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Mass. nurses tout new staffing law amid national concern about Ebola readiness

State House News Service |

A statewide nurses group on Wednesday touted implementation of a new staffing law as critical to patient safety, while a national nurses group warned hospitals are not prepared to deal with the Ebola...

Babson study: VC for female entrepreneurs still lags

Emily Micucci |

Women have made strides in raising venture capital in the last 15 years, but a wide gender gap persists, according to a Babson College study on the topic.

Shrewsbury voters approve rezoning for former Spag's land

Sam Bonacci |

Shrewsbury voters have approved rezoning land along Route 9 from residential to commercial use for a development project on former Spag’s property near the westbound-side junction of Route 9...

Behavioral health treatment expanded in Natick

Sam Bonacci |

The MetroWest Medical Center has added 14 adult beds devoted to mental health treatment in Natick with the opening of the Center for Behavioral Medicine at Leonard Morse, according to the center.

Mass. Community Colleges awarded $20M workforce grant

Sam Bonacci |

Mount Wachusett and Quinsigamond community colleges will each receive $525,000 in federal funds to expand local workforce development programming with additional funds going to integrate and expand...

Academic medical centers a dying beast?

Emily Micucci |

A cross section of health care leaders made predictions for the next 25 years of the industry at Worcester Business Journal's Worcester2025 Health Care forum Tuesday morning, and not all bodes well...

Gov. Patrick touts continued green energy job growth


For the third straight year, jobs in the Massachusetts clean energy industry experienced double-digit growth, increasing by 10.5 percent between July 2013 and 2014, Gov. Deval Patrick announced...

Gardner receives $200K grant for expansion project

Gardner received a $200,000 MassWorks grant Monday that will assist a $1.5 million expansion of New England Peptide (NEP) in the city’s Summit Industrial Park.

World Energy auction links city of Haverhill with electricity providers

Energy procurement company World Energy Solutions has connected the city of Haverhill with power for the next two years through its online energy auction.

IPG to receive $750,000 tax credit

IPG Photonics’ 111,000 square foot expansion in Marlborough has been approved for $750,000 in tax credits through the state’s Economic Development Incentive Program (EDIP).

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