Craft brewing booming in Central Mass. amid sustainability concerns

Zachary Comeau |

Despite the congenial attitude among Central Mass. breweries, the statewide industry association is worried growth may become unsustainable.

Psychiatry practice building $4.3M facility in Worcester

Grant Welker |

Unable to find the new space he needed for his growing mental health practice, Amjad Bahnassi decided to build his own $4.3 million facility on Shrewsbury Street in Worcester.

WPI giving every student $5K to study abroad

All students enrolling at Worcester Polytechnic Institute in August 2018 and beyond will now have the opportunity to study abroad.

Worcester unemployment ticks up to 4.7%

The unemployment rate in the Worcester metropolitan area ticked up slightly to 4.7 percent in July from 4.6 percent in June.

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Holy Cross unveils plans for $92M arts building

The College of the Holy Cross in Worcester has unveiled plans for a $92-million arts building with several performance spaces.

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WBJ announces 40 Under Forty for 2017

Meet the Class of 2017 boosting the Central Massachusetts economy and community.

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Columbia Tech exec leads WBJ 40 Under Forty winners from manufacturing field

Four Central Massachusetts business leaders with ties to the manufacturing industry were among the winners of WBJ's 40 Under Forty awards.

MTD planning 12,000- SF Charlton expansion

Zachary Comeau |

Charlton manufacturer MTD Micro Molding continues to report strong growth and revenue in a changing manufacturing climate using automation and highly-skilled workers.

McGovern to tour 13 Mass. farms

Marijuana industry awaits as state regulators gear up

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Highest-paid nonprofit chief executives

Ranked by total compensation for most recent fiscal year available

RankExecutiveOrganizationTotal compensation
1Eric W. Dickson, president & CEOUMass Memorial Healthcare Inc., Worcester$1,604,368
2W. Patrick Hughes, former president & CEOFallon Health Inc., Worcester$1,124,031
3Edward H. Moore, president & CEOHarrington Memorial Hospital Inc., Southbridge$849,248

Source: Guidestar, a 501(c)(3) that collects and presents 990 forms for IRS-registered nonprofits

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