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Cumberland Farms reportedly exploring sale

Grant Welker |

Cumberland Farms may be exploring a sale that could end eight decades of the Westborough chain's ownership under the Haseotes family.

Drug companies face scrutiny from lawmakers looking to lower cost

State House News Service |

Legislators have pressed pharmaceutical industry representatives to identify ways drug manufacturers can help bring more transparency to their pricing and lower costs for consumers.

Bowditch courting new attorneys

Worcester law firm Bowditch & Dewey has rebranded as Bowditch as part of a larger effort to transition to younger attorneys.

Redevelop the Midtown Mall, not the tenants

Worcester is a still a low-cost market, and while commercial values are increasing, full-on gentrification is still a ways off. But as the momentum continues, the city needs to give those businesses...

The business community needs to teach financial literacy


Massachusetts has earned a failing grade in teaching financial literacy to our high school students for three studies in a row, going all the way back to 2013.

Movers & Shakers

Check out which professionals are on the move in Central Mass.

Succession planning for Hispanic businesses


One often-overlooked step in ensuring the future of a business is to create a business succession plan – which is especially significant for family-owned firms.

10 Things I Know About ... Outsourcing

Anupam Koul |

Always be prepared. Buyers should exercise care in determining what they do, who they approach and how they conduct themselves.

UMass Memorial wins $200K for opioid telemedicine device

Grant Welker |

A plan to evaluate opioid overdose patients using technology known as telemedicine has received an annual prize and funding from the UMass Memorial Medical Group.

As Central Mass. becomes more racially diverse, the population's health needs shift

Grant Welker |

As the population in and around Worcester has diversified, health care has changed with it, for both genetic conditions and cultural differences.

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