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GWCF awards $342K in mental health grants

Emily Micucci |

The Greater Worcester Community Foundation last week announced that $342,000 has been awarded through its Fairlawn Foundation Fund.

UMMS panel to call for protection of NIH funding

Emily Micucci |

Congressman James McGovern and others will call on Congress and the White House not to cut National Institutes of Health funding for critical medical research in a panel discussion today.

Health Connector launches small business website

Emily Micucci |

The Massachusetts Health Connector has launched a website dedicated to health plan shopping for small business owners and employees.

Fallon Health avoids net losses in 2Q

Emily Micucci |

Fallon Health posted a $2.9-million operating loss in the second quarter ended June 30 but broke even on the bottom line, while revenue and membership were up over 2016 levels, the Worcester-based...

State turns to Texas exec Ramirez to fix MBTA

State House News Service |

Luis Ramírez, who handled a $3.5 billion line of business for General Electric and runs his own consulting firm in Texas, will take the reins as the new general manager and CEO of the MBTA,

Worcester City Council makes push for PawSox

Zachary Comeau |

The City Council voted 8-1 Tuesday to approve a resolution to support the city's effort to draw the Pawtucket Red Sox into a new stadium in Worcester.

Altruist Brewing Company to open brewery, taproom in fall

Zachary Comeau |

The husband-and-wife team of the Altruist Brewing Company in Sturbridge are set to open their brewery and taproom in the fall.

TJX continues growth with 6% rise in sales

Grant Welker |

TJX continues to be a rare bright spot in the retail industry, reporting a 6-percent increase in sales for the second quarter on Tuesday.

Construction firm turning old tavern into school facility

Zachary Comeau |

Construction has begun on the renovation of an 18th-century tavern into a new facility to be used by the Riverbend School in Natick.

MBTA agrees to test regular service to Foxborough on Franklin, Fairmount line

State House News Service |

Regular daily commuter rail service will run to Foxborough beginning in the spring of 2019 under a pilot program that critics say could diminish service in Boston.

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