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WPI app aims to stop overeating

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An app being developed by researchers at WPI and the University of Connecticut tracks eating patterns and provides reminders aimed at helping to stop overeating.

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WPI's Leshin is highest-paid private-college president in Central Mass.

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Wachusett leads Top 10 largest Central Mass. breweries

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Top breweries in Central Mass.

Ranked by number of barrels produced in 2016

RankBrewerAnnual productionYear founded
1Wachusett Brewing Co., Westminster51,239 barrels1993
2Jack's Abby Craft Lagers, Framingham34,000 barrels2011
3Wormtown Brewery, Worcester16,520 barrels2010

Source: Each brewer via survey

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