Eagle-Tribune: One business at a time, a former mill city reinvents itself
One business at a time, a former mill city reinvents itself
LAWRENCE -A difficult pregnancy about 10 years ago left Danaris Mazara unable to work. At about the same time, her husband was laid off from his manufacturing job at Haverhill Paperboard.
Bankruptcy followed, then foreclosure.
Mazara, a native of the Dominican Republic, now employs nine people, including her husband.
Her immigrant success story would have been impossible without the SBA loan that allowed her to buy the storefront at 98 Essex St., Mazara on Friday told a roomful of some of the most powerful people in Washington, Boston and Lawrence, including U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, Rep. Niki Tsongas, D-Lowell, Mayor Daniel Rivera and the city's entire statehouse delegation.
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