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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...

Congress approves Blackstone National Park

Sam Bonacci |

In a move that will have funding and tourism implications at historic sites throughout Central Massachusetts and Rhode Island, Congress has voted to create a new national park in the Blackstone River...

Milford Regional president to also become CEO

Rick Saia |

Edward J. Kelly, the president of Milford Regional Medical Center, will also become the CEO of the health care organization in 2016, Milford Regional announced Thursday.

Manufacturing Day celebrated by local companies

Central Mass. companies were among more than 1,600 manufacturers that opened their doors across the country for the third-annual Manufacturing Day , according to the National Association of...

Moore expects title-clearing bill to move soon


A controversial bill that proponents say would solidify sales of foreclosed homes could be up before the Senate soon, after action planned for Thursday was delayed for Rosh Hashanah, according to...

Grafton & Upton Railroad wins case to build new facility

After more than a year-long struggle with the town to construct and operate a liquefied propane gas (LPG) transloading facility at its North Grafton rail yard, The Grafton and Upton...

Auburn investment property sold for $740,000

An Auburn mixed-use building has been sold and will be the new expanded home of Fairway Mortgage, according to Glickman Kovago & Co., which handled the transaction for the sellers.

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