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Executive Vice President Larissa Cook of FBN Construction
Posted Sep 11 at 8:53 PM in News by Sandy Giardi
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Executive Vice President Larissa Cook is celebrating 15 years at FBN Construction, one of Boston’s premier residential construction and remodeling firms. Cook began her tenure at FBN as an assistant to the former owner John DeShazo, with no construction experience under her belt, and worked her way up with posts as an Estimator, General Manager and, occasionally, Bookkeeper, before serving in her...
The making of a custom Modern Prairie home in Boston
Posted Aug 13 at 4:43 PM in News by Dan Kaplan
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As we continue to follow the build of a Modern Prairie style home tucked away in the suburbs of Boston, we are amazed by the progress Concept Building, Slocum Hall Design Group, and Briar Design Group have been able to make given today’s challenges with Covid-19.   While Covid-19 has changed the way in which the team works, it certainly has not slowed down the pace in which they work. Through...
Plymouth Quarries gives back to COVID-19 front line workers
Posted Apr 28 at 3:23 PM in News by Andrea Mingels
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Plymouth Quarries and JF Price Company are giving back to those who have continuously given so much during the COVID-19 pandemic—our front line workers. The two companies are offering a special discount on their finest stone products and services to those who are working on the front line during these troubling times. The discount began on April 27th and will continue through December 4th, 2020....
Custom home by brookes + hill custom builders
Posted Apr 23 at 5:13 PM in News by Sandy Giardi
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It has been a banner year at brookes + hill custom builders, inc. The high-end custom builder and renovator is celebrating its 10th year in business, and has marked the milestone by moving to a new Waltham office, launching a compelling new website and by promoting Jessica Griffith to the role of principal, joining Eric Hill (pictured below left) and David Brookes (right) at the helm. Griffith,...
Massachusetts builders help prevent the spread of COVID-19 to Health Care Workers
Posted Apr 8 at 12:49 PM in News by Sandy Giardi
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Area builders have banded together to help those in the medical industry and on the frontlines of the COVID-19 crisis. Sitting idle didn’t sit well with Ken Vona of KVC Builders and others in the construction business, so instead they’ve joined forces to help the health care community while honoring the governor’s stop-work order.  The Maybe We Can Help Initiative was conceived as a result of an...
The Portland Group Launches Campaign to Feed First Responders
Posted Apr 7 at 1:48 PM in News by Sandy Giardi
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The Portland Group, a multigenerational, family-owned plumbing, heating and air-conditioning company, is partnering with local restaurants to donate and deliver meals to first responders in New England. Each day, a Portland Group wholesale location or retailer, including Splash in Newton, and Spritzo showrooms in Worcester, Providence, Clinton and Middletown, Conn., and Saco, Maine, orders from a...
Pj and Lizzy of Oak Development & Design
Posted Mar 20 at 10:59 AM in News by Kathleen Parente
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A New England home renovation show, Heart of Oak follows PJ and Lizzy Antonik and their team from Oak Development & Design as they tear houses apart to turn them into beautiful custom renovated homes.  As real as it gets, there’s no script and no fluff - just an authentic look at building in New England.  Season 2 features multiple projects including The Squirrel Hill Project where PJ and...
JW Construction
Posted Feb 4 at 10:16 AM in News by Kathleen Parente
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JW Construction, Inc., a Boston-based, full-service construction company recently announced the appointment of Andrea Brownell as Vice President. In this newly created role, Ms. Brownell will oversee internal operations as a whole to ensure all departments are working together and towards the same common goal – deliver nothing less than exceptional service.“Today I am proud to announce the well-...
Snow and Jones helps in the realization of the CCALS Retreat Center in Falmouth, Mass.
Posted Dec 26 at 4:37 PM in News by Edie Ravenelle
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When Snow and Jones, Inc. was asked to support the plumbing for CCALS’ (Compassionate Care ALS) new Retreat Center in Falmouth, they were honored but not surprised. In business since 1952 as a family owned plumbing and heating supply company, they are a fixture in the community, and it wasn’t the first time they’d donated their expertise. “We have eight locations on the South Shore and Cape Cod...
Boston's Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
Posted Dec 24 at 9:58 AM in News by Sandy Giardi
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Isabella Stewart Gardner created her Boston museum in the Back Bay Fens in 1899 because America didn’t have anything like it—and there is nothing like it. The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum is hands down one of Boston’s treasures and completely captivating this time of year. Pictured left to right: Andrea Mingels, Kathleen Parente, Sandy Giardi, Maureen Lampert, Julie Kelly, Rob Silsby; front l...

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