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Boston Scientific planning $150M restructuring, 'limited' layoffs

Zachary Comeau |

Marlborough medical device maker Boston Scientific has announced a restructuring plan including up to $150 million in annual cuts.

Report: Opioid epidemic keeps jobs unfilled

According to a new report, the opioid epidemic is costing Massachusetts businesses more than $2.5 billion annually.

Guacamole, pink cookies and why I provide extra paid maternity leave

I am the proud owner of a small business, but it hasn't been so small since we moved from Millbury to Worcester last year.

Boston-area wage growth slows

State House News Service |

Wages and salaries for Boston area workers rose more slowly over the past year than for their counterparts nationally,

Worcester area economy grew at 4.1% annualized rate

Grant Welker |

The Greater Worcester economy grew by a 4.1-percent annualized rate in the third quarter, its highest in at least five years, according to an Assumption College report Tuesday.

WPI receives $895K to develop artificial intelligence fellowships

With an anticipated shortfall in artificial intelligence professionals, the U.S. Department of Education has awarded $895,000 to Worcester Polytechnic Institute.

National Grid lockout costing state millions, Baker admin. says

State House News Service |

The four-month lockout by National Grid of more than 1,200 union gas workers has cost the state millions in lost tax revenue .

Outstanding Women in Business: 2015 Alumnae

2015: Executive vice president & COO at Southbridge Savings BankNow: Executive vice president and chief...

To the editor: Question 1 will improve hospital care

Question 1 was put on the ballot to establish the same benefits here that are in California's healthcare system.

101: Alignment

SUSAN SHALHOUB |

Businesses with great intentions fail all the time. Alignment is what brings a business its intended success.

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