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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.

JetBlue's Q2 revenue, earnings soar

John Agoglia |

Second-quarter revenue and earnings for JetBlue Airways Corp., the only commercial passenger airline that flies out of Worcester, took off as higher traffic pushed up revenue to $1.5 billion for the...

Mercury negotiators reach deal on recycling

STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE |

House and Senate negotiators on Wednesday evening broke through with a compromise on mercury thermostat recycling legislation that has been tied up in conference since last December.

Worcester nonprofits win Tufts Health Plan grants

John Agoglia |

The Tufts Health Plan Foundation has announced more than $1.6 million in new funding to 43 Massachusetts and Rhode Island-based organizations, including two from Worcester, as part of its first cycle...

WPI aids N. Ireland STEM efforts

John Agoglia |

Where does Northern Ireland turn when it looks to develop the next generation of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) professionals? Worcester.

Nuclea device obtains federal classification

Michael Novinson |

Nuclea Biotechnologies Inc., which has operations in Worcester, announced that federal regulators have classified its cell metabolism measurement device as having low to moderate risk.

Info security expert to address Worcester group

A global expert on computer security will be one of the featured speakers in the Worcester Economic Club’s upcoming “speaker series,” the group announced.

Ten area communities receive block grants

Ten Central Massachusetts communities will receive federal community development block grants that total about $6.6 million for a variety of uses, notably housing and infrastructure upgrades.

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