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More than $1M in grants awarded for 15 Central Mass. health projects

The Health Foundation of Central Massachusetts has awarded more than $1 million in grants to support a range of health-related projects throughout the region.

UMass research nearing clinical trials for ALS therapy

Researchers at UMass Medical School in Worcester think a new kind of gene therapy may safely treat patients with ALS.

Opposition strengthens to nurse staffing ballot question

Grant Welker |

A week before the Nov. 6 elections, opposition to Question 1 appears to be strengthening as more Massachusetts voters say they're against mandated nurse-to-patient ratios.

Marshall Insurance opens downtown Hudson office

Marlborough-based Marshall Insurance Agency has become the newest business to open in downtown Hudson.

Outstanding Women in Business: 2011 Alumnae

Lisa Wilk has been onboard at Capaccio Environmental Engineering since its beginning, in 1992.

Viewpoint: Question 1 is a bad investment


Massachusetts residents will soon go to the polls to consider Question 1, a ballot measure mandating specific nurse-to-patient staffing ratios in all hospitals.

Retain employees in a turnover industry


Workers in the behavioral health sector – particularly those deal with child psychiatry – have notoriously high burnout rates.

UniBank, T&G, Hanover, Table Talk among 19 WooSox founding partners

Zachary Comeau |

So far, 19 companies have signed on to be founding partners of the Worcester Red Sox minor league baseball team, including Polar Beverages, MGM Springfield and Worcester Telegram & Gazette.

Anti-Question 1 group ramps up fundraising, spending in final weeks

Grant Welker |

A committee opposed to potential new mandated nurse-to-patient staffing ratios has stepped up fundraising and spending in the last weeks before the Nov. 6 election.

Baker pursuing state, federal drug purchasing reform

State House News Service |

Gov. Charlie Baker's administration is preparing to roll out a proposal to allow the state to negotiate prices directly with drug manufacturers.

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