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Mount Wachusett receives $574K in federal grants

Sam Bonacci |

Mount Wachusett Community College has received $573,600 in state funds to help educate students from disadvantaged backgrounds.

MWCC selected for prisoner education pilot

Sam Bonacci |

Mount Wachusett Community College has been selected to participate in a pilot program to educate 72 inmates at area correctional institutions.

Anna Maria's new president looks towards strategic plan

Laura Finaldi |

Anna Maria College is in the preliminary phases of putting together its strategic plan, as President Mary Lou Retelle wraps up her first official year on the job.

UMass Memorial names new presidents

Sam Bonacci |

UMass Memorial Health Care has announced that Lisa Colombo will be the president of Clinton Hospital and Nicole Gagne will become president of Community Healthlink.

Worcester unemployment falls to 4.2%

Sam Bonacci |

Unemployment in the Worcester metropolitan area dipped by nearly an entire percentage point in April, bringing it to 4.2 percent and representing one of the largest gains in employment in the state.

Where in Central Mass. do the millionaires live?

Sam Bonacci |

As the Massachusetts legislature debates the proposed millionaires tax, information on the number of millionaires in Central Massachusetts has been released and they might not be located where you...

Students feeding Mass. agriculture industry


Educating agriculture students forms a pillar of support for the farming industry in Massachusetts.

Space Age expanding with efficiency

Laura Finaldi |

For years, Sterling-based Space Age Electronics has manufactured parts for commercial fire alarms, but the life safety parts manufacturer has pushed its offerings a step further, developing a new...

Central Mass. colleges showcase affordability

Laura Finaldi |

In bid for students, marketing for Central Massachusetts higher education turns to dollars and cents.

Fidelity Bank names lead commercial banking officer

Sam Bonacci |

Fidelity Bank has named Barry Bliss its new vice president and chief commercial banking officer.

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