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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.

Mass. officials turn attention to energy storage

STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE |

The Department of Energy Resources is hoping to catalyze storage initiatives across the state with a new report and a a $10 million pilot.

Gas pipeline cancellation leaves ghost of cost concerns

Sam Bonacci |

The controversial Kinder Morgan pipeline that was supposed to give Massachusetts relief from a constrained natural gas supply has been cancelled but concerns about energy constraints remain.

Worcester company fined $52k

Sam Bonacci |

The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection has assessed a $51,937 penalty to MLC Worcester LLC for violations relating to asbestos removal at a triple decker in Worcester's Main South...

Energy chief flags need for more natural gas

In the wake of the suspension of Kinder Morgan's major natural gas pipeline project in Massachusetts and New Hampshire, the Baker administration's energy chief on Tuesday stressed that...

Outsourced Ideology: Sending the dirty work of clean energy north

Laura Finaldi |

Unable and unwilling to install the necessary infrastructure for renewable energy, Central Mass. has teamed with the rest of southern New England to pay far-flung locations to help meet the region's...

Creating a client-centric culture

LAURA HERMAN-STROHECKER Special to the Worcester Business Journal |

At Insurance Marketing Agencies, we take pride in our strong, client-centric culture. The agency was founded in 1924 in Worcester. We understand that we are here to provide the highest...

$30K available to businesses to reduce toxic chemicals

Sam Bonacci |

UMass Lowell’s Toxics Use Reduction Institute (TURI) is looking to distribute to $30,000 to individual businesses, allowing them to reconfigure their processes to reduce the use of toxic...

Sustainable design

Rob Para |

10. Reduce energy needs. Roof and wall superinsulation, high-performance windows and LED lighting can significantly reduce energy loads and save money, both in initial...

Clark U. secures $885K to study evolution

Sam Bonacci |

Clark University professors will take the lead on part of an $8.7 million grant to investigate the evolutionary process in a program that will bring $885,000 to the school over the next three years.

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