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AdCare completes acquisition of R.I. site

John Agoglia |

Worcester-based drug and alcohol treatment center operator AdCare has completed its acquisition of SSTAR of North Kingstown, R.I., the company announced.

Hanover Insurance expands healthcare reach

The Hanover Insurance Group, based in Worcester, has expanded its healthcare business into additional medical facilities while broadening its coverage for medical professionals, the company announced...

South Station fixes could boost Worcester rail line


Boston's South Station is becoming a "choke point in the system and an obstacle to expanded service," according to state Transportation Secretary Richard Davey, who asked lawmakers Thursday for help...

Worcester Chamber says 'No' to all four ballot questions

John Agoglia |

The Worcester Regional Chamber of Commerce has taken a position of "No" on all four questions appearing on the statewide November ballot, it announced in a letter to its members on Wednesday.

Hanover Theatre buys adjacent building for $1.1M

Sam Bonacci |

The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts has taken a step toward expanding Worcester's theater district with the purchase of a three-story building adjacent to its downtown location.

Reliant, Southboro Medical to merge Jan. 1

Rick Saia |

Reliant Medical Group of Worcester and Southboro Medical Group will become one at the start of next year as the two healthcare provider organizations complete their withdrawal from Atrius...

Health foundation announces $350K in local grants

Emily Micucci |

The Health Foundation of Central Massachusetts has announces five grants to support a range of projects throughout the region — all of which are expected to improve the health of the area...

UMass professor receives $4.2M grant to study paternal link to disease

Emily Micucci |

Dr. Oliver Rando, a professor of biochemistry and molecular pharmacology at UMass Medical School, has received one of 10 Pioneer Awards granted to researchers by the National Institutes of Health...

EcoTarium signs deal with National Geographic

Worcester’s EcoTarium has become the first New England museum to partner with National Geographic in an agreement that will bring the educational organization’s films and exhibits to the...

JetBlue flies its 100,000th Worcester passenger

John Agoglia |

JetBlue Airways at Worcester Regional Airport (ORH) reached its 100,000 passenger since starting service in November 2013 with daily flights to Orlando and Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., the Massachusetts...

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