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Hub firm launches Winchendon solar installation

Boston-based solar energy provider Nexamp has opened a 2.3-megawatt project in Winchendon that it says will generate “tens of thousands” of dollars in new tax revenue for the town over...

Environmentalists seek ballot initiative for bottle bill

State House News Service |

Beacon Hill lawmakers have been unable to reach a compromise for a bottle bill update as a deadline draws near, and groups opposed to the expansion and pro-update activists who are seeking to put the...

Westborough ups the effort to reduce auto traffic

Emily Micucci |

Westborough town officials took aggressive action to reduce the number of cars on the road during peak commuting hours when it launched shuttle service between the MBTA commuter rail station and...

Colleges: More prospective students checking schools’ energy efficiency

Emily Micucci |

Gone are the days when high school students chose a college solely based on the quality of sports and academic programs, and perhaps even the quality of the party scene. It seems that millennials...

A123 owner wins auction for Fisker Automotive

Michael Novinson |

The owner of lithium-ion battery maker A123 Systems, which has operations in Westborough and Hopkinton, won an auction Friday for hybrid car maker Fisker Automotive with a $149.2 million bid.

Butler buys Ga. cleaning and garment firms

Michael Novinson |

Marlborough-based Butler Home Products has acquired garment and cleaning care businesses in Georgia.

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