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Mission " to nurture a sense of community among the people of Greater Boston." Issues reports on schools, housing, jobs, arts, etc.; sponsors forums; and distributes funds.    Recent reports include: Culture is Our Common Wealth: An Action Agenda to Enhance Revenues and Resources for Massachusetts Cultural Organizations; The Role and Impact of Colleges and Universities in Greater Boston Today: A New Era of Higher Education-Community Partnerships; Staying Power: The Future of Manufacturing in Massachusetts. Boston ...
Boston is regarded as the unofficial "Capital of New England" for its economic and cultural impact on the entire New England region. Boston city proper had a 2009 estimated population of 645,169, making it the twentieth largest in the country . 1 Boston is also the anchor of a substantially larger metropolitan area called Greater Boston , home to 4.5 million people and the tenth-largest metropolitan area in the country. 2 Greater Boston as a commuting region includes six Massachusetts counties , Essex, Middlesex, Norfolk, Suffolk, Plymouth, and Worcester, all of Rhode Island and parts of New Hampshire ; it is home to ...
Health Care Renewal: Why Pretend An Advertising Executive and ...
Obesity as a public health problem has been the subject of considerable discussion.  So that luminaries from the prestigious Partners Healthcare system and Massachusetts Blue Cross Blue Shield would weigh in on the issue at a public meeting should surprise no one.  But see this report by the Boston Herald: When asked about rising health-care costs, Jack Connors - chairman of the Partners chain, which includes Mass. General and Brigham and Women’s hospitals - said yesterday, 'Taking care of yourself starts at home.' 'What happened to individual responsibility?' Connors said at a Greater ... market research, surveys and trends
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Come celebrate Cinco de Mayo with JP Licks The May 1 to May 7 customers will receive double points on your card for every purchase made cow! The JP Licks also be serving the best margaritas north of the border, made their signature margarita sorbet made fresh by fresh lime juice and tequila served in a 12 oz. margarita glass that customers can maintain. They will be operating in three flavors, original, spicy mango and lime Habanera. The JP Licks is to bring back two popular ice cream flavors for the month, El Diablo, chocolate ice cream with cayenne pepper and cinnamon and caramel, caramel ice cream with a caramel candy swirl. ... market research, surveys and trends


02.10.10 - Small Business Jobs Bill
Governor Patrick unveiled a small business jobs bill today. Among other measures, the bill provides tax credits for businesses that create new jobs, eases healthcare and unemployment insurance costs for employers and creates a new organization dedicated to providing businesses with the financial capital and resources they need to grow. For more information, please visit   Good morning and thank you for having me today. I want to spend most of our time in conversation, but let me offer a few comments first about where we are as a Commonwealth and where we are going. To say the obvious, ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
05.01.08 - Comprehensive Clean Energy Strategy
On Thursday, May 1, 2008, Governor Deval Patrick this morning delivered a speech to the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce where he presented a comprehensive, ambitious strategy for taking national leadership in clean energy in response to record high energy prices and in recognition of the opportunities for jobs and economic growth in the burgeoning clean energy industry.    View photos from the event   Go to the video from this event   Learn more about the administration's clean energy commitment   Learn more about the Governor's Economic Stimulus Plan Good morning. What I'd like to ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
ABCD Selects Val Hyman as Board Chair
The 48-member volunteer Board of Directors of Action for Boston Community Development, Inc. (ABCD), Boston’s antipoverty agency, elected new officers at ABCD’s Annual Meeting of the Corporation on June 23. “We are thrilled to welcome Val Hyman as Chair of the ABCD Board of Directors.” said ABCD President/CEO John J. Drew. “He has been an unwavering pillar of strength in low-income communities and is widely recognized for his important, ongoing leadership role in community development, real estate management and economic development and his tireless work to provide opportunities and services for children, youth and families in ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
Edgewater Technology, Inc. Holds 2010 Annual Stockholders' Meeting
("Edgewater" or the "Company"), a consulting firm that brings a synergistic blend of specialty services to its clients in the areas of business advisory, analytics, data management and technology, today announced that the Company held its Annual Stockholders' Meeting on June 16, 2010 in Wakefield, Massachusetts. The meeting was held for the following purposes: -- To elect seven directors to serve until the 2011 Annual Meeting of Stockholders; -- To ratify the appointment of Deloitte & Touche LLP by the Company's Audit Committee as independent registered public accountants to audit ... market trends, news research and surveys resources


Testimony of Tim Sweeney, Director of Public Policy, Greater ...
Testimony of Tim Sweeney, Director of Public Policy, Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce to the Department of Public Health January 9, 2009. Good morning. ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Susan Hockfield, President, Massachusetts Institute of Technology ...
It is a pleasure to be here. I am grateful to Paul Guzzi for inviting me to join you this morning. And I’m glad to have this occasion to salute the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce. The Chamber does very important work—not just on behalf of our local business community, but more broadly, on behalf of all of us in the Charles River basin. Our local economy is unique, and Paul and his colleagues have a clear understanding of the importance of productive interactions between business, government, universities, and other not-for-profits. Strong collaborative relationships are more vital than ever in ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
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“I worry about the lack of objectivity and the future of the news business,” Charles Gibson told a Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce audience yesterday. The host of ABC’s “World News” program said the two cable networks are playing to niche audiences - Fox to conservatives and MSNBC to liberals - to the detriment of what should be objective news gathering and reporting. “I don’t like the fact that they’re delivering news based on the conviction of its viewers,” he said. “This desire to play to niche audiences is making it harder and harder for mainstream media like ABC, NBC or CBS - and there are viewers who watch news that ...
What is Martha Coakley famous for?
With 47% of the vote in a four-way Democratic primary, Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley has won the Democratic nomination for the Senate seat formerly held by the late Sen. Ted Kennedy. She will face Republican Scott Brown in the special election to be held January 19. DSCC Chairman Sen. Robert Menendez congratulates her on her victory: “Congratulations to Martha Coakley on her victory tonight. Each of the Democrats deserve credit for waging thoughtful and hard-fought campaigns. In a few short weeks, Massachusetts voters will have the opportunity to elect a Senator to a seat with an historic legacy of fighting for ...