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3D Printing Basics Class

Learn the fundamentals of 3D Printing at one of our 2-hour sessions including: How 3D printers work How to “slice” your model for printing How to troubleshoot common problems Where: Wachusett Business Incubator, 31 Lake Street, Gardner, MA 01440. Each class will be Class Size: Up to 5 participants for each available session When: Select from May 2 […]

NEH grant will support downtown theater project

The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has awarded Fitchburg State University $500,000 to support the development of a performing arts center on Main Street. The grant, announced Tuesday, April 18, was awarded by the NEH Challenge Grant program, and will catalyze additional fundraising efforts by the university. The NEH grant will support the construction […]

Bay State Games Coming to North Central Massachusetts

We are pleased to announce that North Central Massachusetts is hosting the Baystate Games this summer. The Baystate Games organization runs amateur sport competitions across the state of Massachusetts and is hosting a majority of its summer sports competitions in our region for the first time. These events present a tremendous marketing opportunity for you […]

Workers’ Comp Insurance Rates To Drop 10 Percent

Source: State House News Service Author: Michael P. Norton Attorney General Andrea Campbell announced the settlement with the Workers’ Compensation Rating and Inspection Bureau and the State Rating Bureau, saying it will enable businesses to save about $130 million on workers’ comp insurance starting July 1. “By lowering workers’ compensation insurance rates, we can help […]

North Central Massachusetts announces three-year strategic plan

Plan aligns with One North Central Regional Economic Development Plan focused on regional prosperity, market opportunities The North Central Massachusetts Chamber of Commerce today announced a new strategic plan designed to build upon the considerable momentum generated through the keen vision and steady execution of their prior plan announced in 2018. “Our new strategic plan […]

Healey-Driscoll Administration Announces $78 Million for New Grant Programs to Support Massachusetts Small Businesses

The Healey-Driscoll Administration and Massachusetts Growth Capital Corporation (MGCC) announced two new grant programs totaling $78 million in funding to support Massachusetts small businesses. “Small businesses are the backbone of our communities and our economy,” said Massachusetts Governor Maura Healey. “Through these new grant programs, small businesses will have access to much-needed capital and resources […]

Leading tourism organizations in Central Massachusetts awarded $1 million grant to enhance tourism opportunities

Travel and Tourism Season Extension grant to support marketing projects that promote travel and tourism during “shoulder season” Three leading tourism organizations in Central Massachusetts today announced they will receive a combined $1 million Travel and Tourism Season Extension (TTSE) Grant from the Massachusetts Office of Travel and Tourism (MOTT). Discover Central Massachusetts, in partnership […]

Berkshire Bank Recognized as one of America’s Most Trustworthy Companies

Boston – Berkshire Bank, a leading, socially responsible community bank with financial centers in New England and New York, is excited to announce it was recently recognized in Newsweek magazine’s list of America’s Most Trustworthy Companies 2023.  The list features the top 700 most trustworthy companies across 23 industries. The Newsweek list recognized companies for their dedication […]