Area colleges offer more aid as tuition rises

Grant Welker |

The fall semester brings a new class of college students to campuses, but also a new group of students likely to go deep into debt to pay for their classes.

Milford becomes latest town to ban marijuana stores

Zachary Comeau |

Milford banned recreational marijuana shops on Tuesday, with 56.3 percent of town voters opting for a complete ban of any recreational marijuana establishments.

Fidelity Bank, Colonial Co-operative announce $870M merger

Zachary Comeau |

Leominster-based Fidelity Bank and Gardner-based Colonial Co-operative Bank will merge to create a financial institution with assets of $870 million.

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Northborough real estate investor buys office space for $1.9M

A private local real estate investor has purchased 27,185-square-feet of office, warehouse and light manufacturing space in Northborough for nearly $1.9 million.

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Barron's ranks Westborough wealth management firm 27th in nation

Zachary Comeau |

Financial publication Barron's has ranked Westborough wealth management firm Grimes and Co. the 27th such firm in the nation.

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Venture opens Uxbridge disability services location

Zachary Comeau |

Sturbridge human services nonprofit Venture Community Services has opened a location in Uxbridge, the agency's first facility in the Blackstone Valley.

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MHA picks former state legislator as CEO

Emily Micucci |

The Massachusetts Health and Hospital Association has named a new president and CEO, as its longtime chief executive, Lynn Nicholas, is retiring.

SCIEX appoints new president

Emily Micucci |

Life sciences analystics technology firm SCIEX announced last week the appointment of Inese Lowenstein as the Framingham-based company's new president.

MCPHS launches PA doctoral program

Emily Micucci |

AG expands opioid sales investigation

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Proposed bill would eliminate Mass. use of fossil fuels

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Top credit unions

Ranked by assets as of March 2017

RankCredit UnionAssetsNo. of members
1Digital Federal Credit Union, Marlborough$7,983,890,884644,778
2Workers Credit Union, Fitchburg$1,542,379,47092,676
3Webster First Federal Credit Union, Worcester$872,032,29867,288

Source: National Credit Union Administration, annual reports and websites

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