Celebrating Lahey Hospital & Medical Center’s 100th anniversary are, from left, Michael Collins, Chancellor, UMass Chan Medical School; Jane C. Edmonds, Chair, Board of Trustees, Lahey Clinic Foundation; Susan Moffatt-Bruce, MD, PhD, President, Lahey Hospital & Medical Center; and Kevin Tabb, MD, President and CEO, Beth Israel Lahey Health. Photo courtesy Lahey Hospital & Medical Center BURLINGTON – Lahey Hospital & Medical Center celebrated a century of excellence while looking toward its future at its
Middlesex Community College provides students of all ages and backgrounds with opportunities to pursue higher education. Students who have a high school diploma or equivalency credential can take advantage of MCC’s Links program. The tuition-free program is designed to provide extra support for students starting college. “Links students benefit from extra support while taking classes toward their chosen associate degree major or certificate program,” said Karen Spengler, MCC’s Links Program
Lahey Hospital & Medical Center Receives Top Quality and Safety Rating from Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Lahey Hospital & Medical Center (LHMC) has once again received five-out-of-five stars from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) in its annual quality and safety assessment of more than 4,500 hospitals across the country. The Overall Hospital Quality Star rating was awarded to only 10.4 percent of 4,654 hospitals in the United States. The Overall Hospital Quality Star rating summarizes a variety of measures across five areas of quality into a single star rating for each hospital. The five
Burtons Grill and Bar announces the new Burton Grill Rewards Program! The program has a brand-new look and upgraded systems that make dining with us more rewarding than ever! Guests can migrate their current accounts or create a new account on our Rewards Website.For assistance, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org!
School of Rock's brand new school next to L.L. Bean is now open! Our approach to music education is cooperative, meant to build both musical and personal skills. Owner Mark Abruzzese is a 24-year veteran chemistry and physics teacher and drives the vision of this school to be about the joy we can all find making music with others. Each week students have one 1:1 lesson and one group rehearsal where they play songs with other students.
BACC Ambassadors are Chamber Members selected for their ability to inform, promote and encourage meaningful participation in Chamber programs.Meet Ambassador Laura TamboneLaura TamboneBusiness Development ManagerNesco Resource How long have you been in your current career? Describe any promotions, and/or circumstances that led you to this career.I recently made the move into professional staffing after working for 15 years in People Operation roles that encompassed HR functions, Talent Acquisition,
The BACC's Board of Directors is made up of member representatives responsible for defining and reviewing the BACC's mission, vision, and strategic goals to ensure that the organization's activities align with its objectives. Meet new Board Member Jeff Kuczynski Jeff KuczynskiStore ManagerWegmans How long have you been in your current career? Describe any promotions, and/or circumstances that led you to this career. I have been with Wegmans Food Markets for 26 years, 13 of those years in New England,
The BACC's Board of Directors is made up of member representatives responsible for defining and reviewing the BACC's mission, vision, and strategic goals to ensure that the organization's activities align with its objectives. Meet new Board Member Justin Feldhouse Justin FeldhouseGeneral ManagerBurlington Mall How long have you been in your current career? Describe any promotions, and/or circumstances that led you to this career. I’ve worked for Simon Property Group for 22 years and like many in
BACC Ambassadors are Chamber Members selected for their ability to inform, promote and encourage meaningful participation in Chamber programs. Meet Ambassador Lisa Sigman.Lisa SigmanFounderLisa Sigman Law How long have you been in your current career? Describe any promotions, and/or circumstances that led you to this career. I’ve been practicing since 2005. I actually switched careers from healthcare (I was an X-ray and MRI technologist) when I was inspired by the movie Legally Blonde to go to law
The Burlington Area Chamber of Commerce held its Spring Soirée and Annual Meeting, presented by AFC Urgent Care Burlington, on May 4th at the Archer Hotel Burlington. This event is a seasonal celebration of membership with more than 150 business professionals from the Burlington area community in attendance. Guests from member organizations experienced an evening of delicious food, drinks, and socializing, and took advantage of the opportunity to showcase their businesses, services, and commitment to the
Azzur Training Center Partners with Northeastern University to Host Life Science-Focused GMP Workshops April 3, 2023 - Burlington, MA Azzur Training Center, an Azzur Group company, has partnered with Northeastern University to host a series of GMP workshops for individuals interested in embarking upon or continuing their education in life sciences. Scheduled for April 19 - 21, 2023 at Northeastern’s Burlington Campus, the initial course offering includes the following workshops:Aseptic cGMP Workshop &
BACC Ambassadors are Chamber Members selected for their ability to inform, promote and encourage meaningful participation in Chamber programs. Meet Ambassador Rich Bertolucci Rich BertolucciMortgage Loan OfficerCambridge Savings Bank Rich Bertolucci joined the residential lending team at Cambridge Savings Bank in 2021 and brings more than 15 years of retail banking experience with CSB. His current role with the bank is Mortgage Loan Officer. Rich is dedicated to educating his customers throughout the
