Laura Finaldi

Staff Writer
Laura Finaldi joined the Worcester Business Journal editorial team in December 2015. She covers health care, higher education and manufacturing. She previously interned at the Boston Globe and covered business and the town of Smithfield for the News & Observer in Raleigh, N.C. A graduate of Northeastern University, Laura came to Worcester from Brighton and in her free time can be found at the gym or at home watching any D.C.-based television show, like Scandal, House of Cards or the West Wing.


Commerce Bank to be acquired for $209M

Berkshire Hills Bancorp, Inc. will acquire Worcester-based Commerce Bancshares Corp. for $209 million in stock, Berkshire Hills announced Monday.

Worcester's drought is over, city manager says

As a result of steady rain in the area over the past few weeks, Worcester is finally out of an eight-month drought.

Biostage failed to meet NASDAQ requirements

Biostage will be delisted from the NASDAQ stock market if it loses an upcoming appeal, after the company failed to raise its bid price to $1 within a...

HealthAlliance undergoing $37M ER expansion

UMass Memorial-HealthAlliance Hospital is putting $37.3 million towards an expansion of its emergency room, a six-phase project expected to span over...

UMass Memorial, Harrington to join behavioral health forces

Responding to concerns from the state about access to inpatient psychiatric care in Central Massachusetts, UMass Memorial Health Care announced a...

Former UMass doctor allegedly touched patient inappropriately

The former UMass Memorial Medical Center doctor who lost his license May 11 was disciplined for alleged sexual misconduct.

Steward acquiring Tennessee health provider

Steward Health Care, which operates the Nashoba Valley Medical Center in Ayer and the Central Massachusetts Independent Physicians Association, on...

Mass. unemployment inched up in April

The Massachusetts economy added 3,900 jobs in April, as the statewide unemployment rate ticked up to 3.9 percent.

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