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Nonprofit hiring expectations outpace private sector

Sam Bonacci |

A study has found that nearly 60 percent of nonprofits plan to hire in 2016, which is not only up from 2015 but exceeds the 36 percent of private companies that are planning to hire.

Central Mass. Red Cross names new director

Sam Bonacci |

Kim Goulette has been appointed the new executive director of the American Red Cross' Central Massachusetts chapter.

Guide aims to steer solar energy into low-income communities


A policy guide for low-income solar projects holds up Massachusetts as a leader in making solar energy accessible to low-income communities.

Businesses change their golfing habits

Laura Finaldi |

Central Massachusetts' golf course owners have responded to changing tastes, focusing on the whole experience rather than just golf.

Unum donated over $12.7M in 2015; built Worcester partnerships

Sam Bonacci |

Unum and its employees donated more than 88,000 volunteer hours and $12.7 million to charitable organizations in 2015.

Opioid crisis creating nonprofit demand

Laura Finaldi |

The ongoing opioid crisis has created a demand for services that Central Massachusetts organizations are working hard to meet.

Movers & Shakers

KRISTIN ZIRKEL was promoted to assistant vice president, senior marketing officer at Clinton Savings Bank in Clinton. A bank employee since May 2006, Zirkel will be...

Best of Business 2016: Professional Services

From banking to insurance, here are the Best of Business for professional services in 2016.

Private service providers seek inclusion in GIC

State House News Service |

Decrying the rising costs of health insurance, human service providers with state contracts continued their push Tuesday to be allowed to join the state-employee health pool as a way to...

New addiction services nonprofit to open in Marlborough

Emily Micucci |

A yoga instructor who has offered classes to patients at local residential addiction treatment center will open a relapse prevention nonprofit in Marlborough next month.

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