Government & Politics

Battle brewing over tax breaks for families vs. filmmakers

STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE |

House leaders on Tuesday rose to the defense of a sometimes controversial tax break for the film industry after Gov. Charlie Baker put the program on the chopping block to help pay for the expansion...

Government & Politics

Baker pick to head T review resigns

MICHAEL NORTON STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE |

Former Boston Redevelopment Authority chief Paul Barrett will no longer lead Gov. Charlie Baker's examination into the MBTA.

 
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Mixed reviews on Baker budget

STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE |

Forced to close a projected $1.8 billion budget gap, Gov. Charlie Baker's first budget — a $38.1 billion spending plan — leaned heavily on efforts to wring efficiencies and savings out of...

DOR: February tax revenues crush expectations

STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE |

State budget managers worried about keeping up with spending demands got a lift from Massachusetts taxpayers for the second straight month.

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Baker plan to cut film tax credit gets cool reception in Devens

Emily Micucci |

After years of failed proposals by other developers throughout the state, New England Studios in Devens became the first film studio to open doors in March 2014, and the owners had high hopes for...

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Opinion

Mass. schools not keeping pace with needs of our economy

ANDRE MAYER Special to the Worcester Business Journal |

Massachusetts companies need workers with the right skills who can help them succeed in a rapidly changing global economy. But that goal remains at risk because our education system is not keeping...

Progressive leaders see beyond themselves

MARCUS GONCALVES SPECIAL TO THE WORCESTER BUSINESS JOURNAL |

Businesses need more progressive leadership. But how do today's leaders become progressive? More than ever, the business world is in dire need of progressive leaders to help develop...

'Locally grown' food holds potential for a greater bounty

JANET PIERCE Special to the Worcester Business Journal |

Locally-grown efforts help lift innovation across Massachusetts

PAMELA GOLDBERG Special to the Worcester Business Journal |

How a quick flow of information impacted gas pipeline plans

BY VINCENT DeVITO SPECIAL TO THE WORCESTER BUSINESS JOURNAL |
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Featured Local Business Event

Saturday, Mar. 07

Blackstone Home & Business Expo

Presented by: Blackstone Valley Chamber of Commerce
When: 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Where: Northbridge High School Field House, Whitinsville
For more information: http://www.blackstonevalley.org/events
Description: Hundreds of vendors; over 3,500 attendees; Best of Valley Chowder Competition.

Sponsorship and vendor opportunities available

 
Lists

Top hospitals in Central Massachusetts

Ranked by number of licensed beds as of January 2015

RankNameNumber of licensed bedsEmployees/Year founded
1UMass Memorial Medical Center, Worcester781*9,376/1998
2Saint Vincent Hospital, Worcester3212,331/1893
3MetroWest Medical Center, Framingham3192,190/1992**

Source: Each hospital, Mass. Center for Health Information and Analysis./Compiled by Roger Magnus and Heide Martin. * 69 bassinets also available. ** Framingham Union Hospital founded 1893; Leonard Morse Hospital founded 1899.


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