TAG: Massachusetts

New England Grows names 2016 Future Leader

May 18, 2016By

A Massachusetts high school student was named the 2016 Future Leader by New England Grows. New England Grows honored Angelo Butera, a horticulture student at Minuteman High School in Lexington, Mass., for an essay he wrote about his experience at the association’s Future Leaders program in December. Out of 60 submissions, Butera’s essay “captured the spirit, determination and insight of a... read more

Unpaid overtime costs Massachusetts company $31,000

April 6, 2016By

Green Paradise Landscaping in Shrewsbury, Mass., will pay more than $31,000 in restitution and penalties to resolve violations of the state’s wage and hour laws. “This business failed to pay its employees the appropriate wages they earned,” said Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey. “Our office will continue to work to address wage theft in all of its forms and make sure that... read more

Noon Turf Care closes deal, creates pest prevention division

March 11, 2014By

Noon Turf Care acquired the lawn care division of Driven Landscapes. Owned and operated by Jonathan Orcutt, Driven Landscapes has serviced residential customers in South Eastern Massachusetts for more than a decade.  “We are very excited to welcome Driven Landscape’s customers to our family business,” said CEO Christopher Noon. “Orcutt has built a phenomenal business, and by Noon Turf Care... read more

Dow’s Defendor herbicide usable in NY, Mass.

December 12, 2013By

Dow AgroSciences’ Defendor specialty herbicide received registration in New York and Massachusetts, adding to the 45 other states it’s usable in. The postemergent herbicide provides early season control of dandelion and prevents the dreaded dandelion bloom. It also controls clover, chickweed and other annual and perennial broadleaf. State registrations from Arizona, California and Hawaii are still pending. read more

Noon Turf Care strikes another deal, acquires Fuller Green

October 10, 2013By

Less than a month after its acquisition of Premier Lawn Care, Marlborough, Mass.-based Noon Turf Care struck another deal, acquiring Fuller Green Lawn Care of Shrewsbury, Mass. Terms weren’t disclosed. Owned and operated by Jerry Fuller, Fuller Green has served the Boston West area for more than a decade, garnering a hefty base of residential and commercial customers in Eastern... read more

Noon Turf Care acquires company, has more in the works

September 13, 2013By

Marlborough, Mass.-based Noon Turf Care acquired the residential side of Premier Lawn Care, expanding its customer base in the Boston West area by 300 clients. And while he was hushed to disclose the amount of the acquisition, Noon Turf Care CEO Christopher Noon said the Massachusetts-based company expects to add $250,000 in annual revenue from the purchase. “We are very... read more