Entries by Ryan Murphy

RMI Announces CEO Transition in September 2021

Resource Management, Inc. (RMI) names Rachel Lopez CEO of RMI effective September 1st, 2021. Founder and current CEO of RMI, Rey Lopez is transitioning to Director of Sales. RMI, a family-owned HR outsourcing company and Professional Employer Organization has appointed Rachel Lopez as the new President and CEO of the company. For more than 25 […]

How better schools can make us a better place to live and visit

The logic is sound: if our community is better educated, it’s better for everyone, correct? Although it makes sense, the national tide of funding is actually flowing away from education in favor of other things. Programs are being cut, and students are receiving less academic and personal support than they have for years. Here’s a […]

Regional Hiring Event Connects Job Seekers With Employers in North Central Massachusetts

The North Central Massachusetts Chamber of Commerce is partnering with other regional organizations to host the Work North Central Hiring Event scheduled for Tuesday, September 28, 2021, from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. at Great Wolf Lodge, 150 Great Wolf Drive, Fitchburg, MA. The regional organizations involved include Fitchburg State University, the MassHire North Central […]

North Central Massachusetts Chamber of Commerce to host Legislative and Candidates Reception

Premier event connects elected officials, candidates for office, with local business and community leaders The North Central Massachusetts Chamber of Commerce announced the 2021 Legislative and Candidates Reception will be held on September 23, 2021, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Chocksett Inn, 59 Laurelwood Road in Sterling.  Mount Wachusett Community College is the […]

Trading Carrots for Sticks

Article Source: State House News Service Author: Matt Murphy   The same day Massachusetts recorded its single largest daily COVID-19 case count since April, President Joe Biden stood in the State Dining Room of the White House and acknowledged the country was going through a “tough stretch.” It was no longer enough, the president said, […]

Tales from the Home of the World’s Worst Weather on Thursday, September 30 at 7:00pm

This exciting Zoom program is appropriate for adults, teens, and children ages 6 and up. Please register to be sent the Zoom link! https://tinyurl.com/fplweather Bitter cold, dense fog, heavy snow, and record winds: Mount Washington is known worldwide for its unpredictable and dangerous weather. For a mountain its size, why is Mt. Washington called the “Home […]

September Edition of Good Morning North Central Focuses on Transportation in North Central Massachusetts

Speakers include MassDOT Highway Administrator and Fitchburg Airport Manager The next edition of the North Central Massachusetts Chamber of Commerce’s popular Good Morning North Central breakfast program is scheduled for Friday, September 17, 2021, from 6:45 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. and will take place at Great Wolf Lodge, 150 Great Wolf Way, Fitchburg, MA. The […]

John P. Pacheco, Jr., appointed to Vice President, Business Development Officer for the Fidelity Bank service area in North Central and Central Massachusetts

Pacheco brings expertise to help small business owners meet their goals through Fidelity Bank’s LifeDesign approach to banking Fidelity Bank today announced the appointment of John P. Pacheco Jr. to Vice President, Business Development Officer for the bank’s service areas in North Central and Central Massachusetts. In his new role, he will work with local businesses, both large and […]

State Council Approves Caregiver Vaccine Mandate Expansion

The Baker administration’s COVID-19 vaccine mandates for home care workers and staff at rest homes, assisted living residences and hospice programs got a green light Wednesday from the Public Health Council, which unanimously approved regulatory changes to implement the requirements. The regulations were approved on an emergency basis and will be subject to a public […]

Build A Company Culture in a Remote-Run Business

“I just got off a coaching call with a client in Detroit,” recalls business expert Cameron Herold. “He’s got about a hundred employees in his manufacturing shop and I was talking to him about culture while they’re basically in shutdown. He’s fully paying all of his employees for three months – full salaries – and […]