Health Care

Clinton, HealthAlliance merger gets state approval

Laura Finaldi |

The merger of UMass Memorial - HealthAlliance Hospital in Leominster and UMass Memorial - Clinton and a proposed emergency department expansion were both approved yesterday by the Massachusetts...

Economic Development

Angelini connects the dots of Worcester's community

Laura Finaldi |

Over the course of his 50 years in Worcester, Michael P. Angelini has had his hands in a lot of different ventures.

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Hanover reorganizing under new CEO

Grant Welker |

Hanover Insurance Group unveiled its new CEO's strategy last week, including combining several divisions, expanding its specialty business and forming a new unit.

Transportation secretary touts benefits of autonomous vehicles

State House News Service |

The federal transportation secretary challenged the automotive and technology industries to help break down public concerns over self-driving cars, drones and other autonomous vehicles.

Curtis Industries buys Douglas company

Two Mass. Congressmen explore medical sector opportunities in Cuba

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Week in review

Potential developers of the vacant Worcester County Courthouse are touring the building, a few...

TJX plans to add 1,800 new stores

Grant Welker |
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Central Mass. economic forecast: a high schooler perspective

Nicholas DeCastro |

Seven students from Maynard High School attended WBJ's Economic Forecast forum, and one junior reported back his impressions from the event talking about global and national growth in 2017.

Worcester needs commuter rail investments


As we come off the high of the Patriots capturing their fifth Super Bowl, I am reminded of the quote from one of my heroes, Vincent Lombardi, who said, “Inches make a champion.”

Give craft brewers distribution flexibility


Energy challenges need comprehensive approach


Health care needs more women leaders

Sherry Ellis |
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Highest-paid state employees

Ranked by total earnings calendar year 2016

RankEmployeeTotal earningsTitle
1Derek W. Kellogg$1,063,678Head basketball coach, UMass Amherst
2Michael F. Collins, MD$938,075Chancellor & SVP health sciences, UMass Medical School
3Terence R. Flotte, MD$823,753Dean, provost & exec. deputy chancellor, UMass Medical School

Source: Pioneer Institute for Public Policy Research, MassOpenBooks project

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