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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.

Two Mass. Congressmen explore medical sector opportunities in Cuba

State House News Service |

Two members of the Massachusetts Congressional delegation are back from a trip to Cuba to explore medical sector economic development possibilities.

Week in review

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

Arch Therapeutics to make $6M stock offering

Framingham biotechnology company Arch Therapeutics is selling an estimated $6.1 million worth of shares, in part to pay back the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center for funding.

Economist: Trump uncertainty clouding potential growth

Brad Kane |

The local, national and global economies will likely see accelerated growth in 2017, assuming they work through the uncertainties created by shifting federal policies, according to an economist...

Workers Credit Union pays $3.3M to members

Fitchburg bank Workers Credit Union paid out $3.3 million its its members last year, the fourth straight year it made such a payout.

Sevcon shareholder loses shakeup bid

Grant Welker |

An attempt by a 20-percent owner of Southborough electric vehicle components company Sevcon to overhaul its board of directors failed at a shareholder vote this month.

WPI to top off $45M innovation center

Worceser Polytechnic Institute will reach a construction milestone Thursday with its new $45-million Foisie Innovation Studio and Residence Hall.

Does the state have $300M hidden in a mattress somewhere?

We don't see Charlie Baker winning any Conservative of the Year awards at the next Republican National Convention, but it still was jarring to see the Massachusetts governor propose what amounted to...

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.”

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