Health foundation announces $350K in local grants

Emily Micucci |

The Health Foundation of Central Massachusetts has announces five grants to support a range of projects throughout the region — all of which are expected to improve the health of the area...

Banking & Finance

IC Federal to open Worcester branch

IC Federal Credit Union will expand into Worcester before the end of the year, the Fitchburg-based financial institution announced.

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UMass Medical School gets $7.5M to fight Ebola

Emily Micucci |

The University of Massachusetts Medical School (UMMS) has received a $7.5 million grant to help fight Ebola in Liberia, the school announced Thursday.

Doc: Info systems may have helped slow Ebola outbreak


Health information technology would have helped stem the Ebola outbreak in a place like Guinea, one of the African nations hit with the deadly disease, according to a top Massachusetts health...

Baker leads Globe poll; Coakley dismisses results


Enterprise Bank revenues climb

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Downtown is Marlborough's next frontier for redevelopment

Emily Micucci |

The work Marlborough planners did to create a mixed-use overlay district in the city's southwest quadrant paid off, now that several development proposals are in the works. But now they're turning...

BSX posts strong Q3

Emily Micucci |
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Helping startups thrive pays off for the entire community

RYAN LEARY Special to the Worcester Business Journal |

Worcester has potential to put itself on the map of the startup world, but there is some discussion about what it takes, how it gets done and how important to the city it really is.

Tesla’s removal of patent restrictions a boost for electric cars

CHRISTINE FIMOGNARI Special to the Worcester Business Journal |

In an unexpected move that may have a big impact on transportation, luxury electric car maker Tesla Motors announced in June that it will allow others to freely use its patented...

Viewpoint: For the benefit of N.E. business growth, Congress must renew Export-Import charter

JAMES T. BRETT Special to the Worcester Business Journal |

Why I’m moving my company to downtown Worcester

DAVID CROUCH Special to the Worcester Business Journal |
Featured Local Business Event

Tuesday, Oct. 28

Taste Of The Region

Presented by: United Regional Chamber of Commerce
When: 6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Where: Tri-County Regional Vocational Technical High School, Franklin
For more information:
Description: Food festival features an eclectic mix of restaurants serving samples of a variety of dishes. Silent auction.

New this year: prizes for Best Sweet, Best Savory and Best Presentation.

We still have a few openings for restaurants and food establishments to share samples of their food with potential customers. There is no cost for member restaurants and food establishments to participate.

Also, if you'd like to highlight your non-food related business at this very popular event, consider donating a silent auction item. Call the chamber for more information.


Top clean energy companies

Ranked by number of local employees

RankNameLocal employeesYear founded
1Conservation Services Group, Westborough3501984
2NEC Energy Solutions *, Westborough1402001
3NORESCO **, Westborough901984

Source: Each company via surveys./Compiled by Heide Martin.

* Unit of A123 Systems
** Part of UTC Climate, Controls & Security, a unit of United Technologies Corp.

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