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Challenges and opportunities for commuter rail


The MBTA's fleet of commuter rail locomotives, including 40 new cars, poses "challenges" for the vendor tasked with operating the 388-mile system that has an annual ridership of 35 million and...

The strong business relationship between Israel and Massachusetts

By Larry Jasinski special to the Worcester Business Journal |

Governor Charlie Baker’s upcoming visit to Israel carries on an important tradition of our state leadership—one that highlights the strong economic relationship between Massachusetts and...

CeraNova looks to expand manufacturing capacity

Several of the military's HUMVEEs and helicopters are outfitted with durable materials made in Marlborough by CeraNova Corporation, a manufacturer of advanced ceramic products.

Sturbridge installing 2.4MW solar array

Framingham's Ameresco has begun construction of a 2.4 megawatt solar array being installed for the town of Sturbridge.

Central Mass. co's score high for LGBTQ equality

Sam Bonacci |

Five companies in Central Massachusetts have received perfect scores on the 2017 Corporate Equality Index from the Human Rights Campaign Foundation.

Meredith Harris: Gear Shifter

Sam Bonacci |

Harris is the new face of the new Marlborough economic development, having taken on her role in August, following the departure of former executive director, Tim Cummings.

Girish Navani: Trail Blazer

Laura Finaldi |

Navani is at the helm of one of the fastest-growing companies in MetroWest.

Karim El-Gamal: Trail Blazer

Sam Bonacci |

Downtown Hudson is hip. It's happening. And the businesses that Karim El-Gamal helped bring to the area are a huge part of the reason.

The Crowleys: Standard Bearers

Brad Kane |

As the owners & shareholders of Polar Beverages & Wachusett Mountain Ski Area, the Crowley family holds a huge amount of influence in the region.

Staples Plan B: Redefining a brand

Sam Bonacci |

After its failed $6.3B merger with Office Depot, Staples pushes forward with cuts, focus on small businesses.

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