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Treasurer hopefuls size up fossil-fuel divestment options

STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE |

Democratic treasurer candidate Deborah Goldberg has expressed interest in moving the state's $61 billion state pension fund out of fossil fuel investments while her own personal mutual fund holdings...

Enterprise Bank revenues climb

John Agoglia |

Lowell-based Enterprise Bancorp Inc., the parent of Enterprise Bank that has branches in Acton, Fitchburg and Leominster, reported an increase in net income fueled by net interest income for the...

Solid 'organic' loan growth bolsters United Bank's Q3

John Agoglia |

The holding company for United Bank, which is based in Connecticut and has branches in Central Mass., reported solid commercial loan growth in the first full fiscal quarter as the combined United...

Rockland Trust parent reports solid gains

John Agoglia |

Independent Bank Corp., the parent of Rockland Trust Co. which operates branches in Bellingham, Franklin and Milford, reported third-quarter net income of $15.7 million.

Babson study: VC for female entrepreneurs still lags

Emily Micucci |

Women have made strides in raising venture capital in the last 15 years, but a wide gender gap persists, according to a Babson College study on the topic.

Looking back to 1990: Fleet merges with BankBoston

This year, the Worcester Business Journal marks its 25th anniversary. In each print edition, we are highlighting a major event within the Central Massachusetts business community between 1990 and...

Investors gobble up Mass. 'green bonds'

STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE |

Massachusetts treasury officials last week were inundated with $1 billion in buy orders for so-called “green bonds,” helping the state to obtain favorable interest rates for $350 million...

Fidelity to pay $3.5M in TelexFREE case

SAM BONACCI and RICK SAIA |

Fidelity Bank of Fitchburg has agreed to pay $3.5 million toward a relief fund for Massachusetts investors who were defrauded by an alleged pyramid scheme involving TelexFREE of Marlborough, the...

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IC Federal to open Worcester branch

IC Federal Credit Union will expand into Worcester before the end of the year, the Fitchburg-based financial institution announced.

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