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Monday, December 09, 2019
Furniture retailer collecting hats, coats and gloves for Burlington and Boston-area shelter residents  Oak Furnitureland is hosting a coat drive for Burlington and Boston-area shelter residents now through December 14, 2019 and from December 26, 2019 through January 30, 2020. Local community members are invited to help make a difference by dropping off gently worn winter coats, hats, gloves and ...read more
Categories: Community, Chamber, Human Interest
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
Monday, November 25, 2019
Join us for some fun at our fabulous Vacation Program this year! Children are assigned to different age groups (Preschool, K-1st, 2nd-5th) and will participate in age appropriate activities throughout the day. Our caring teachers are CPR, First Aid and EEC certified. Schedules are flexible; allowing for a full week, or just one day. Extended Day is also available to those who need it. Please ...read more
Categories: Community, Education
Friday, November 15, 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: Community, Chamber, Human Interest
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: Chamber, General News Article, Community
Wednesday, November 13, 2019
The Graphic Group is teaming up with HELPIS for our 5th Annual Holiday Toy drive. We want to brighten up the holidays for children in need. We will be collecting new unwrapped toys and diapers from November 1st through December 6th.  Please contact Jennifer at the Graphic Group to arrange a pick up or drop off . Feel free to email jennifer@thegraphicgroup.com or call  Jennifer at  781-229-1500. ...read more
Categories: Community
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
Friday, November 01, 2019
The BACC has been working closely with The Middlesex3 Coalition to provide a shuttle service that is tailored to the specific needs of the hospitality industry, transporting workers from Lowell to Burlington. The goal of this service is to alleviate staffing issues that Burlington restaurants are experiencing with the rapid expansion in the hospitality industry in the area. The shuttle is ...read more
Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Economic
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, July 31, 2019
After more than 20 years of service, Carl Blanchard's tenure as BACC Treasurer is coming to an end. Carl is a partner at Adler Blanchard & Associates with more than 30 years of experience in public accounting. He has been a valuable asset to the BACC and it's Board of Directors, and we appreciate the work and time that Carl dedicated to support the Chamber.  Our new Treasurer, Rachael Hylan, ...read more
Categories: Chamber
Monday, June 24, 2019
On the evening of June 6th,  the Simon Youth Foundation held its 3rd annual graduation ceremony at Burlington High School. Simon Youth Foundation graduates were surrounded by friends, family and the Burlington Mall Management team to accept their diplomas as they get ready to start their next chapter. Simon Youth Foundations (SYF) operates 35 Simon Youth Academies in 15 states, including one at ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community
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: Community, Political, Chamber, Economic
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: General News Article, Chamber
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: 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
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: Chamber, Community
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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