a new website that will connect local businesses looking for part-time help with the university’s educated and motivated students. The service will be free for students as well as businesses, and local employers are invited to submit their open positions by visiting studentjobs.fitchburgstate.edu and creating their free profiles. University President Richard S. […]

Educational Programs Scheduled for Manufacturers

The Devens Eco-Efficiency Center announces a calendar of educational programs that can help area manufacturers strengthen operational processes. The non-profit’s EHS Roundtable is a forum where area professionals with environmental, health, and/or safety related responsibilities learn from guest speakers, share best practices, discuss challenges, exchange resources, and build partnerships. Confirmed topics for the monthly meeting […]

Fitchburg Historical Society’s Annual House Tour Presents an All-Star Collection of Local Architecture

The Fitchburg Historical Society will offer its Annual Holiday House Tour on Saturday, December 2, 2017 from 11 am to 4 pm. This fundraiser will welcome visitors into fourteen of Fitchburg’s architecturally significant buildings, beautifully decorated for the holidays. The Fitchburg Historical Society House Tour is one of Fitchburg’s biggest holiday events: it celebrates Fitchburg […]

Business Achievers’ Bootcamp

The Montachusett Veterans Outreach Center is proud to present “The Business Achievers Boot Camp”. This event provide an interactive and exciting day of professional development for your leaders and staff members. Lunch is provided at all ticket levels. It will feature professional certified business coaches from the firm InnerOvation and DYNAMIC national speaker, coach and author, […]