State: Massachusetts

State: Massachusetts
Massachusetts Business News, Entertainment and Technology News (U.S.)

NEWS: Cyber threats are one of the most significant risks businesses and individuals face today, says EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants. High profile breaches in the past few years have highlighted the substantial impact and significant costs associated with these attacks.

WALTHAM, Mass. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Forerun Inc. today announced it has joined the Urgent Care Integrated Network (UCIN) as a Premier Partner to help better serve the Urgent Care healthcare market with UrgiChart - an intuitive electronic health record system enabling physicians to document efficiently while streamlining clinical decision making thus freeing up more time for patient interaction and increasing operational improvement.

WALTHAM, Mass. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Forerun Inc. today announced it has joined the ADP(R) AdvancedMD(R) Marketplace to help private medical practices in urgent care by providing UrgiChart - an intuitive electronic health record enabling physicians to document efficiently, freeing up more time for patient interaction, streamlining clinical decision-making and increasing operational improvement.

BOSTON, Mass. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: James A. Ring, author of the 5-star terrorist thriller 'Necessary Assets,' has shifted genres with his second book, '784 Broadway' (ISBN: 978-1506164182), where he brings to life his immigrant Italian heritage by recounting summer visits to his family's small greengrocer store in New York's Hudson Valley, Omni Publishing Company announced today.

ARLINGTON, Mass. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: SunBug Solar, an established solar energy installation company based in Arlington and Somerville, Mass., today announced that Nick d'Arbeloff has joined the SunBug team as VP of Commercial Business.

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: The Harvard College Student Startup Showcase and Award Reception will take place Thursday, April 9, 2015, from 6-8 p.m. in the Harvard Faculty Club, according to Tiffany Lazo-Cedre, Co-Director of the i3 Innovation Challenge. i3 has grown to engage about 240 students on 85 teams and over 90 alumni and other professional judges and mentors each year.

ARLINGTON, Mass. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: SunBug Solar, an Arlington- and Somerville-based solar installer and SunPower Commercial Dealer, has received the SunPower 'Commercial Regional Dealer of the Year' award for its outstanding performance in 2014. SunBug has been a consistent and engaged SunPower partner since 2011.

BOSTON, Mass. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Truebridge, Inc., a content marketing company serving the financial industry, is excited to announce the newest update to its Content Marketing System. Threats to cyber security have become increasingly prevalent over the last few years.

MANSFIELD, Mass. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Miller Recycling Corporation celebrates America Recycles Day today by applauding all individuals who make a strong effort to recycle as part of daily life, and encouraging all to learn more about recycling and the industry. America Recycles Day, started in 1997, takes place every November 15 in a nationwide effort to promote and celebrate recycling in the U.S.

LONDON, U.K. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Replikins Global Surveillance System's analysis of the Ebola virus show the highest ever peaks in Ebola Gene Replikin Counts in the years 2012 and 2013. Such genomic increases predicted the current worst ever Ebola outbreak. A recent sudden drop in the Replikin Counts may signal an early end to the current outbreak if adequate public health measures are implemented for containment of Ebola virus already in human hosts.

AGAWAM, Mass. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Environmental Compliance Services, Inc. (ECS) today announced the completion of the acquisition of the corporate assets and remarkable human talent of Pangean-CMD Associates, Inc. (PCMD) of Woodstock, Ga. This acquisition, the largest in ECS' 32-year history, will drive ECS' evolution by expanding the market areas the company serves.

WESTPORT, Mass. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: The Town of Westport and Westport Community Schools have taken an important step to protect the health of students, teachers, administrators, and others who work in or visit schools in Westport. They filed a lawsuit against Monsanto Company and its corporate successors to recover the costs of removing polychlorinated biphenyls (PCB's) from their schools, says Weitz and Luxenberg.

LOWELL, Mass. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: The Coalition for a Better Acre in Lowell today announced the hiring of Yun-Ju Choi as the organization's new Executive Director. Coalition for a Better Acre is a nonprofit membership-based community development corporation dedicated to resident empowerment and sustainable community revitalization for current and future residents of Lowell and the Merrimack Valley.

