Greater Boston

John Hancock Invests over $1 Million to Fund Summer Jobs for Boston Teens through Virtual MLK Scholars Program

Monday, July 6, 2020 - 2:00pm

Believed to be the largest, most comprehensive corporate summer jobs program of its kind in the country, the MLK Scholars Program is a unique cross-sector collaboration John Hancock leads in partnership with The Boston Globe, Boston University, Mass General Brigham, and the City of Boston.

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  • Believed to be the largest, most comprehensive corporate summer jobs program of its kind in the country, the MLK Scholars Program is a unique cross-sector collaboration John Hancock leads in partnership with The Boston Globe, Boston University, Mass General Brigham, and the City of Boston.
  • This year, the $1.2 million initiative will provide over 600 Boston youth summer job assignments, leadership development forums, and digital financial literacy training.
  • "While the MLK Scholars program may look different this year, our commitment to providing these opportunities is stronger than ever.
  • As part of the program, John Hancock will also hire 35 Boston students as summer interns at the company, in addition to four college interns who were former MLK Scholars.

National Interior Solutions Partners With the Aquitaine Group, Offering State-of-the-Art Sanitation Technology

Thursday, July 2, 2020 - 11:00pm

BOSTON, July 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The Aquitaine Restaurant Group (TAG) of Boston, MA, announced that National Interior Solutions (NIS), a specialty solutions service provider, treated TAG restaurants with ViaClean'sBIOPROTECTUsSystem .

Key Points: 
  • BOSTON, July 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The Aquitaine Restaurant Group (TAG) of Boston, MA, announced that National Interior Solutions (NIS), a specialty solutions service provider, treated TAG restaurants with ViaClean'sBIOPROTECTUsSystem .
  • The announcement was made today by Matt Burns, Partner of TAG, (includes Aquitaine Boston , Aquitaine Chestnut Hill , Gaslight , and MetropolisCafe ).
  • "We are pleased that The Aquitaine Group of Boston has chosen to disinfect and protect their restaurants with NIS to ensure the safety and well-being of its patrons, staff and their facilities," saidNazSenaldi, Managing Director of National Interior Solutions.
  • NIS is a specialty solutions service provider focused on surface & ice machine sanitation and potable water filtration.

Fisher College Appoints Interim President

Wednesday, July 1, 2020 - 9:00pm

BOSTON, July 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Fisher College, a private four-year institution based in Boston's prestigious Back Bay, announced today that Steven Rich, current Executive Vice President of Finance and Administration, will serve as Interim President.

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  • BOSTON, July 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Fisher College, a private four-year institution based in Boston's prestigious Back Bay, announced today that Steven Rich, current Executive Vice President of Finance and Administration, will serve as Interim President.
  • Rich will lead the College over the next several months while the Institution embarks on a search for the 10th president of Fisher College.
  • He is a strong and decisive leader that the Fisher community can depend on to move the College further."
  • "I am honored to be selected as Interim President of Fisher College while the Institution searches for its 10th president," Rich stated.

Bryant University President Ronald K. Machtley steps down after 24 years, leaving a transformed institution as his legacy

Tuesday, June 30, 2020 - 11:23pm

Bryant University's Board of Trustees is extremely grateful for all that they accomplished in making Bryant the world-class institution we are proud of today."

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  • Bryant University's Board of Trustees is extremely grateful for all that they accomplished in making Bryant the world-class institution we are proud of today."
  • Under President Machtley's leadership, Bryant has emerged as a nationally recognized university positioned on a dynamic trajectory of continued future success.
  • Mrs. Kati C. Machtley '17H, founder and Director of the Women's Summit at Bryant University , leaves a lasting legacy as well.
  • Ronald Machtley is succeeded by incoming Bryant University President Ross Gittell, Ph.D. Dr. Gittell previously served for nearly a decade as Chancellor of the Community College System of New Hampshire (CCSNH).

The Boston Group Acquires People Prime Worldwide Private Limited to Grow the Staffing Business Globally

Wednesday, May 13, 2020 - 8:00pm

The Boston Group Private Limited, today announced that it has acquired People Prime Worldwide, one of the most preferred recruitment consultancies in India.

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  • The Boston Group Private Limited, today announced that it has acquired People Prime Worldwide, one of the most preferred recruitment consultancies in India.
  • This acquisition will expand The Boston Group IT staffing services platform to multiple customers globally and enhance its business growth.
  • We are excited to welcome People Prime Worldwide into The Boston Group family, said Subu Kota, the Chairman of The Boston Group.
  • The Boston Group will utilize the robust process, tools and procedures that has been built over the years by the People Prime Worldwide.

