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Local accounting firms to merge

John Agoglia |

In a move to broaden its reach into the non-profit sector, certified professional accountant Robert C. Alario of Leominster has announced a merger with Worcester-based accounting firm P.L. Jones &...

Firm adding 170 seasonal jobs in Worcester

John Agoglia |

APAC Customer Services Inc., a Chicago-area company that provides outsourced sales, customer care, technical support, and back-office services, announced Friday that it plans to add 170 new jobs at...

Revenue and income up at The Hanover

John Agoglia |

Driven by what is said were “strong price increases” for its personal and commercial lines, The Hanover Insurance Group Inc. Thursday reported a bump in both revenue and net income for...

UPDATED: UMass Memorial nurses protest cuts

Michael Novinson |

Registered nurses across the UMass Memorial Health Care system delivered a letter Thursday to CEO Eric Dickson objecting to staffing and service cuts.

Unum sales and earnings grow

John Agoglia |

Unum, the insurance company that employs more than 600 in downtown Worcester, saw earnings growth in the second quarter based on its core businesses in the United States and United Kingdom, the...

Lawmakers agree to Aug. 16-17 sales tax holiday


Lawmakers opted to give shoppers a break from the state’s sales tax on the third weekend of August, under a compromise economic development bill.

Ex-Worcester Sam's Club site sold for $3.2M

Rick Saia |

The former site of the Worcester Sam's Club store has been sold for $3.2 million, according to Worcester real estate broker Glickman Kovago & Co., which represented the buyer, The Aster Group, also...

Angelini to chair Massport board

Worcester attorney and Hanover Insurance Group Chairman Michael Angelini has been selected to lead the seven-member board that oversees the Massachusetts Port Authority, which oversees commercial...

Humira fuels AbbVie sales and earnings

Global sales for Illinois-based drug firm AbbVie rose 5 percent in the second quarter, driven primarily by a 26-percent jump in sales for its arthritis drug Humira.

Worcester grocery property sold for $16M

The Federated Cos., a national real estate investment group with offices in Boston and Miami, has purchased the property on Worcester's Cambridge Street that includes a Price Chopper supermarket.

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