Tax holiday weekend date in limbo

State House News Service |

Those counting on a tax break in mid-August still have to wait to find out what day to head to the stores. Both the House and the Senate passed the annual sales-tax holiday, but lawmakers disagree...

Real Estate

Worcester grocery property sold for $16M

The Federated Cos., a national real estate investment group with offices in Boston and Miami, has purchased the property on Worcester's Cambridge Street that includes a Price Chopper supermarket.

Latest Headlines to acquire The Princeton Review

Emily Micucci |

Media and internet company IAC said it will acquire The Princeton Review, the Natick-based test preparation and college admission services company owned by Charlesbank Capital Partners.

Home, condo sales decline once more in June

Michael Novinson |

Single-family home sales dropped for the fifth consecutive month, according to data released Tuesday by the Massachusetts Association of Realtors (MAR).

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MetroWest495 Biz

RXi initiates phase 2 study

Emily Micucci |

Marlborough-based RXi Pharmaceuticals, a clinical-stage biotechnology company, has initiated a third phase 2 study of its anti-scarring drug RXI-109.

Nashoba Valley nurses join union

Rick Saia |
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Less economic uncertainty leads to more hope for small businesses

RICHARD C. LORD Special to the Worcester Business Journal |

Five years after the Great Recession officially ended, small employers in Massachusetts are suddenly feeling better about business conditions and prospects. The Associated Industries of...

Want more revenue? Small businesses must think outside the state

stephen a. schuster Special to the Worcester Business Journal |

Most small- to medium-sized businesses are naturally focused on relatively local customer audiences. But over the past two decades of doing business here in Central Massachusetts, my...

Gateway Cities key for continued growth in Bay State

CRAIG L. BLAIS Special to the Worcester Business Journal |

Energy boost can benefit bottom line for Mass. manufacturers

shaun pandit Special to the Worcester Business Journal |
Featured Local Business Event

Wednesday, Aug. 06

New England Clambake

Presented by: The Chamber of Central Mass South
When: 5:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Where: Publick House Historic Inn, Sturbridge
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Description: Kick off the evening with cocktails at the Red Barn. Clambake buffet in the Garden Tent starts at 6 p.m. with New England clam chowder, steamed clams, pasta salad, cole slaw, baked potatoes, corn on the cob, and more. Your choice of a 1 1/4-lb. lobster, 12-oz. sirloin steak or vegetarian entrée. Build-your-own dessert station: strawberry shortcake and fresh whipped cream. Live music.


Top biomedical companies

Ranked by number of local employees

RankCompanyLocal EmployeesYear founded
1Genzyme Corp. (Sanofi), Framingham2,4001981
2Boston Scientific Corp., Natick1,700 (1)1979
3Waters Corp., Milford1,3411958

Source: Individual companies. Note: List includes companies in the biotech, medical device, medical equipment and pharmaceutical industries./Compiled by Roger Magnus.
(1) Data are from 2012; company did not provide more current data.

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