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Baker pick to head T review resigns


Former Boston Redevelopment Authority chief Paul Barrett will no longer lead Gov. Charlie Baker's examination into the MBTA.

Hanover declares 41-cent stock dividend

Hanover Insurance Group will pay a quarterly dividend of 41 cents per share to its stockholders, the company announced Friday.

Framingham tech firm announces equity investment

Definitive Healthcare, which provides data, intelligence and analytics on the health care provider market, said it has received what it calls a “significant” investment from a...

Gas prices advance another 9 cents

After weeks of steadily falling to just above $2 per gallon, the average retail price for a gallon of gasoline rose another 9 cents in Central Massachusetts last week, to $2.34, according to...

BSX buys unit of American Medical Systems for $1.6B

Rick Saia |

Boston Scientific has agreed to acquire the urology division of American Medical Systems for about $1.6 billion in cash, the Marlborough-based life sciences company announced Monday morning.

U.S. growth slows to 2.2% annual rate

Economic growth in the United States slowed in the fourth quarter of 2014 to a 2.2-percent annual rate, weighed down in part by an increase in imports and a downturn in federal government spending,...

Wholesale power prices down in January

Rick Saia |

Sharp declines in prices for natural gas helped push the average wholesale price for electricity in New England down nearly 60 percent last month over January 2014, according to ISO-New England,...

Rail operator: Full service to be restored by Mar. 30

Michael Norton and Andy Metzger STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE |

With its customers hampered by prolonged train delays and cancellations that began during the recent wave of snowstorms, the company that runs the Massachusetts commuter rail system said Thursday it...

Officials rip decision to boost ex-cabinet chief's pension


Former Public Safety Secretary Andrea Cabral qualifies for a retirement benefit classification typically designated for frontline police officers and firefighters that critics say will unfairly boost...

Chamber launches clickable look at downtown

Carol McDonald |

Worcester's downtown is an increasingly dynamic place. Now the Worcester Regional Chamber of Commerce has put a map online that captures the changes and opportunities there.

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