Entries by Ryan Murphy

Chamber Welcomes Two Fitchburg State University Interns

The North Central Massachusetts Chamber of Commerce is pleased to welcome Christopher Gerardi of Shrewsbury and John Ronan of Townsend as interns for the spring semester. Christopher, currently a senior, is majoring in Communications Media with a concentration in Professional Communications.  His focus on online communications such as social media and other online platforms is […]

Starting or Expanding: A Small Business 101 Seminar Set For February

The North Central Massachusetts Development Corporation and Fidelity Bank are holding two free business workshops on Tuesday, February 19, 2019 aimed at assisting potential and existing entrepreneurs. These free workshops are approximately two and a half hours each and are being held in partnership with the North Central Massachusetts Chamber of Commerce, Greater Gardner Chamber […]

Scholarships Available through the North Central Massachusetts Chamber Foundation

(North Central, MA) – The North Central Massachusetts Chamber Foundation is pleased to announce that applications for its 2019 Scholarship program are now being accepted.  Each year, the Chamber Foundation distributes approximately 25 scholarships to local high-achieving high school students in North Central Massachusetts.  Since the establishment of its scholarship program, the North Central Massachusetts […]

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 […]