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One for all, all for tourism: Regional approach seen as economic development boost

Sam Bonacci |

The Central Massachusetts Convention and Visitors Bureau is dead. Will its successor, the Worcester Regional Visitors and Tourism Corp., pump more life into the region's tourism industry?

QCC, MIT tapped for national photonics push

Carol McDonald |

Quinsigamond Community College (QCC) will be a partner in a $600 million national effort to boost training in photonics, a discipline that studies and uses light for electronics and other...

Fresh Beginnings

U-Haul and Townline Motor Sales have teamed up to serve as the neighborhood U-Haul dealer in North Oxford. Townline Motor Sales, located at 134 Southbridge...

Accolades & Honors

Lauren Plant, investor relations officer at Calare Properties, based in Hudson, was named a recipient of The Warren Group and Banker & Tradesman's fifth annual Women of...

Record 2Q revenue for IPG Photonics

IPG Photonics reported a second-quarter revenue leap of 22 percent, as well as a 25 percent rise in earnings per share, thanks in part to increased sales of its high-power fiber lasers, the...

Harrington HealthCare to open urgent care center

Emily Micucci |

Southbridge-based Harrington HealthCare System is the latest Central Massachusetts provider to enter the urgent care business, announcing Tuesday that it will open an urgent care center in Charlton.

Boros: Medicare penalties create 'spillover' impact on all hospital readmissions

Emily Micucci |

Hospital administrators — and the public — now have a more complete picture on Massachusetts hospital readmissions, after the state Center for Health Information and Analysis (CHIA) last...

Fresh Beginnings

It’s About Time, a mobile dry cleaning company from Dudley, is opening a storefront at 40 Hamilton St., Southbridge, on July 1. Owner Chris Treadwell will continue...

Shrewsbury, Southbridge printer servicers merge

Two printer management companies – one in Shrewsbury and the other in Southbridge – have become one, they announced Friday.

27 Central Mass. firms win training funds

Twenty-seven Central Massachusetts companies are among nearly 200 companies in the Bay State that have been awarded state-funded workforce training grants.

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