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Thursday, March 26, 2020
Warren Walks Small Biz Through New Loan OptionsMayor Walsh: Last Weeks Have Felt Like YearsMatt Murphy (State House News Service) 3/26/20 3:58 PMMARCH 26, 2020.....With a $2 trillion stimulus package one House vote away from President Donald Trump's desk, U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren on Thursday told small business owners that the coronavirus relief bill would make millions available to them, ...read more
Categories: Economic, Political, Community, General News Article
Tuesday, March 24, 2020
A MESSAGE FROM CAMBRIDGE SAVINGS BANK: CARING FOR OUR COMMUNITIES Our mission of service and support for our communities is critical now more than ever. Our Charitable Foundation is elevating our giving by one million dollars for the current year. Our enhanced giving will be designated for organizations who may require additional support during this pandemic, such as food pantries, senior ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Friday, March 20, 2020
NOVEL CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) TESTING AVAILABLE TO WALTHAM AND ADJACENT COMMUNITIES ON SATURDAY, MARCH 21st AT AFC URGENT CARE, 1030 MAIN STREET IN WALTHAM. AVAILABLE FOR ALL HEALTH INSURANCES TO INCLUDE MASSHEALTH AND MEDICARE. MUST BE SCREENED IN ADVANCE AND RECEIVE DOCTOR’S NOTE FROM AFC URGENT CARE. CALL FOR DETAILS OR SCREENING AT 781.430.8161. On Saturday, March 21, 2020 AFC Urgent Care in ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, General News Article, Press Release
Thursday, March 19, 2020
SBA Offers Disaster Assistance to Massachusetts Small Businesses Economically Impacted by COVID-19.Full News Release HereSBA Fact Sheet Start an Application HereNote: EIDL loans currently defer payments for the first year (twelve months) of the loan.
Categories: Chamber, Economic, Political, Community, General News Article
Wednesday, March 18, 2020
Try Wegmans W2go for lunch or dinner delivery options while Social Distancing
Categories: Press Release
Monday, March 16, 2020
Categories: Chamber, Economic, Political, Community, General News Article
Friday, March 13, 2020
The BACC is encouraging members of area communities to find innovative ways to shop, eat and stay local in this time of uncertainty. In the span of only a few weeks, the effect of COVID-19 on business has been extreme. Now more than ever, supporting local commerce is crucial to the livelihood of these businesses and their employees who depend who on the continued support of their patrons. Here ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, General News Article, Human Interest
Saturday, February 29, 2020
Navigating Your Business Through the Coronavirus As the likelihood grows that the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) will not be contained soon, it is important that employers and business owners begin to think about the potential for significant disruption to current businesses practices and the need for policies to safeguard their employees and customers.About the Coronavirus Disease 2019 ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Chamber
Thursday, February 27, 2020
The Burlington Area Chamber of Commerce (BACC) held their Black Tie Gala benefit, presented by The Herb Chambers Companies, on January 25th at the Crowne Plaza Boston/Woburn. This annual fundraiser supports a sector of the BACC’s Charitable Foundation called the Charitable Partnership Program, which consists of eight local charitable organizations that serve the Burlington Area. Brad Gomes, VP ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community
Thursday, February 13, 2020
LOWELL — Middlesex Community College has received an $841,000 grant over two years that will fund a pilot learn-and-earn biotechnology program aimed at formalizing relationships with industry partners and providing career opportunities for students. The grant from Strategic Grant Partners in Boston, as well as MCC’s plans to create a STEM hub on Middle Street, were announced by school ...read more
Categories: Education
Wednesday, January 08, 2020
Wegmans Shoppers Club for Business You work hard serving our community—you deserve the exclusive savings and great benefits of our Shoppers Club for Business. This no-fee, all-in-one business buying program offers your organization so many special services, including: • Systemized tax exempt recognition • Purchase order capabilities • Additional discounts on our already consistent low ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article
Thursday, December 05, 2019
Xtend Barre Burlington is excited to announce our Kid's Corner for child care.   You have to take care of yourself first but when you’re a mom we know that can be an almost impossible challenge. So to help moms out we will be offering free child sitting with some of our Xtend Barre classes! We hope that for 55 minutes this will help you make yourself a priority! What you need to know:Minimum ...read more
Categories: Community
Tuesday, December 03, 2019
Archer Hotel Burlington is honored to announce that the American Automobile Association (AAA) has awarded Archer its Four Diamond designation for the second consecutive year. AAA inspects hotel properties and assigns a Diamond rating that informs members of the type of experience they can expect. This hotel appraisal system is one of the few that rely on physical on-site evaluations. Only about 6 ...read more
Categories: Chamber, General News Article
Friday, November 15, 2019
The Massachusetts State Legislature’s Joint Committee on Economic Development met at Northeastern University’s brand-new Life Sciences center in Burlington for a hearing to discuss our region’s significant involvement in the life sciences industry. State Representative Ken Gordon, who represents Burlington, Bedford and Wilmington, also serves as vice-chair of the committee. Gordon brought the ...read more
Categories: Economic, Political, General News Article
Thursday, November 14, 2019
Abbott's Frozen Custard Offers Catering!
