Government & Politics

Framingham pharmacist guilty in fatal tainted-drug case

Grant Welker |

Barry Cadden, a co-owner and head pharmacist of a Framingham company connected to a fungal meningitis outbreak, was convicted Wednesday of fraud and racketeering.

Government & Politics

Marlborough president gets six years in prison over $3B scheme

Grant Welker |

The former president of TelexFree was sentenced to six years in prison and three years of supervised release Wednesday on charges that he ran an international $3 billion pyramid scheme.

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Niche executive chef leaves for Worcester food incubator

Neil Rogers, the executive chef of Niche Hospitality Group, has left to be the kitchen operations manager of the Worcester Regional Food Hub, a commercial kitchen facility for food startups.

WPI team growing heart tissue on spinach

Grant Welker |

A research team at WPI has grown heart tissue attached to spinach leaves, which researchers involved in the project said overcomes a key challenge in human tissue regeneration.

Clark 10th best in country for adjuncts

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MetroWest495 Biz

New state health plan would affect more businesses, but more evenly

State House News Service |

A new potential health care plan would apply more evenly across employers than the first proposal, but would generate less revenue that the $300 million the administration was counting on.

People on the move

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Mass. should wait on $2K business healthcare assessment

Eileen McAnneny |

Quite simply, the fair share assessment is the wrong solution for taming growth in MassHealth, which now insures almost 2 million residents or 30 percent of the commonwealth's total population.

Mass. needs to update alcohol laws


Our state's alcohol statutes, which were put in place in 1933, lack the cohesiveness that businesses and the ABCC require to operate efficiently and effectively.

Mass. needs carbon pollution fees


Central Mass. economic forecast: a high schooler perspective

Nicholas DeCastro |

Worcester needs commuter rail investments

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Top tourist attractions

Ranked by annual attendance in 2016

RankAttractionAnnual attendanceNo. of employees
1Southwick's Zoo, Mendon500,000180
2DCU Center, Worcester469,494140
3Wachusett Mountain Ski Area, Princeton300,0001,000

Source: Each attraction via survey

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