Nonprofits

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.

 
Latest Headlines

Feds prosecuting $43M tobacco smuggling case

STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE |

Federal prosecutors allege a Connecticut man defrauded taxpayers in that state and in Massachusetts of $43 million in a tobacco smuggling case.

Worcester chamber uses StateBook to promote region

Sam Bonacci |

The Worcester Regional Chamber of Commerce has signed on to use the StateBook International platform to increase business interest in the region.

STEM Summit expected to draw 1,300 to Worcester

STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE |
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MetroWest495 Biz

What are Marist site prospects after foiled Walden project?

Emily Micucci |

The Marist Fathers of Boston have struggled to sell a former religious retreat center on Framingham's Pleasant Street since it was listed for sale in the spring of 2012, and after almost a...

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Opinion

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 |

Viewpoint: Market Basket feud highlights value of listening to workers

GARY CHAISON SPECIAL TO THE WORCESTER BUSINESS JOURNAL |
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Featured Local Business Event

Wednesday, Oct. 22

3rd Annual Chili, Chowder Taste Off & Brew Sampling

Presented by: Greater Gardner Chamber of Commerce
When: 4:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Where: Red Apple Farm, Phillipston
For more information: http://www.gardnerma.com

 
Lists

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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