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.


Solar Energy, Battery Storage, and Electric Vehicles Are the Future in Massachusetts

FORESTDALE, Mass., May 8, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SunRa Solar, a seasoned solar energy system installer serving Eastern Massachusetts and Cape Cod, is announcing their new strategy to expand product offerings aimed at Massachusetts homeowners. By widening their solar panel portfolio, refining options to add battery storage and electric vehicle chargers, and simplifying processes, the company expects a greater number of Massachusetts families will find their own path to energy savings and self-sufficiency.

BU’s ‘Holmes Legacy’ Staged Reading Unveils Virtual TV Series

BOSTON, Mass., April 19, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sherlock Holmes fans! Boston University writers created a new TV series based on Stephen King’s “The Doctor’s Case” short story. “Holmes Legacy: The Doctor’s Cases” is a six-episode drama about an older Dr. John Watson, who uses his memories of Sherlock Holmes to foil a new Moriarty and protect present-day London. Experience the live staged reading by professional actors at WBUR’s CitySpace from 12-3 p.m. on April 27-28, 2019.

Lift and Care Systems Now Offers Wheelchair to Car Transfer Devices

LAKEVILLE, Mass., April 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lift & Care Systems is proud to carry Access Unlimited’s Multi-Lift and Glide n Go wheelchair to car transfer devices. The Access Unlimited Multi-Lift is designed to be used primarily with cars, but it can also be used for vans, trucks or SUVs.

Cornerstone Ranch Expansion Preserves Land and More than Doubles Space

PRINCETON, Mass., April 10, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cornerstone Ranch started out 18 years ago with 24 acres in Princeton. A recent land acquisition of 31 acres in Rutland more than doubles the size of this woman-owned and operated business.

Best Friends Pet Hotel Opens New Facility in Tyngsborough, Massachusetts Focused on Fun, Safe and Relaxing Total Pet Care

TYNGSBOROUGH, Mass., April 2, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Best Friends Pet Hotel is inviting pet-owning families to the new facility’s grand opening celebration on Saturday, April 6, 2019 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event will offer free pet portraits with digital downloads, treats for pets at the Best Friends Treat Truck, refreshments for all guests, dog demonstrations, and tours of the new facility offering the latest in pet care.

Inclusive Fitness Approach Strengthens People of All Abilities

LANCASTER, Mass., March 29, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Unified Health & Performance (UHP), a distinctive fitness center located in Lancaster, Massachusetts aspires to be a presence in inclusive athletics. Founded in 2016 with a mission to enable people with and without disabilities to train alongside one another, UHP members encompass a wide range of athletes with personal fitness goals including those from high school and collegiate sports programs, marathon runners, and individuals.

Inaugural TEDxKenmoreSquare conference aims to Forge the Future at Hotel Commonwealth

BOSTON, Mass., March 26, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — What do sharks, marathons, dizziness, and pornography have in common? These are just some of the topics that speakers will cover at the inaugural TEDxKenmoreSquare. For the past year, organizers have been curating the event, to be held at Hotel Commonwealth on April 5, 2019.

Institute for Global Innovation announces Awards for Neural Network, AI, and VR apps for Sustainability

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Feb. 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For four years, governments, private industry, and academia have striven to find effective solutions for the 17 Sustainable Development Goals as defined by the U.N. at the 2015 Plenary Session in New York. Now a new approach is being pioneered by the Institute for Global Innovation, a worldwide NGO which seeks to scour the globe for the most efficient technologies to solve these challenges, according to IGI Directors Soani Gunawan, Amy Chang, and John Toomey.

Lift and Care Systems Works with Homes for Our Troops to Install SureHands Body Support Systems in New Homes

LAKEVILLE, Mass., Feb. 13, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lift & Care Systems is proud to have a working relationship with, Homes for Our Troops, a non-profit organization that has a mission to build and donate specially adapted custom homes for severely injured post-9/11 Veterans, to enable them to rebuild their lives.

Mira Alto Foundation Presents Eating Disorders and Body Positive Awareness Week Feb 11-16

BOSTON, Mass., Feb. 11, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Please join in a historical first! The nonprofit, Mira Alto Foundation will be celebrating this amazing ‘Eating Disorders and Body Positive Awareness Week.’ This marks the first time an LGBTQ+ focused organization has shed light on the epidemic of eating disorders within their community.

