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WPI alum named first entrepreneur-in-residence

John Agoglia |

Worcester Polytechnic Institute has picked an alumnus and business executive as its first entrepreneur-in-residence, a role the school said will help students, faculty, and alumni...

Anna Maria College names interim president

John Agoglia |

Mary Lou Retelle, the executive vice president at Anna Maria College, will become interim president of the Paxton school after President Jack P. Calareso leaves in July to take on a...

Experts brainstorm ways to hook youth on manufacturing

Michael Novinson |

Academic, business and political leaders brainstormed ways Wednesday to attract more young people into manufacturing, from improving education to tapping the awe-inducing capabilities of information...

UMass Memorial cuts services, 103 full-time jobs in Worcester

Emily Micucci |

UMass Memorial Health Care announced Wednesday the elimination of 103 full-time equivalent positions at its Worcester locations in the system's latest round of layoffs, which began in March.

Siemens awards $660M in grants to Mass. schools

Emily Micucci |

Siemens AG, the German conglomerate that makes steel mills in Worcester, announced $660 million in software grants Wednesday to support manufacturing programs at Massachusetts vocational schools and...

Weather cuts into CSX earnings for Q1

Emily Micucci |

Weather-related disruptions put a dent in earnings for CSX Corp. in the first quarter, bringing net income down to $398 million, compared to $462 million in 2013, the freight carrier announced.

3 nonprofits receive BJ’s donations

Three Central Massachusetts nonprofit charities are among 70 throughout the eastern United States that have been awarded more than $400,000 by the charitable arm of BJ’s Wholesale Clubs.

Millbury Savings names new president

Michael Novinson |

Millbury Savings Bank has named its first new president in more than two decades.

ALS research fund renamed to honor Cellucci


The UMass ALS Champion Fund has been renamed in honor of former governor Paul Cellucci, U Mass Medical School Chancellor Michael F. Collins announced Thursday.

QCC breaks ground on new $23M center


Quinsigamond Community College broke ground today on a $23 million, 30,000-square-foot engineering and technology building.

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