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Grants support programs with integrated service models

Carol McDonald |

Community Healthlink and UMass Memorial Health Care are among 10 organizations sharing $1.3 million in grants under a new program administered by the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts...

DEP fines Hanover $6,004

Carol McDonald |

Hanover Insurance Group of Worcester has been assessed a $6,004 penalty for alleged environmental violations stemming from a 2012 inspection.

Worcester firm to lease technology to Canadian medical pot company

Emily Micucci |

Generex Biotechnology Corp. of Worcester, a developer of drug delivery technology, said it has entered into an agreement with Canadian medical marijuana development firm CannScience Innovations Inc.

WPI wins $1.1M to boost nuclear research

Rick Saia |

Worcester Polytechnic Institute has been awarded $1.1 million in federal grants to help revitalize the nuclear power industry, the school announced Monday.

National Grid to build more solar in Mass.

Sam Bonacci |

National Grid will more than triple its solar-power generation capabilities in Massachusetts with an additional 16 megawatts of energy at 19 sites to be built in the next year, the utility announced...

Congress approves Blackstone National Park

Sam Bonacci |

In a move that will have funding and tourism implications at historic sites throughout Central Massachusetts and Rhode Island, Congress has voted to create a new national park in the Blackstone River...

AG: Salter to pay students $3.75 million

Carol McDonald |

Salter School, which has a campus in West Boylston, will pay students in health-related programs $3.75 million to resolve allegations of misrepresenting job placement numbers and using deceptive...

Tributes pour in for Ted Coghlin, one of Worcester's 'true heroes'

Rick Saia |

Edwin B. “Ted” Coghlin, the long-time president of Coghlin Electrical Contractors of Worcester and a major force in the resurgence of Worcester Technical High School, is being lauded and...

After tax vote, Murray says Worcester will draft plan for single rate in 2015

Emily Micucci |

In an 8-3 roll call vote Tuesday night, Worcester city councilors inched closer to a single-tax rate, setting the fiscal 2015 property levy for businesses at $31.73 per $1,000 assessed valuation.

Hanover declares stock dividend

Investors in Hanover Insurance Group will see an 11-percent increase in their quarterly dividends during the holidays.

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