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State supports expansion effort at Northbridge business

An $8.1 million expansion project at WGM Fabricators of Northbridge has been approved for the state’s Economic Development Incentive Program (EDIP), the state’s investment tax credit...

Q&A with Bill DiBenedetto, President, Lampin Corp.

Rick Saia |

The manufacturing industry in Central Massachusetts isn't as robust as it was decades ago. But there are still robust companies. That includes Lampin Corp. of Uxbridge. The maker of such products as...

Hudson lumber firm sold to Koopman

A 128-year-old family-owned lumber company in Hudson has been sold to Koopman Lumber of Whitinsville and now bears the Koopman name.

New solar sites going up in Uxbridge

Three solar-energy stations are expected to be completed in Uxbridge and will serve residential and commercial electric ratepayers for National Grid, according to the project developer.

11 area nursing homes stand out in national rankings

Carol McDonald |

Eleven nursing homes in Central Massachusetts received the top rating in U.S. News & World Report's annual list of best nursing homes.

Webster First, Industrial credit unions to merge

Webster First Federal Credit Union (WFFCU), which is based in Worcester, is merging with Boston-based Industrial Credit Union (ICU), the two institutions announced.

Water company lowers Millbury, Oxford bills

The private company that provides water to Millbury and Oxford is passing along savings from a revised tax classification to nearly 19,000 households, including customers in those two Central...

Holden Landmark Corp. buys Grafton News

Carol McDonald |

The Grafton News and its website are being bought by the Holden Landmark Corp., publisher of several Central Massachusetts newspapers and websites. The sale is expected to close at the end of January.

Insurers, businesses seek halt to mental health provision


Insurers, small business advocates and local chambers of commerce are asking House lawmakers to put the brakes on a late-moving bill that would require health insurance carriers to cover services...

National Grid to build more solar in Mass.

Sam Bonacci |

National Grid will more than triple its solar-power generation capabilities in Massachusetts with an additional 16 megawatts of energy at 19 sites to be built in the next year, the utility announced...

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