Categories: Community
Thursday, November 14, 2019
The BACC held its largest event, The Taste, presented by Boston Marriott Burlington on Monday, October 28th. This annual gathering is much more than a restaurant expo where dozens of area restaurants, caterers, and bakeries showcased their most delicious culinary offerings; it’s a time for the restaurant industry to connect with the Burlington area business and residential communities all in one ...read more
Categories: Community, Chamber, General News Article
Saturday, November 09, 2019
Ryan Baldera, the 34 year-old GM of Buffalo Wild Wings in Burlington, passed away as a result of a tragic accident.  He was selflessly trying to protect his staff and customers when he was overcome by chemical fumes.  Ryan leaves behind a young wife and 3 month-old child.  This tragic incident has been followed followed by an outpouring of support from family, friends and those in the business ...read more
Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Human Interest, Community
Tuesday, November 05, 2019
BACC Ambassadors are Chamber Members selected for their ability to inform, promote and encourage meaningful participation in Chamber programs.How long have you been in your current career? Describe any promotions, and/or circumstances that led you to this career. I have been in the Mortgage Industry for four years. I have a long history in retail banking that led me to accepting the role of ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Chamber
Tuesday, October 01, 2019
The Burlington Area Chamber of Commerce is happy to announce that the Restaurant Express is on the road!  Through a public-private partnership, the BACC, Representative Ken Gordon, Senator Cindy Friedman and the Middlesex3 TMA, were able to launch a program to transport workers from Lowell to fill the enormous amount of restaurant jobs in Burlington.  (See details of the story on BNEWS) BACC ...read more
Categories: Economic, Press Release, Chamber, General News Article
Wednesday, June 05, 2019
BACC Ambassadors are Chamber Members selected for their ability to inform, promote and encourage meaningful participation in Chamber programs.How long have you been in your current career? Describe any promotions, and/or circumstances that led you to this career. I have currently been working in banking for a little over 5 years. I started with Cambridge Savings Bank in November of 2014 and was ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Human Interest
Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Island Creek Oyster Bar Burlington enthusiastically brings catering to their Burlington location in hopes to better serve their community of hard working professionals. Our catering menu is reflective of our mission to bring the best ingredients in the form of classic New England fare.  We hope that our hospitality shines through your space until you are able to dine in ours. Full menu
Categories: General News Article
Thursday, March 07, 2019
Oak Furnitureland Names Room to Dream Foundation as First US Charity PartnerNew to the Boston-area, leading UK furniture retailer will assist with giving young patients room makeovers for health and healing    London, UK, March 7, 2019 Oak Furnitureland, the UK’s largest retailer of solid hardwood furniture, today announced it has selected the Room to Dream Foundation, an organization that ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Press Release, Community, General News Article
Monday, February 25, 2019
There is a new person in leadership at Burlington’s largest medical facility.  Lahey Hospital & Medical Center recently announced the appointment of Timothy Liesching, MD, to the position of Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Liesching has served as the Chair of the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at LHMC since 2013.  Dr. Liesching received his undergraduate degree from Colgate University ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Human Interest
Thursday, February 14, 2019
The BACC's Government Affairs Committee met on Wednesday, January 30th. We were thrilled to have Paul Sagarino visit our monthly meeting. The Board of Selectmen voted unanimously in 2018 to appoint Paul to the Town Administrator position, effective March 1, 2019. The Committee looks forward to working closely with Paul and his staff. This month's agenda included a recap of Town Meeting's votes ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Economic, Community, Political
Wednesday, February 13, 2019
