Entries by Ryan Murphy

Elect North Central Coalition To Sponsor Gubernatorial Forum on Tuesday, June 7

The Elect North Central Coalition, composed of leading business, educational, media and community organizations, will host a forum with Democratic gubernatorial candidate Sonia Chang-Díaz at 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 7 at the Fitchburg Access Television studios. The program, to be moderated by Fitchburg-Leominster All Politics (FLAP-TV) host Kevin Cormier, will be streamed live and then available for […]

Government Affairs Update

At the time of this writing, candidates’ signatures are being verified for federal and statewide offices as election season continues to shape up. The Chamber has engaged with candidates for the Governor’s race and the major constitutional offices.  Efforts have included interviews with the candidates on our Inside North Central Massachusetts Podcast: Election Series, which […]

Chamber Staff Promoted

The Chamber is pleased to announce two promotions. Sandie Cataldo, who joined the staff in 2015, has been promoted from Economic Development Manager to Senior Economic Development Manager, and Maribel Cruz, who joined the staff in 2021 as our Community Business Advisor, has been promoted to Economic Development Manager.  The promotions were made to better […]

Mount Wachusett Community College Assists Eligible Service Members and Veterans to Earn Paramedic Certification

Mount Wachusett Community College, in collaboration with the Massachusetts Army National Guard, is launching a bridge program for eligible service members and veterans to earn and maintain their National Registry of Emergency Medical Technician (NREMT) certification. The program enables US Army Combat Medics to earn credit for their military training and experience, smoothing the transition […]

North Central Massachusetts Chamber of Commerce celebrates accomplishments at 38th Annual Business Meeting and Luncheon

The 38th Annual Meeting and Business Luncheon for the North Central Massachusetts Chamber of Commerce is scheduled for Thursday, June 9, 2022 from 11:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Great Wolf Lodge, 150 Great Wolf Drive, Fitchburg. This annual event celebrates businesspeople working together to ensure a bright future for North Central Massachusetts and […]

LCU Announces Promotion

Andrew Leblanc has been promoted to Vice President of Information Technology at Leominster Credit Union. Andrew joined the Credit Union in April 2018 and recently held the title of Assistant Vice President Information Security Officer. In this new role, Andrew will oversee the day-to-day performance, operation, and compliance of the Information Technology department.  He will […]

Baker-Polito Administration Announces $2.1 Million in Awards through the Regional Economic Development Organization Grant Program

Awards support 38 projects focused on regional business growth, small businesses, and economic recovery in downtowns and main streets Baker-Polito Administration announced a total of approximately $2.1 million in awards to nine eligible entities across the Commonwealth to fund 38 projects that seek to strengthen the state’s economy on a regional basis through support for […]

Mass. Home Prices Set More Records In April

State House News Service Colin A. Young Warren: Rising Rates May Send Buyers To Rural Markets So many people are fighting for the precious few homes for sale in Massachusetts that the intense competition in April propelled the median sale prices of both single-family houses and condos to new record heights, real estate market watchers […]