Historic Maynard theater sold for $475K

Zachary Comeau |

The historic People's Theatre in downtown Maynard has been sold for $475,000 as the new owners plan to continue to use the renovated building as office space.

ReWalk raising $7.2M to develop lightweight suit

Brad Kane |

Israeli medical device manufacturer ReWalk Robotics, with its U.S. offices in Marlborough, announced on Friday plans to raise $7.2 million in part to fund development of its new lightweight exoskeleton.

GE operations in MetroWest appear safe

Grant Welker |

General Electric's Healthcare Life Sciences operation in Marlborough and Westborough appear safe from the major cuts the Boston company announced this week.

Storage sites in Northborough sell for $9M

Grant Welker |

Two CubeSmart storage facilities in Northborough have sold for a combined $9 million.

Steward, Nashoba Valley sign on to MassHealth ACO

Emily Micucci |

Nashoba Valley Medical Center in Ayer and Steward Health Care Network have joined forces to form a MassHealth accountable care organization.

Worcester arena football team to debut in April

Grant Welker |

The Massachusetts Pirates, an arena football team, will start play next April at the DCU Center as the newest team in the fledgling National Arena League.

MetroWest Daily News to relocate, sell building

Zachary Comeau |

The MetroWest Daily News and other publications in a large, mostly unused 90,000-square-foot building in Framingham will relocate to an office on Speen Street in early December.

Milford Crossing anchors to open Thursday

Grant Welker |

T.J.Maxx and HomeGoods open Thursday at Milford Crossing, the first major tenants to open at the remade shopping center.

TJX profit up 17% but disappoints Wall Street

Grant Welker |

TJX saw net income rise 17 percent in the third quarter, hitting $641 million, on a sales increase of 6 percent to $8.8 billion, the Framingham retailer announced Tuesday.

GM executive creating diversity in manufacturing

Zachary Comeau |

Worcester native Ken Barrett, the global chief diversity officer for General Motors, is delivering the keynote speech at the Abdella Center for Ethics lecture on Wednesday.

Milford seeks developers for vacant 99-year-old school

Zachary Comeau |

A 70,000-square-foot vacant school is on the market as Milford looks to return the structure to its commercial tax base and solicit a firm to redevelop the property.

MetroWest warehouse market leads Boston area market

Grant Welker |

Growth in occupied warehouse space in MetroWest grew by 4 percent in the third quarter, leading the entire Greater Boston market, according to a new report Monday by Transwestern Consulting Group.

Ayer medical food company acquired for $64M

Zachary Comeau |

Ayer-based Cambrooke Therapeutics has been acquired by a Japanese amino acid-based product manufacturer for $64 million.

Big Y, Instacart join for Worcester grocery delivery

Zachary Comeau |

San Francisco-based delivery service Instacart and Springfield grocery chain Big Y have expanded their partnership to the Worcester and Boston areas.

Senate passes Mass. healthcare bill

State House News Service |

A sweeping package of reforms that supporters said will fix broken elements of the state's health care system while saving consumers money passed the Senate after a 33-6 vote at midnight Thursday.

Harvard firm going on 43 years strong in solar industry

From designing the first house to export electricity onto the power grid, Solar Design Associates has worked on projects large and small as the industry has evolved in fits and starts.

Get Devens a proper workforce

Can Devens fulfill its promise as a place where Boston and Cambridge technological firms want to expand their manufacturing capabilities in a less costly, but still easily accessible location?

Movers & Shakers

Reliant Medical Group, Country Bank and E4TheFuture were among the organizations announcing recent hires and promotions.

10 Things I know about...Life insurance

Ryan A. Wagner |

Some employers will offer life insurance as a benefit of employment. You can also get your own policy by working with a licensed agent.

After 100 years, Devens has become a technology hub

Grant Welker |

A century after it opened as a military base, Devens has become a center of innovation and technology.

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