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Waltham investment firm acquires Jefferson Hills Apartments in Framingham for $227M

Zachary Comeau |

The Jefferson Hills Apartments in Framingham have been sold to a developer and real estate investment firm for $227 million.

WPI researcher working to detect genetically engineered organisms

Grant Welker |

A Worcester Polytechnic Institute researcher is working to find a way to determine which organisms found in the wild are genetically engineered, unlike their naturally existing cousins.

Healey joins multi-state lawsuit over health program funding

State House News Service |

More than $12 billion in federal funding for public health programs in Massachusetts could be at risk by a proposed rule that Attorney General Maura Healey sued to block on Tuesday.

Research Bureau: Eliminating WRTA fares would increase ridership, efficiency

Zachary Comeau |

In a new report, the Worcester Regional Research Bureau said the WRTA should be free.

Planned autism school backs out of $20M Lincoln Square project

Zachary Comeau |

The new owner of the former Lincoln Square Boys Club in Worcester is now looking for a new tenant after a school for children with autism has backed out of the project.

W. Brookfield property with assisted living facility sells for $1.7M

A West Brookfield site that's home to Brookhaven Assisted Living has sold for $1.7 million to a buyer registered in Brookline.

Dressbarn closure will leave seven Central Mass. stores empty

Dressbarn is the latest retail casualty, and the company's seven Central Massachusetts locations will add to the latest storefronts to close across the area.

Nichols College report finds slow progress on women in leadership

Grant Welker |

A new biennial report from researchers at Nichols College found incremental progress in the rate of women in Massachusetts rising to leadership roles in business and the Legislature.

Growth, consolidation moved Cogmedix from Worcester to West Boylston

A new West Boylston facility will enable the company to continue growing at its current pace, including for up to 20 more employees in the near term, Cogmedix President and CEO Chris Coghlin recently...

Former Allegro Microsystems building sold for $3.9M

The former Allegro Microsystems building at 115 Northeast Cutoff in Worcester has sold to an industrial property developer for $3.9 million.

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