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Column: When facing addiction, how communities can build resilience

Dr. Romas Buivydas |

The misuse of prescription opioids and heroin use is one of the most significant health threats today, but there are steps any community can take.

Teaching the sighted to be blind

Brad Kane |

Liz Myska, an elder law attorney, has been blind for 10 years. In that time, she developed a side business to help the disabled navigate the world of available services.

WBJ announces the 40 Under Forty for 2018

With this year's WBJ 40 Under Forty, you see the people who could turn the cultural renaissance from a well-started idea to a full-blown reality.

New JCC director focuses on community building

Brad Kane |

Since she replaced Emily Holdstein as Worcester JCC executive director on Jan. 1, Emily Rosenbaum has sought to use the organization's prestige to help other nonprofits and enhance the JCC's role in...

Framingham State, MetroWest Nonprofit Network launch partnership

Framingham State University and the MetroWest Nonprofit Network are forming a partnership to help train a next generation of nonprofit workers in the area.

Alternatives, The Bridge of Central Mass. announce $82M merger

Zachary Comeau |

Human services organizations Alternatives Unlimited and The Bridge of Central Massachusetts have announced an affiliation with more than 1,200 workers and $82 million in funds.

EcoTarium names Texas wildlife, museum leader as new president

Zachary Comeau |

Former Texas-based wildlife, museum and zoo leader Lucy Hale will replace Joe Cox as president of Worcester children's museum EcoTarium.

The most influential people in the Central Mass. economy

In compiling our annual list of the most powerful people in the Central Massachusetts business community, there are countless CEOs, executive directors, presidents and founders to choose, from...

The Power 50: Ann T. Lisi

Lisi sits at the head of a foundation with a $133-million endowment, distributing about $7-$8 million every year to nonprofits.

The Power 50: Tina M. Sbrega

For nearly 10 years now, Sbrega has led a community-based credit union with $498 million in assets and 28,162 members.

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