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Angelini to chair Massport board

Worcester attorney and Hanover Insurance Group Chairman Michael Angelini has been selected to lead the seven-member board that oversees the Massachusetts Port Authority, which oversees commercial...

Humira fuels AbbVie sales and earnings

Global sales for Illinois-based drug firm AbbVie rose 5 percent in the second quarter, driven primarily by a 26-percent jump in sales for its arthritis drug Humira.

ViryaNet shareholders approve $18.8M sale

John Agoglia |

Stockholders for Westborough mobile software company ViryaNet have voted to approve the company's acquisition by Verisae Inc. for $18.8 million in cash announced last month.

Framingham drug maker to test pre-eclampsia med

John Agoglia |

rEVO Biologics of Framingham will begin the third testing phase of a drug intended to treat pre-eclampsia in pregnant women.

Worcester grocery property sold for $16M

The Federated Cos., a national real estate investment group with offices in Boston and Miami, has purchased the property on Worcester's Cambridge Street that includes a Price Chopper supermarket.

BSX profits plunge despite sales growth

John Agoglia |

Strong sales from several divisions, as well as international growth of 7 percent, were tarnished by heavy expenses as Boston Scientific Corp. (BSX) reported a 97-percent drop in profits in its...

JetBlue's Q2 revenue, earnings soar

John Agoglia |

Second-quarter revenue and earnings for JetBlue Airways Corp., the only commercial passenger airline that flies out of Worcester, took off as higher traffic pushed up revenue to $1.5 billion for the...

Mercury negotiators reach deal on recycling

STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE |

House and Senate negotiators on Wednesday evening broke through with a compromise on mercury thermostat recycling legislation that has been tied up in conference since last December.

Worcester nonprofits win Tufts Health Plan grants

John Agoglia |

The Tufts Health Plan Foundation has announced more than $1.6 million in new funding to 43 Massachusetts and Rhode Island-based organizations, including two from Worcester, as part of its first cycle...

WPI aids N. Ireland STEM efforts

John Agoglia |

Where does Northern Ireland turn when it looks to develop the next generation of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) professionals? Worcester.

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