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AbbVie earnings ahead of expectations

John Agoglia |

Less than two weeks after abandoning a $55 billion deal to buy rival Shire following changes to U.S. tax rules, Illinois-based drug maker AbbVie raised its annual earnings guidance after sales of its...

Report: Mass. economy on moderate growth track

MICHAEL NORTON STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE |

Economic growth in Massachusetts slowed in the third quarter to a 3.2 percent annualized rate, down from 4.8 percent in the second quarter, and is expected to slow further over the next six months,...

Psychemedics revenue grows despite lower sales

John Agoglia |

New business helped drug-testing company Psychemedics of Acton partially shake off sluggish business due to a lackluster hiring and job environment reducing the number of companies needing drug...

Vitrusa reports double-digit growth

John Agoglia |

Business consulting and technology outsourcing company Virtusa of Westborough reported double-digit percentage gains in revenue and net income for the second quarter of its 2015 fiscal year Thursday.

To keep more talent, panel calls for stronger ties between Worcester, college students

Emily Micucci |

Greater Worcester is home to 12 colleges and universities that graduated 7,500 students in 2014. But for most, their time in Worcester is short lived.

Former Boston Mayor Thomas Menino dies at 71

State House News Service |

Thomas Menino, a self-described "lunch bucket guy" who rose from his roots in Hyde Park to dominate Boston and Massachusetts politics as the capital city's mayor for 20 years, has passed away after...

State report documents trends in mass. Health care, costs

MICHAEL NORTON STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE |

High-deductible health plans are growing more popular among Massachusetts employers, according to a state report.

Unum earnings grow despite U.S. segment's dip

John Agoglia |

Unum, the insurance company that employs more than 600 in downtown Worcester, saw earnings continue to grow based on its core businesses United Kingdom and Colonial Life segments as its U.S.

Harvard Bio income, revenues up slightly

John Agoglia |

Harvard Bioscience Inc. said a weaker U.S. dollar compared to the British pound helped bump its third quarter revenues slightly.

HeartWare revenues up as losses narrow

John Agoglia |

Driven by what it termed “record sales” of it its Ventricular Assist Systems, Framingham-based HeartWare International on Thursday announced its run of solid revenue performance had...

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