Massachusetts Business News

Massachusetts Business News – including entertainment, finance, health and medical, non-profit, public policy and technology news from Massachusetts, U.S.A. (Mass., MA), as issued by the Send2Press Newswire service.


Roofing Contractor Couto Construction Wins Owens Corning Award for Philanthropy

NEW BEDFORD, Mass., June 13, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In 2018, “Couto Cares” became Couto Construction’s company motto and it continues to be at the heart of what this roofing contractor stands for most. That’s why they’re excited to announce that they were the recent recipient of the Pinnacle Award, an Owens Corning Community Award, in the community category.

The Lowell Chamber Orchestra is proud to present ‘LCO Pride: A Rainbow of Repertoire’

LOWELL, Mass., May 23, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Lowell Chamber Orchestra is proud to present “LCO Pride: A Rainbow of Repertoire” on Sunday, June 5, 2022 at Middlesex Community College in Lowell, Massachusetts. This chamber concert will celebrate Pride Month by showcasing LGBTQ+ composers from the Lowell area and around the world.

Training the Biomanufacturing Workforce: BioBuilder Leads Regional Partnership with Federal Funding Awarded through BioMADE

BOSTON, Mass., March 14, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The BioBuilder Educational Foundation announced that they are to lead the “Regional Partnerships for Training the Biomanufacturing Workforce in Worcester, MA” project. The project was funded through BioMADE, the Bioindustrial Manufacturing and Design Ecosystem, which is aimed at accelerating bioindustrial manufacturing knowledge, capabilities, and workforce in the U.S.

HomeBinder’s Adaptive Home Value™ model keeps homeowners coming back to mortgage lenders, home inspectors and Realtors with equity-building insights

BOSTON, Mass., March 8, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — HomeBinder, a centralized home management platform that keeps homeowners connected with mortgage lenders, home inspectors, Realtors and other authorized professionals, today announced the availability of its Adaptive Home Value™ tool. The tool paints a more accurate picture of a home’s value by taking into consideration property-specific details that other automated valuation models (AVMs) fail to consider.

HomeBinder lands a spot on HousingWire’s 2022 Tech100 list

BOSTON, Mass., March 4, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — HomeBinder, a centralized home management platform that keeps homeowners connected with mortgage lenders, home inspectors, Realtors and other authorized professionals, today announced that it has been honored on HousingWire’s (HW) Tech100 list of the most innovative companies shaping the housing industry.

Lowell Chamber Orchestra makes landmark agreement with Universal Edition

LOWELL, Mass., March 2, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Lowell Chamber Orchestra and Universal Edition have partnered to give composers an unusual opportunity to promote their works in print. The orchestra recently announced its second call-for-scores in order to stimulate the creation of new works for chamber orchestra.

The Lowell Chamber Orchestra combines innovation, tradition, in latest offering

LOWELL, Mass., Feb. 11, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On Saturday, February 19, the Lowell Chamber Orchestra will become a vessel through which works explore the concept of new and old. “Antique Modernity” is a concert that revolves around Dana Kaufman’s brand new work, written specifically for the Lowell Chamber Orchestra, and works by Francis Poulenc, Georg Philip Telemann, and Jean Philip Rameau, that challenge our concepts of contemporary and traditional.

HomeBinder and Own Up announce strategic partnership to strengthen borrower relationships with lenders, real estate agents and home pros

BOSTON, Mass., Dec. 20, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — HomeBinder, a centralized home management platform that keeps homeowners connected with mortgage lenders, home inspectors, Realtors and other authorized professionals, today announced a strategic partnership with Boston-based Own Up to support homeowners who receive HomeBinder from a non-mortgage industry business, such as a home inspector or insurance agent.

HomeBinder partners with Thumbtack to expand homeowners’ access to home service professionals

BOSTON, Mass., Dec. 15, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — HomeBinder, a centralized home management platform that keeps homeowners connected with mortgage lenders, Realtors and other authorized professionals, today announced a new integration with Thumbtack. The integration expands upon the more than 23,000 recommended service providers already listed in HomeBinder.