On Saturday, January 26th, the Burlington Area Chamber of Commerce (BACC) held their 3rd annual Black Tie Gala at Café Escadrille to benefit the eight local charitable organizations that make up the BACC’s Charitable Partnership Program. The BACC formed this program to serve as a conduit between area businesses and the charitable organizations that support the Burlington community. The program ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community
Thursday, January 10, 2019
 The BACC is proud to announce that relief is on its way for area restaurants. The booming restaurant industry in Burlington has created a severe shortage of workers to fill open positions. Working with MA Representative Ken Gordon, MA Senator Cindy Friedman, and The Middlesex 3 Coalition, we were able to secure funding for a shuttle to get workers from Lowell to Burlington restaurants. President ...read more
Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Economic
Monday, December 10, 2018
On Wednesday, November 28th, the Burlington Area Chamber of Commerce (BACC) hosted its Annual Meeting & Networking Dinner at Tuscan Kitchen. Business professionals from the area gathered to gain insight on the BACC’s programs and how it supports its membership and communities. While attendees enjoyed their meals, Chamber executives discussed the BACC’s progress and strategies for success in the ...read more
Categories: Chamber
Wednesday, October 24, 2018
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Categories: Press Release
Thursday, October 11, 2018
BACC Ambassadors are Chamber Members selected for their ability to inform, promote and encourage meaningful participation in Chamber programs. How long have you been in your current career? Describe any promotions, and/or circumstances that led you to this career. I’ve been a hairstylist since 1984 and opened my own salon, Sharper Image Hair Design in Burlington, MA in 1988.  Since I was a very ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Human Interest
Wednesday, August 29, 2018
Andrew Gallinaro has been promoted to Partner, Director of Asset Management.  Andrew joined National Development in 2010 as part of its acquisitions team and, in 2016, became Senior Vice President, Director of Asset and Property Management.  Managing a team of nearly 100 employees overseeing over 9 million square feet of assets and 2,400 apartment units, Andrew has been a key contributor to the ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Human Interest
Thursday, August 02, 2018
BOSTON, MA (August 1, 2018) – Workbar, Boston’s coworking space trailblazer, has announced plans to open a 20,500 square foot workspace located immediately off Route 95 on Summit Drive in Burlington, MA. Slated to open early December 2018, the new workspace will serve as Workbar’s 9th location in Massachusetts, and extend on its commitment to the “hub and spokes” model of offering its members ...read more
Categories: Chamber, General News Article
Thursday, July 26, 2018
BURLINGTON, Mass. & PLANO, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Keurig Dr Pepper (NYSE: KDP) today announced the successful completion of the merger between Keurig Green Mountain and Dr Pepper Snapple Group. The transaction creates the seventh-largest company in the U.S. food and beverage sector and third-largest beverage company in North America, with annual revenues of approximately $11 ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Thursday, July 26, 2018
By Rich Hosford, Burlington CAble ACcess TV Proposed changes to a big part of the Burlington Mall are one step closer to becoming a reality.   Last Thursday the Burlington Planning Board approved an application for a site plan for the former Sears and Sears Automotive sites at the mall.   As reported on BNEWS, representatives of Simon Property Group, the company that owns the mall, have ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Wednesday, July 25, 2018
A few weeks ago, it appeared that Massachusetts voters were going to have plenty to think about in November.  Ballot printers were readying the presses to see if voters wanted to raise the minimum wage, decrease the sales tax, institute paid family leave and levy a 4% surtax on all income earned in excess of $1 million annually.  In all, seven questions would be on the ballot.  But after a rapid ...read more
Categories: Economic
Monday, July 23, 2018