BOSTON, Mass. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Truebridge, Inc., a Boston-based financial marketing company, today announced East Cambridge Savings Bank's launch of their online Financial Answer Center. Their implementation of the Truebridge Content Marketing System is one of many examples of financial institutions turning to targeted content to increase revenue.

BOSTON, Mass. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC) a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, today announced it has acquired certain assets of program specialist Altus Specialty Group (ASG), namely the program book of business. The acquisition of this business comes on the heels of EPIC's November 2013 announcement of plans to pursue national expansion, backed by capital from The Carlyle Group and Stone Point Capital.

WALTHAM, Mass. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: The New England Employee Benefits Council today announced that it has awarded five companies with Best Practices awards at its Best Practices Conference 'Employers at the Head of the Class.' The NEEBC awards were presented to companies that best exhibit innovation and creativity in the planning and delivery of their employee benefit programs.

BOSTON, Mass. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Although much of the focus around holiday shopping is on door busting deals and 'Black Friday' madness, retail and customer experience expert Doug Fleener, president and managing partner of retail consultancy Dynamic Experiences Group LLC in Boston, says it's important for shoppers to remember the retail employees who make it all happen.

ACTON, Mass. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Etoolsmiths and XJTAG today announced a free JTAG boundary scan training workshop at the Regus Waltham Center, Massachusetts on December 3, 2013. Free lunch will be provided. Taking a hands-on approach, the free workshop will be of interest to engineers in design, development, test and production, with a comprehensive introduction to JTAG boundary scan and the IEEE 1149.x standard.

BOSTON, Mass. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Donna Terry, an award winning Boston interior designer, today announced the launch of her new location: Boston Design and Interiors, Inc., located at 75 Arlington Street. The Boston interior design company provides discriminating clients with a full range of design services, from single room remodeling and decorating to extensive multi-tiered design projects for estates.

BOSTON, Mass. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: VLP Law Group LLP today announced the continued expansion of its East Coast corporate practice with the addition of Timothy R. Bowers, who joins as partner based in Boston. Bowers counsels founders, companies and investors on angel, venture and private equity investments, buy- and sell-side mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, securities compliance, entity formation and key business arrangements.

BOSTON, Mass. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Three informational events across Mass. with the cannabis industry's top experts and authors will be hosted by the Massachusetts Cannabis Knowledge Forum in association with the Northeastern Institute of Cannabis on September 28-29, 2013 in Boston, Lowell and Dartmouth.

CHELMSFORD, Mass. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Motivational speaker, blogger, and Boston entrepreneur Stacey Alcorn will announce the release of her new book 'REACH! - Dream, Stretch, Achieve, Influence' at the Oct. 22 CEO Summit hosted by Habitat for Humanity of Greater Lowell.

BOSTON, Mass. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Omni Publishing is proud to announce the publication of the novel, 'Necessary Assets' (ISBN: 978-1490997469) by James Ring of Boston. This riveting work of fiction begins with an unusual alliance between a modernized Sicilian Mafia and retired FBI agent Mark Patrick.

BOSTON, Mass. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Truebridge Inc. announced today the launch of the 'Business Answer Center,' a new marketing system that provides the bank and credit union clients of Truebridge with an innovative way to deliver financial education to their business customers and generate sales at the financial institutions.

ACTON, Mass. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: XJTAG today launched a new product, XJInvestigator, an advanced analysis and debug tool for use in the production of electronics. XJInvestigator is available as part of XJTAG's latest v3.1 JTAG boundary scan software release. In the U.S., Etoolsmiths provides sales, technical support and services for the XJTAG Boundary SCAN product Line.

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: The Cambridge Historical Commission has recognized the exterior restoration of Christ Church Cambridge, built in 1761, with a 2013 Historic Preservation Award. Charlie Allen Restorations, located at 91 River Street in Cambridge, oversaw the restoration. Frank Shirley was the project architect; Masterworks Painting painted the building.