Journalist Elaine Alice Murphy is set to release her memoir, ‘In for Life’

BOSTON, Mass., Dec. 2, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This Jan., journalist Elaine Alice Murphy is set to release her memoir, “In for Life” (ISBN: 978-0578965659; Satuit Press), about her two-decade exploration of the wrongful murder conviction of her son’s classmate and friend, Sean K. Ellis. The high-profile Boston case gained international attention when it became the subject of the eight-part Netflix docuseries “Trial 4.”

If a child had a pillow placed over their face when no one else was around, did it really happen? asks non-profit Team Shawnie Group

SEEKONK, Mass., Nov. 17, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Team Shawnie Group was founded on one basic principle. To give voice to those who struggle to be heard. We help children with disabilities gain access to a proper and legally required Individual Education Plan.

Lowell Chamber Orchestra presents ‘As One,’ the most produced contemporary opera in North America, on the Transgender Day of Remembrance

LOWELL, Mass., Nov. 16, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lowell Chamber Orchestra is proud to present “As One” on Saturday, November 20, 2021, 7:30 p.m., at Middlesex Community College. The critically acclaimed, 75-minute chamber opera created by composer Laura Kaminsky and librettists Kimberly Reed and Mark Campbell with film by Ms. Reed, has had nearly 50 productions around the world and, according to OPERA America, is the most produced contemporary opera in North America.

HomeBinder debuts new features that strengthen the relationship between homeowners, home professionals, mortgage lenders, insurance providers and other authorized partners

BOSTON, Mass., Oct. 18, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — HomeBinder, a centralized home management platform that keeps homeowners connected with mortgage lenders, home inspectors, insurance providers, home pros, real estate agents, and other authorized professionals, today announced the release of new features and user interface (UI) improvements designed to enhance the home management experience.

NJ Lenders to roll out HomeBinder home management platform

BOSTON, Mass., Oct. 14, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — HomeBinder, a centralized home management platform that keeps homeowners connected with mortgage lenders, Realtors and other authorized professionals, today announced that NJ Lenders has selected HomeBinder to deliver a post-closing home management experience that improves customer retention and strengthens referral partner relationships.

The Lowell Chamber Orchestra earns recognition in national competition

LOWELL, Mass., Oct. 5, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Lowell Chamber Orchestra has been awarded third place in The American Prize Competition for the Performing Arts. The orchestra was recognized for their performances in its inaugural season, in a division that appraises professional orchestras around the United States.

The Lowell Chamber Orchestra opens their third season with cosmic music, premieres

LOWELL, Mass., Sept. 22, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Lowell Chamber Orchestra opens its third season this Saturday, September 25, with music inspired by the cosmos. The three works by Anna Clyne, Micah Roberts, and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, all allude to a cosmic object.

Thousands to Be Tattooed at 19th Annual Boston Tattoo Convention at Hynes Convention Center

BOSTON, Mass., Sept. 14, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Boston Tattoo Convention announces its 19th annual gathering in the heart of downtown Boston! The event will be held this weekend Friday September 17 – 19, 2021 at the Hynes Convention Center.

HomeBinder joins The Mortgage Collaborative’s Preferred Partner Network

BOSTON, Mass., Sept. 14, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — HomeBinder, a centralized home management platform that keeps homeowners connected with mortgage lenders, Realtors, and other authorized professionals, today announced it has joined The Mortgage Collaborative’s (TMC) Preferred Partner Network. The new membership enables HomeBinder to offer preferential pricing to TMC’s nearly 150 member banks, credit unions and independent mortgage banking companies.

Lift & Care Systems Continues COVID-19 Precautions to Protect Customers

LAKEVILLE, Mass., Aug. 19, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Now that the worst of the global COVID-19 pandemic seems to be behind us, Lift & Care Systems continues its commitment to the safety of customers, employees, and suppliers. However, with the arrival of the Delta variant and the emergence of other strains of the virus, the Lift & Care team continues to take precautions to ensure the health of everyone they come in contact with.

