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Two Houses Renovated by Charlie Allen Restorations Recognized with Preservation Awards

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Charlie Allen Restorations, the Cambridge-based firm specializing in the renovation and restoration of period homes, has won two 2011 Preservation Awards-one each from the Cambridge Historical Commission (CHC) and the Somerville Historic Preservation Commission (SHPC).

Omni Publishing Co. Releases New DVD: The Last Closet – Combating Homophobia in Schools

WAREHAM, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Omni Publishing Co. announces the release on March 1, 2011, of the DVD ‘The Last Closet – Combating Homophobia in Schools.’ The DVD features the presenter Dan Woog, a gay man, who is the varsity soccer coach at Staples High School in Westport, Connecticut.

Building Engines and eSight Energy Partner to Provide Real Estate & Facilities Operators Integrated Energy Data Management, Tracking and Response Tools

BOSTON, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Building Engines, provider of a comprehensive web-based operations management solution for owners and managers of all property types, and eSight Energy, developer of a sophisticated energy management software platform, today announced a partnership that enables real estate and facilities managers to measure, track, and act on energy related data.

Boston Design Center Now Open to Homeowners

BOSTON, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Moda Cucina, the award-winning Boston based manufacturer of premium kitchens and custom cabinetry, now offers complete turnkey design and construction services specifically designed for homeowners without a designer or architect. The design center used to be an intimidating place for some homeowners, as it was mostly geared towards design trade only clients.

AAI Releases Solid State Purge Controller

CONCORD, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today, Applied Analytics, Inc. (AAI) unveils the ePurge X, a next-generation solution for air-purging electronic enclosures. Unlike conventional purge controllers, this new offering is entirely solid state and much more in line with the design of AAI’s highly automated process analyzers. The ePurge X is slated to be available both to distributors and the general public in March

Yale Appliance Brings New Year’s Resolutions to Life – Boston Appliance and Lighting Retailer to Assist with Customers’ 2011 Renovation Plans

BOSTON, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The beginning of every new year is a chance for many to resolve to improve their lives. Most decide to get healthier or start a new career, goals they must accomplish by themselves. For those looking to upgrade their homes with a new appliance or lighting fixture in 2011, however, support is a click away: Yale Appliance and Lighting is helping their Facebook fans with their home-renovation resolutions.

Technology Insight Recognized for Key Supplier Excellence

BOSTON, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Technology Insight Corporation (TIC) was recently acknowledged by Wabash National Corporation (NYSE:WNC), a leading manufacturer of semi-trailers in North America, as a key supplier at its recent annual supplier conference.

My Digital Afterlife – A Virtual Time Capsule for Loved Ones

BOSTON, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Since about 1939, the phrase ‘time capsule’ has been used. What’s changed is its method of execution. Gone are the days of stuffing large, bulky objects with nostalgic and historical tidbits; My Digital Afterlife is a Web service for creating digital time capsules. It allows people to share information in the event of death or an emergency.

Compliance Workshops to Explain Complex Hazardous Waste Regulations

BOSTON, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Fines and penalties are on the rise for facilities that fail to comply with Federal and State hazardous waste rules. For those responsible for managing hazardous waste, Lion Technology Inc. will be hosting its two-day Hazardous/Toxic Waste Management Workshop. Workshops will be held in Parsippany on Dec. 2-3; Manchester on Dec. 6-7; Boston on Dec. 9-10; Hartford on Dec. 13-14; and Philadelphia on Dec. 16-17, 2010.

AAI Unveils a New Website for a New Decade in Process Control

CONCORD, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Applied Analytics, Inc. (AAI), a vanguard manufacturer of industrial process analyzers, today announces the launch of their freshly redesigned website at a-a-inc.com. This total reboot aims at streamlining the customer experience, placing most of the site navigation within the dropdown menu at the top of the screen.

PowerFlite Launches Next Stage of Windsor Place Intro Campaign

QUINCY, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Advertising, branding and design firm PowerFlite Communications has launched the next stage of its comprehensive brand introduction campaign for Windsor Place of Wilmington, a premium assisted living residence in Wilmington, Massachusetts. Beginning with developing the name and core identity, PowerFlite’s original campaign included everything from radio, print, and sales kits.