Moduline Cabinets Shares 3 Tips to Garage Storage and Organization for the New Year

BROCKTON, Mass., Jan. 31, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Moduline Cabinets shares tips for assessing storage space and increasing its efficiency in the new year. Our military-grade aluminum cabinets fit any garage and workshop to maximize organization. Our high-quality aluminum cabinet systems are used by garage enthusiasts and professionals for over twenty-five years.

Continuing Its Growth, VLP Law Group Welcomes Partner Jim O’Hare to the Firm’s Corporate Practice Group

BOSTON, Mass. and PALO ALTO, Calif., Jan. 21, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — VLP Law Group LLP is pleased to announce that Jim O’Hare has joined the firm’s Corporate Practice Group as a partner based in the Boston area. Mr. O’Hare brings over 30 years of experience as a trusted adviser to companies, investors, management teams and boards of directors.

Bindable announces an investment round led by EPIC, Motive Partners and Wafra

BOSTON, SAN FRANCISCO and NEW YORK, Nov. 27, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bindable, an insurance technology company whose goal is to transform the affinity distribution of insurance, today announced an investment from EPIC Holdings, the corporate parent overseeing investments across the entire EPIC platform, including EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants, and a Wafra advised fund, in conjunction with Motive Partners, a global private equity firm focused on investing in financial technology companies.

Ndex Systems launches a significant breakthrough in consolidating data for reporting to clients on investment, fixed indexed annuity and insurance accounts

BOSTON, Mass., Nov. 7, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ndex Systems today announced the launch of a major enhancement in its ability to generate consolidated reports for portfolios that include indexed annuities and insurance accounts.

Levy Konigsberg LLP Wins $43.1 Million Lung Cancer Verdict in Tobacco and Asbestos Exposure Case

BOSTON, Mass., Oct. 15, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On October 12, 2018, a jury in Boston awarded $43.1 million dollars in a historic lung cancer trial involving both tobacco and asbestos claims. The case began in June of 2015 when Levy Konigsberg LLP, and its co-counsel Shepard Law, filed the case on behalf of Louis E. Summerlin and his wife Joanna M. Summerlin, against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company (“Reynolds”), Philip Morris USA, Inc. (“Philip Morris”) and numerous companies who manufactured and sold asbestos-containing products with which Mr. Summerlin worked as a brake mechanic.

Moduline Cabinets Chosen by the New York Yacht Club American Magic Racing Team

BROCKTON, Mass., Oct. 2, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Moduline Cabinets, a leading high-alloy aluminum cabinet manufacturer, was recently chosen by the New York Yacht Club American Magic racing team to outfit their work containers. The team is a combination of The New York Yacht Club and Bella Mente Quantum Racing Association. They will compete in the upcoming 36th America’s Cup in New Zealand in 2021.

Clean PVC Certification Announced for PVC-Based Products

ANDOVER, Mass., Sept. 14, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Clean PVC LLC, an environmental consulting organization, today announced the launch of its Clean PVC(R) Certification program. The program identifies flooring, wallcovering, upholstery, and other PVC-based products that have been found safe via REACH compliance for use in sustainable building projects. REACH is a regulation adopted to improve the protection of human health and the environment from risks posed by chemicals.

Advalent Launches Network 360 to Drive Multi-Dimensional Provider Performance in Value-Based Care Contracting

WESTBOROUGH, Mass., Sept. 13, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Advalent, a market-leading healthcare technology company focusing on payer solutions announced today the launch of a new network contracting and analytics product – Network 360(TM). Designed for payers and risk bearing healthcare providers, Network 360 is a breakthrough analytics platform that analyzes network, enables value-based contracting, and manages both upside and downside risk.

Carpe Diem Technologies Receives Grant for Nanoimprinted Lithography (NIL) Next-generation Tech

BOSTON, Mass., Aug. 1, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Carpe Diem Technologies, Inc. is the recipient of $2.1 of $7 million in new Advanced Manufacturing Awards (M2I2) announced by Massachusetts Governor Charles Baker on July 12, 2018.

