10-year high for workplace deaths in Mass.

Grant Welker |

A construction worker in Sutton, a chef and caterer in Hudson, and a pizza delivery driver in Bellingham were among the 13 Central Massachusetts workers who died on the job last year, as workplace...

Mass. receives $12M opioid grant to boost outpatient treatment

Emily Micucci |

Massachusetts is the recipient of an $11.7-million grant to bolster the public health response to the opioid epidemic.

How Trump's tax plan could affect Massachusetts

State House News Service |

President Donald Trump on Wednesday released the skeleton of his plan to revamp the federal tax code, a plan that the White House referred to as "the most significant tax reform legislation since...

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Fitchburg drone racing hits TV in June

Laura Finaldi |

The world's only professional drone racing organization competed in Fitchburg this month and will air on television in June, giving the North Central city a chance to introduce itself to millions of...

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Kennedy CHC head appointed to Blue Cross foundation board

One of Worcester’s longest-serving community health leaders was appointed to the board of the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Foundation.

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Workers acquires insurance firm

In an effort to expand its portfolio of financial services, Workers Credit Union has acquired a local retail insurance agency.

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People on the move

RXi Pharmaceuticals, a Marlborough medical therapeutics company, has appointed Gerrit Dispersyn as chief development officer effective April 24.

ReWalk appoints new chief commercial officer

ReWalk Robotics Ltd., with United States operations based in Marlborough, has promoted a new chief commercial officer.

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Top colleges and universities

Ranked by full-time enrollment, fall 2016

RankSchoolFull-time enrollmentHead of school
1Worcester Polytechnic Institute5,143Laurie Leshin
2Fitchburg State University4,498Richard S. Lapidus
3Worcester State University4,209Barry M. Maloney

Source: Each school via survey

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