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Tuesday, November 12, 2019
Hanneke Cassel and Mike Block Bring Acclaimed Fiddle and Cello Duo to Indian Hill Music Dec. 6   Littleton, November 8, 2019 -- Indian Hill Music continues its new Headliners Concert Series with acclaimed fiddler Hanneke Cassel and GRAMMY-winning cellist Mike Block on Friday, December 6 at 7:30pm at Indian Hill Music, 36 King Street, Littleton. Concert tickets are $20 in advance, $25 at the ...read more
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Tuesday, November 12, 2019
Forty-eight seniors at Nashoba Valley Technical High School have qualified to receive the John & Abigail Adams Scholarship. The scholarship provides free undergraduate tuition to state colleges and universities to students who score in the Advanced category in either the Mathematics or English Language Arts section of the 10th-grade MCAS test, and in the Proficient or Advanced category in the ...read more
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Tuesday, November 12, 2019
Featured Articles for November 2019Tax Treatment of Virtual Currency Transactions If you've invested in Bitcoin or another type of virtual currency and are thinking of selling, it could affect your taxes.  Year-End Tax Planning for IndividualsWith the end of the year fast approaching, now is the time to take a closer look at tax planning strategies you can use to minimize your tax burden ...read more
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Tuesday, November 12, 2019
Congratulations - AND THANKS - to the J. Ellis Plumbing & Heating team for reaching their goal to raise $10,000 for Make-A-Wish Massachusetts and Rhode Island. They did this by donating 1% of their revenues. Last week the J Ellis Plumbing & Heating team travelled to Boston to present their check to Make A Wish. Amazing!!! Great ...read more
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Wednesday, November 06, 2019
   By Sam BonacciWorcester nonprofit Seven Hills Foundation has received a $109,903 grant to create a new job training program aimed at preparing individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities for a career track in sustainable farming.  The Health Foundation of Central Massachusetts awarded Seven Hills ASPiRE!, an affiliate of the Seven Hills Foundation, a 2019 Activation Fund ...read more
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Monday, November 04, 2019
Why Ordinance or Law Coverage can be important for home and business properties  Do you know how your home or other property complies with current building codes if you had to rebuild after a fire or other loss? If not, you're not alone; however, it's a real concern that you need to consider.  Changes to building ordinances and laws can result in requirements to upgrade your building to new ...read more
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Monday, November 04, 2019
        HIRD ANNUAL FILING     IMPORTANT – IMMEDIATE ACTION REQUIRED- ANNUAL HIRD FILING    As part of Massachusetts’ expanded Employer Medical Assistance Contribution (EMAC) program, employers with 6 or more employees in Massachusetts must submit a health insurance responsibility disclosure (HIRD) form annually, which collects information about ...read more
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Friday, November 01, 2019
Bilingual Primary Care Providers Join Lunenburg Family Practiceand Steward Medical GroupWelcome Elvis J. Aponte-Rivera, MD and Messalina Aquino, MD    Ayer, MA – Nashoba Valley Medical Center and Lunenburg Family Practice-Steward Medical Group are pleased to announce the additions of Elvis J. Aponte-Rivera, MD and Messalina Aquino, MD, to the medical staff. Both provide primary care services to ...read more
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Thursday, October 31, 2019
Public Invited to Attend Free Habitat for Humanity NCM Author Event on November 10th   (Acton, MA) October 30, 2019 – For its second year now, Habitat for Humanity North Central Massachusetts, in partnership with First Parish of Bolton, will present its Annual Author event on Sunday, November 10th from 6-8pm.  The church is located at 673 Main Street, Bolton.  Light refreshments will be ...read more
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Thursday, October 31, 2019
Department of Family and Medical Leave - News  October 29, 2019Previously, the Department of Family and Medical Leave issued guidance on certain excluded employers, including municipalities and political subdivisions. The Department has subsequently reviewed this guidance with the objective of providing greater clarification to regional authorities and charter schools. The ...read more
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Tuesday, October 29, 2019
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Leominster Credit Union Holding a Free Mortgage Info Session this Fall  Leominster, MA– Leominster Credit Union (LCU) is holding a free Mortgage Info Session on Wednesday, November 13, 2019 at LCU headquarters, 18 Adams Street, Leominster from 6:00pm – 7:00pm.   This LCU Mortgage Info Session will address the specific needs of most homebuyers including first-time buyers, ...read more
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Tuesday, October 29, 2019
bankHometown voted best in Customer Service and Overall Quality by the 2019 Banking Choice AwardsOxford, Massachusetts, October 25, 2019 - Robert J. Morton, President and CEO of bankHometown, announced that the bank was recently honored at the 2019 Banking Choice Awards in the categories of Customer Service, Technology and Tools, Community Contribution, and Overall Quality. The awards were ...read more
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Friday, October 25, 2019
SMG Lunenburg Family Practice to Host Community Open House  Ayer, MA – SMG Lunenburg Family Practice is hosting a Community Open House on Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2109, from 5-6:30 p.m., at 324 Massachusetts Avenue in Lunenburg, Massachusetts. Patients and community members are invited to tour the facility, come meet the doctors and staff, and enjoy light refreshments.Steward Lunenburg Family Practice ...read more
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Wednesday, October 23, 2019
  Tuesday, October 22, 2019Recent Happenings in the Harvard Planning World It's late October and like much of 2019, there are a number of interesting projects going on in the community that relate to planning and economic development. Here we go with a few! Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness (MVP) - Harvard received its formal notice of designation as an MVP Community in September. This makes ...read more
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Monday, October 21, 2019
Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan, in partnership with the Massachusetts Aggression Reduction Center, recently hosted a Train-the-Trainer workshop for administrators and teachers to provide educators with research-based techniques to prevent and address bullying, including cyberbullying. October is National Bullying Prevention Month, it serves as a reminder that according to the Centers ...read more
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Monday, October 21, 2019
bankHometown completes merger with Millbury Savings Bank and welcomes Robert J. Morton as President and CEO  Oxford, Massachusetts, October 21, 2019 — Matthew S. Sosik, CEO of Hometown Financial Group, announced today that Oxford, Massachusetts-based bankHometown has completed its merger with Millbury Savings Bank.  Robert J. Morton, President and CEO of Millbury Savings Bank, has been appointed ...read more
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Wednesday, September 25, 2019
Out-of-state Remote Sellers & Marketplaces Begin Collecting MA Sales Tax on October 1stBrick-and-mortar Retailers Applaud a Level Playing Field  From the DOR:   Document Title: 830 CMR 64H.1.9:  Remote Retailers and Marketplace Facilitators Status: Emergency Regulation; Promulgation date: September 23, 2019 Tax type: Sales and Use Tax Summary: This emergency regulation explains the new ...read more
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Wednesday, August 14, 2019
PFML NEWSSummary of Recent UpdatesOver the last several months, the Department of Family and Medical Leave (DFML) has issued a number of updates to its website.  These updates clarify questions that we’ve received from the stakeholder community and aim to provide employers and employees with greater certainty in understanding the operations of the program.  For your convenience, we are summarizing ...read more
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Wednesday, April 17, 2019
Information relative to the Ayer Rail Trail Commuter Parking and Access Improvement Project On April 29, 2019 construction will commence on the Ayer Rail Trail Commuter Parking and Access Improvement Project. As a result, the Ayer Rail Trail Parking Lot will be closed for construction from April 29, 2019 through December 31, 2019. This project has been in the making for over 20 years and we are ...read more
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