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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...

Nashoba Valley Medical Center president resigning

Grant Welker |

The president of Nashoba Valley Medical Center, Sal Perla, has resigned, the Ayer hospital announced Tuesday.

RXi Pharmaceutics extends runway in Q2

Zachary Comeau |

Despite reporting just $58,000 in second-quarter revenues, Marlborough drugmaker RXi Pharmaceuticals was able to significantly reduce its net loss, reduce its cash burn and extend its runway.

AAA: Stable gas prices could mean supply-and-demand balance

Zachary Comeau |

The U.S. gasoline supply and demand could be beginning to level out as the state's gas prices dropped one cent this week, AAA Northeast said.

ReWalk shares dive 19% after lackluster earnings report

Shares of Marlborough medical device maker ReWalk Robotics dropped 19 percent at Tuesday’s open after the company reported a second quarter loss of $5.8 million with $9.1 million in cash left...

UMass: Marijuana could help stomach problems

Researchers at UMass Medical School may have found a link between marijuana use and relief of inflammatory bowel disease.

Gun reform activists to march from Worcester to gun manufacturer

State House News Service |

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.

Home sales up despite high prices

State House News Service |

Single-family homes placed under agreement in July were up nearly 15 percent compared to July 2017, and the median sale priced remained at more than $400,000 for the third straight month.

Worcester State, Nichols form counter-terrorism degree agreement

Grant Welker |

Worcester State University criminal justice majors will be able to get a master's degree in counter-terrorism a year ahead of time under a new agreement with Nichols College in Dudley.

FDA warns Hologic over device's vaginal rejuvenation claims

Zachary Comeau |

Marlborough medical device company Hologic is suspending the marketing and distribution of a vaginal heating device after the company receiving a warning from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

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