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Former Mayor Thomas Menino dies at 71

State House News Service |

Thomas Menino, a self-described "lunch bucket guy" who rose from his roots in Hyde Park to dominate Boston and Massachusetts politics as the capital city's mayor for 20 years, has passed away after...

State report documents trends in mass. Health care, costs


High-deductible health plans are growing more popular among Massachusetts employers, according to a state report.

Unum earnings grow despite U.S. segment's dip

John Agoglia |

Unum, the insurance company that employs more than 600 in downtown Worcester, saw earnings continue to grow based on its core businesses United Kingdom and Colonial Life segments as its U.S.

Harvard Bio income, revenues up slightly

John Agoglia |

Harvard Bioscience Inc. said a weaker U.S. dollar compared to the British pound helped bump its third quarter revenues slightly.

HeartWare revenues up as losses narrow

John Agoglia |

Driven by what it termed “record sales” of it its Ventricular Assist Systems, Framingham-based HeartWare International on Thursday announced its run of solid revenue performance had...

Revenues up at Hanover Insurance despite income dip

John Agoglia |

Third-quarter net income at the Hanover Insurance Group decreased to $54.9 million or $1.22 per share from $61.3 million or $1.37 per share in the prior-year quarter, the company reported on Thursday.

Worcester again delays cable license decision

Emily Micucci |

Worcester city officials, Comcast Corp. and Charter Communications have agreed to extend the deadline for a decision on the transfer of the city's cable television license, according to a statement...

Two local groups to benefit from ‘buy local’ funding

Gov. Deval Patrick on Tuesday announced $300,000 in funding for seven “buy local” groups, including two in Central Massachusetts, in an effort to boost Bay State agriculture.

UMass Medical School, Georgia company to partner in clinical study

Emily Micucci |

The University of Massachusetts Medical School in Worcester will partner with Atlanta-based medical device firm LumaMed in a joint clinical study to evaluate the effectiveness of an imaging platform...

MNI: Mass. manufacturing hindered by high business costs

Emily Micucci |

Industrial employment in Massachusetts grew at a slower clip between 2013 and 2014 than the national average, which Illinois-based trade publication Manufacturers' News Inc. (MNI) said is a result of...

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