IPG Photonics acquires Marlborough office building for $21M

Zachary Comeau |

Oxford laser manufacturer IPG Photonics has purchased a 107,000-square-foot Marlborough building for $21 million.

Lottery's place uncertain in expanded gambling debate

State House News Service |

When they legalized casinos in 2011, the Legislature sought to protect the central source of the local aid payments that are lifeblood to cities and towns: the Lottery.

Former Escape Games owner plans arcade bar Pixels and Pints

Zachary Comeau |

The former owner of Escape Games Worcester is planning to open an arcade bar inside the former Mass Barbell gym location on Grafton Street in Worcester.

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Two Central Mass. firms announce 234 layoffs

Grant Welker |

Parsec Inc. and Weetabix have alerted the state they plan to lay off a total of 234 workers in Worcester and Clinton, respectively.

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CardioFocus wins European approval for new system

Marlborough medical device maker CardioFocus has been granted European approval for a new atrial fibrillation system.

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Summit Lounge GM voted young entrepreneur of the year

The general manager of Worcester's private cannabis lounge -- the only one in the state -- is New England's Young Entrepreneur of the Year.

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Mass. unemployment down to 3% as education, health, science jobs grow

The majority of the state's job gains in February coming from education and health services and the professional, scientific and business services sector.

Oxford Immunotec lands former GE Healthcare CFO

Marlborough medical device manufacturer Oxford Immunotec has grabbed the chief financial officer from GE Healthcare in U.S. and Canada to replace its retiring financial chief.

Massport weighs Uber, Lyft changes to curb congestion

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Private ambulance services

Ranked by number of vehicles

RankAmbulance serviceNo. of vehiclesYear founded
1MedStar Ambulance, Worcester852000
2Vital EMS & Medical Transport, Worcester452000
3EasCare Ambulance Service, Worcester281998

Source: Massachusetts Office of Emergency Medical Services, each provider via survey and their websites

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