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N. Central chamber named SBA microlender

Small businesses in the Fitchburg-Leominster area that need loans that banks won’t give them will now be able to approach the North Central Massachusetts Chamber of Commerce.

Webster Five seeks branch move to Mechanics tower

Rick Saia |

Webster Five Cents Savings Bank has asked for the state's approval to move its downtown Worcester branch around the corner from Commercial Street to the former Mechanics Bank tower on Front Street,...

Uxbridge man accused of running Ponzi scheme

Carol McDonald |

An Uxbridge man has been charged in an alleged Ponzi scheme that took in $3.5 million, according to a statement Tuesday from the office of Secretary of State William F. Galvin.

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Parent of Berkshire Bank acquires Firestone Financial for $53M

Berkshire Hills Bancorp, the parent company of Berkshire Bank, is buying Needham-based Firestone Financial Corp.

Worcester Credit Union closing Main Street branch

Worcester Credit Union’s branch at 315 Main St. will close later this summer. The last day the branch will be open is Aug. 21, according to the credit union’s website.

Boots to bootstrapping: Military vets find host of resources to succeed in business

BY LIVIA GERSHON Special to the Worcester Business Journal |

The transition from military to civilian life is a notoriously tough one, but many veterans have a set of skills that's well suited to running a business. And there are a number of public- and...

Credit union to give $3M back to members

Workers’ Credit Union, based in Fitchburg, has announced a $3 million give back in 2016 for its members after it met financial goals.

Marlborough focuses on smaller players with proposed loan fund

Emily Micucci |

Corporate giants such as GE Healthcare Life Sciences and Boston Scientific have lifted Marlborough's profile as a prime destination for businesses by making the city their home in the last couple of...

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