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Despite challenges, Clark poll reveals optimism among today's adults

Emily Micucci |

A recent Clark University poll revealed somewhat surprising results about today's 20- and 30-somethings' take on life: They're largely content and optimistic about the future.

HVAC firm moves from Marlborough to Worcester

Temp Air Inc., which makes and installs temporary HVAC systems, has moved its Massachusetts operations from along the 495 belt in Marlborough to Worcester.

Central Mass. braces, bolsters for potentially 'historic' blizzard

Rick Saia |

With weather forecasters predicting snowfall of more than two feet, along with gale-force winds, over the next two days for Central and Eastern Massachusetts, utilities and local officials are...

Anna Maria launches new grad program

Anna Maria College will offer a new master’s degree program in health emergency management, citing a high demand for the skills to respond to both natural and man-made disasters, the Paxton...

UMass asks: Could genes code for 'healthspan'?

Carol McDonald |

Researchers at the University of Massachusetts Medical School in Worcester are wondering if studies of a lowly worm can help us understand how to better maintain health as we age.

Worcester groups pitch transportation solutions, look for backers

Sam Bonacci |

Seven groups pitched transportation solutions to Worcester investors and collaborators Thursday night in the culmination of a National Science Foundation program shared with the cities of Chicago and...

Rotmans leader launches new firm

The head of Rotmans Furniture in Worcester has launched a Boston-based distribution company that aims to sell eco-friendly materials and components for the home furnishings, apparel and other markets.

Worcester assistant DA tapped for state cabinet post


Gov. Charlie Baker on Wednesday called his pick for state public safety chief a "proven manager" as top House lawmakers welcomed the choice of a Worcester County prosecutor.

Shrewsbury lakeside restaurant 'temporarily closed'

Carol McDonald |

The future of the waterfront restaurant Buca di Beppo in Shrewsbury is unknown after the restaurant closed its doors Monday.

Cogmedix opens new Worcester HQ

Emily Micucci |

Medical device manufacturer Cogmedix, a subsidiary of Worcester-based Coghlin Cos., announced the opening of a new headquarters on Briden Street in Worcester.

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