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Discover Central Mass. is fighting for funds

Grant Welker |

Two years after it was formed, Central Massachusetts' tourism marketing agency is struggling for financial support from 34 of its 35 towns.

Worcester area added 1,000 jobs in June

Laura Finaldi |

The Worcester metropolitan area, which includes parts of Central Massachusetts and Connecticut, added 1,000 jobs in the month of June, according to the latest state data released Tuesday.

Worcester added 7,760 jobs in a year

The Worcester metropolitan area added 7,760 jobs over the course of a year, while the area’s unemployment rate increased by 0.4 percentage points, according to the latest estimates Tuesday from...

MetroWest medical center average for readmissions

MetroWest Medical Center matched the most recent state average for how often patients are readmitted, according to new data from the Center for Health Information and Analysis.

Seven Central Mass. hospitals beat state in readmissions rates

Laura Finaldi |

Seven of the 11 hospitals in Central Massachusetts had four-year readmissions rates lower than the state average, according to new data released Wednesday from the state Center for Health Information...

Harrington, Saint V, Nashoba, Milford, Marlborough hospitals tops for safety

Emily Micucci |

Five area hospitals garnered top safety scores in The Leapfrog Group's Spring 2017 Hospital Safety Score rankings.

New era at MWCC

Laura Finaldi |

Mount Wachusett Community College's new president, James Vander Hooven, said he will look to continue the college's extensive partnerships with area businesses.

Movers & Shakers

Central Massachusetts professionals joined and were promoted at firms like Becker College, Abby's House, UniBank, Commerce Bank and Webster Five Cents Savings Bank.

MetroWest employment growth lags state

Grant Welker |

MetroWest's employment growth over the past year lagged behind the state, adding only 900 jobs during that time, according to new data labor data released this week.

Worcester area adds 1,600 jobs in February

Savannah Donohue |

The Worcester area added 1,600 jobs in February, bumping total employment to 280,300.

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