Energy & Utilities

Beaton focuses on more solar, lower energy costs

State House News Service |

Solar installations on city apartment buildings and strategies to reduce energy bills top the priorities of new state Energy and Environmental Affairs Secretary Matthew Beaton, who listened to...

Health Care

State, insurers boost health insurance signup efforts

Emily Micucci |

As the Jan. 23 deadline to enroll in health insurance plans through the Massachusetts Health Connector nears, the state and local insurers are boosting efforts to reach people in need of coverage.

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Central Mass. braces, bolsters for potentially 'historic' blizzard

Rick Saia |

With weather forecasters predicting snowfall of more than two feet, along with gale-force winds, over the next two days for Central and Eastern Massachusetts, utilities and local officials are...

Citizens profits jump for quarter, 2014

The parent company of Citizens Bank, which operates about 30 branches in Central Massachusetts, saw a 4-percent jump in profits in the fourth quarter of 2014, finishing the year with an 18-percent...

Marlborough firm adds sales partner

Anna Maria launches new grad program

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MetroWest495 Biz

Quad/Graphics hopes for transformation through $260M Courier deal

Emily Micucci |

In its quest to run a publishing business based on a “zero-inventory model” that prints products on demand, Wisconsin-based printing giant Quad/Graphics Inc. plans to scoop up...

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Locally-grown efforts help lift innovation across Massachusetts

PAMELA GOLDBERG Special to the Worcester Business Journal |

Every year, the Massachusetts Technology Collaborative releases its Annual Index of the Massachusetts Innovation Economy, benchmarking Massachusetts against other leading technology...

How a quick flow of information impacted gas pipeline plans


The proposed Keystone XL pipeline may not be running through the Northeast, but we have a similar project trying to get on the books.

Baker must continue to shine the state's spotlight on solar

BEN HELLERSTEIN and MARK DURRENBERGER Special to the Worcester Business Journal |

Viewpoint: Congress must renew terror risk insurance

JAMES T. BRETT Special to the Worcester Business Journal |

VIEWPOINT: Working with nonprofits benefits businesses beyond the bottom line

ANGELA BOVILL Special to the Worcester Business Journal |
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Featured Local Business Event

Monday, Jan. 26

Public Policy Forum

Presented by: Nashoba Valley Chamber of Commerce
When: 11:45 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Where: Devens Common Center, Devens
For more information:
Description: Guest speaker is Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito, who will discuss the vision for the state’s future and answer audience questions.

Includes lunch - chicken Caesar salad.


Top advertising and PR firms

Ranked by number of local full-time employees as of December 2014

RankNameLocal full-time employees/Local part-time employeesYear founded
1Davis Advertising, Worcester43/51948
2CommCreative, Framingham25/21994
3PENTA Communications Inc., Westborough22/31988

Source: Each firm via surveys./Compiled by Roger Magnus.

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