Applied Analytics, Inc. Redesigns and Enhances Their Already Very Successful Microspec Product

CONCORD, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘Just as our counterparts in the computer and cell phone industries continue to take advantage of the latest technologically superior components, and very often less costly, to enhance and improve the performance of their products, so do we at AAI,’ said Matt Froncillo, of AAI.

Upland Architects Wins Best Remodel for Tedeschi Food Shops

SALEM, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Upland Architects, Inc. announced today that the company was presented the Best Mid-Budget Remodel Award by Convenience Store News for their design of the Tedeschi Food Shop located on Loring Street in Salem, MA. This is the seventh location designed by Upland Architects, Inc. and the 190th location opened by Tedeschi Food Shops.

ACANA Plays Major Role in Shaping DOT Policy

BOSTON, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Recently, the Department of Transportation (DOT) issued the most significant policy change concerning the air charter brokerage industry since 2004. The Air Charter Association of North America (ACANA), in keeping with its mission to protect the business interests of members and to foster a compliance disposition relative to the various regulatory agencies, played a pivotal role in shaping this recent policy shift.

Massachusetts Housing Finance Agency Selects Titan Lenders Corp For Mortgage Purchase Review Outsource Services

DENVER, Colo. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage fulfillment outsource services expert Titan Lenders Corp (TLC) has been chosen by the Massachusetts Housing Finance Agency (MassHousing) to provide outsourced mortgage purchase review services. MassHousing is an independent, quasi-public agency that provides financing for affordable housing in Massachusetts. TLC is a U.S.-based domestic mortgage fulfillment outsource operation that offers back office and warehouse line management operations.

New DVD Warns Parents of Criminal and Legal Consequences of Bullying

WAREHAM, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Omni Publishing Co. today announced the May 15 release of a DVD aimed at helping parents understand the criminal and legal consequences of bullying. The DVD, ‘Bullying, Hazing and Parents – A Guide for Parents of Middle and High School Students,’ warns parents that they must be aware of and accountable for their children’s behavior.

Building Engines Reports Continued Expansion with Related Management

BOSTON, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Building Engines, provider of a comprehensive Web-based operations management solution for owners and managers of all property types, today reports continued long-term system adoption within Related Management, a division of The Related Companies, Inc., a world-renowned real estate developer, owner and manager based in New York City. The announcement comes after a successful year of adoption and usage across commercial office, retail, and hospitality properties.

IObit Releases Random Password Generator to Keep Privacy of Your Accounts

BOSTON, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — IObit today announces the release of Random Password Generator, a new application to generate strong, not easy to crack, passwords for privacy protection – for free. Random Password Generator is developed with IObit security technology to help computer users keep privacy by generating strong and easy to manage random passwords for free.

The Business Case for Paid Internships

BOSTON, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Intern Bridge, the nation’s leading college recruiting research and consulting firm, began releasing data today from its national internship survey completed by over 25,000 students from 250 universities. In the 2010 Internship Salary Report, the firm details the business case for offering paid internships based on this firsthand data.

Online Screener to Offer Help for Millions Suffering from Any of Four Common Psychiatric Illnesses

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A one-page online checklist that can be completed in a few minutes accurately indicates whether a patient may have any of four major mental health conditions, according to a study to be published in the March/April 2010 issue of the Annals of Family Medicine. The free, Web-based screener, developed by M-3 Information, is available on-line. The M-3 Checklist is private, simple to use, and does not require any personal information to be divulged.

Building Engines, Inc. Responds to Struggling Real Estate Market and Announces the ‘NOCOST’ Vacant Building Relief Program

BOSTON, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Building Engines, provider of a comprehensive Web-based operations management solution for owners and managers of all property types, today responded to the struggling real estate market with the launch of a new Vacant Building Relief Program. The program, No Occupancy Carry-Over System Trial (NOCOST), allows owners and managers of vacant buildings to use the Building Engines operations and workflow management system at no cost.

Explore Mars Commends the Obama Administration for Charting New Course for NASA – Calls for Program Details and Specific Timeframes

BOSTON, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The recently announced proposal is a dramatic departure from the Constellation Program, scrapping the Ares I and Ares V launch vehicles, as well as the Orion capsule. Instead, the administration has proposed a program that would increase funding for robotic science missions, private sector development of space hardware for transporting people to and from low Earth orbit, technology development, international cooperation, and many other projects. Explore Mars is supportive of investment in these programs.

