Health Care

Clinton, HealthAlliance merger gets state approval

Laura Finaldi |

The merger of UMass Memorial - HealthAlliance Hospital in Leominster and UMass Memorial - Clinton and a proposed emergency department expansion were both approved yesterday by the Massachusetts...

Economic Development

Angelini connects the dots of Worcester's community

Laura Finaldi |

Over the course of his 50 years in Worcester, Michael P. Angelini has had his hands in a lot of different ventures.

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Week in review

Potential developers of the vacant Worcester County Courthouse are touring the building, a few...

Worcester's Commerce Bank has new AVP

Commerce Bank announced Friday a new assistant vice president in Shana Hazen, a Becker College graduate.

State tax collections up 7% compared to last year

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TJX plans to add 1,800 new stores

Grant Welker |

TJX, the parent of T.J. Maxx, Marshalls and HomeGoods, could expand by 1,800 stores in the long term to about 5,600 locations.

Central Mass. economic forecast: a high schooler perspective

Nicholas DeCastro |
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Worcester needs commuter rail investments


As we come off the high of the Patriots capturing their fifth Super Bowl, I am reminded of the quote from one of my heroes, Vincent Lombardi, who said, “Inches make a champion.”

Give craft brewers distribution flexibility


With more than 110 craft breweries in Massachusetts providing nearly 3,400 jobs between brewing and distributing, the industry in our state is burgeoning.

Energy challenges need comprehensive approach


Health care needs more women leaders

Sherry Ellis |
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Highest-paid state employees

Ranked by total earnings calendar year 2016

RankEmployeeTotal earningsTitle
1Derek W. Kellogg$1,063,678Head basketball coach, UMass Amherst
2Michael F. Collins, MD$938,075Chancellor & SVP health sciences, UMass Medical School
3Terence R. Flotte, MD$823,753Dean, provost & exec. deputy chancellor, UMass Medical School

Source: Pioneer Institute for Public Policy Research, MassOpenBooks project

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