Real Estate

Mass. home sales up for first time since June

Sam Bonacci |

Sales of single-family homes in Massachusetts increased slightly in October, marking the first year-over-year jump since June, according to The Warren Group.

Health Care & Insurance

Report: Mass. tops in health coverage; cost still a challenge

A report designed to track the effectiveness of the state’s 2006 health care reform law has found that the state continues to maintain a high rate of insurance coverage among residents, but...

Hospitality & Tourism

Beechwood to launch upgrade in 2015

Rick Saia |

The Beechwood Hotel will undergo what it calls a “major” multi-million-dollar refurbishment that its owners say will upgrade the Worcester facility into a “modern, state-of-the-art,...

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North Central chamber picks new leader

Rick Saia |

The head of the chamber of commerce in the New Bedford area will move north and take on the same role at the North Central Massachusetts Chamber of Commerce, its board of directors announced Monday...

Nonprofits

Girl Scouts divest while eyeing expansion

Emily Micucci |

The Girl Scouts of Central and Western Massachusetts (GSCWM) said it will divest of three of its seven outdoor facilities while leaving open the possibility of expanding its four remaining properties...

Education

Nichols announces tuition hike, followed by freeze

Emily Micucci |

Nichols College in Dudley said it will raise tuition by 2.9 percent for the 2015-2016 academic year, but will hold the line the following year, marking the college's second tuition freeze in three...

 
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Your favorite Thanksgiving dishes, visualized

In the spirit of Thanksgiving, Chelmsford visual data company Datawatch has released a seasonal demonstration that allows users to measure the nutritional content of their favorite Thanksgiving...

U.S. ambulatory health jobs up 15% over 5 years

State House News Service |

Jobs and payroll levels are up substantially across the United States in the ambulatory health services industry, which includes outpatient services, physician and dentist offices, and home health...

Unemployment down across Mass.

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