News & Information for Businesses

Mass.gov Daily, Hourly Updates & Info

 

FOR BUSINESSES:

Message from Inspection Services regarding Grocery Stores and Construction Sites:

Guidance for Grocery Stores

Guidance for Construction Sites

 

 

Available on Friday, April 3rd, must go through your local bank, and call them to discuss protocol,
cannot apply online:

PayCheck Protection Program

Pay Check Protection Program Application

SBA – Government Emergency Loans of 10K – available immediately:

Emergency loans

MORE RESOURCES:

Massachusetts Emergency Management Association

Small Business Assistance – Recovery Loans and EIDL Loans

Senator Comerford Constituent Guide to COVID-19 Resources/Unemployment

Small Business Association – List of Resources

MACDC – Mass Community Development Corporation Resources

Massachusetts Growth Capital Corporation Loan

CDC Recommendations for Businesses

Massachusetts Nonprofit Network

Nonprofit Finance Fund

FB Small Business Grants

Coronavirus resources – Philanthropy MA

Social Security COVID-19 Info

American Independent Business Alliance

Massachusetts List of Essential Services/Businesses

413 Cares

Announcements:

Governor Baker Press Conference – March 23 – Essential Services/Businesses Only

Baker/Polito Tax Relief Small Businesses March 18 announcement

Coronavirus Emergency Aid Package

Sign Up for Virtual Tip Jar

 

STAY IN TOUCH WITH YOUR LOCAL/REGIONAL/STATE LEADERS

LOCAL:
Town Manager, Paul Bockelman: townmanager@amherstma.gov, bockelmanp@amherstma.gov
Assistant Town Manager, Dave Ziomek: ziomekd@amherstma.gov
Town Council: towncouncil@amherstma.gov

REGIONAL:
State Representative Mindy Domb: mindy.domb@mahouse.gov,  mindyforma@gmail.com
Phone: (413) 461-2060
Representative Mindy Domb Website

Massachusetts State Senator: Jo.Comerford@masenate.gov
Phone: (413) 367-4656
Senator Comerford Website

STATE:
Senator Elizabeth Warren
Springfield Office: (413) 788-2690
Boston Office: (617) 565-3170
Senator Warren Website

Senator Ed Markey
Boston Office: 617-565-8519
Senator Markey Website

ATTORNEY GENERAL MAURA HEALEY
AG Website

CONSUMER HOTLINE (include COVID-19 Fraud)
Consumer Hotline (617) 727-8400
Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

The Town of Amherst is on it! Their emergency preparedness team and health department has plans in place to best address the needs and safety of our community.

Town of Amherst Info on Coronavirus

 

 

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