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Biopharma jobs, investment rising

State House News Service |

While growing spending on prescription drugs is a target of state and federal policymakers, employment and investment levels in the biopharmaceutical sector is rising.

With acquisition, Boston Scientific has broadened its solutions

Marlborough medical device maker Boston Scientific has acquired a privately-held California company in a deal that could be worth up to $300 million.

MBTA awards rail car contract

State House News Service |

The plant owned by CRRC will turn out 152 new Orange Line cars and 252 Red Line cars, completely replacing those two fleets.

Cumberland Farms reopens expanded store in Hopedale

Cumberland Farms in Hopedale has reopened and now occupies a much larger space after purchasing three abutting homes for its expansion.

Easter Seals open Worcester assistive technology center

The Easter Seals opened an assistive technology center in Worcester last week to help people with disabilities explore and test technology to increase independence.

UMass Medical lands share of $8M HIV grant

A California biopharmaceutical company said Monday it is distributing $7.5 million to support five HIV cure research initiatives, including at UMass Medical School.

UMass EMTs plan rally next Tuesday

UMass Memorial Health Care emergency medical technicians are organizing a rally at UMass Memorial Medical Center on Oct. 24 to voice their concerns.

Spectrum opens Millbury, Weymouth treatment centers

Zachary Comeau |

Worcester addiction and recovery treatment provider Spectrum Health Systems has opened two new outpatient treatment centers in Millbury and Weymouth.

Railers sellout first game at DCU Center

Zachary Comeau |

At their first game in front of a sellout crowd of 12,135 at the DCU Center, the Worcester Railers defeated the Manchester Monarchs 4-3.

Berkshire officially closes on $230M Commerce acquisition

Zachary Comeau |

Berkshire Hills Bancorp, Inc. has completed its acquisition of Worcester-based Commerce Bancshares Corp. and its Commerce Bank and Trust Co.

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