Big Y Foods names workforce management director

Big Y Foods, Inc. of Springfield has appointed longtime employee and Westborough resident Jim Wilson as its new director of workforce management.


The Hanover gets strong credit affirmations

Laura Finaldi |

The Hanover Insurance Group in Worcester and its subsidiaries received strong credit ratings as a result of its solid risk-adjusted capitalization, according to a Thursday release.


Behavioral Concepts appoints new professional development, research director

Behavioral Concepts, Inc. of Worcester, which specializes in the care of children on the autism spectrum in Central Massachusetts, has appointed a new director of professional development and...


Senate unanimously supports Boston-Springfield high speed train

State House News Service |

The Massachusetts Senate on Thursday unanimously agreed to study the feasibility of developing a high-speed rail line between Boston and Springfield, an issue its sponsor portrayed as a matter of...


Boston Scientific announces positive asthma test results

Marlborough medical device manufacturer Boston Scientific said Wednesday it found positive results in a test of nearly 300 patients with severe asthma who were treated with one of its treatment...

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Total pay for MetroWest workers rises to $23 billion

Grant Welker |

The amount of money earned by workers in MetroWest rose by $600 million in the 12 months ending in June 2016 to surpass $23 billion, according to a new report by the 495/MetroWest Partnership.

Trumpcare would lower deficit, leave 14 million uninsured

State House News Service |

The health care reform bill recently approved by the U.S. House would reduce the federal deficit over a 10-year period by $119 billion, but would cause 14 million more people to be uninsured by 2018...

Tenet hospitals restore Humana coverage

The three Central Massachusetts hospitals owned by Tenet Healthcare will begin accepting Humana insurance June 1, seven months after the hospitals went out of the network.

UMass Medical joins call for research funding

UMass Medical School is among more than 200 medical schools, associations, colleges and others advocating for medical research funding at a time when government funding could be cut.

Baker concerned about health care reform in DC

State House News Service |

President Donald Trump and the Republican-led U.S. House have caused Gov. Charlie Baker some agita with their health care proposals, while Senate President Stanley Rosenberg assigned a failing grade...

MetroWest495 Biz

Staples appoints new chief marketing officer

Staples has appointed a new chief marketing officer who will be in charge of promoting the Framingham office supply chain's turn toward its delivery business.

Middlesex Co. sales top $500k in April

Median single-family home sale prices in Middlesex County surpassed $500,000 in April, the highest in the state when excluding Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket.

Apex Center to create 1,600 jobs

Laura Finaldi |

A major commercial mixed-use development coming to Marlborough this fall will create 1,600 jobs when it's fully operational.

Top 10 Central Mass. caterers spans all styles, cuisines

From BBQ to New England clambakes, the top 10 independent caterers in Central Massachusetts represent a variety of styles and cuisines.

In human trial, Sunovion depression drug shows promise

A drug that treats major depressive episodes associated with bipolar depression improved symptoms in a statistically significant way in a human clinical study, according to its developer, Sunovion...

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