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Intelligent Labor & Moving Use CLF Connections to Grow its Business and “Go Green”

We love to hear feedback from our member businesses. Intelligent Labor & Moving has been a loyal and committed member of Cambridge Local First for nearly a decade. They believe in delivering quality service, giving back to their community, and being environmentally and socially conscious. They recently reached out to let us know how their …

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April 6th in Harvard Square: “Top Ten Mistakes Employers Make and How to Avoid Them”

Join us April 6, 2017 in Harvard Square for a breakfast seminar with employment law attorney, Amy Carlin, of Morgan, Brown & Joy, LLP. Small business owners and managers must be knowledgeable about state and federal employment laws that impact their businesses.The goal of this seminar will be to provide a practical overview of those …

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Government Affairs Committee February 2017 Update

While the drama continues at the national level, we are focusing on some significant accomplishments here in Cambridge and keeping an eye on upcoming legislation in the state.  Here is your Cambridge Local First Government Affairs update for February, including: Central Square Re-zoned Trash Pick-up, Lab Spaces and More Business/Business District Grants Available Cheaper Filing …

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Government Affairs Committee January 2017 Update

As we start 2017, the Government Affairs Committee is keeping abreast of proposals before the City of Cambridge which may impact locally-owned independent businesses.  Here are a few highlights and items of note from happenings in the City: Central Square Restoration Petition This zoning petition, also referred to as the Sater Petition, seeks to implement changes …

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Look of Local 2016 Wrap Up

Over 100 guests joined us for our second Annual Look of Local Fashion Show on September 27th at the Garment District in Cambridge. Almost 20 businesses participated in our show, featuring everything from a fairy themed gown to a beautiful lingerie set. Guests enjoyed delicious food and drink from Ole Mexican Restaurant in Inman Square …

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