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Southborough firm wins Fla. police contract

The Florida State Police have turned to Southborough-based Brainwave Science's brain fingerprinting technology to help it investigate criminal activities, the company announced Wednesday.

Fitchburg State, UMass program to aid would-be law students

John Agoglia |

Fitchburg State University students looking to get a jump on their legal career may have hope thanks to an agreement announced Thursday between the school and University of Massachusetts School of...

Official predicts costly winter for natural gas

ANDY METZGER STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE |

Bay Staters enjoying the final stretch of summer can look forward to a pricey winter for home heating costs, according to state officials.

AMSC lands $15M wind turbine order

John Agoglia |

While the company reported lowered revenue earlier this month due in part to lower Chinese wind product sales, Devens-based AMSC is seeing benefits from a growing wind-energy movement in...

Democratic governor candidates spar over casinos

State House News Service |

With three weeks until primary polls open, the three Democrats vying to succeed Gov. Deval Patrick debated everything Tuesday from the legalization of marijuana to indicted Texas Gov. Rick Perry and...

Harrington, Heywood join forces to share risks

Emily Micucci |

Southbridge-based Harrington HealthCare and Heywood Healthcare in Gardner have formed a new company that will allow the systems to pool and manage their patients' care, giving them an advantage in...

GE life sciences division coming to Marlborough, will employ hundreds (updated)

Rick Saia |

General Electric has settled on Marlborough as the home of its health care and life sciences division, the company announced Wednesday morning.

TJX sales rise 7%, profits 14%

Rick Saia |

The Framingham-based parent of off-price retailers T.J. Maxx, Marshalls and HomeGoods reported another strong quarter Tuesday, with a 7-percent increase in sales and a 14-percent jump in net income.

Central Mass. gained jobs in July

Rick Saia |

Central Massachusetts saw healthy job gains last month among the commonwealth's overall gain of nearly 14,000 jobs in July, data from the Patrick administration revealed Tuesday.

Housing starts, building permits surge

Housing starts and the number of issued building permits soared nationwide in July, exceeding analysts’ expectations and offering a double sign of increased housing and construction activity,...

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