Government & Politics

Worcester again delays cable license decision

Emily Micucci |

Worcester city officials, Comcast Corp. and Charter Communications have agreed to extend the deadline for a decision on the transfer of the city's cable television license, according to a statement...

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

AbbVie earnings ahead of expectations

John Agoglia |

Less than two weeks after abandoning a $55 billion deal to buy rival Shire following changes to U.S. tax rules, Illinois-based drug maker AbbVie raised its annual earnings guidance after sales of its...

Report: Mass. economy on moderate growth track

MICHAEL NORTON STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE |

Economic growth in Massachusetts slowed in the third quarter to a 3.2 percent annualized rate, down from 4.8 percent in the second quarter, and is expected to slow further over the next six months,...

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MetroWest495 Biz

Firm completes 'spree' of leases in Hopkinton

Emily Micucci |

Real estate brokerage O'Brien Commercial Properties said it has completed a “leasing spree” at Hopkinton Technology Park, after landing seven tenants in the last 10 months.

BSX posts strong Q3

Emily Micucci |
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Opinion

Invest in our citizens

MARTHA COAKLEY Special to the Worcester Business Journal |

I'm running for governor because I believe we have an opportunity right now to build an economy on our terms, not Wall Street's, that's prosperous and fair and gives everyone a fair...

Build on bipartisan legacy

charlie baker and karyn polito Special to the Worcester Business Journal |

Recently, we released a statewide economic development plan designed to expand the economy, create jobs and strengthen our communities. Our plan takes a different approach, in that we...

Helping startups thrive pays off for the entire community

RYAN LEARY Special to the Worcester Business Journal |

Tesla’s removal of patent restrictions a boost for electric cars

CHRISTINE FIMOGNARI Special to the Worcester Business Journal |

Viewpoint: For the benefit of N.E. business growth, Congress must renew Export-Import charter

JAMES T. BRETT Special to the Worcester Business Journal |
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Featured Local Business Event

Thursday, Nov. 06

Central MA BBB Torch Awards For Marketplace Ethics

Presented by: Better Business Bureau
When: 5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Where: The Manor, West Boylston
For more information: http://www.bbb.org
Description: The Torch Awards are a celebration of ethical business practices and the efforts made by those companies that have consistently demonstrated the highest standards and practices to ensure that our marketplace remains fair and honorable.

Torch Award ceremony 5 to 6:15 p.m.
Cocktail and hors d'oeuvres reception to follow.

 
Lists

Top women-owned businesses

Ranked by number of local employees

RankCompanyLocal employeesYear founded
1Coghlin Electrical Contractors Inc. & Coghlin Network Services, Worcester2001885
2E.T.& L. Corp., Stow1751945
3Adtech Systems Inc., Sudbury1401989

Source: Individual companies and their websites./Compiled by Roger Magnus and Heide Martin.


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