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Webster medical transport firm owner sentenced

John Agoglia |

A week after pleading guilty to more than a dozen counts of fraud and larceny, the owner of a medical transportation company in Webster has been sentenced to a year and a half in jail and ordered to...

Harrington, Heywood join forces to share risks

Emily Micucci |

Southbridge-based Harrington HealthCare and Heywood Healthcare in Gardner have formed a new company that will allow the systems to pool and manage their patients' care, giving them an advantage in...

Webster transport firm admits to Medicaid theft

John Agoglia |

The owner of a Webster–based wheelchair van company that provides non-emergency medical transportation services pleaded guilty Wednesday to defrauding the state's Medicaid program (MassHealth)...

Revenue, sales spike for IPG

Michael Novinson |

Sales climbed 14 percent and profits grew 16 percent during the second quarter for fiber-laser maker IPG Photonics of Oxford.

Hometown Bank to add Leominster branch

Rick Saia |

Hometown Bank of Oxford has received state and federal approvals to open a new branch in Leominster at the entrance to the Mall at Whitney Field, the bank 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.

Oxford company sued for alleged asbestos violations

Emily Micucci |

An Oxford environmental company has been sued for allegedly failing to follow proper procedures while removing materials containing asbestos from a Sturbridge home, Atty. Gen. Martha Coakley's office...

Commerce Insurance agrees to $14.6M settlement

Michael Novinson |

Webster-based Commerce Insurance Co. agreed Monday to pay the state $14.6 million to settle claims that it overcharged motorcycle owners on their insurance policies.

Worcester #3 in US in employment by foreign firms

Michael Novinson |

Foreign companies now employ nine percent of Greater Worcester's workforce, the third highest among the top 100 US metropolitan areas, according to a study.

Warren solar project complete

Emily Micucci |

Local officials and representatives from Boston-based renewable energy company First Wind will mark the completion of a 14-megawatt solar project in Warren on June 23 with a ribbon-cutting ceremony.

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