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Saint Vincent adds online ER check-in

Sam Bonacci |

Saint Vincent Hospital in Worcester has added online self-scheduling that will allow those using the emergency department or urgent care to wait at home until their estimated treatment time, the...

Postal union concerned about Staples merger

Sam Bonacci |

Staples' bid to buy its chief rival, Office Depot, has been knocked by the American Postal Workers Union (APWU), which told Federal Trade Commission investigators that the merger proposed by the...

WPI receives $886K big data grant

Sam Bonacci |

The Worcester Polytechnic Institute received an $885,834 grant from the U.S. Department of Education to bolster the school’s research and teaching related to big data computing.

Healey: Amazon facility a 'distribution warehouse'


Attorney General Maura Healey said Tuesday she believes an Amazon facility in Stoughton that plans to open on Thanksgiving qualifies as a "distribution warehouse," rather than a retail store that...

Baker creates dedicated business team


As part of a buildup to the governor filing jobs legislation early next year, Gov. Charlie Baker announced Tuesday he would create a "BizWorks" team of senior level staff across three secretariats to...

Devens robots to send holiday shipments

Sam Bonacci |

Devens distributor Quiet Logistics has added robots to its warehouse holiday workforce this year in a partnership with Locus Robotics, the companies announced Tuesday.

Baker: Fantasy sports rules 'exactly on the mark'


The governor and attorney general may disagree about whether daily fantasy sports betting constitutes gambling, but Gov. Charlie Baker on Monday said Attorney General Maura Healey's proposed...

Natick's Busek partners with NASA

Sam Bonacci |

Busek Co., of Natick, has partnered with NASA to develop a safer, cheaper and “greener” propellant to replace a propellant that has been in service since the 1960's.

Brewers, bottlers rake revenues from competitors

Sam Bonacci |

When consumers look at beer and soda bottles on store shelves, they see several brands competing for the same dollars, but to Central Massachusetts firms like Polar Beverages and Wachusett Brewing...

Central Mass firms set sights on international markets


Westborough-based eClinicalWorks is a company near the top of its field. It's one of the top vendors of electronic health records systems for U.S. doctors' offices and a big player in the development...

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