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Family of Harrington stabbing victim testifies in favor of safety assessments

State House News Service |

On Wednesday, nurse Elise Wilson's colleagues and husband visited the State House and asked lawmakers to require annual safety assessments at all medical facilities.

Tree House Brewing opens Charlton facility

Laura Finaldi |

Tree House Brewing Co.'s highly anticipated new brewery in Charlton opened for the first time over the weekend.

Nichols to hold Marlborough classes this fall

Nichols College will offer courses for the first time this fall in Marlborough on the campus of the Massachusetts International Academy.

EcoTarium, Antiquarian Society among eight to split $947K in cultural funding

Eight destinations in Central Massachusetts, including Old Sturbridge Village and Worcester's EcoTarium, were among those receiving funding from the Massachusetts Cultural Council.

Old Sturbridge Village wants to be weatherproof

Ten years into running Old Sturbridge Village, Jim Donahue has grown the 71-year-old museum's revenue to $14 million annually, launched a theatrical division, re-opened its hotel and – starting...

Nurses push safety after Harrington stabbing

Laura Finaldi |

A nurse was stabbed by a patient while working at at Harrington Hospital in Southbridge earlier this month, the latest in a string of attacks of healthcare workers while on the job.

DPH fines Charlton company $46,400 for cleanup violations

A Charlton company has received a $46,400 fine for violating oil and hazardous materials cleanup regulations after reports that hazardous materials had been released at the former Charlton Woolen...

IPG Photonics buying laser company for $40M

IPG Photonics announced Monday that it will acquire a laser-based systems manufacturer in order to better serve the medical device industry.

State approves UMass psychiatric bed reductions

Laura Finaldi |

UMass Memorial Health Care will convert roughly half of its psychiatric beds for medical/surgical use after it received approval from the state public health council on Wednesday for a $30-million...

After Harrington stabbing, nurses call for greater protections

Laura Finaldi |

After a nurse was attacked on Wednesday while on the job at at Harrington Hospital in Southbridge, the state nursing association called for more aggressive safety measures to protect workers at...

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