Government & Politics

Legislature restores $97M to budget before Aug. recess

STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE |

Lawmakers powered through two days of voting to override roughly 87 vetoes and restore about $97 million in spending to the fiscal 2016 budget cut by Gov. Charlie Baker out of concern that the budget...

Energy & Utilities 1

Kinder Morgan board approves new gas pipeline for Mass.

Sam Bonacci |

The board of Kinder Morgan, the parent company of the Tennessee Gas Pipeline Company (TGP), has voted to move forward with a gas pipeline expansion project from New York to Massachusetts.

 
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Court allows class-action suit against Unitil

Sam Bonacci |

A class-action lawsuit against Unitil Corp. over its handling of a crippling ice storm in 2008 has been allowed to proceed by a Worcester Superior Court judge.

Hudson's Bryley Systems buys part of Northborough IT firm

Rick Saia |

Managed technology services provider Bryley Systems of Hudson has added to its client base after acquiring a portion of Northborough-based Baesis Inc., the companies announced.

Baker aide: Bid for more solar will minimize ratepayer impacts

COLIN A. YOUNG STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE |

Labor panel endorses 5 workplace bills

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Intel to hang onto Hudson land after demolition

Emily Micucci |

Town officials are pleased that Intel Corp. remains a strong presence in Hudson after it halted manufacturing operations last year. The computer chip maker still has about 850 employees working in...

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Opinion

Make room for 'social business'

BY DAVID A. JORDAN Special to the Worcester Business Journal |

Does business have any responsibility in addressing social issues or needs?

PawSox to WooSox? Sure! But without public funding

BY VICTOR MATHESON SPECIAL TO THE WORCESTER BUSINESS JOURNAL |

Earlier this year, the Worcester Sharks announced they would leave the DCU Center for California. With the hockey team's departure, Worcester is without a professional sports franchise...

MBTA money must help transit system move forward

BY KRISTINA EGAN AND JESSE MERMELL Special to the Worcester Business Journal |

Mass. must improve at elevating women into executive suite

BY SUSAN WEST ENGELKEMEYER Special to the Worcester Business Journal |
Featured Local Business Event

Wednesday, Aug. 05

70th Annual Summer Outing & Robert Langlois Memorial Golf Tournament

Presented by: Greater Gardner Chamber of Commerce
When: 9:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m.
Where: Gardner Municipal Golf Course, Gardner
For more information: http://www.gardnerma.com
Description: 10 a.m. start time, scramble. Space limited to 144 golfers. Price includes greens fee, cart, lunch, awards, giveaways, and dinner. Players get confirmation and T-shirt in advance. Dinner, silent auction and golf ball drop at Polish American Citizens Club, 171 Kendall Pond Rd. West, Gardner starting at 4 p.m. Dinner only: Lobster or steak $50; chicken or vegetarian $40.

 
Lists

Top biomedical companies

Ranked by number of local employees

RankCompanyLocal employeesYear founded
1Genzyme Corp., Framingham2,0001981
2Boston Scientific Corp,, Marlborough1,4831979
3Waters Corp., Milford1,4001958

Source: Individual companies. Note: List includes companies in the biotech, medical device, medical equipment and pharmaceutical industries./Compiled by Roger Magnus.


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