According to Bankrate, 63% of Americans don't have enough money saved to cover a $500 emergency. At Liberty Bay Credit Union we are committed to empowering our community members with the skills they need to change this trend and thrive financially.This is why Liberty Bay is proud to announce the launch of our interactive, online financial education platform FA$Ttrack! This new program is available ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Chamber
Friday, July 13, 2018
Categories: Community
Thursday, July 12, 2018
Kings Dining & Entertainment recently hosted a joint fundraiser in support of long-time Burlington resident Dottie Yeadon and the Adopt-A-Class program, where 100 percent of proceeds were split equally between the two causes. The event was held in Kings’ brand-new “1Up Retrocade”, an entertainment center filled with more than 50 retro arcade games, such as Pac-Man, Pinball and Mortal ...read more
Categories: Community
Wednesday, July 11, 2018
Four nonprofit BACC members were awarded  grants from the Cummings Foundation: The Burlington Police Department, Lahey Health, Nashoba Learning Group, and Minuteman Senior Services. Through their grant programs, the Cummings Foundation has awarded more than $170 million to nonprofits in Massachusetts in recent years.$100K for 100 Grants Cummings Foundation awards $10 million each year to ...read more
Categories: Community, Chamber
Tuesday, June 12, 2018
Northeastern's Innovation Campus in Burlington Massachusetts is growing. The university on Wednesday broke ground on a new, three-story, 104,000 square-foot facility designed to increase collaboration among students, faculty, and government and industry partners.The facility will feature research labs, a meeting area for workshops, and a makerspace with a suite of high-tech equipment, including ...read more
Categories: Education
Tuesday, May 29, 2018
From Lahey Health: Lahey Health will host its 13th annual 5K Cancer Walk & Run at Burlington High School on Saturday, June 23. This year's $400,000 fundraising goal will enhance a full range of cancer services offered by the Lahey Health Cancer Institute. Since the first 5K in 2005, donors have raised $2.4 million in support of cancer diagnosis, treatment and recovery. Proceeds from this ...read more
Categories: Community
Thursday, May 24, 2018
 We want to hear from you! Will your businesses be affected by a ban of plastic check-out bags? Answer a few short questions here. If you know of other businesses that may be impacted, please share this link with them.The following information was intended to be voted on at Burlington's May 2018 Town Meeting. While the item was withdrawn in May, it is anticipated that the article will be presented ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Economic, Community, General News Article
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Five BACC members were named Chopps Champions by Boston Marriott Burlington at their 5th annual ceremony at the hotel. Chopps Champions is an online, voting-based contest, presented by Chopps Bar and Grill, intended to "recognize and salute local heroes" in 6 different categories: Busines, Community, Education, First Responders/Military, Helathcare and Technology. Each winner receives a donation ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
BURLINGTON, MA -- The Massachusetts School Superintendents Association named Burlington Public Schools Superintendent Eric Conti its president for the 2018-19 school year. In a news release, Conti said he wanted to focus on expand curriculum development, as well as computer science instruction, as head of the group."These pathways have to be made available to all of our students - urban, rural, ...read more
Categories: Education
Friday, May 11, 2018
The Burlington Area Chamber of Commerce (BACC) held their 9th annual Golf Tournament, Presented by Herb Chambers of Burlington at the stunning Andover Country Club on Monday, May 7th. From the moment golfers arrived, they were treated to the top-notch Andover Country Club experience and hospitality.  The morning began with breakfast, driving range access, swag bags and gifts. Guests enjoyed the ...read more
Categories: Community, Chamber
Wednesday, April 25, 2018
BACC Ambassadors are Chamber Members selected for their ability to inform, promote and encourage meaningful participation in Chamber programs.How long have you been in your current career? – Describe any promotions, and/or circumstances that led you to this career.  I accidentally fell into the Hospitality industry. I landed a position as an Event Planner for a larger hotel & conference center ...read more
Categories: Chamber

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