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Unum CEO retires

After 12 years as chief executive of Unum Group, Thomas R. Watjen retired at the insurance company’s annual shareholder meeting today in Chattanooga, Tenn. Richard P. McKenney, Unum’s...

Volunteer group Krosslink adds to MetroWest startup support network

Emily Micucci |

There are a lot of exciting things about starting your own business, but the isolation many entrepreneurs feel when they start out can be debilitating, said Venkat Kolluri, the chief executive of...

Seven Hills CEO named Becker’s first ‘professor of practice’

In a continued bid to expand the college’s focus on nonacademic career paths, Becker College has appointed the president and CEO of the Seven Hills Foundation as the school’s first...

Home health on deck for reimbursement cuts?

Emily Micucci |

Hospitals have been feeling the heat from the Centers of Medicare and Medicaid Services since 2012, when the federal insurer — the largest single payer in the country — began penalizing...

AbbVie again extends deadline for Pharmacyclics stock

Pharmaceutical giant AbbVie, which has operations in Worcester, is extending by another week its offer for all outstanding shares of Pharmacyclics to Friday afternoon.

Spectrum wins Va. prison contract

Spectrum Health Systems of Worcester has been awarded a contract by the Virginia Department of Corrections to provide therapeutic community programming at three state facilities, the private,...

Top health insurers report Q1 losses, blame ACA

Emily Micucci |

Compliance with new provisions of the Affordable Care Act were cited as factors in the first-quarter losses reported by four major Massachusetts health insurers Friday.

'Destination' stores putting MetroWest on the map

BY SUSAN SHALHOUB SPECIAL TO METROWEST495BIZ |

If you're shopping for property in MetroWest, does shopping influence your decision? Retailers that are considered more upscale brands — such as Cabela's in Berlin and Wegmans in Northborough...

Howard Grossman - President, Grossman Development Group

When Howard Grossman of Southborough was asked what people might not know about him, he pointed out that he doesn't have an advanced degree, saying real-life experience can be like a...

10 to Watch: Who's making a difference in 2015?

It's our annual list of 10 change makers from MetroWest who are making a difference in their businesses, industries and communities.

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