Entries by Ryan Murphy

Nashoba Valley Tech: Enroll in Winter 2019 Adult Classes Today

Attention: Business Owners, employees and community members Evening adult Career Training and Personal Enrichment classes are starting soon at NCTI (at Nashoba Tech). Unrestricted Construction Supervisor License Test Prep (starts Jan 28) Hoisting License Test Prep, 2A/1C (starts Feb 27) Floral Design Class (starts Feb 27) Cake Decorating (starts March 4) For more details: nashobatech.net/community_ed

Fitchburg Public Library: Harry Potter Book Night

Fitchburg Public Library presents… Harry Potter Book Night!  February 6, 2019, 6-7:30 pm – Garden Room, Fitchburg Youth Library Join us on February 6, 2019, from 6-7:30 pm for our 3rd Annual Harry Potter Book Night! This year’s theme is “Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry”!  There will opportunities to make magical crafts like origami […]

Grand Bargain Timeline

Six months ago, the State House passed a raft of legislation that had been negotiated between business advocates and labor groups. The compromise eliminated numerous ballot questions in return for concessions on the minimum wage, paid leave, and mandatory premium pay on Sundays. On the 1st of this year, the initial phase of the Grand […]

Chamber Publishes Manufacturing Report

(North Central, MA)  –  The North Central Massachusetts Chamber of Commerce and its economic development affiliate the North Central Massachusetts Development Corporation (NCMDC) today released a report entitled “Build North Central: Promoting the Industrial Heart of Massachusetts.” The recommendations developed by a taskforce of the region’s premier manufacturers focuses on steps the region and state […]

35th Anniversary Open Letter

Celebrating 35 Years of Building Businesses, Building Communities! This year marks the 35th anniversary of the North Central Massachusetts Chamber of Commerce. It was back in January of 1984 that this organization was formed as a result of the merger of several local chambers of commerce in the region. This major milestone is a great […]

Small Business Energy Exemption Certificate

The Massachusetts Department of Revenue will now oversee the process for claiming a certificate.  As of January 1, 2019, the process will be completed online through the Department’s MassTaxConnect.  Here are some of the highlights that will be important to qualifying small businesses: As of January 1, 2019, small businesses will apply online for an […]