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Fallon expands services in Western Mass.

Members of Fallon Health’s NaviCare program now have access to Baycare Health Partners, a physician-hospital organization serving five Baystate Health hospitals and more than 200 medical...

Hanover Insurance beats Wall Street estimates

Worcester-based Hanover Insurance Group on Wednesday reported second-quarter earnings of $1.56 per share, beating analysts’ estimates by 17 cents. A survey conducted by Zacks had predicted...

Worcester 1st in U.S. in community farmers markets

Sam Bonacci |

Worcester has been ranked number one in the nation for bringing nutritious food to the local community through farmer's markets, according to a recent study.

Hospitals: No comment on wrongful death suit

Emily Micucci |

Officials at MetroWest Medical Center and UMass Memorial Medical Center have declined to comment on a wrongful death lawsuit filed in federal court this month, implicating both hospitals in...

Shopping malls add electric-vehicle chargers

Solomon Pond Mall in Marlborough and the Auburn Mall are among 12 shopping sites in Massachusetts and New Hampshire that have added charging stations for drivers of electric vehicles, the...

WPI to offer doctorate in data science

Rick Saia |

Worcester Polytechnic Institute will offer an interdisciplinary doctoral program in data science starting in the fall, a year after it launched a master's program in the growing field of study.

WRTA chief retires; interim leader named

The head of the Worcester Regional Transit Authority is retiring after 40 years of public service, and is being replaced on an interim basis by the transit system’s assistant administrator, the...

State to aid upgrades at Central Mass. YMCAs

Carol McDonald |

The YMCA of Central Massachusetts will install improvements at its five branches, using money from the state's finance and development agency.

Fallon to cut 45 jobs with Total Care shutdown

Sam Bonacci |

Fallon Health of Worcester will cut 45 jobs as the health insurance provider shuts down its Fallon Total Care program this September.

Business lending growth boosts United Bank numbers

Sam Bonacci |

Connecticut-based United Bank, which has seven branches in Central Massachusetts, reported record earnings in its second quarter, helped by a 19-percent jump in commercial lending and a jump in home...

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