Presenting 7 living composers, 6 soloists, and an opera about a transgender woman, the Lowell Chamber Orchestra announces its most exciting season yet

LOWELL, Mass., July 23, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — After successfully ending an entirely virtual second season, the Lowell Chamber Orchestra returns to live concerts with “A Season of Inclusion,” its third and most ambitious season to date. The season opens with another world premiere: Micah Roberts’ “Hypernovae,” a fantastic overture inspired by the cosmos.

Community Recycling Powered by the Sun

DORCHESTER, Mass., July 21, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Reuse Center of Boston Building Resources, a charitable non-profit dedicated to keeping reusable materials out of landfills and accessible to homeowners, will use the energy from their new SunBug Solar photovoltaic system to power their efforts.

The Lowell Chamber Orchestra makes final round in The American Prize Competition

LOWELL, Mass., July 12, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Lowell Chamber Orchestra is one of the finalists for The American Prize in the orchestral performance competition, professional divisions. While the competition is still ongoing, the Lowell Chamber Orchestra is being recognized for superb past performances during its three years of existence.

With ‘Disney PRIDE in Concert,’ the Boston Gay Men’s Chorus Sets the LGBTQ Experience to the Music and Magic of Disney

BOSTON, Mass., June 17, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Disney’s beloved catalog of songs will be reimagined by the Boston Gay Men’s Chorus (BGMC) in Disney PRIDE in Concert, a musical celebration of LGBTQ life, love, family, and perseverance, June 25-26, 2022 at Boston Symphony Hall.

Book Exploring the Strategic Value of Intrapreneurs is Reissued with Additional Insight

BOSTON, Mass., June 15, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In celebration of the one-year anniversary of the e-book and paperback launch of “Intrapreneurs: Who, What, How and Why” (ISBN: 978-1734956900; paper), author Susan Foley has announced the book has been reissued with 12 new articles – making it a 310-page exploration of the critical role intrapreneurs play within the business environment.

The Beauty Secrets Men Don’t Want to Tell You: from Bro-tox to Dermal Fillers

BOSTON, Mass., June 7, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The saying ‘look good, feel good’ does not only ring true for women. Being more physically attractive can have positive implications for career-minded and goal-oriented men. Women have been reaping the benefits of these non-invasive procedures for decades, but recently The Spiegel Center has seen the number of procedures performed on men increase by over 100%.

Heal Vet, a Watertown veterinary clinic known for its gentle touch, goes green and helps offset the costs of running a small business

ARLINGTON, Mass., May 20, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Founded by husband-and-wife team Jamie and Amanda Leef in 2017, Heal Vet is located in the Mount Auburn neighborhood intersecting Cambridge, Belmont and Watertown. Their new 48 panel solar electric system, designed and installed by SunBug Solar, is the finishing touch on an environmentally-conscious workplace.

Atlantic-Pratt Energy Celebrates Its 100 Year Anniversary of Supporting South Shore Residents by Giving Back to Charities Selected by Their Customers

NORWELL, Mass., May 19, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today, Atlantic Pratt Energy announced a campaign to celebrate its 100th year in business by giving back to those who matter most-their customers and their community. Over the next twelve months, the company will select a charity, submitted by customers, to receive a $100 donation. Customers can nominate their favorite charity on their website.

Muirfield Mechanical Releases Air Conditioning Installation Company FAQ

AYER, Mass., May 11, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Muirfield Mechanical Services, Eastern Massachusetts’ premier air conditioning installation and repair company, has released a list of frequently asked questions (FAQ) when selecting a new air conditioning system installation provider.

RYPOS Welcomes Paul Anderson as President and General Manager

FRANKLIN, Mass., May 4, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Rypos, a CARB verified manufacturer of active diesel particulate filters, is pleased to announce and welcome Paul Anderson in the newly created role of President/General Manager. In his new position, Paul will be responsible for all operational aspects of the business and for execution of the Company’s growth plans.

Moduline Cabinets Announces Custom Storage Solutions for Van Upfits

BROCKTON, Mass., March 31, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Moduline Cabinets, a trusted custom cabinet manufacturer, announced the expansion of its flagship PROII™ cabinet series to serve van upfits. This unique expansion gives customers looking for an in-vehicle storage system even more storage options, in addition to Moduline’s Upfit™ Series.