More Than 60 Maine Nonprofits Receive Nearly $900,000 From Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation For COVID-19 Relief Efforts

Monday, May 11, 2020 - 2:00pm

"During these challenging times, it is critically important to support our communities and the people of Maine who need help," said Bill Whitmore, vice president of Maine regional market for Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, a local, not-for-profit health services company.

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  • "During these challenging times, it is critically important to support our communities and the people of Maine who need help," said Bill Whitmore, vice president of Maine regional market for Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, a local, not-for-profit health services company.
  • Created in 1980, The Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation supports Harvard Pilgrim's mission to improve the quality and value of health care for the people and communities we serve.
  • The Harvard Pilgrim Foundation provides the tools, training and leadership to help build healthy communities throughout Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire.
  • In 2019, the Harvard Pilgrim Foundation awarded nearly $2.9 million in grants to 990 nonprofit organizations in the region.Since its inception in 1980, the Foundation has awarded $155 million in funds and resources throughout the four states.For more information, please visit www.harvardpilgrim.org/foundation .

Dining Alliance Founder John Davie Pledges $100,000 to Support Boston Area Independent Restaurants and Families in Need

Wednesday, April 29, 2020 - 2:00pm

WALTHAM, Mass., April 29, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Dining Alliance, the nations largest group purchasing organization for independent restaurants, today announced founder John Davie has committed to purchase up to $100,000 in gift cards from Boston-area independent restaurants.

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  • WALTHAM, Mass., April 29, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Dining Alliance, the nations largest group purchasing organization for independent restaurants, today announced founder John Davie has committed to purchase up to $100,000 in gift cards from Boston-area independent restaurants.
  • Those gift cards will be donated to Boston area organizations helping families in need.
  • Independent operators are the backbone of the Boston restaurant community, and they deserve our support, Davie said.
  • Independent operators in Boston visit the Dining Alliance Boston Gift Card Giveaway program website at https://www.diningalliance.com/boston/ and sign up for Dining Alliances free cost savings program.

DCAMM Teams with SLAM and Gilbane Building Company to Re-Occupy Newton Pavilion for Temporary Quarantine of Homeless During COVID-19 Pandemic

Wednesday, April 15, 2020 - 1:00pm

The facility has a maximum capacity of up to 304 non-acute beds for Boston-area homeless at the former Newton Pavilion previously managed by Boston Medical Center at 88 E. Newton Street in Boston, MA.

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  • The facility has a maximum capacity of up to 304 non-acute beds for Boston-area homeless at the former Newton Pavilion previously managed by Boston Medical Center at 88 E. Newton Street in Boston, MA.
  • The Newton Pavilion has been a shuttered hospital facility since October 29, 2018.
  • "Gilbane is grateful for the opportunity to work on this critical project delivered by this incredibly dedicated team.
  • SLAM and Gilbane have partnered on more than 40 projects throughout New England and across the country.

oXYGen Financial Hires Client Service Associate Rachel Barker - Boston, MA -

Tuesday, March 24, 2020 - 6:50pm

Mark Scribner, Managing Director of the Boston Office on Summer Street said, "Rachel is going to be a tremendous asset to our oXYGen Boston office.

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  • Mark Scribner, Managing Director of the Boston Office on Summer Street said, "Rachel is going to be a tremendous asset to our oXYGen Boston office.
  • The oXYGen Financial Boston Office has exploded over thelast year with more than 150 high net worth families moving to the firm.
  • The addition of Rachel Barker will make a huge impact in continuing the rapid growth of the Boston Office.
  • To learn more about oXYGen Financial, go to oXYGen Financial or oXYGen Boston locally in Boston.

Alert Innovation, Inc Recognized as One of America's Best Startup Employers 2020

Monday, March 16, 2020 - 12:47pm

BOSTON, March 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Alert Innovation was ranked #62 Best Startup Employer in the United States in the 2020 Ranking.

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  • BOSTON, March 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Alert Innovation was ranked #62 Best Startup Employer in the United States in the 2020 Ranking.
  • In addition, it was ranked #3 in the Boston, MA metropolitan area and #2 nationally in the field of Robotics/Engineering.
  • "We are honored to be recognized for the outstanding culture we have created.
  • Forbes and Statista selected America's Best Startup Employers based on an innovative methodology.