Advalent Partners with Novus Healthcare to Close the Gap in Value-Based Care

WESTBOROUGH, Mass., July 24, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Advalent Corporation signed a partnership in early 2018 with Novus Healthcare to identify patients who could benefit from value-based care and implement that approach using Advalent’s Value-Based Care Platform and Novus’ population health management programs.

Getting 100 percent off the grid – award winning state of the art Mark Richey Woodworking is nearing its goal

NEWBURYPORT, Mass., May 2, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The recent addition of Mark Richey Woodworking’s 500-kW solar array marks the company’s place as one of the greenest architectural millwork firms in the U.S. Mark Richey Woodworking (MRW) is a national model in manufacturing with the continual use of its 600-kilowatt wind turbine and solar array allowing the 130,000 square foot facility to operate entirely from renewable energy.

SunBug Solar Becomes a Certified B Corporation

ARLINGTON, Mass., Feb. 15, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SunBug Solar, a local solar installer in Arlington, Mass. is proud to announce it is now a Certified B Corporation. In so doing, SunBug joins the global movement of people using business as a force for good. B Corps are important because they inspire all businesses to compete not only to be the best in the world, but to be the best for the world.

Carpe Diem Technologies Issued Critical NIL Patent for VR, Holographic, Microfluidic, and Integrated Printed Electronic Devices

FRANKLIN, Mass., Jan. 31, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Carpe Diem Technologies has been issued Patent US9804488 for the production of products incorporating NIL features. The system is entitled “System and method for fabricating miniature structures on a flexible substrate.” The patent’s key claims facilitate roll-to-roll or flexible panel manufacturing of very precise complex devices – inexpensively.

Premiere Set for ‘Dead in the Water,’ a Film on the ‘Relentless Destruction’ of Ground Fishing Industry

ROCKPORT, Mass., Nov. 13, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A documentary film dealing with the devastating impacts of federal regulations on the lives of New England ground fishermen, “Dead in the Water,” produced and directed by Rockport native and professional filmmaker David Wittkower, will be screened for the first time in public in Rockport, Massachusetts on Nov. 18.

Glenn Koenig Celebrates Release of his First Book, ‘A Man Wearing a Dress’

ARLINGTON, Mass., Oct. 30, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — After three years of work, first time author Glenn Koenig is celebrating the publication of his first book, “A Man Wearing a Dress” (ISBN: 978-0998583303) now available from publisher Message Rain. He plans to host a book release party on Tuesday, Nov. 14 from 7 to 9 p.m., at the Robbins Library, 700 Mass. Ave., in Arlington center.

Attorney Bernard Walsh Honors The Legacy Of America’s Most Famous Trial Lawyer At The Melvin M. Belli Society Seminar

BOSTON, Mass., July 27, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Attorney Bernard F. Walsh from the Bradenton Florida office of Shapiro Goldman Babboni Fernandez & Walsh, joined with fellow trial lawyers from around the United States in honoring the legacy of America’s most famous trial lawyer, Melvin M. Belli.

SunBug Solar Completes Solarize Campaign Out of New Western MA Office

WESTFIELD, Mass., June 6, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SunBug Solar is proud to announce the completion of the sign-up phase of the Solarize Windsor, Cummington, Goshen and Worthington (Solarize Mass WCGW) initiative. Solarize Mass WCGW is part of a Solarize Mass, a partnership between the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) and the Green Communities Division of the Department of Energy Resources (DOER) that encourages the adoption of small scale solar in Massachusetts communities.

WorldAPP Secures Financing Round to Fuel Growth

BRAINTREE, Mass., May 23, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — WorldAPP, a leading provider of mobile data collection and process optimization software today announced that it has completed financing round with Providence-based Bay Capital Investment Partners. The transaction amount was not disclosed.

Knox Trail Council and Old Colony Council Approve Merger

MARLBOROUGH, Mass., March 29, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Following their respective Special Council Meetings, the Knox Trail Council and the Old Colony Council announced today the approval of their consolidation and merger to form a new Boy Scout Council. This new council will serve youth and young adults from the metrowest to southeastern Massachusetts.

Artist Recreates The Infamous Boston Massacre

SOUTHBURY, Conn., March 1, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Nationally renowned Southbury Connecticut artist-historian Don Troiani has unveiled his painting of the momentous Boston Massacre. That encounter on a cold March night set forth a series of antagonistic events that climaxed in the start of the American Revolution 5 years later.

