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Virtusa makes a buy, reports revenue jump

Sam Bonacci |

Business consulting and technology outsourcing company Virtusa of Westborough saw a double-digit increase in revenue in its first quarter of the year and raised its revenue forecast through the end...

TJX to acquire Australian retailer for $58M

Sam Bonacci |

The Framingham-based TJX Cos. will buy an Australian retailer, Trade Secret, for approximately $58.5 million, TJX announced Wednesday.

Worcester 1st in U.S. in community farmers markets

Sam Bonacci |

Worcester has been ranked number one in the nation for bringing nutritious food to the local community through farmer's markets, according to a recent study.

Spending, tax holiday bring lawmakers back to the hill

STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE |

The House and Senate plan to meet Wednesday in rare simultaneous formal sessions with the goal of restoring vetoed spending to the state budget, reconciling unresolved policy matters in the annual...

Mass. pay equity bill up for committee vote

STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE |

Lawmakers plan to move Wednesday on legislation aimed at strengthening the state's gender pay equity law, which would free up private sector workers to share information on salaries without fear of...

Beaton: Hydropower key to meeting state emissions target

STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE |

Passage of the hydropower bill Gov. Charlie Baker filed with the Legislature earlier this month will be "truly essential" if the state is to meet the emissions reduction goals of its...

Waters Corp.’s 2nd-quarter earnings strong

Waters Corp. reported a 12.4-percent rise in earnings for the second quarter, along with a 3-percent jump in sales, the Milford-based manufacturer of laboratory instruments announced Tuesday.

Record 2Q revenue for IPG Photonics

IPG Photonics reported a second-quarter revenue leap of 22 percent, as well as a 25 percent rise in earnings per share, thanks in part to increased sales of its high-power fiber lasers, the...

Bay State home sales jumped in June

Carol McDonald |

Sales of single-family homes and condominiums in the Bay State soared in June, while more homes went onto the market, according to two reports released Tuesday.

UMass-Lowell may get first female chancellor

Colin A. Young STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE |

After looking all around the world for a new chancellor, the University of Massachusetts-Lowell Chancellor Search Committee on Monday realized it needed not look any further than the Mill City.

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