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Business, entertainment, technology, financial and regional event news from Massachusetts (Mass.), USA.

East Cambridge Savings Bank Turns to Content Marketing to Boost Sales

BOSTON, Mass., Feb. 13, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Truebridge, a financial marketing company based in Boston, is pleased to announce East Cambridge Savings Bank’s launch of their online Financial Answer Center. Their implementation of Truebridge’s Content Marketing System is one of many examples of financial institutions turning to Content Marketing to increase revenue.

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EPIC announces acquisition of Altus Specialty Group’s Program Business

BOSTON, Mass., Jan. 21, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center) a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today it has acquired certain assets of program specialist Altus Specialty Group (ASG), namely the program book of business (ASG Programs). 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.

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‘Best in Class’ Benefits Initiatives Awarded at New England Employee Benefits Council Conference

WALTHAM, Mass., Dec. 16, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The New England Employee Benefits Council (NEEBC) announced today that it awarded five companies with Best Practices awards at its Best Practices Conference ‘Employers at the Head of the Class.’ The awards were presented to companies that best exhibit innovation and creativity in the planning and delivery of their employee benefit programs.

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Retail Expert Doug Fleener’s Tips for Being Nice to Retail Employees This Holiday Season

BOSTON, Mass., Nov. 22, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 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, says it’s important for shoppers to remember the retail employees who make it all happen.

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Designer Donna Terry Launches Boston Design and Interiors, Inc.: Boston Interior Design Firm Transforms Drawing Room in Famous Glen Magna Estate

BOSTON, Mass., Nov. 12, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Award-winning interior designer Donna Terry recently launched Boston Design and Interiors, Inc., located at 75 Arlington Street, Boston, MA. The company provides discriminating clients with a full range of interior design services, from single room remodeling and decorating to extensive multi-tiered design projects for estates.

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Massachusetts Cannabis Knowledge Forum announces 3 Events to Inform and Educate about Cannabis and Developing Mass. Marijuana Industry

BOSTON, Mass., Aug. 21, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Three informational events across the state with the cannabis industry’s best and brightest will be hosted by the Massachusetts Cannabis Knowledge Forum (MCKF) in association with the Northeastern Institute of Cannabis on Sept. 28-29 in Boston, Lowell and Dartmouth.

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Truebridge Launches New Product for Banks and Credit Unions: The Business Answer Center

BOSTON, Mass., Aug. 1, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Truebridge Financial Marketing today announced 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.

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XJTAG extends the test boundaries with XJInvestigator

CAMBRIDGE, U.K. and ACTON, Mass., July 10, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 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. XJTAG’s tools are used across the product life cycle from development and prototyping into production.

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Christ Church Cambridge Wins Historic Preservation Award

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., June 14, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 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.

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Mass Challenge Finalist WomenLEAD, Inc. launches Campaign to Honor Women Who Lead

BOSTON, Mass., May 28, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 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.

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Banks Flock to Financial Education to Drive Sales

BOSTON, Mass., May 22, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Truebridge Financial Marketing, which provides banks and credit unions with a financial education marketing system, announces 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.

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Truebridge Hires Senior Retail Exec to Help Banks Increase Sales

BOSTON, Mass., April 30, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 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. The announcement was made by Stewart Rose, CEO of Truebridge.

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WomenLEAD, Inc announced today their Partnership with Sheryl Sandberg’s LeanIn

BOSTON, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — WomenLEAD, Inc announced today their partnership with 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.

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The Traveling Vineyard Joins Forces with Award-Winning Food Bloggers

IPSWICH, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Traveling Vineyard 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. The new web content is the result of several unique relationships with award-winning food bloggers from across the U.S. as well as Indonesia and Italy.

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Localization LLC Translations Continues to Expand Into New Boston and New England Markets Offering Translation and Language Services

BOSTON, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 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.

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WEST’s Ten-Month Leadership Development Program: Leading for Impact: A Journey of Self-Discovery, Career Success and Community Contribution

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 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.

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WEST Ensures Visibility for Board Members: CEO Kip Hollister is the Entrepreneur Of The Year 2012 Award winner in New England

BOSTON, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 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.

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WEST Hosts Executive Dinner on The Economic impact of Women on Boards

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 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.’

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Two Members on WEST’s Advisory Board – Finalists for the New England Region Ernst and Young Entrepreneurial of the Year Award

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 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.

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WEST Holds Career Mentoring Evening for 80 Girl Scouts

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 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.

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Remspec Brings Mid-IR Fiber Production On-Line

STURBRIDGE, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Remspec Corporation is pleased to announce that it has completed the technology transfer and an upgrade of the mid-IR optical fiber manufacturing process originally developed by Amorphous Materials Inc. of Garland, Texas. This means that in addition to meeting its own needs for high grade mid-IR fiber Remspec can now supply high quality low-cost fiber to meet the general needs of the optical device community.

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Harvard, Oxford Students Building New Network for Planetary Change

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., March 16, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Students from Harvard and Oxford, in cooperation with the World Mind Network, Peer to Peer Media Group, and the Creative Commons Initiative, are building a new social network dedicated to using advanced Web and Smart Phone tools to achieve goals in social change, academic research, environmental improvement, education, cultural preservation, and worldwide online discussion of important issues.

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Protium Technologies Introduces New Product, New Distributor

NORTHBOROUGH, Mass., Feb. 27, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Protium Technologies, Inc. has announced today that it is now shipping the P6020, a 20 MHz-6 GHz digitized tuner, and that the company has signed an agreement with Marlborough Communications Limited (MCL) in Surrey, England, to serve as the distributor in the U.K.

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