SunBug Solar Selected as Installer for Solarize WCGW

ARLINGTON, Mass., Nov. 7, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SunBug Solar has been selected as the installer for the upcoming Solarize Mass program for the western Massachusetts towns of Windsor, Cummington, Goshen, and Worthington. The installer selection process was highly competitive, and SunBug Solar was unanimously chosen by town representatives from a competitive pool of eight solar providers.

Boston Event Presents Revolutionary Look at the Source of America’s Founding Principles

BOSTON, Mass., Nov. 2, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cameron/Baxter Films announces the premiere of their film “Seeds of Freedom: A Vision for America” which is the inaugural event for the James Phinney Baxter Lecture Series at the Boston Public Library on Thursday, November 10 at the Central Library in Copley Square. The film is written, directed, and produced by Andrew Cameron Bailey and Connie Baxter Marlow of Cameron Baxter Films LLC.

Colson Gallery and The Griffin Museum of Photography at Colson Gallery announce Grand Opening

EASTHAMPTON, Mass., Aug. 26, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Announcing Colson Gallery at Eastworks and The Griffin Museum at Colson Gallery – opening in September 2016: The Pioneer Valley’s newest dedicated photography gallery and a satellite location for The Griffin Museum of Photography is due to open at Eastworks in Easthampton in Suite 246. There will be a gallery preview all day during the Easthampton Artist Walk on September 10 and a Grand Opening from 5 – 8 p.m. on September 16, 2016.

New, Unique Service for Senior Citizens is Launched

BOSTON, Mass., July 26, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Helping seniors stay emotionally engaged and interested in the outside world is an important part of healthy aging. Now, a new program called Uplift Senior Citizens is offering social engagement as a service to help improve the social and emotional well-being of senior citizens.

EPIC’s Daniel Houston to Present at American Gas Association’s Risk Management Committee Meeting

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., July 21, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Senior Vice President of Enterprise Risk Management and Principal Daniel Houston will present at American Gas Association’s (AGA) Risk Management Committee Meeting on Monday, July 25 at 2:45 p.m. at the Aloft Boston Seaport in Boston, Mass.

New Webcast Network Invites Participation in Inspiring Events

BOSTON, Mass. and CAMBRIDGE, U.K., May 26, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A new Internet service co-created by Growthnet and students from Stanford, Cambridge, the Sorbonne and Tsinghua University, invites participants to witness and even join in “Transformative Moments,” meaning peak events experienced by people as diverse as new mothers, scientific researchers, musicians, the deaf-blind, and famous authors.

New Bedford Tattoo of New Bedford, MA is now a Tatt2Away Studio Center

NEW BEDFORD, Mass., April 13, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Rejuvatek Medical Inc. officially announces the Tatt2Away(R) non-laser tattoo removal system is now available for the first time in the greater New Bedford area with New Bedford Tattoo’s co-founders Val Garnett and Venessa Kollars.

Your Quick Guide to the Best Divorce in Massachusetts: A Successful Start to Your New Life

EASTON, Mass., Jan. 6, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Getting divorced? At stake is your financial future as well as your relationship with your children if you have any, says Massachusetts divorce lawyer Bill Farias. Will you just wing it and see how things go or will you instead take steps to ensure that you give yourself the best chance of a favorable outcome? As with anything else in life, preparation for divorce can significantly increase your chances of getting the results you want.

South Shore and Cape Cod Coat Drive Now Collecting Winter Coats for Those in Great Need

BRIDGEWATER, Mass., Nov. 23, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Family-owned Chapman, Cole and Gleason Funeral Homes has announced their fourth annual Winter Coat Drive for those in need. And if you were living in Massachusetts last winter, you remember not only how the snow kept coming and coming, but that it was so cold for so long that it didn’t melt for months.

Online Service Provides Free Counseling for Europe’s Refugees

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Sept. 25, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — An Internet group therapy service has initiated a program to provide psychological support for the thousands of refugees from the Middle East and North Africa who are currently trekking across Europe seeking new homes. In cooperation with the Adelina Foundation and Friends Beyond Borders, Growthnet, a U.S. company that offers various kinds of group counseling via web conferencing, is offering no-cost online sessions to any refugee who applies, according to its CEO, John Toomey.