Biotech lab developer to purchase MetroWest Daily News building

Zachary Comeau |

A pharmaceutical and biotech campus development firm is set to purchase the former MetroWest Daily News building in Framingham.

Cognex reports record financial year

Zachary Comeau |

Despite a hefty tax bill due to new tax laws, Natick-based electronics manufacturer Cognex reported a record year in 2017, including revenues of $748 million, a 44 percent increase from 2016.

110 Grill opening 13th location

Fast-growing Westford restaurant chain 110 Grill is opening its 13th location Feb. 27 in Athol.

Mevion brings first proton therapy system to Europe

Zachary Comeau |

Littleton-based Mevion Medical Systems has delivered its first proton therapy cancer treatment system to a proton therapy center at the MAASTRO Clinic in the Netherlands.

Biostage's first human throat implant successful, autopsy shows

Zachary Comeau |

Biostage, a Holliston-based biotech specializing in regenerative medicine to treat diseases of the throat, announced on Tuesday its first esophageal implant resulted in a regenerated esophageal tube.

LakePharma buys Hopkinton facility for $4.5M

Zachary Comeau |

The California bioscience company once considered to be the anchor of a Worcester biomanufacturing campus is planning to open a new facility in a 69,000-square-foot Hopkinton building.

Biostage names regenerative medicine expert to board

Zachary Comeau |

Holliston biotech Biostage has appointed another medical professional to its scientific advisory board as the company continues its makeover following a near bankruptcy position just months ago.

TelexFree conspirator sentenced to 33 months in prison

A man who led authorities to $20 million hidden in a mattress has been sentenced to 33 months of prison time for his role in the TelexFree pyramid scheme.

Tax changes net Hologic 370% profit increase

Zachary Comeau |

Marlborough medical device firm Hologic is reporting a net income increase of 370 percent in its first quarter earnings, largley due to the impacts of the new federal tax law.

Milford developer eyes commercial tenants or senior living for vacant school

Zachary Comeau |

Milford commercial and residential developer Lobisser Building Corp. has proposed to buy a vacant middle school on Milford's Main Street for $115,000 with plans for either a two-story commercial building or senior living apartments.

Biostage lands $1M investment

Zachary Comeau |

Holliston biotech Biostage has secured another investment, $1 million from a private investor named Jinhui Liu.

Cumberland Farms survey: pineapple belongs on pizza

The debate is over: Pineapple definitely belongs on pizza, according to Cumberland Farms.

Westborough Not Your Average Joe's building sells for $3.1M

A building housing a Not Your Average Joe's eatery and the Indian restaurant Dharani in Westborough has sold for four times its sale price from two decades ago.

Virtusa's $20M tax bill results in $8M quarterly loss

Despite revenues increasing by 6 percent, Westborough business consulting and information-technology firm Virtusa said it lost almost $8 million in its third quarter largely due to the impact of tax reform.

Biostage names Chinese investor as board chairman

Zachary Comeau |

A Chinese investor and biotech executive has been appointed to be chairman of Holliston-based Biostage's board of directors.

BJ's hires Australian book publisher COO to expand digital offerings

BJ's Wholesale Club announced Wednesday the hire of new position to focus on digital commerce, signaling a shift toward online sales.

Protonex has deployed $34M in military power devices

Southborough-based power management device maker Protonex will supply the U.S. military and NATO with its Squad Power Manager Special Operations Kits.

Behavioral Healthcare Services to move into new Worcester office building

Grant Welker |

Behavioral Healthcare Services will move from its longtime home off Park Avenue in Worcester to a new four-story office building on Shrewsbury Street.

AMSC loses $27M through three quarters

Zachary Comeau |

Devens energy product manufacturer AMSC reported Monday another quarter of losses, this time $4.2 million in the third quarter, and $26.7 million for the company's fiscal year so far.

Aspen Aerogels wins U.S. patent case against Chinese companies

Zachary Comeau |

The U.S. International Trade Commission has issued a limited exclusion order prohibiting the importation of aerogel insulation manufactured by two Chinese companies alleged to have infringed upon patents held by Northborough-based Aspen Aerogels.

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