Entries by Ryan Murphy

Fidelity Bank Introduces Strategic Innovation and Optimization Lab

First-of-its-kind lab to revolutionize banking processes and procedures Fidelity Bank formally announced its Strategic Innovation and Optimization Lab, an internal consulting team to help the bank better serve clients through technology enhancements, process improvements, project management and data analytics to better understand and anticipate client needs. “We make great improvements by collaborating with our colleagues […]

Chamber Recognized as Finalist for National Honor

On July 20, the North Central Massachusetts Chamber of Commerce was recognized as a finalist for the prestigious 2021 Chamber of the Year award, presented by the Alexandria, VA -based Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (ACCE). The award is the most prestigious and competitive recognition presented annually in the chamber industry and recognizes the […]

Rates Set for Employers’ Extra COVID-19 UI Assessments

Article Source: State House News Service Author: Chris Lisinski   Employers in Massachusetts will face additional assessments equal to 10.5 percent of their unemployment insurance rates as part of an accounting fix the state deployed to soften the pandemic’s impacts, the Baker administration announced last week. The unemployment system stabilization law Gov. Charlie Baker signed […]

Baker-Polito Administration to Invest $186 Million in Federal COVID-19 Funding for Critical Health Care and Workforce Priorities

The Baker-Polito Administration today announced it will invest $186 million of the Commonwealth’s direct federal aid from the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) toward critical priorities including support for hospitals, health and human services, mental health, and workforce development. Utilizing these federal resources now will help further the Commonwealth’s economic recovery and provide relief for […]

Animal Adventures at Fitchburg Youth Library

Monday, August 2 at 2:00pm Join an Animal Adventures zookeeper and some animal friends for a wild time at the library! Children will learn some interesting facts, hear some awesome stories, and have the opportunity to pet a variety of animals. Best suited for ages 5-10. Registration required! Call 978-829-1789 or register online: www.fitchburgpubliclibrary.org This is […]

Golden Girl Receives First Place at Artisan Flave Awards

Golden Girl Granola’s Bluesberry granola won the “Granola” category at the 2021 Artisan Flave Awards. The annual competition is organized by International Flavor Awards, LLCand features specialty, craft-made artisan granola companies from around the world. The International Flavor Awards works to provide small to medium sized businesses a platform to stand on and be judged […]

Chamber Welcomes Bemis Associates, Inc. as Newest Regional Leader Member

The Chamber is pleased to announce the addition of Bemis Associates Inc. as its newest Regional Leader level member. Bemis Associates, Inc. is a manufacturer of thermoplastic adhesives, coatings, tapes and specialty film products for bonding. Headquartered in Shirley, MA, the company is one of the world’s leading bonding innovation experts and has partnered with […]

Weekly Download: Choosing The Right Photographer For Your Business Needs

Events, Products and Head-shots… Oh My! Choosing The Right Photographer For Your Business Needs Whether you need full-color photos for your restaurant menu, headshots for your annual report, or mobile-friendly videos to add to your website, investing in professional photography services can deliver great returns for your business. Here’s what you need to know about […]

Fidelity Bank, North Central Massachusetts Chamber of Commerce join forces to assist minority business owners with critical funding during pandemic

Collaboration resulted in more than $1.3 million for small businesses in North Central Massachusetts As the COVID-19 pandemic created several challenges for local business owners, Fidelity Bank, the North Central Massachusetts Chamber of Commerce and its economic development arm, the North Central Massachusetts Development Corporation, collaborated to process and service more than $1.3 million as […]

Digital Banking experts now available for Fidelity Bank clients

Experts in banking centers to provide exceptional service for online, mobile and remote banking As the demand for online banking increased during the pandemic, Fidelity Bank recently announced the appointment of four digital bankers who are bringing the LifeDesign Banking approach to a digital world to help clients get where they want to be. Launched […]