Legal & Courts

Law firm expands with Boston office

Emily Micucci |

Providence-based law firm Partridge Snow & Hahn LLP (PS&H), a business law and litigation firm with offices in Westborough, announced the opening of a new Boston office on Wednesday.

Producer Price Index sees small gains


The Producer Price Index (PPI), which measures price changes for products before they reach consumers, climbed 0.5 percent in March, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) said. This followed a...

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UMass Memorial partners with IT firm on end-of-life care integration

Emily Micucci |

Worcester-based UMass Memorial Health Care is partnering with a Minneapolis IT company to integrate patients' end-of-life directives into its electronic medical records system, a measure that's...

Single-family home sales down again

Emily Micucci |

The number of single-family homes sold dipped in March for the fourth time in five months as low inventory kept a lid on sales activity, The Warren Group of Boston reported Wednesday.

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RXi secures $20M investment for R&D

Emily Micucci |

RXi Pharmaceuticals Corp., a clinical-stage biotechnology company based in Marlborough, said a Chicago-based investment firm has agreed to purchase up to $20 million in stock to advance research and...

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On energy policy, U.S. has come a long way from ‘jawboning’

vincent devito Special to the Worcester Business Journal |

During President George W. Bush's administration, we used the term "jawboning" to address just about any energy crisis. This was a policy Bush set in 1999, when he was a...

‘Frontier’ markets bring all-new opportunities and challenges

marcus gonCalves Special to the Worcester Business Journal |

Emerging markets have been on a tear over the past decade. BRICS countries — Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa — powered the high growth rate in those economies,...

Is the Health Connector really getting better all the time?

david a. shore Special to the Worcester Business Journal |

Mass. needs a more flexible, less-bottled-up recycling law

christopher flynn Special to the Worcester Business Journal |

Worcester's growth hinges on transportation investments

John Mahoney Special to the Worcester Business Journal |
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Featured Local Business Event

Tuesday, Apr. 29

Massachusetts Advanced Manufacturing

Presented by: Mass Development
When: 7:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Where: DCU Center, Worcester
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Description: The Commonwealth of Massachusetts is pleased to host the second annual Advanced Manufacturing Summit in Worcester. This full-day summit will bring together hundreds of leading executives and managers from the manufacturing industry to share best practices, network, and discuss opportunities and challenges.

OEM panels and peer workshops will be moderated by experts from the aeronautics, defense, life sciences, and electronics industries. Topics will include sustainability, supply-chain strategies, advanced technologies, and best business practices to gain and maintain a competitive edge in today's ever-changing global economy.


Top Green Buildings

Ranked by gross square footage

RankBuildingGross Square FootageCertification Level
1Albert Sherman Center, UMass Medical School, Worcester512,580Gold
2Worcester Recovery Center and Hospital, Department of Mental Health, Worcester430,000Gold
3Endosurgery Headquarters Renovation, Boston Scientific, Marlborough401,511Certified

Sources: The U.S. Green Building Council and individual institutions/companies. Notes: Projects listed are those that have achieved certification with the U.S. Green Building Council as of 03/26/2014. Additional projects are working towards certification./Compiled by Heide Martin and Roger Magnus.

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