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Riverdale Mills founder dies at 88

Zachary Comeau |

James Knott, Sr., the founder of Northbridge wire mesh manufacturer Riverdale Mills, has died at the age of 88, the company announced.

Worcester's Flying Dreams Brewing opening second location in Marlborough

Zachary Comeau |

Worcester's Flying Dreams Brewing Co. will open a second location into a space in Marlborough where a fledgling brewery failed to open the doors.

Pot businesses line up to open up shop in Worcester

Zachary Comeau |

The number of recreational cannabis retail stores in Worcester could eventually surpass its number of Dunkin' Donuts stores.

Oxford manufacturing CEO listed for possible Russian sanctions

Zachary Comeau |

IPG Photonics' Chairman and CEO Valentin Gapontsev, a Worcester resident and an American citizen, has been listed as a Russian oligarch by the U.S. Department of the Treasury.

Mass. July unemployment ticks up to 3.6%

The state’s unemployment rate ticked up a bit in July and is one-tenth of a percentage lower than where it was at this time last year.

Biostage eyes FDA application in 2019

Despite just $5.8 million in cash to its name, Holliston organ bioengineering firm Biostage is eyeing a 2019 U.S. Food and Drug Administration application for its esophagus-regenerating device.

Coghlin Cos. co-founder establishes $25K Nichols scholarship

James Coghlin Sr., co-founder and chairman of Worcester manufacturing conglomerate Coghlin Cos., and wife Nancy have donated $25,000 to his alma mater Nichols College to establish the James ‘67...

ReWalk shares dive 19% after lackluster earnings report

Shares medical device maker ReWalk Robotics dropped 19 percent at Tuesday's open after the company reported a loss of $5.8 million with $9.1 million in cash left on its balance sheet.

Gun reform activists to march from Worcester to gun manufacturer

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A survivor of the Parkland, Florida school shooting and the father of one of the victims plan to join Massachusetts students later this month for a 50-mile march calling for gun law reform.

Boston Scientific eyes reintroducing recalled, remade product

Boston Scientific will soon submit the final technical module to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for a heart valve product.

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