Mount Carmel church to enter historic redevelopment debate

Grant Welker |

As the demolition protection ends on Mount Carmel, another historic Worcester building enters the debate of preservation vs. teardown.

Big Y Foods names workforce management director

Big Y Foods, Inc. of Springfield has appointed longtime employee and Westborough resident Jim Wilson as its new director of workforce management.

The Hanover gets strong credit affirmations

Laura Finaldi |

The Hanover Insurance Group in Worcester and its subsidiaries received strong credit ratings as a result of its solid risk-adjusted capitalization, according to a Thursday release.

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Behavioral Concepts appoints new professional development, research director

Behavioral Concepts, Inc. of Worcester, which specializes in the care of children on the autism spectrum in Central Massachusetts, has appointed a new director of professional development and...

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Total pay for MetroWest workers rises to $23 billion

Grant Welker |

The amount of money earned by workers in MetroWest rose by $600 million in the 12 months ending in June 2016 to surpass $23 billion, according to a new report by the 495/MetroWest Partnership.

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Senate unanimously supports Boston-Springfield high speed train

State House News Service |

The Massachusetts Senate on Thursday unanimously agreed to study the feasibility of developing a high-speed rail line between Boston and Springfield, an issue its sponsor portrayed as a matter of...

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Boston Scientific announces positive asthma test results

Marlborough medical device manufacturer Boston Scientific said Wednesday it found positive results in a test of nearly 300 patients with severe asthma who were treated with one of its treatment...

Staples appoints new chief marketing officer

Staples has appointed a new chief marketing officer who will be in charge of promoting the Framingham office supply chain's turn toward its delivery business.

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Central Mass. 100

Top employers ranked by number of Central Massachusetts employees

RankEmployerNo. of local employees2016 revenue
1UMass Memorial Health Care Inc., Worcester12,906$2.37 billion
2Dell Technologies (EMC Corp.), Hopkinton9,000$72 billion
3Staples Inc., Framingham~5,000$18 billion

Source: Each employer via survey, federal filings, company websites and news archives

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