Entries by Ryan Murphy

USA Luge Appoints Lauren Howe to Communications Manager

USA Luge announced the appointment of Lauren M. Howe to communications manager. In this role, she will serve as the liaison between the USA Luge organization and the media, providing noteworthy news and information about the sport’s athletes, programs and competitions. Howe is taking over for Sandy Caligiore who recently announced he will be moving […]

Fidelity Bank recognizes colleagues during annual All-Hearts Meeting

Colleagues recognized for bringing Fidelity Bank mission, values to clients Fidelity Bank announced it has recognized the following employees at its All-Hearts Meeting, the annual employee recognition meeting, held at Wachusett Mountain. Employees were recognized for bringing the Fidelity Bank values to clients and helping them get where they want to be. Nancy Fioretti, Commercial […]

Mount Wachusett Community College Welcomes Patricia Pistone to Board of Trustees

Mount Wachusett Community College welcomed Senior Director of External Affairs, Marketing and Development at UMass Memorial Health – Health Alliance – Clinton Hospital, Patricia Pistone to its Board of Trustees after her appointment by Governor Charlie Baker. “I am excited to welcome Tricia to the Board,” noted MWCC President James Vander Hooven. “I have worked […]

Chamber Welcomes New Members at the Thirsty Robot Brewing Co.

The North Central Massachusetts Chamber of Commerce will host a new member orientation and reception on Tuesday, June 28, 2022 from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Thirsty Robot Brewing Co. at 265 Summer Street, Fitchburg, MA.   Thirsty Robot brews a variety of beer with a “focus on aroma-packed and flavor-driven beers, with […]

Highway “Takes The Cake” In $15 Billion Spending Plan

State House News Service Author: Chris Lisinski Department of Transportation overseers stamped their approval Wednesday on a five-year capital plan calling for spending nearly $15 billion on improving reliability, modernizing and expanding the state’s transportation system. MassDOT’s board voted unanimously in favor of a $14.9 billion proposal covering fiscal years 2023 through 2027, embracing a plan that […]

Sales Tax Holiday Weekend Set For Aug. 13-14

State House News Service Author: Sam Doran Tarr Says Surplus Shows Holiday Can Be Expanded The Legislature on Monday set the dates of this year’s sales tax holiday weekend, settling on Aug. 13 and 14, when Massachusetts shoppers will get a break from state sales tax on most retail items less than $2,500. The annual […]

Making Opportunity Count empowers local community through additional resources

There are a few handfuls of designated community action agencies that truly stand out among the rest. Making Opportunity Count (MOC), located in Fitchburg, Ma., has thrived through their community outreach, providing systems, programs, and collaboration for low-income individuals and families to build pathways out of poverty. According to their website, their mission is to […]

Biopharma Expects To Grow, But Faces Talent Troubles

Most biopharmaceutical companies in Massachusetts expect to grow their workforces over the next year, but many have also had a hard time filling open positions, according to a new industry report. The Massachusetts Biotechnology Council previously projected that the industry could require up to 40,000 new workers by 2024, and an analysis BW Research Partnership conducted for […]