UMass Memorial personnel train on the new Epic system in September, in anticipation of the electronic system's launch this past Sunday.
ON THE COVER

UMass Memorial unleashes $650M electronic system

Emily Micucci |

After two years of preparation , UMass Memorial went live on Oct. 1 with a new electronic health records system.

 
Wormtown's new $300,000 canning line will enable the brewer to distribute its beers more efficiently.

Wormtown Brewery to triple its Worcester space

ERIC GOUDREAU |

The brewer's Worcester expansion should allow it to meet demand while developing new flavors.

Mark Lannon, a 35-year manager at Elwood Adams Hardware, talks to a customer before the store closed permanently in September.

Historic hardware store closing on Main Street

Grant Welker |

A 235-year-old hardware store is the latest retailer to close downtown, even as Worcester seeks to bring new activity to Main Street.

 
How To

101: Out-of-area recruiting

SUSAN SHALHOUB |

There are many reasons not to limit a company recruiting effort to local potential employees.

Marketing: In-house or outsource?

LAURA DiBENEDETTO |

Deciding whether to hire in-house marketers or to outsource to an agency isn't always easy. Every situation is different, and there are variables. To keep things simple, I suggest...

10 things I know about ... backup solutions and disaster recovery

Michael Kierman |
 
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Whitinsville Water Co. has served Northbridge for 60 years and proposed a 25-percent rate increase.

Companies battle over Northbridge water rights

The Riverdale Water Co., a privately owned supplier of water, is again angling to sell water to the Town of Northbridge.

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Renee King, founder and owner, The Queen's Cups

The joy & pain of selling 300% more cupcakes

Since moving to Worcester's Canal District from Millbury, The Queen's Cups has quadrupled its revenues, creating a whole new animal for founder Renee King to manage.

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Movers & Shakers

HMEA and Stowe & Degon are among the five Worcester-area companies announcing recent hires and promotions.

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Lists

Largest MetroWest employers

Ranked by number of local employees

RankEmployerNo. of local employeesYear founded
1Dell Technologies EMC Corp., Hopkinton9,0001979
2Staples Inc., Framingham~5,0001986
3The TJX Cos. Inc., Framingham4,0601976

Source: Each employer via survey



 
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