Business Service/Membership Organizations

Greater Gardner Chamber of Commerce

The Greater Gardner Chamber of Commerce serves the communities of Ashburnham, Barre, Gardner, Hubbardston, Templeton, Westminster and Winchendon. The Chamber provides a common ground among a diverse group of businesses, institutions, non-profit agencies, and local governments. We all share a mutual goal of improving the quality of life in the Greater Gardner Area. 


The mission of the Greater Gardner Chamber of Commerce is to help build a strong local economy and quality of life by promoting economic, civic and social development through informed and involved members from the seven communities the Chamber serves.


A strong and vibrant business environment being essential to the stability and growth of our communities and region, the vision of the Greater Gardner Chamber of Commerce is to be recognized as the leading resource for business connections, support, information, development tools and legislative advocacy for our members.

Contact Us

Greater Gardner Chamber of Commerce
29 Parker Street
PO Box 1381
Gardner, MA 01440-6381
(978) 632-1780
Fax: (978) 630-1767
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Gardner Square Two, Inc.

Throughout the year, Gardner Square Two, Inc. organizes, presents, and funds several events in Downtown Gardner including the Experience Gardner Festival & Sidewalk Sale, The Fabulous Fall Festival, Gardner Chair Lugé Race, the Falloween Stroll, Downtown Earth Day Cleanup, Downtown Holiday Stroll, and the Memorial Lights Campaign. In addition to these public events, Square Two funds the Downtown Beautification program which includes planting and maintaining flowers, trees, and green spaces in the Downtown area. Square Two members include Downtown merchants, businesses, institutions and non-profit agencies throughout the City, as well as citizens who care about maintaining a vital, safe, and cultural district. 


Gardner Square Two, Inc. was created to help rebuild our City’s heart and soul.
Our success is instrumental in returning the Downtown to an economically vital business, cultural, and residential district. Square Two’s goal is to provide Gardner’s citizens with a safe, accessible,and diverse resource that will further enhance economic development.

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Gardner Square Two, Inc.
PO Box 8
Gardner, MA 01440
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Over the past six years the NewVue Communities has worked with over 600 small businesses to help them grow. Those small business owners have created or preserve over 1,200 jobs and secured 88 loans totaling $6 million.

We work with all types of small businesses, from farms and grocery stores to artists and accounting firms. Our program focuses mainly on micro-enterprises (businesses with 5 or fewer employees).

Contact Us

If you need assistance starting or growing your small business call or email
Ray Belanger, Director of Small Business Assistance

For initial intake appointments call or email
Flor Cintron, Small Business Intake Specialist

Coworking Space

Wachusett Business Incubator

Our goal is to foster economic growth in the North Central Massachusetts area by providing targeted assistance in a cooperative environment to innovative entrepreneurs. We will guide them to cultivate their business skills, and provide the assistance necessary to take their startup companies along the path to commercial maturity.  Wachusett Business Incubator is located in newly renovated space at the New England Woodenware campus in Gardner, Massachusetts. 

Contact Us

35 Sanborn Street
Gardner, Massachusetts 01440
(978) 410-9250
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