Meyrowitz hands over TJX CEO position to Herrman

The reins of one of Central Massachusetts' largest companies have officially been handed over, as Ernie Herrman takes over the role of CEO from TJX’s long-time leader Carol Meyrowitz.


Class action suit filed against Framingham company

Sam Bonacci |

A class action lawsuit has been filed against HeartWare International, alleging that company officials misled shareholders as to the viability of a new technology by saying that the company had...

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Worcester storefront purchased for $735K

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A bridal store is set to expand following the $735,000 purchase of 1219 Main St. in Worcester.

250 rental unit portfolio up for sale; produces $1.8M annually

Sam Bonacci |

A portfolio of 250 rental units with an annual operating income of $1.8 million, most of which are located within Worcester County, have recently gone on the market.

Enrollment, impacts of high-deductible health plans explored


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Mercury Systems to report Q2 earnings

Chelmsford-based defense contractor Mercury Systems Inc. said it will release second-quarter financial results after the market closes on Jan. 26.

Ameresco inks $2M Denver contract

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Net metering needs to be preserved

I am writing in response to the article, "Solar Without Subsidy" from Jan. 18. It is important to note that, despite assertions by utility industry spokespeople that solar is doing just...

Mass. strong enough for GE

JOHN J. MAHONEY Special to the Worcester Business Journal |

The announcement that General Electric will be moving its headquarters to Boston marks a great victory for the state of Massachusetts. We will now be home to a multinational and...

Investing in millennials is an investment in Worcester

AIVI NGUYEN Special to the Worcester Business Journal |

H.E.A.R.T. opens doors for future leaders

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Innovators need tools to protect trade secrets

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Featured Local Business Event

Tuesday, Feb. 09

Emerging Technology Series #4: Optics. Lasers & Photonics

Presented by: The Venture Forum and Quinsigamond Community College
When: 5:30 a.m.-8:30 a.m.
Where: Quinsigamond Community College, Worcester
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Description: Program attendees, who can range from inventors and entrepreneurs, to manufacturers and makers, will learn how particles of light are powering electronic and medical devices, enabling access to the Internet and accelerating fabrication.

One of the program's featured speakers is Tara King, sales manager of United Lens. The second speaker is Jacob Longacre, a Quinsigamond Community College photonics professor. Jacob will provide a historical perspective on photonics (which began in Southbridge), and will delve into the current growth in multiple photonics technologies.

The second half of the program will celebrate QCC's new Fab Lab. Attendees will have a chance to tour the lab, which has given QCC the distinction of being the only community college in the state to open and operate a lab that offers access to the community.

There will be a $5 registration fee for student walk-ins.


Top Banks

Ranked by local deposits as of June 30, 2015

RankBankLocal depositsNo. of local branches
1Bank of America$4.33 billion40
2Middlesex Savings Bank$2.57 billion24
3TD Bank$2.29 billion26

Source: Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. (FDIC)

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