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Your favorite Thanksgiving dishes, visualized

In the spirit of Thanksgiving, Chelmsford visual data company Datawatch has released a seasonal demonstration that allows users to measure the nutritional content of their favorite Thanksgiving...

SBA honors banks with regional ties

Several banks and a credit union with operations in to Central Massachusetts have been honored by the state’s office of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) for lending to businesses...

PerkinElmer to buy Swedish firm

Rick Saia |

Massachusetts-based medical device manufacturer PerkinElmer has agreed to acquire a Swedish firm that makes instruments to measure the quality of food, grain and flour.

Bringing health research to life

Rick Saia |

NuVascular Technologies is sitting at the intersection of health care and textiles, a startup that's developing such products as artificial blood vessels. Matt Phaneuf, who has worked in medical...

Nashoba Valley Chamber CEO responds to Kinder Morgan controversy

Emily Micucci |

While the U.S. Senate narrowly defeated the proposed Keystone pipeline expansion from Canada to the Gulf Coast earlier this week, another pipeline project with local impact is still pending, and it's...

Staples meets earnings target, but will close more stores


Framingham-based Staples Inc. reported third-quarter earnings Wednesday that met analysts' expectations.

Local firms score high on LGBT equality index

Several major companies with operations in Central Massachusetts received the highest scores on equality from a national advocacy group for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) Americans.

TJX sales jump 6 percent; off to 'solid' start in 4th quarter

The Framingham-based parent of off-price retailers T.J. Maxx, Marshalls and HomeGoods reported another strong quarter Tuesday, with a 6-percent increase in sales and a 13-percent jump in diluted...

Hudson office building sold to Worcester firm

Rick Saia |

A Worcester developer of business property has bought an office complex in Hudson for nearly $3 million, the company announced.

Lightower: Va., DC fiber expansion done

Lightower Fiber Networks of Boxborough said it has completed an 1,100-mile expansion of its all-fiber network throughout Virginia and the Washington, D.C., metro area.

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