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UniBank adds Apple Pay option

Apple Pay mobile is now available for UniBank Visa debit card users.

Idexx doubles size of Grafton testing lab

Carol McDonald |

Veterinary diagnostic testing supplier Idexx Laboratories Inc. has doubled the size of its testing laboratory in North Grafton.

One for all, all for tourism: Regional approach seen as economic development boost

Sam Bonacci |

The Central Massachusetts Convention and Visitors Bureau is dead. Will its successor, the Worcester Regional Visitors and Tourism Corp., pump more life into the region's tourism industry?

Buffett's piece of Worcester

Wyman-Gordon has a rich history in Worcester, dating back to 1883 when it was founded as a manufacturer of crankshafts for looms. Through many decades and industrial transformation, the...

Buffett, Berkshire to buy Wyman-Gordon parent

Rick Saia |

The parent company of Wyman-Gordon is being sold to Berkshire Hathaway, the multinational holding company of several business lines owned by billionaire Warren Buffett, the companies announced Monday.

Sutton brownfield to get cleaned up and back in business

Attorney General Maura Healey has entered into a brownfields agreement for the redevelopment and reuse of a parcel in Sutton once occupied by Master Metals Industries, creating six new jobs in the...

Fattman: Mass. foster children need 'electronic backpacks'


Foster children in Massachusetts run a greater risk of having incomplete medical records, receiving duplicate immunizations and being more frequently misdiagnosed, according to a senator...

Boots to bootstrapping: Military vets find host of resources to succeed in business

BY LIVIA GERSHON Special to the Worcester Business Journal |

The transition from military to civilian life is a notoriously tough one, but many veterans have a set of skills that's well suited to running a business. And there are a number of public- and...

Central Mass. wonders: What's in store for us amid potential T shakeup?

Sam Bonacci |

Gov. Charlie Baker is aiming to restructure the MBTA in an effort to improve public transportation. Central Massachusetts communities are wondering whether these improvements will extend to the...

McGovern pushes for local say in propane sites

Rick Saia |

(UPDATED May 5 at 8:20 a.m.) U.S. Rep. James McGovern has filed a bill that would give states and local communities the ability to regulate propane gas facilities that are operated by rail...

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