Barron's ranks Westborough wealth management firm 27th in nation

Zachary Comeau |

Financial publication Barron's has ranked Westborough wealth management firm Grimes and Co. the 27th such firm in the nation.

Northborough real estate investor buys office space for $1.9M

A private local real estate investor has purchased 27,185-square-feet of office, warehouse and light manufacturing space in Northborough for nearly $1.9 million.

Milford becomes latest town to ban marijuana stores

Zachary Comeau |

Milford banned recreational marijuana shops on Tuesday, with 56.3 percent of town voters opting for a complete ban of any recreational marijuana establishments.

Raytheon scientist inducted into Internet Hall of Fame

Zachary Comeau |

A Raytheon scientist has been inducted into the Internet Hall of Fame for designing email and IP routing technologies.

Boston Scientific says device can predict heart failure

Marlborough biomedical firm Boston Scientific now has a device the company says can predict impending heart failure.

Median household income up in Central Mass.

Grant Welker |

Household income in Worcester County rose by 5 percent, or $3,542, last year, far surpassing growth in the city of Worcester but lagging behind Middlesex County.

California solar firm opens first Mass. site in Hudson

A national provider of solar energy technology and equipment is opening a warehouse and office space in Hudson.

Avidia Bank branching out beyond Hudson

Grant Welker |

The long-time Assabet Valley bank is riding the industry wave of expansion and growth.

Movers & Shakers

Main Street Bank, Women in Business, Inc., and Southbridge Credit Union are among the six companies announcing recent hires and promotions.

Area colleges offer more aid as tuition rises

Grant Welker |

The fall semester brings a new class of college students to campuses, but also a new group of students likely to go deep into debt to pay for their classes.

Apple crop expected to reach 10-year high

Zachary Comeau |

Following a dreadful 2016, local farms hope a better a better apple crop leads to increased business.

Worcester airport contractor fined $168K

Grant Welker |

A Framingham contractor working at Worcester Regional Airport has been fined $167,500 by the state Department of Environmental Protection for wetlands and water-quality violations.

Marlborough education firm to study L.A. school district

The Center for Educational Leadership and Technology in Marlborough has been hired to study the information-technology organization at the nation's second largest school district.

Avidia Bank opening Framingham branch this month

Avidia Bank will open a new Framingham branch Sept. 25 as a first step in the Hudson company's expansion.

Framingham/Worcester commuter rail line disruptions planned

Grant Welker |

The Framingham/Worcester commuter rail line will be stopped before Boston the next two weeks because of construction.

TelexFree pyramid scheme founder to repay $3.6M

Zachary Comeau |

An Ashland man and co-owner of former Marlborough company TelexFree must pay $3.6 million to victims of a pyramid scheme that targeted Latino immigrants.

Variantyx develops genome test for single DNA sample

Framingham genome testing company Variantyx says it is the first to develop a test that can identify tiny variances and changes from a single DNA sample.

Sycamore Partners announces Staples acquisition

Zachary Comeau |

Private equity firm Sycamore Partners has completed the $6.9 billion acquisition of office supply retailer Staples.

SEM celebrates 50 years of success

Zachary Comeau |

Westborough-based Security Engineered Machinery, a manufacturer of data-destroying devices, is celebrating 50 years of protecting corporate and government data.

DCU expands into Chelmsford

Due to rapid employee growth at its offices in Marlborough and around the state, Digital Federal Credit Union has purchased property in Chelmsford.

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