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Worcester among 11 Mass. counties deemed natural disaster areas


Eleven of the state's 14 counties have been deemed "primary natural disaster areas" by the United States Department of Agriculture due to substantial crop losses that began with a February deep...

Clark U. receives $800K to study water

Sam Bonacci |

Clark University in Worcester has received nearly $800,000 from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to assist in a nationwide study the economic value of water quality.

40 Under 40: Matthew Abraham

Abraham has managed the environmental site assessment and remediation effort of properties throughout Worcester County as part of Tighe & Bond's Worcester office for more than 12 years.

40 under 40: Hawley Harrigan

In 2014, Harrigan moved to Worcester here from California to work with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Mass/Metrowest and has made an impact on numerous other nonprofits in the region.

Renewable energy law moves state away from coal, nuclear


Gov. Charlie Baker sat in the sun on the State House lawn Monday afternoon, relishing a victory for his administration and some in the Legislature.

Mass. AG sues Volkswagen


Attorney General Maura Healey and her New York counterpart have filed lawsuits alleging Volkswagen and affiliated car brands defrauded customers about diesel emissions and engaged in an extensive...

City collaboration leads to Clark U. global health degree

Laura Finaldi |

A collaboration involving the city of Worcester and Clark University led the latter to develop a master's degree that will get students to understand how political, economic and social forces impact...

GE pioneers precision medicine in Marlborough

Laura Finaldi |

At its new Marlborough headquarters, GE Healthcare Life Sciences is focusing on developing the tools that can help produce personalized drugs.

Mass. Senate passes energy bill

State House News Service |

An energy bill passed 39-0 by the Senate Thursday evening would require the solicitation of long-term contracts for at least 2,000 megawatts of offshore wind by 2027 as part of an effort to diversify...

Why offer mental health services at work?

By Elizabeth Belliveau |

While many companies have invested in the physical well-being of their employees, the emotional and mental health well-being of employees is still a relatively misunderstood concept.

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