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Electric vehicle sales surge needed to keep pace with requirements


Zero-emission vehicles and plug-in hybrid vehicles will likely make up more than 15 percent of vehicle sales by 2025, under proposed state regulations that would require Massachusetts to accelerate...

Baker creates dedicated business team


As part of a buildup to the governor filing jobs legislation early next year, Gov. Charlie Baker announced Tuesday he would create a "BizWorks" team of senior level staff across three secretariats to...

Baker: Fantasy sports rules 'exactly on the mark'


The governor and attorney general may disagree about whether daily fantasy sports betting constitutes gambling, but Gov. Charlie Baker on Monday said Attorney General Maura Healey's proposed...

Cutler's new prez focuses on output

Geoffrey Dancey first came to work for Melvin Cutler at his investment advisory firm when Dancey was an intern out of Clark University.

Worcester business Imperial Distributors reinvests in city

As Worcester strives to grow its business base with new hotels, an expanding medical industry and courting startups, the city continues to rely upon long-time businesses, many of which started here...

Central Mass. to benefit from Life Sciences 2.0

Sam Bonacci |

With its hybrid of open spaces and an educated workforce, Central Massachusetts is set to reap the rewards as the state's biomanufacturing initiative kicks into its second phase.

10 Things I Know About...Small-business capital

10) Develop a business plan. A business plan doesn't have to be long, but it should provide a road map for where the business is going. Is the business model viable? What is the unique selling...

Startups, unicorns and realistic expectations

Ken Cook |

I am a fan of startups and entrepreneurism, having worked with them my entire professional career. I've written books for them, built businesses around them and through Inc. Magazine consulted with...

MWCC launches accelerated business tracts

Mount Wachusett Community College on Friday announced the creation of an accelerated Saturday program for students to obtain business certificates.

Middlesex Savings honored for new biz lending

The Massachusetts office of the U.S. Small Business Administration has awarded Natick-based Middlesex Savings Bank with its Lender of the Year to New Business Award.

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