Starting at Kennedy Center in Lowell, the Lowell Regional Transit Authority Route 13 (Billerica via Edson) offers bus transportation to Chestnut Street in Burlington from 6:30am - 5:30pm every weekday, and 7:30am to 4:30pm on Saturdays (no services Sundays). Also making stops in Chelmsford and Billerica, the route's shuttle makes its final trip back to Kennedy Center at 5:10pm from Burlington, arriving back in Lowell at 5:48pm. View Full LRTA Route 13 Schedule
Starting at Kennedy Center in Lowell, the Lowell Regional Transit Authority Route 14 (Burlington Mall/Lahey Clinic) offers bus transportation to the MITRE facility, Middlesex Turnpike & Terrace Hall Ave, Third Ave, the Burlington Mall, and Lahey Clinic in Burlington. Route 14 offers shuttle rides from 6:00am - 6:00pm every weekday, and 8:00am to 5:00pm on Saturdays (no services Sundays). Also making stops in Chelmsford, North Billerica, Billerica, and Bedford, the route's shuttle makes its final trip back
Starting at Alewife Station in Cambridge, the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) Route 350 (North Burlington/Alewife) offers shuttle rides to Cambridge St., S Bedford St., Burlington Mall Rd., Fourth Ave, Third Ave, Second Ave, and Chestnut Ave in Burlington. Route 350 offers shuttle rides from 5:44am - 10:20pm every weekday, with services from 6:15am - 10:40pm on Saturdays and 7:05am - 6:50pm on Sundays. Also making stops in Arlington, Winchester, and Woburn, the route's shuttle makes its
Starting at Bedford Woods Drive in Bedford, the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) Route 351 (Bedford Woods Dr/Third Ave) offers shuttle rides to Fourth Ave and Third Ave in Burlington. Route 351 offers shuttle rides every 40 minutes from 6:52 - 8:52am in the morning and 3:12 - 6:02pm in the afternoon every weekday. No services are available on the weekends for this route. Also stopping in Billerica, the route's shuttle makes its final trip back to Bedford Woods Drive at 6:02pm from
Starting at State Street Station in Boston, the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) Route 354 (North Burlington/State St) offers shuttle rides to Fourth Ave and Third Ave in Burlington. Route 354 offers shuttle rides from 6:35 - 8:45am in the morning and 3:15 - 7:45pm in the afternoon every weekday. No services are available on the weekends for this route. Also stopping in Medford and Woburn, the route's shuttle makes its final trip back to State Street at 6:35pm from Burlington, arriving back
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. See the latest from the Mass Executive Office of Economic Development
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 SBA provides small businesses with guidance through 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, and walk you through regulatory guidelines in order to ensure your business runs smoothly.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 guidance 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 offer guidance and 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 guidance and assistance. The Massachusetts Export Center offers a full range of targeted, customized services to Massachusetts businesses at any stage in the regulatory export process. Whether you are a small business just thinking about exporting or an experienced exporter, the Massachusetts Export Center stands
The Workforce Training Fund Program helps address business productivity and competitiveness by providing guidance 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
Health Connector for Business is a one-stop shopping solution for small businesses and brokers looking for guidance on affordable, high-quality health and dental insurance for their workforce. 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 workforce services for employers and employees 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,
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. These workforce programs are beneficial for both employees and employers.Middlesex Community College Training Programs
Young people, career changers, and employees interested in upward mobility with a path to a good job and without accruing lots of debt. NAMC registered apprenticeships can answer both. Registered Apprenticeships are flexible and customizable to your specific workforce 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
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, providing guidance 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
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 regulatory 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 regulatory guidelines 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 to view regulatory guidelines.
As an employer, you may be subject to unemployment insurance requirements. Learn about the responsibilities of your business. To view information and regulatory guidelines 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 regulatory guidelines in the corresponding state Occupational Board.To check the license of a contractor or Construction Supervisor search here.
The Burlington Area Chamber of Commerce understands that competition for employees is among the top challenges facing organizations across all sectors. A robust network of safe and reliable transportation options are critical to attracting businesses and workers alike. The Chamber's Government Affairs committee works with local, state, and federal agencies to advocate for expanding transportation solutions in our region.While these initiatives continue to evolve, the Chamber provides resources to existing
TransAction Associates has been providing strategic consulting services focused on transportation solutions to non-profits, municipalities, and companies nationwide for 30 years. They are women-owned, founded and operated. TransAction Associates works with companies subject to commuter-related compliance reporting requirements and all transportation demand issues. TransAction Associates is also the parent company of TransAction Corporate Shuttles, where they deliver the actual transportation solutions via
Are you not sure if you have the finances to pay towards your educational goals? Get the training that will help you through every step of the process conveniently through Zoom or in-person at the Middlesex Community College Financial Aid Office. Middlesex Community College and the Educational Opportunity Center (EOC) are teaming up to offer free, one-on-one virtual FAFSA completion workshops! If you are Interested in booking a session and learning more, please:Click Here For in person