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UMass Medical gets $836K for heart disease research

Sam Bonacci |

UMass Medical School has been awarded $836,858 by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to support research on treatments and cures for heart and vascular diseases.

Worcester manufacturer shipping 33 jobs overseas

Sam Bonacci |

Worcester's Allegro MicroSystems will be transfering 33 jobs from its Worcester and Manchester, N.H. facilities overseas.

Fitchburg 140-unit housing complex upgraded

Sam Bonacci |

Joseph's House, a 140-unit apartment complex in Fitchburg, has received $290,000 in upgrades through Unitil and the MassSave program.

UMass researcher gets $788K

Sam Bonacci |

A researcher at UMass Medical School has received a $788,000 grant to investigate a protein that could direct the development of new chemotherapy drugs.

Senate okays farmers' market alcohol sales


Farmer brewers and farmer distillers would be permitted to sell their alcoholic beverage products at farmers' markets under legislation that cleared the Senate Thursday.

Westborough land sells for $7M; 700 homes to be built

Westborough selectmen voted last week to sell nearly 38 acres of the former Westborough State Hospital to developers planning to create 700 housing units.

Worcester area energy efficiency jobs top 10K

Sam Bonacci |

A new report detailing energy efficiency employment has found that the Worcester area has 10,666 employees in the industry.

Business, community leaders named to Art Museum board

The Worcester Art Museum has five new board of trustees members and a new president following the trustees' annual meeting Tuesday.

New CFO named at Waters

Sam Bonacci |

Milford's Waters Corporation's board has named Sherry Buck to the positions of senior vice president and CFO beginning Jan. 9.

Mass second in elder abuse protections

Emily Micucci |

Massachusetts ranks second among the 50 states when it comes to maintaining protections against elder abuse, according to an analysis released Wednesday.

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