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Peloton Recalls 2.2 Million Exercise Bikes Due to Fall and Injury Hazards

May 11th, 2023

Peloton Exercise Bikes U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Recall #23-201

FRAMINGHAM, MA — Those who own or use Peloton exercise bikes, (which can be found in many Framingham area gyms, hotels, clubs, spas, physical therapists, etc.), should be aware that Peloton has received 35 reports of the seat post breaking and detaching from the bike during use — including 13 reports of injuries including a fractured wrist,… [read more].

Ameresco Donates Portable Power Units to Help Support Communities Impacted by Natural Disasters

January 24th, 2023

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FRAMINGHAM, MA — Ameresco, Inc., (NYSE: AMRC) announced they have donated three portable power stations to the Cajun Navy Ground Force. The Louisiana-based non-profit organization is focused on quickly responding during and after natural disasters to help socially vulnerable and marginalized populations in crisis. As hurricanes, storms and natural disasters have become a common threat to communities… [read more].

Framingham Man Convicted of Wire Fraud and Money Laundering

December 10th, 2022

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FRAMINGHAM, MA — A federal jury in Boston convicted a Framingham man today for his role in a business email compromise (BEC) scheme. Gustaf Njei, 27, was convicted following a five-day jury trial of two counts of wire fraud, one count of structuring to avoid reporting requirements, one count of unlawful monetary transactions, and one count of… [read more].

MetroWest Chamber of Commerce President & CEO Stepping Down at End of Year

November 11th, 2022

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FRAMINGHAM, MA — The MetroWest Chamber of Commerce recently announced that its current President and CEO, Jim Giammarinaro, will be stepping down at the end of the calendar year. “Earlier this year Jim informed the Board that, due to competing family and personal commitments, he would be resigning as President and CEO at the end of the… [read more].

TJX Recalls Baby Blankets Due to Choking, Entrapment and Strangulation Hazards

October 22nd, 2022

TJX Companies

FRAMINGHAM, MA — The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announced a recall of 108,000 Mittal International Baby Blankets sold in the U.S. (and in Canada) by Framingham, MA based TJX Company stores. The blankets are being recalled as the threads in the woven baby blankets can come loose and detach posing choking, entrapment and strangulation hazards…. [read more].

Perini Management Services, Inc. Awarded Three Federal Contracts Collectively Valued at $164 Million

October 21st, 2022

[logo] tutor perini

FRAMINGHAM, MA — Tutor Perini Corporation (NYSE: TPC) , a leading civil, building and specialty construction company (with roots in Framingham and Ashland MA going back for 1894), announced on October 19, 2022 that its subsidiary, Perini Management Services, Inc. (PMSI), has been awarded three fixed-price federal contracts collectively valued at approximately $164 million…. [read more].

Framingham based Ameresco, Inc. Certified as Great Place to Work

September 15th, 2022

FRAMINGHAM, MA — On Wednesday, September 14, 2022, Ameresco, Inc., (NYSE: AMRC), a leading cleantech integrator specializing in energy efficiency and renewable energy and headquartered in Framingham, MA announced that it has earned certification as a 2022-2023 Great Place to Work®…. [read more].

Santander Bank Opens New Branch In Framingham

September 11th, 2022

photo - 9/6/2022, Santander Grand Opening Framingham, MA

FRAMINGHAM, MA — Santander Bank held a Grand Opening for its new Framingham branch located at 490 Cochituate Road in Framingham. For over a decade the property located at the corner of Whittier Street and Cochituate Road (Rt. 30, westbound just before Target) was a fenced-off eyesore after the former bank building fell into disrepair and was… [read more].

30-Year Fixed Mortgage Rate Hits 5.25%

April 11th, 2022

(PHOTO) Home at 11 Campello Rd., Framingham, MA

FRAMINGHAM, MA — The cost of everything from home heating fuel, to gasoline, food and other commodity items have been on the rise. Several economic indicators have hit records in the past year or two — and for those who have been on the fence in regards to buying a home in the past year, the bad… [read more].

Trulieve Opens Cannabis Dispensary in Framingham next to Shopper's World

April 7th, 2022

Trulieve Cannabis Dispensary Framingham

FRAMINGHAM, MA — Trulieve Cannabis Corp. opens retail, recreational, adult-use cannabis dispensary at 85 Worcester Rd., (Route 9, just west of Shopper’s World). This is Trulieve’s third and largest retail location in Massachusetts. The other two MA dispensaries are located in Northampton and Worcester…. [read more].