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Mass. posts 3rd straight quarter of strong growth


The Massachusetts economy grew at a significantly stronger clip than that of the U.S. during the fourth quarter, marking three consecutive quarters of strong growth, according to data released on...

It's official: Sharks leaving Worcester

Carol McDonald |

The American Hockey League made official Thursday what fans had been hearing for about a week: The Worcester Sharks are relocating to San Jose, Calif.

Markey, Warren urge rejection of phone rule changes


U.S. Sens. Edward Markey and Elizabeth Warren are pushing federal regulators to reject proposals that could provide exemptions for businesses to use auto-dialers and reach consumers'...

AbbVie revenue up for quarter, year

Life sciences firm AbbVie, which has operations in Worcester, saw a nearly 9-percent increase in fourth-quarter revenue, helped by double-digit growth in its popular arthritis drug, Humira.

GDP growth slowed in fourth quarter

The nation’s gross domestic product grew at a 2.6 percent annual pace in the fourth quarter, the Commerce Department said yesterday.

Strong quarter for Quest Diagnostics

Quest Diagnostics, which recently opened an $80 million medical laboratory in Marlborough, slightly beat analysts’ expectations for earnings in the fourth quarter of 2014.

EMC Corp. lowers outlook, will cut jobs

Carol McDonald |

Data-storage giant EMC Corp. reported Thursday that it had closed the fourth quarter with a 12 percent increase in net income, but missed the mark on revenue expectations.

City manager: Post-blizzard cleanup continues

Carol McDonald |

In Worcester, the aftermath of Monday and Tuesday's blizzard means another day off today for public schoolchildren, and another day hard at work for street crews.

JetBlue quarterly earnings fly high

JetBlue reported a very strong fourth quarter Thursday, largely on lower fuel prices.

Harrington opens new Webster emergency department

The new Remillard Family Emergency Department officially opened its doors Thursday at the Webster campus of Harrington HealthCare.

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