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Friday, June 14, 2019
News Notice to Massachusetts Employers about PFML delayAn update regarding the 3-month delay to the PFML program, including changes to important deadlines and contribution rates. The Massachusetts Legislature and the Baker-Polito Administration have enacted legislation to delay the start of employer and employee contributions to the Paid Family and Medical Leave program (PFML) by three months to ...read more
Categories: Economic, Political, Chamber, Education, Press Release
Tuesday, April 09, 2019
4/9/2019 PEABODY & BEVERLY, MA — North Shore Bank and Beverly Bank today announced plans to merge — creating an organization with more resources to better serve the people, businesses and communities north of Boston. Under the terms of the definitive merger agreement, Beverly Financial and Beverly Bank will merge with and into North Shore Bancorp and North Shore Bank respectively.The merger of ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release, General News Article
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
Friday, October 12, 2018
Archer Hotel Burlington is honored to announce that the American Automobile Association (AAA) has awarded Archer its Four Diamond designation. AAA inspects hotel properties and assigns a Diamond rating that informs members of the type of experience they can expect. This hotel apprisal system is one of the few that rely on physical on-site evaluations. Only about 6 percent of more than 27,000 ...read more
Categories: Chamber, General News Article
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
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
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, Chamber, Education
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: Chamber, 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: Community, General News Article, Chamber, Economic
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
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
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