State preps for Oct. 28 switch to electronic tolling


With electronic eyes set to take the place of toll plazas, Massachusetts transportation officials have proposed a tiered payment system that strongly favors those who obtain transponders from the...

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Fallon Health squeaks out $100K in earnings

Sam Bonacci |

Fallon Health managed to bring in $100,000 in earnings in the second quarter, despite drops in both revenue and membership, the company announced Monday.

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GFA names new Winchendon branch manager

The GFA Federal Credit Union announced Thursday it promote Nicole Blais as the manager of the Winchendon branch for the credit union.

UMass exploring Clinton, Leominster hospitals merger

Laura Finaldi |

UMass Memorial Health Care is exploring a potential merger between its two hospitals in North Central Massachusetts, with the announcement coming after one of those hospitals experienced $1.2 million...

Drought severity expands

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40 Under 40: Michael Herbert

After working as assistant town manager and chief financial officer for three years, Herbert in 2016 was promoted to town manager, orchestrating the increase of the town's bond rating two notches...

40 Under 40: The Judges

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Pay Equity Act friendly to plaintiffs

AMANDA MARIE BAER Special to the Worcester Business Journal |

A look at the new pay equity act by a local lawyer.

Tax-free weekend is an essential economic driver

W. STUART LOOSEMORE Special to the Worcester Business Journal |

The Worcester Regional Chamber of Commerce argues for continuing the tax-free weekend in the future.

Legalize fireworks in Massachusetts

Dealing with OT's new rules

TIMOTHY MURPHY Special to the Worcester Business Journal |
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Top human service nonprofits

Ranked by total revenue for most recent fiscal year

RankNonprofitRevenueChief executive
1Seven Hills Foundation & Affiliates, Worcester$176,869,401David A. Jordan
2The New England Center for Children, Southborough$77,941,777Vincent Strully Jr.
3Ascentria Care Alliance, Worcester$68,300,000Angela Bovill

Source: GuideStar and Foundation Center

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