BACC Ambassadors are Chamber Members selected for their ability to inform, promote and encourage meaningful participation in Chamber programs. Meet Ambassador Ed Harding Ed Harding, PTACo-FounderHD Physical TherapyEd Harding has practiced throughout the North Shore for over 17 years. He is recognized for his expert knowledge in movement patterns, his incorporation of core training, his inspired treatment plans and his devoted teaching nature. Ed's strength also lie in his business acumen; his detailed
For images from the event: Deena Corany Photography, AFC Urgent Care Photo Booth The Burlington Area Chamber of Commerce (BACC) held their Black Tie Gala benefit, presented by The Herb Chambers Companies, on February 4th at the Boston Marriott Burlington. 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. Nicolas Gennetti, CEO of The Herb Chambers
BACC Ambassadors are Chamber Members selected for their ability to inform, promote and encourage meaningful participation in Chamber programs. Meet Ambassador Nicole Dupuis Nicole A. DupuisDirector of Business DevelopmentDaMore LawNicole Dupuis is a longtime resident of Burlington and a volunteer in many organizations. She has been a volunteer with the Burlington Food Panty, served as the V.P. of Fundraising for Burlington Pop Warner, a board member of the Burlington 4th of July Celebration Committee,
Effective November 1, 2022, the MassDEP is lowering the threshold for the commercial organics ban so that it applies to businesses and institutions generating one-half ton or more food waste per week (see estimation guide). Hundreds of businesses and institutions have already taken steps to reduce and divert food waste from disposal, relying on a variety of different options. In the process, they have been able to reduce their disposal cost and sometimes reduce purchasing costs as well. Learn
MassEcon’s mission is to promote and champion Massachusetts as the best place to start, grow and locate a business. Built upon a robust network of corporate and civic members, MassEcon convenes public and private sector leaders of industry to create an inclusive business ecosystem that enhances job growth across a diverse talent pool; promotes investment in all communities; expands equitable opportunities throughout the Commonwealth. Visit MassEcon.com
MassDevelopment, the state’s development finance agency and land bank, works with businesses, nonprofits, banks, and communities to stimulate economic growth. Through these collaborations they help create jobs, increase the number of housing units, revitalize urban environments, and address factors limiting economic growth including transportation, energy, and infrastructure deficiencies. Visit MassDevelopment.com
The Executive Office of Economic Development promotes vibrant communities, growing businesses, and a strong middle class. The Executive Office of Economic Development prioritizes economic opportunity for residents, collaborative leadership in communities, and an environment that supports job creation and business growth.
The Massachusetts Office of Business Development assists businesses relocating to Massachusetts as well as businesses wishing to expand their current operations, with specific attention being paid to jobs created, jobs retained, and capital invested. Our team provides a highly responsive, central point of contact that facilitates access to resources, expertise, and incentive programs.Visit the MOBD Website
The Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) is the regional planning agency serving the people who live and work in the 101 cities and towns of Metropolitan Boston. Established in 1963, MAPC is a public agency created under Massachusetts General Law Chapter 40B Section 24. MAPC is governed by representatives from each city and town in our region, as well as gubernatorial appointees and designees of major public agencies. Learn more about MAPC's Board and Council. Each municipality in our region
The SBA provides small businesses with help and services including funding programs, counseling, federal contracting certifications, and disaster recovery. They can connect you to their partner organizations, lenders, and other community groups that help small businesses succeed.SBA Massachusetts District Website
The Massachusetts Small Business Development Center Network is committed to helping your business succeed in Massachusetts. They provide free, confidential, one-to-one business assistance and free or low-cost educational training programs to prospective and existing small businesses. Areas of assistance include, but are not limited to: business plan development, pre-venture feasibility, cash flow analysis, personnel and organizational issues, conventional and non-conventional financing, and marketing.MSBDC
SCORE Northeast Massachusetts and their volunteer business mentors are dedicated to providing the best possible service to help small business owners achieve their goals. Face-to-face or online, their mentors are able and willing to aid in the success of small businesses.SCORE Northeast Massachusetts website
Recognizing the need to make export services easily accessible to companies of all sizes, the Massachusetts Export Center was established to serve as the state's one-stop resource for export assistance. The Massachusetts Export Center offers a full range of targeted, customized services to Massachusetts businesses at any stage in the export process. Whether you are a small business just thinking about exporting or an experienced exporter, the Massachusetts Export Center stands ready to help with services
