Economy & Labor

Mass. adds 9,400 jobs; unemployment up slightly

John Agoglia |

Rebounding from a weak August, when the state lost nearly 5,000 jobs, Massachusetts employers bounced back in September, adding 9,400 jobs, the Patrick administration announced Thursday.

Health Care

Positive results for ACT stem cell treatment

Sam Bonacci |

A stem cell-derived eye treatment from Advanced Cell Technology (ACT) of Marlborough has been found to have long-term safety in a study where some patients showed improved vision.

Transportation

CSX announces record 3Q profit

CSX Corporation (NYSE: CSX) announced a record third-quarter profit of $509 million Tuesday as it transported more freight thanks to high demand in the market.

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Construction

U.S. housing starts, building permits grow

John Agoglia |

The U.S. housing market continued to roll along as both housing starts and building permits beat expectations for September, according to data released by the Obama administration.

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Energy & Utilities

DCU, Hub firm team up for $100M solar loan program

John Agoglia |

Digital Federal Credit Union (DCU), and Sungage Financial, a Boston-based platform that provides homeowners with access to low-cost solar financing, have initiated a $100 million residential solar...

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Health Care

Health care workers air concerns over Ebola readiness

ANDY METZGER STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE |

A medical facility near Logan International Airport does not have access to the preferred protective suits for medical workers to handle Ebola cases, and even the head of one of the state's largest...

 
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Patrick: Public-private partnerships on dwindling to-do list

BY ANDY METZGER STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE |

Before he leaves office in January, Gov. Deval Patrick hopes to get the state's feet wet with some public-private partnerships to fund transportation projects.

Rockland Trust parent reports solid gains

John Agoglia |

Independent Bank Corp., the parent of Rockland Trust Co. which operates branches in Bellingham, Franklin and Milford, reported third-quarter net income of $15.7 million.

Fed report cites ‘mixed’ N.E. economic picture

MICHAEL NORTON STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE |
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