Holy Cross to open $95M athletic center

The College of the Holy Cross will officially mark the opening of its $95-million Luth Athletic Complex April 28.

 

Cannabis Control Commission hires research director

State House News Service |

With legal sales expected to begin in less than three months, the Cannabis Control Commission now has someone to direct its research agenda.

 

WPI, NASA developing cooling systems for deep-space travel

Zachary Comeau |

A team of mechanical engineers at Worcester Polytechnic Institute and NASA have developed a cooling system that is hoped to one day help carry astronauts to Mars and other deep-space destinations.

 

Franklin joint replacement device company cleared for shoulder device

Franklin medical device company Arthrosurface has received federal clearance to market a shoulder replacement system.

 

Former Curtis Industries building in Worcester sells for $1.5M

Grant Welker |

One of three industrial buildings that were home to Curtis Industries before its move to West Boylston has sold.

 
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Central Mass Health

UMass Memorial CEO: Clinic closure part of $50M efficiency plan

Emily Micucci |

A plan to close Plumley Village Health Services on Belmont Street in Worcester is a drop in the bucket as UMass Memorial trims spending, CEO Eric Dickson said Wednesday.

Kennedy Community Health Center a leader on LGBTQ equality

Emily Micucci |

The Edward M. Kennedy Community Health Center, based in Worcester, has been named an industry leader by the Human Rights Campaign.

Health cost estimators catching on, Pioneer report says

State House News Service |

A new study analyzed online cost estimator tools offered by three Massachusetts insurers, finding them to be more user-friendly than they were in 2015.

Life sciences bill includes $50 million for UMass Medical, UMass Lowell

State House News Service |

A version of Gov. Charlie Baker's life sciences legislation, which will continue a decade-long initiative lauched by former Gov. Deval Patrick, is on the move on Beacon Hill.

Editorial: Slow movements, big changes in health care

Having too few players dictating the level of care in the region and seeing more investment in high margin areas of specialty does appear concerning.

MetroWest495 Biz

IC Federal Credit Union opens Marlborough branch

IC Federal Credit Union has opened its seventh Central Massachusetts location at Marlborough's Apex Center of New England development.

2ovens restaurant in Shrewsbury a casualty of Bertucci's bankruptcy

Grant Welker |

A concept restaurant in Shrewsbury from Bertucci's called 2ovens has closed as part of the Northborough chain's bankruptcy filing.

Pure Hockey acquires two Bauer Hockey stores

Zachary Comeau |

Holliston-based hockey equipment retailer Pure Hockey has acquired two retail stores from Bauer Hockey, one of the sport's largest equipment manufacturers.

Allegro Microsystems explored 20 Central Mass. sites for relocation

Allegro Microsystems is leaving Worcester after 53 years of operating its headquarters at 115 Northeast Cutoff. In a recent interview, the executive staff at the company told the WBJ why.

Bertucci's files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

Zachary Comeau |

Citing debts of of $119 million, Northborough-based Bertucci's has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in federal court, the Italian restaurant chain announced in a press release Monday.

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