Agency News

CONNECTICUT
Mason & Madison in New Haven has been hired to handle marketing chores for the New Haven Ravens, a minor league baseball affiliate of the Seattle Mariners.
AdGray in Glastonbury has been tapped to handle advertising for Ed Steben Glass in South Windsor and Windsor Locks.
MAINE
Thomas Hillman Design in Portland has been hired to create annual reports for Northeast Bancorp in Auburn, the Community Counseling Center in Portland and The American Cancer Society/New England in Framingham, Mass.
MASSACHUSETTS
Sterling Hager in Watertown has added HighPoint Systems, a Cambridge-based maker of grocery shopping systems, to its roster of public relations clients. In addition, the agency has been hired by Software Metrics in Waterloo, Ontario, and Software AG in Munich, Germany.
Barrett Communications in Cambridge has been tapped by O’Grady-Peyton International in Boston to handle corporate identity projects and SolidWorks in Concord to create a manual and other materials for its reseller and training programs. The shop also has been hired to fashion an annual report for GenRad in Westford and brochures for Lewtan Technologies in Waltham.
DeverFrankian in Milford has added advertising and communications assignments from Wright Line in Worcester, R.H. White Cos. in Auburn, Valpey-Fisher in Hopkinton and Osmonics in Minnetonka, Minn.
Warner PR in Manchester has been hired for corporate communications services by Executive Options, an outplacement and career consulting firm in Wellesley, and Verbind, a Boston-based developer of real-time software systems.
Berkeley Advertising in Framingham has developed a signage, brochure and Internet campaign for Clean Harbors Environmental Services in Braintree using the theme, “Semper Fidelis Environmentis,” an adaptation of the U.S. Marine Corps slogan that translates as, “Always faithful to the environment.”
The Horn Group in Braintree has been tapped to handle public relations chores for Profit 21, a Yardley, Pa.-based provider of wholesale distribution software.
Pontes/Buckley Advertising in Boston has been selected by GTE Government Systems in Needham to develop collateral materials. The shop also has been tapped by Diamond USA in Chelmsford for media and direct mail programs as well as trade show and Internet support.
Graphic Trends in Newton has designed a trade show booth for Brookline-based Hayes Management Consulting.
Logos to Go in Hingham has added The Boston College Club to its roster.
Marketing communications firm Ideate has moved to 372 Main St., Watertown.
Cookson & Co. in Marlborough has completed a Web site for Cranberry Junction, a Plymouth-based seller of hobby kits.
Lehman Millet in Boston has been awarded the ad accounts of Candela Corp. in Wayland and CytoLogix in Boston.
LoConte Goldman Design in Boston has been tapped by Bose Corp. in Framingham to provide graphic design and imagery for its interactive platform kiosks.
NEW HAMPSHIRE
Vital & Ryze Advertising has relocated to 155 Dow St., Suite 101, Manchester.
Bedford Granite Group in Bedford has been named agency of record for the Harmony Manchester substance abuse and crisis management center in Manchester.
RHODE ISLAND
Martin Thomas in Barrington has been retained by metal products manufacturers Advanced Polymers in Salem, N.H., and Polyzen in Cary, N.C., for advertising and public relations chores.
Culotta Advertising in Providence has developed a 30-minute infomercial for DiStefano Medical Group, a hair transplant company based in Worcester, Mass.
America House Communications in Newport has been tapped by the Newport Public Schools and the Newport County Convention & Visitors Bureau. The agency also has added assignments from University Park Hotel at MIT in Cambridge, Mass., and Daniel Chapter One natural health centers in Portsmouth and Raynham, Mass.