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Westborough manufacturer sold in $214M deal

Zachary Comeau |

Minnesota medical device manufacturer Cogentix Medical, which operates a 24,000-square-foot manufacturing facility in Westborough, has been purchased by a Toronto company for $214 million.

Construction, hospitality, scientific jobs among the 29,000 gained in 2017

Massachusetts lost 6,100 jobs in January, but the unemployment rate remained at 3.5 percent.

Insulet, UnitedHealthcare partner for insulin device coverage

Beginning next month, patients enrolled in UnitedHealthcare, including its Medicaid plans, will be covered for an insulin delivery system manufactured by Billerica-based Insulet.

Baker signs OSHA bill for public workers

State House News Service |

All public workers in Massachusetts will operate under the same safety standards as their private sector counterparts under legislation that Gov. Charlie Baker has signed.

MTD Micro Molding hires for personality, trains later

Zachary Comeau |

MTD Micro Molding, a medical-focused micro mold manufacturing company in Charlton recently took home some hardware from the Plastics News Executive Forum in Naples, Fla.

NH board pauses action on Northern Pass

State House News Service |

A New Hampshire regulatory board opted Monday to pause all action on the 192-mile Northern Pass electricity transmission project, a delay that could mean Massachusetts will have to get clean energy...

Biostage claims success in animal esophagus regeneration study

Zachary Comeau |

Holliston biotech Biostage is eyeing formal clinical trials after results of a large animal study show the company's artificial throat implants can regenerate a functioning esophagus.

Chandler: other taxes, fees may be necessary to boost economy

State House News Service |

Senate President Harriette Chandler on Monday told business leaders from central Massachusetts that other taxes and fees may be needed to make the kind of investments in transportation and...

Worcester tobacco wholesaler sentenced for tax fraud

Zachary Comeau |

A Worcester man will serve at least one year in prison after being convicted in federal court of skirting tax laws related to his tobacco business.

Marlborough biz owner, CFO plead guilty to $6M bank fraud

Zachary Comeau |

The former owner and his CFO of a Marlborough-based frozen seafood distribution company have pleaded guilty to scheming to commit bank fraud.

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