Entries by Ryan Murphy

Advertising Opportunities in the 2020 Manufacturers Directory

Don’t get left out! The North Central Massachusetts Development Corporation is getting ready to publish the 2020 edition of the Manufacturers Directory and Industrial Parks Guide for North Central Massachusetts.  This publication is the region’s most comprehensive collection of this specialized information, outlining available industrial sites and local manufacturing related businesses, describing products, contact information […]


Wachusett, Wormtown, and Greater Good Get Together to Raise Money for Menard Children’s Fun Three of Central Massachusetts most well-known brewers are coming together for a very worthy cause. In response to yet another tragic death of a Worcester Firefighter, the three breweries are brewing and launching the beer “Worcester’s Bravest” with 100% of the […]

Rooney Promoted to Senior VP of Community Engagement & Marketing – LCU

Leominster Credit Union (LCU) has announced the promotion of Kelli J. Rooney to the position of Senior Vice President, Community Engagement and Marketing. For the last year and a half, Rooney has been the Vice President of Marketing. In this newly created role, Rooney will lead LCU’s strategic relationship development, community engagement, advocacy and marketing. […]

Workers Credit Union Greater Gardner Relay For Life Team Ranks #1 Among 102 Relay Fundraising Teams

American Cancer Society Event Raises Funds, Awareness FITCHBURG, Mass., December 10, 2019 – Workers Credit Union is the top fundraising team in this year’s Greater Gardner Relay For Life. Workers Credit Union’s Relay Team raised $42,433.98 for the Relay event which funds cancer research along with things like free rides to chemotherapy, nights at area […]

Fitchburg Moves to Single Tax Rate; Clinton Narrows Split

In a momentous week, the North Central Massachusetts Chamber of Commerce was on hand to testify before elected officials in Clinton and Fitchburg this week as the two communities reviewed their tax shifts for the year. In a major win for local business, Fitchburg councilors elected to move to a single rate, eliminating what remained […]

Chamber Convenes Education Compact

The North Central Massachusetts Chamber of Commerce recently convened a meeting of the inaugural North Central Massachusetts Education Compact. The Education Compact is an outgrowth of the Chamber’s report published earlier in the year called Build North Central: Promoting the Industrial Heart of Massachusetts. Among the recommendations in the report was strengthening the relationship between […]

Chamber Produces New Economic Development Video

The North Central Massachusetts Chamber of Commerce and its economic development affiliates, the North Central Massachusetts Development Corporation and Visit North Central Massachusetts, recently unveiled a new economic development video intended to highlight the region as a great place to live, work, visit and grow a business.  The video is the third and final video […]


Wachusett Brewing Company has announced that Valerie Brock has been promoted to the position of Director of Fermentation and Cellaring and will be leading the 25-yr Massachusetts brewery’s brewing department moving forward. Valerie will be replacing longtime Brewmaster Dave Howard who is stepping down after 20+ years with the brewery. “I could not be more […]