Avis Hendrickson, president of Atlantic Union College.
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Atlantic Union relying on faith in seeking college revival

Grant Welker |

At a time when many small schools have closed, been forced to merge or not expected to survive, Atlantic Union is trying to re-establish itself after shutting down classes for four years once it lost...

 
Central Massachusetts cities and towns aren't waiting for the legalization of pot shops to go into effect before taking action to delay or ban retail pot stores.

Central Mass. towns reject recreational pot, at least for now

Grant Welker |

Voters statewide approved a new law legalizing recreational marijuana last November, but cities and towns aren't waiting for the legalization of pot shops to go into effect before taking action to...

The buildings housing the Great Wall Chinese restaurant and MetroPCS cell phone store, with a combined value of more than $500,000, have been targeted for eminent domain by the city.

Worcester revitalization gets aggressive

Grant Welker |

The Worcester Redevelopment Authority is turning more proactive in helping to remake downtown and beyond, including what would be the first two properties taken as part of a sprawling revitalization...

 
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101: Change resisters

SUSAN SHALHOUB |

Organizational change, whether adding a new division, software or personnel, means everyone has to adjust.

Perform customer win-loss analysis

PAUL JOSEPH |

How do we know we can trust the intentions expressed by prospective customers? The secret is to not be fooled by polite, even sincere, communication and to trust, but verify, along the way.

10 things I know about... Securing mobile devices

MICHELLE DROLET |
 
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Harrington officials have consulted safety officials to examine its security following a June 14 stabbing of one of its nurses.

Nurses push safety after Harrington stabbing

A nurse was stabbed by a patient while working at at Harrington Hospital in Southbridge earlier this month, the latest in a string of attacks of healthcare workers while on the job.

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Old Sturbridge Village wants to be weatherproof

Ten years into running Old Sturbridge Village, Jim Donahue has grown the 71-year-old museum's revenue to $14 million annually, launched a theatrical division, re-opened its hotel and – starting this fall – founded the Old Sturbridge Academy Charter Public School.

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Movers & Shakers

Millbury Savings Bank, Anna Maria College, and UniBank all announced new hires and promotions.

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Lists

Highest-paid executives in Central Mass.

Ranked by total compensation in fiscal year 2016 for public companies

RankNameCompanyTotal compensation
1Ernie Herrman, president*The TJX Cos. Inc., Framingham$20,180,755
2Carol M. Meyrowitz, CEOThe TJX Cos. Inc., Framingham$19,559,697
3Michael F. Mahoney, president & CEOBoston Scientific Corp., Marlborough$12,026,183

Source: SEC proxy statements *Served as president through FY2016, currently CEO



 
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