Lift & Care Systems Now Accepts Medicare and Medicaid for Patient Lifts in Massachusetts

LAKEVILLE, Mass., March 11, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lift & Care Systems is happy to announce that they earned accreditation to accept Medicare and Massachusetts Medicaid for patient lifts. The certification, granted by the Healthcare Quality Association on Accreditation (HQAA), allows Lift & Care Systems to sell and service SureHands ceiling lifts for Medicaid and Medicare customers.

Brew Up Tax Savings with the R&D Tax Credit

BOSTON, Mass., March 10, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — While the trendy term “Microbrewery” may have been the proper terminology for new craft beer breweries and startups, they no longer remain “micro” in revenue, says ICS Tax, LLC (ICS). Growth in the craft beer industry in the U.S. has steadily grown to almost $30 billion.

Natick Family Dental has Introduced A Variety of Touchless Digital Options in Response to The Pandemic

NATICK, Mass., March 9, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As states and communities begin to reopen in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, Natick Family Dental’s patients are benefitting from a touchless experience to reduce the rate of transmission and ensure their personal safety. Prior to their appointments, all patients receive links (by email) to intake and screening forms that they can fill out electronically.

Shipping Now – The Rypos Diesel Particulate Filter for Carrier X4 models 7300 and 7500

FRANKLIN, Mass., March 9, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — RYPOS, Inc., a developer, and manufacturer of advanced exhaust filtration systems that reduce harmful emissions from diesel engines, is pleased to announce the first shipments of their Rypos DPF for Carrier X4 series Transport Refrigeration Units. A fleet located in Central California received the first shipment of filters in January and production is ramping up to meet an increase in early sales.

DN Van Lines, a Northborough, MA based moving services company charts their way through challenging decisions during the COVID-19 pandemic

NORTHBOROUGH, Mass., Jan. 28, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As a medium sized services business, DN Van Lines learned the hard way about “Staying the course,” an idiomatic expression that means to persevere to the end, no matter what difficulties or obstacles stand in the way.

Turrem Is Offering a Buy 1 Give 1 Listing Package to Benefit Small Local Businesses

WARE, Mass., Jan. 26, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For the first time, Turrem is proud to help customers purchase citation packages that benefit local small business owners. Turrem, a Western Massachusetts-based web design and SEO agency, provides quality manual citation services.

Beyond Benign Launches Its Green Chemistry Commitment 25×25 Initiative

WILMINGTON, Mass., Jan. 21, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Beyond Benign, a green chemistry education nonprofit, today announced the launch of its Green Chemistry Commitment (GCC) 25×25 Initiative, working to ensure that 25 percent of graduating chemists in the US have a background in green chemistry by 2025 with the support of Beyond Benign partner Dow (NYSE: DOW).

Introducing Old Guy Skincare – All-natural Products Made for the Care of Older Men’s Skin

SUNDERLAND, Mass., Jan. 18, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With its mission to put the bounce back into older men’s skin, Old Guy Skincare™ LLC introduces its first two all-natural skincare products to the American market. Founded by three “old guys,” the new Massachusetts-based company offers a simple two-step program to help refresh and rejuvenate men’s skin that’s “been there and done that.”

Rahoo Baby allows all parents to feel confident about their baby’s developmental milestones with new virtual offerings via ‘Rahoo U’

BOSTON, Mass., Jan. 14, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Boston startup Rahoo Baby, a baby product company made up by a team of physicians and pediatric therapists, is launching “Rahoo U,” an online classroom for parents. Launching January 25, Rahoo U teaches parents the most effective techniques for helping babies master the skills they need at each stage of development, and offers guidance on how parents can incorporate these techniques into their daily routines.

Rypos ULETRU Filters Achieve In-Use Compliance Goals for Thermo King and Carrier Transportation Refrigeration Units

FRANKLIN, Mass., Jan. 14, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — RYPOS, Inc., a developer and manufacturer of advanced, exhaust filtration systems that reduce harmful emissions from diesel engines is pleased to announce the successful completion of the On-Road In-Use Compliance required by the California Air Resources Board for their entire Ultra Low Emission Transportation Refrigeration Unit active diesel particulate filter (DPF) product line.