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    Saturday, March 28, 2020
    Like many upcoming 5K races, the United Way of Tri-County is postponing the Avidia Bank MetroWest Corporate 5K scheduled on Thursday, May 14 due to the unprecedented Novel Coronavirus pandemic. We hope you remain safe and healthy so you can run with us again once this crisis is behind us. The funds lost from special events during this time when our food pantries are experiencing an unparalleled ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest
    Saturday, March 28, 2020
    The CARES program is the vehicle to distribute the $350 billion approved by Congress on Friday. Some important information to know:   Banks are being selected to participate in this program,as soon as we know who they are we will let you know.This program is known as the Paycheck Protection Program and provides 100% federally guaranteed loans.Loans may be forgiven if borrowers maintain their ...read more
    Tuesday, March 24, 2020
    Today, the Baker-Polito Administration filed An Act to Further Address Challenges Faced by Municipalities and School Districts Resulting from COVID-19, which would provide administrative relief to state and local government entities impacted by the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak, including modifying local permitting processes, enabling municipalities to extend tax and finance deadlines, and extending ...read more
    Categories: Education, Community, General News Article
    Tuesday, March 17, 2020
    Baker-Polito Administration Announces $10 Million Small Business Recovery Loan FundSmall businesses impacted by COVID-19 will have access to capital assistance. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:3/16/2020·    Office of Governor Charlie Baker and Lt. Governor Karyn Polito·    Governor's Press Office·    Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development BOSTON — Today, the Baker-Polito Administration ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic, Press Release
    Monday, March 16, 2020
    E-Alert from Mirick O'Connell Attorneys at Law With cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) significantly on the rise, the World Health Organization declaring the coronavirus outbreak a pandemic, and Governor Baker recently declaring a state of emergency in the Commonwealth, employers should be prepared to address a number of potentially complicated employment-related issues that may ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic
    Monday, March 16, 2020
    Baker Bills Set to Advance Quickly This WeekMatt Murphy3/16/20 2:57 PMMEDFORD, MARCH 16, 2020.....With closures tied to the coronavirus outbreak impacting everything from restaurants and schools to municipal offices, Gov. Charlie Baker on Monday filed a suite of legislation intended to offer a lifeline to workers forced to stay home and to cities and towns trying to keep local government ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic
    Monday, March 16, 2020
     The MA Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) and Baker-Polito Administration are working closely with the U.S. Small Business Administration to activate the Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) program to provide assistance to eligible businesses and non-profits impacted by COVID-19. The EIDL program will provide small businesses with working capital loans of up to $2 million to help meet financial ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic
    Tuesday, March 10, 2020
    February Updates from the Public Policy CommitteePublic Policy committee members discussed several topics affecting the MetroWest region, including:Updates on the State budget process and goal of approving in time due to an election year.Wage Transparency Bill focusing on ability of applicants applying for jobs to have open wage discussions.Taxes on gas, ride-hailing and businesses in the House ...read more
    Categories: Chamber
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