Entries by Dave Ginisi


Per an announcement made by Governor Baker, the Commonwealth has updated the list of essential businesses during the COVD-19 pandemic and has also extended the stay-at-home advisory through Monday, May 4th. New guidances were announced today around hotels, motels, inns, beds and breakfasts and other short-term residential rentals. See the updated list of essential businesses […]

A&E Environmental Deep Cleaning

A&E Environmental wants to extend well wishes to our customers during this difficult pandemic our country and world is facing. A&E, with other purposes intended, had purchase Electrostatic sprayers to help eliminate mold in the air of a home or business after remediation to ensure a deeper clean. During this pandemic it was brought to […]

SBA To Provide Small Businesses Impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19) Up to $2 Million in Disaster Assistance Loans

WASHINGTON – SBA Administrator Jovita Carranza issued the following statement today in response to the President’s address to the nation:  “The President took bold, decisive action to make our 30 million small businesses more resilient to Coronavirus-related economic disruptions. Small businesses are vital economic engines in every community and state, and they have helped make […]

Gardner Ale House Specialty Takeout

Tuesday, March 17th, begins three weeks of the Gardner Ale House & Moon Hill Brewing Co. providing takeout, catering and beer store (cans and growlers to go) only, with our Parking Lot Pickup Option available. Open Monday thru Thursday, 11:00 AM till 7:00 PM and Friday, Saturday & Sunday, 11:00 AM till 8:00 PM.  On […]


The North Central Massachusetts Development Corporation has launched an Emergency Micro-loan Program in light of the COVID-19 pandemic to assist small businesses that need access to funding due to hardship stemming from the outbreak. Loans of up to $20,000 will be awarded to qualifying local businesses that find themselves in a situation where they need […]

An Updated Message From the Chamber President

Dear Member, On Friday I emailed you to inform you of how the Chamber and our affiliate organizations were responding to the Coronavirus outbreak. Our commitment remains with serving you and the communities of North Central Massachusetts in any capacity we can during this unprecedented time. The situation remains fluid and conditions have already changed […]

A Message from the Chamber President

Dear Member, It has been a difficult couple of weeks, with the world reacting with uncertainty to the Coronavirus and market news. The North Central Massachusetts Chamber of Commerce and our affiliate organizations have been closely monitoring the outbreak and its impact on our members and communities. Our commitment lies with serving you and our region […]

Coronavirus Impact Survey

Earlier this week, Governor Baker declared a state of emergency due to the outbreak of coronavirus. In an effort to gain an accurate assessment of the outbreak’s impact to businesses in North Central Massachusetts, the Chamber and its affiliate organizations have created this brief survey. Please take a moment to answer the following questions. All […]