BOSTON, Mass. /eNewsChannels/ -- With only fourteen percent of women leading in executive positions in the United States today, WomenLEAD, Inc. has their work cut out for them. Seeking to advance women in their careers via a new website that will offer an online community or personal advisory board made up of professional women globally this innovative company is thrilled to have been chosen as a Mass Challenge Finalist.

BOSTON, Mass. /eNewsChannels/ -- Truebridge Financial Marketing, which provides banks and credit unions with a financial education marketing system, today announced the addition of 28 new clients in just six months. More and more banks and credit unions are discovering that financial education, properly delivered, is a cost effective way to generate sales for all business lines, from deposits and loans to investments, insurance and trust.

BOSTON, Mass. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS Apr 30, 2013: Truebridge, Inc., a Boston-based financial services marketing firm for banks and credit unions, has hired Ken Wells as EVP of Relationship Marketing. In this role, Ken will head up a new unit that helps financial institutions maximize the power of their retail organization to drive more revenue from multiple business lines.

BOSTON, Mass. /eNewsChannels/ -- WomenLEAD, Inc today announced a partnership with Sheryl Sandberg's LeanIn to revolutionize mentorship with a powerful woman-to-women online network. Boston-based WomenLEAD is committed to disrupting and revolutionizing the career mentorship model with an online network and personal advisory board platform, for women by women.

BOSTON, Mass. /eNewsChannels/ -- Truebridge, Inc., a Boston-based financial services marketing firm for banks and credit unions, has acquired American Brokerage Consultants of St. Petersburg, Fla. The announcement was made today by Stewart Rose, CEO of Truebridge.
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BOSTON, Mass. /eNewsChannels/ -- The Office of the Science and Technology Adviser to the Secretary (STAS), in partnership with the Embassy of Ireland, will...

IPSWICH, Mass. /eNewsChannels/ -- The Traveling Vineyard, which offers home-based business opportunities for local wine tastings, has unveiled a new Food and Wine Pairings section of their website complete with detailed explanations for why certain dishes marry with particular Traveling Vineyard wines and links to cooking instructions.

BOSTON, Mass. /eNewsChannels/ -- Localization LLC Translations is happy to announce its newest location in Boston, Massachusetts at One Boston Place (201 Washington Street, Suite 2600). This new location is the result of the expanding need for translation and language service in today's challenging business market.

BOSTON, Mass. /eNewsChannels/ -- Omni Publishing Co. announces the launch of a new concept in retirement planning with a Dec. 4, 2012, seminar designed to address the non-financial, soft-side of retirement. Attendees to the seminar 'Building Your Emotional Pension' will be presented with the planning tools that will enable them to map out a retirement that works.

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. /eNewsChannels/ -- Out of its commitment to help women, WEST: Advancing Women in Science and Technology is launching a ten-month leadership program to develop women in their STEM careers as leaders so that they consistently make a difference in the organizations they serve and in the world.

BOSTON, Mass. /eNewsChannels/ -- WEST: Advancing Women in the Business of Science and Technology, continues its mission to bring visibility to woman leaders by nominating Kip Hollister as Entrepreneur of the Year in Service and Kip was awarded the honor. WEST demonstrated its key success factor of Visibility by nominating two advisory board members: Kip Hollister, CEO Hollister, a leading staffing firm, and Barbara Lynch, James Beard Award Winning Chef and serial restaurateur; to the Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the year.

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. /eNewsChannels/ -- Out of its commitment to having women on Boards, WEST: Advancing Women in Science and Technology hosted an executive dinner on June 6, 2012 at the Hotel Marlowe Cambridge. The topic of this program was a panel discussion on 'The Economic Impact of Women on Boards.'

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. /eNewsChannels/ -- Out of its commitment to having women leaders be visible, WEST: Advancing Women in Science and Technology, nominated two members of their Advisory Board - Kip Hollister and Barbara Lynch for the Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award.

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. /eNewsChannels/ -- WEST: Advancing Women in Science and Technology hosted a Career Mentoring event for 80 Girl Scouts that ranged from grades 4 to 12. WEST taps into its community of women scientist, engineers and technologist as career mentors to hold events for young girls as well as early and mid career women.