Announcing the formation of Explore Mars, Inc.

BOSTON, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — We are pleased to announce the formation of Explore Mars, Inc., a project oriented group that was created to promote science and technology innovation and education with a use for Mars Exploration. Through a series of technology innovation awards, scientific symposiums and workshops, Mars analog work, technology demonstrations, and other programs, we provide a platform for scientists and citizen scientists to engage in meaningful space exploration research and development in the private sector.

Three Little Pigs Tackle Ben Bernanke – New Children’s Picture Book Explains US Federal Reserve and Economic Downturns

BOSTON, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Smoked Goldeye Press today announced the release of a children’s picture book that aims to explain how new money from the Federal Reserve inadvertently causes cycles of economic downturns in the United States economy – something embattled Fed chairman Ben Bernanke would rather people not know about, says the author. In 32 color illustrated pages ‘The Scary Story of the Three Little Pigs and the Big Bad Box of Free Money’ (ISBN: 9780615337432) attempts to simplify the complexity of central bank monetary policy.

Top Selling Car in Japan isn’t a Car, it’s a Hybrid

BOSTON, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Already well known for their trend setting abilities in technology, fashion, and design, Japanese consumers are now making headlines of the green persuasion, putting the Toyota Prius at the top of their lists. In 2009 the Toyota Prius was the top-selling car, period, in Japan – the first time ever a gas-electric hybrid has clinched the spot. For Randy Sassone of Toyota of Watertown, the news of the Prius’ success in Toyota’s homeland of Japan comes as no surprise.

Building Engines, Inc. Reports Strong 2009 Revenue Growth Despite Difficult Economy, Announces Continued Expansion of Client Service Programs

BOSTON, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Building Engines, provider of a comprehensive Web-based operations management solution for owners and managers of all property types, today announced overall recurring revenue growth of 34 percent in 2009, matching its strong performance in the previous year. Despite the struggling real estate market in a difficult economy, the company broadened product functionality, enhanced platform usability, and increased its service programs.

Online Think Tank Explores Ways in Which Education Can Shape the 21st Century

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Institute for the Future of Education, a new online discussion group initiated by students and educators around the globe, is asking how tradition-bound schools can evolve to meet the changing needs of the new Millennium. The forum addresses questions like: Why do schools still place so much emphasis on the memorization of reams of facts, when the Web makes much of this unnecessary?

Improving Economy Allows Lexus of Watertown to Shine

BOSTON, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In the midst of the changing economy, Lexus recognizes the need to present customer incentives that cannot be bypassed. In a time where customers are searching for rock bottom prices and better fuel economy, Lexus has responded by offering affordable luxury Lexus vehicles that save on gas and reduce carbon footprints. ‘At Lexus of Watertown we are aware that we must evolve with the changing economy,’ General Manager Vincent Liuzzi said.

Charlie Allen Restorations Named Best of Boston 2010 by Boston Home Magazine

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Boston Home magazine has named Cambridge-based Charlie Allen Restorations as the region’s best restoration contractor of 2010. The magazine’s editors describe the winning firm as follows: ‘When your contractor is frequently compared to Honest Abe, you know you’re working with someone special. A Harvard grad with a Lincolnesque beard, Charlie Allen has pursued the art of historic restoration and renovation since 1978.’

Trusty-Step International Introduces Virtually Undetectable Clear Acrylic Non-Slip Floor Coating

LYNN, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Trusty-Step International, a trusted and established anti-slip floor treatment manufacturer, recently introduced its clear non-slip acrylic coating with crystal clear polycarbonate aggregate to its floor treatment line. The company’s new acrylic anti-slip floor treatment is virtually undetectable, with surfaces retaining an exceptionally durable, reflective, fade-resistant and non-yellowing high-gloss finish for up to three years.

NevaSlip Introduces Virtually Undetectable Clear Acrylic Non-Slip Floor Coating

LYNN, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — NevaSlip, a trusted and established anti-slip floor treatment company, recently introduced its clear non-slip acrylic coating with crystal clear polycarbonate aggregate to its professional floor treatment line. Paired with the company’s microscopic etching surface process, NevaSlip can now make all types of floors slip-resistant without changing their appearance.

