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Gaming panel considers relaxing CORI standard


Massachusetts gaming industry regulators are interested in re-opening the 2011 law that authorized up to three casinos, saying the statute is inconsistent with reforms to criminal records standards.

Bill would allow prescription coupons, rebates beyond 2017


Coupons and rebates for brand-name prescriptions offered by drug makers would remain legal in Massachusetts beyond 2017 under a bill House lawmakers are pushing toward passage.

RE/MAX: Housing sales declined in November

Carol McDonald |

Year-over-year housing sales in New England decreased 8 percent last month, according to the RE/MAX of New England November Monthly Housing Report.

Grants support programs with integrated service models

Carol McDonald |

Community Healthlink and UMass Memorial Health Care are among 10 organizations sharing $1.3 million in grants under a new program administered by the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts...

Brigham Business Park in Marlborough sold

The Brigham Business Park in Marlborough has been sold for $14.5 million, according to commercial real estate firm Avison Young.

Jack's Abby brewery expanding

Carol McDonald |

More jobs, new space, and beer in cans are on tap at the Jack's Abby brewery in Framingham.

DEP fines Hanover $6,004

Carol McDonald |

Hanover Insurance Group of Worcester has been assessed a $6,004 penalty for alleged environmental violations stemming from a 2012 inspection.

Mass. adds 13,500 jobs in November

The Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development (EOLWD) reported Thursday that preliminary estimates from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) show Massachusetts added 13,500 jobs in November...

UMass president leaving for University of Maryland

Carol McDonald |

After three and a half years as president of the University of Massachusetts, Robert Caret has announced he will step down to become the next chancellor of the University of Maryland.

State panel upholds Great Wolf tax deal with Fitchburg

Rick Saia |

(UPDATED) A state panel has upheld a series of tax incentives for the Great Wolf Lodge water park and hotel in Fitchburg after a carpenters' union alleged the company failed to use local contractors...

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