The Workforce Training Fund Program helps address business productivity and competitiveness by providing resources to Massachusetts businesses to fund training for current and newly hired employees. In order for the Massachusetts economy to prosper, our businesses need access to a pipeline of skilled workers so they can stay competitive and continue to grow. Read below to see how our grant programs can help your business thrive. The Workforce Training Fund is for businesses of all sizes, but its major
Health Connector for Business is a one-stop shopping solution for small businesses and brokers looking for affordable, high-quality health and dental insurance. Through the Health Connector, you can compare plans from leading insurance carriers side by side. Our new online tools make it easier for employers, brokers, and employees to apply, compare options for health and dental insurance, and enroll.Massachusetts Health Connector for Business Website
The MassHire Metro North Workforce Board, incorporated in 1995 as the Metro North Regional Employment Board, is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that serves as the Workforce Development Board for the Metro North region of Massachusetts. As one of sixteen local Workforce Development Boards established in Massachusetts by the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 and the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act of 2014, MNWB was formed to set local workforce policy, determine how state and federal funds are
The mission of MassHire BizWorks is to provide services throughout the business cycle. Businesses can improve their performance and have most of their business needs met by working with us. MassHire BizWorks simplifies and coordinates efforts among state agencies and federal resources for businesses. Businesses can have a single point of contact to take advantage of these resources. It eases the burden of contacting multiple government agencies. Over the years, MassHire BizWorks representatives have
Middlesex Community College's non-credit Community Education and Career Training programs are designed for individuals in all stages of life and career. We offer both online and on-campus instruction at our Bedford and Lowell campuses. Programs include professional development courses, personal enrichment courses, and College for Kids and Teens youth programs.Middlesex Community College Training Programs
Young people, career changers, and workers interested in upward mobility want a path to a good job without accruing lots of debt. NAMC registered apprenticeships can answer both. Registered Apprenticeships are flexible and customizable to your specific needs. NAMC will help you develop a training plan that outlines the types and lengths of training delivered on-the-job, complemented by specialized Related Instruction of your choice. Apprenticeships can also be used to develop higher level skills in
MassBioEd’s Apprenticeship Program offers a streamlined pathway into the industry that combines technical training, on-site work experience, and income support. Soft skills workshops and broad industry knowledge are incorporated into the training to give apprentices an understanding of their role in the delivery of drugs to patients in need. Working with leading life science employers, MassBioEd has designed three apprenticeships – one for Biomanufacturing Technicians, one for Laboratory Support
We serve as a workforce training grant resource, guiding you through the Massachusetts Workforce Training Fund application process and program implementation. Businesses can apply for a grant up to $250,000. Employers, employer organizations, labor organizations, training providers, and a consortium of such entities are encouraged to apply for funds to train current and newly hired workers. You may use a training provider of your choice. While we fund the majority of training content, courses that a
Starting a business is easier than you think. Use these easy steps to jump-start the process of launching your company. Planning for every aspect of your business and having expert resources available is key to success. This guide will show you the steps to follow and the resources at your disposal. Visit mass.gov's step-by-step guide to starting a new business.
The minimum fair wage laws and regulations address basic minimum wage and overtime. They also cover pay for tipped employees, reporting pay, on-duty or on-call time, travel time, and expenses. Deductions for lodging, meals, uniforms, and required wage records are also covered. Learn about minimum wage laws, apply for a waiver, or file a complaint on mass.gov's. Minimum Wage Program page.
Learn how to register your business with MassTaxConnect — DOR's web-based application for filing and paying taxes. You can also learn how to apply for an Employee Identification Number (EIN), request a certificate of good standing, or find out about the latest business tax credits.For these and all other Massachusetts business tax-related items, visit mass.gov's Business Taxes page.
As an employer, you may be subject to unemployment insurance requirements. Learn about the responsibilities of your business. To view information on unemployment insurance, visit mass.gov.
The Division of Occupational Licensure (DOL) oversees 26 boards, which license and regulate more than 100 trades and professions in Massachusetts. You may check that a business or individual the DOL oversees has a valid license or permit using one of our online portals. If your business or individuals in your business need to be licensed by the state, check the requirements in the corresponding state Occupational Board.To check the license of a contractor or Construction Supervisor search here.