Phoenix Construction Group Receives Two Gold PRISM Awards from the Builders Association of Greater Boston

WATERTOWN, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Phoenix Construction Group, Inc. (PCGI), one of Boston’s leading residential and commercial design/build firms, has been awarded two Gold PRISM Awards from the Builders Association of Greater Boston. The awards, which recognize housing industry professionals for excellence in building, design, sales and marketing, were presented to PCGI principals Dani Chedid and Karnig Ostayan at a gala ceremony on October 14, 2009.

Tsoi/Kobus and Associates Wins AIA New England Design Award for Center for Life Science | Boston

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Tsoi/Kobus & Associates received a Special Mention award at the American Institute of Architects New England Chapter’s 2009 Design Awards on Saturday, October 3 for its design of the Center for Life Science | Boston, the first speculative, privately-owned, high-rise, multi-tenant laboratory building in the United States. Among 271 entries submitted, 18 received recognition.

ACANA Endorses NBAA Publication of Best Practices for Air Charter Brokering

BOSTON, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Air Charter Association of North America (ACANA) has formally endorsed the recent National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) publication: NBAA Best Practices for Air Charter Brokering. This publication provides confirmation that the NBAA recognizes the value that brokers bring to the business aviation community ACANA wishes to acknowledge this industry milestone and stands behind the movement for setting high standards for the brokering community.

Creative Imaging Group opens its doors in the Beverly, Massachusetts Cummings Center

BEVERLY, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Creative Imaging Group opened its new shop in the Beverly, Massachusetts Cummings Center in June bringing over 20 years of photographic processing and imaging experience as the former Short Stop Photo. Creative Imaging Group provides photo and digital imaging services and enhanced products including high-quality photo finishing, graphic design, photo restoration, photo and slide scanning, enlargements, photography services, fine art replication, giclee printing and custom framing to the greater New England area.

Remodeling Project by Charlie Allen Restorations Wins 2009 CHC Historic Preservation Award

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., June 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — An 1870s Shingle Style home that was renovated and restored by Charlie Allen Restorations (CAR), the Cambridge, MA-firm specializing in remodeling period homes, has been awarded a Historic Preservation Award from the Cambridge Historical Commission (CHC). The Washington Avenue property is the fourth local remodeling project by Charlie Allen Restorations to be recognized by the CHC. The award was presented in a ceremony at the Old Cambridge Baptist Church on Thursday, May 21.

Written by Parents, Drawn by the Kids, VHL Family Alliance Announces the First Guide for Kids Dealing with Hereditary Cancer Syndromes: The VHL Handbook Kids’ Edition

BOSTON, Mass., June 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The VHL Family Alliance (VHLFA) announced today that the very first ‘VHL Handbook Kids’ Edition’ (ISBN: 978-1-929539-02-4) is now available at Amazon.com. The book was written and reviewed by a team of parents and professionals and illustrated with charming drawings and photographs from children with VHL, their siblings and friends. (VNR – Video News Release)

GerrityStone’s Architectural Division Unveils its Platinum Collection, Changing the Way Clients Look at Granite Forever

WOBURN, Mass., May 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — GerrityStone, New England’s premier interior and exterior custom stonework specialist, today unveiled its Platinum Collection – a distinctive and stunning line of one-of-kind stones handpicked from quarries around the world.

New Napatech 10 Gbps In-Line Product Family Doubles Network Throughput

ANDOVER, Mass., May 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Napatech today launches a new product line addressing In-line network analysis applications with the release of the NT20E In-line Adapter. The NT20E In-line Adapter is the first PCI Express Network Adapter to provide genuine 10 Gbps line-rate processing, analysis and transmission of network traffic with zero packet loss for any packet size.

GerrityStone to Participate in 2009 Spring Home Design Seminar Series

WOBURN, Mass., May 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — GerrityStone, New England’s premier interior and exterior custom stonework specialist, is pleased to be participating in the upcoming Spring Home Seminar Series presented in conjunction with Design New England Magazine and Van Millwork. The series, offering practical advice for homeowners on how to design a dream home, takes place consecutive Thursdays from May 28th through June 25th.