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Worcester real estate firm joins NAI Global

Glickman, Kovago & Jacobs of Worcester has joined NAI Global, a network of owner-operated commercial real estate brokerage firms.

Shrewsbury mixed use building sold for $2.4M

The mixed use building at 307 Grafton St. in Shrewsbury has been purchased by CS Holdings LLC for $2.4 million.

MWCC, Clark form transfer-student agreement

Carol McDonald |

Mount Wachusett Community College (MWCC) has partnered with Clark University in Worcester to facilitate transfer opportunities for MWCC students, the community college in Gardner announced Thursday.

National unemployment rate hits seven-year low

Carol McDonald |

The nation's unemployment rate reached 5.1 percent in August, dropping from July's 5.3 percent, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) said Friday. The rate had not been that low since April 2008, and...

Mass. could see slight income tax cut Jan. 1

Michael P. Norton STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE |

Massachusetts has hit the first of five triggers that need to be hit to force a slight income tax rate reduction on Jan. 1, 2016, according to the state revenue commissioner.

UMass agrees to pay retroactive wages to union workers

STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE |

University of Massachusetts President Marty Meehan has committed the university to funding $10.9 million in retroactive pay denied to faculty and staff by the previous president, expressing...

ALS researchers at UMass Medical get ‘Ice Bucket’ funds

Katie Lannan STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE |

Two groups of scientists at the University of Massachusetts Medical School have each received $1 million in grant money raised during last summer's viral Ice Bucket Challenge campaign, funds that...

Perkins appoints Ames as executive director

Michael W. Ames has been named the seventh executive director and CEO of Perkins, the Lancaster-based human services agency that includes the Doctor Franklin Perkins School.

SeaChange 'encouraged' despite second-quarter loss

Carol McDonald |

Video software manufacturer SeaChange International of Acton saw a second-quarter loss of $4.8 million, or 14 cents per share, the company reported Wednesday. Its revenue for the quarter, which ended...

Pierce promoted to regional planning commission chief

The Central Massachusetts Regional Planning Commission (CMRPC) has promoted Janet A. Pierce to the role of executive director, the organization announced Wednesday. She is the organization’s...

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