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Fallon Health reports $20M annual loss

Grant Welker |

Worcester health insurance company Fallon Health lost $20 million last year on $1.2 billion in revenue, recording its second consecutive annual loss.

Worcester housing complex pays $75K discrimination settlement

Grant Welker |

The owner and manager of Washington Heights, a Worcester housing complex, have settled for $75,000 with the state Attorney General's Office for allegedly discriminating against a disabled tenant.

Worcester seeks to limit traffic around CSX rail yard

Grant Welker |

The Worcester City Council on Tuesday told municipal officials to find ways cut down on the tractor-trailer traffic going around the CSX freight rail yard, which completed a $100-million expansion.

Bay State high for property, vehicle tax bills

Massachusetts has the country's sixth-highest average residential property tax bill and seventh-highest average vehicle tax bill, according to a new study.

EcoTarium hires advancement director

The EcoTarium in Worcester has hired a new director of institutional advancement, a senior management role for the 192-year-old science and nature museum.

State's higher ed chief hears from foreign students

State House News Service |

Higher Education Commissioner Carlos Santiago held a listening session with international and immigrant students who shared concerns about recent and forthcoming federal actions around immigration.

Business lobbying group to meet with Senate

State House News Service |

In the second in a series of meetings intended to mend fences with the state business community, the Senate will meet with the perhaps the state's most powerful business lobby group.

Primetals stays strong through productivity

While other steelmaking companies have left the Worcester area, Primetals Technologies, which grew out of the former Morgan Construction company, is still here.

Mass. tough for first-time homebuyers

Massachusetts is the 10th most difficult state for residents to buy a home for the first time, according to a new study, hurt by a shortage of available inventory.

JetBlue adds NYC nonstop from Worcester

Grant Welker |

JetBlue will begin flights from Worcester Regional Airport to John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York City, adding a third commercial destination from Worcester.

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