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Moore expects title-clearing bill to move soon

STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE |

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

John Agoglia |

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

John Agoglia |

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.

SO, WHY DRIVE TO WORK? MetroWest towns are making the workday commute for some more seamless – and car-less

LIVIA GERSHON SPECIAL TO METROWEST495 BIZ |

When foreign students enroll at the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University, it can come as a bit of a shock just how car-dependent students and faculty at the Grafton...

Lawmakers rush ICU staffing bill to governor

COLLEEN QUINN STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE |

Nurses working in intensive care units will care for only one patient at a time, except in certain circumstances, under legislation approved unanimously in both the House and the Senate...

House votes for nurse staffing ratios

BY GINTAUTAS DUMCIUS STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE |

Hoping to avert two costly health care-related ballot campaigns in the fall, the House on Wednesday unanimously signed off on a bill that sets nurse staffing ratios in intensive care units within...

Warren solar project complete

Emily Micucci |

Local officials and representatives from Boston-based renewable energy company First Wind will mark the completion of a 14-megawatt solar project in Warren on June 23 with a ribbon-cutting ceremony.

UniBank picks Charter for online support

Whitinsville-based UniBank has selected Charter Business to provide it with wide area network fiber service and high-speed internet to support online services and other technology initiatives,...

Deal would give Mass. nation-leading $11 minimum wage by 2017

BY MATT MURPHY STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE |

The minimum wage in Massachusetts would increase from $8 an hour to $11 an hour by 2017 under a deal announced Wednesday night by top House and Senate Democrats.

WBJ honors 6 as Family Business Awards winners

Family relationships can be complicated. But in some cases, those blood relationships can be tested and even strained when there's a family business involved that needs caring and nurturing.

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