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Week in review

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

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...

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.

Baker urged to more sharply reduce carbon emissions across region

State House News Service |

A coalition is urging the governor to work with other northeast and mid-Atlantic states to double the annual rate of reduction in carbon emissions across the region.

Accolades & Honors

Desiree Awiszio, a self-employed Worcester engineering consultant, won the K-12 STEM Literacy Education-Engineer Partnership Award in 2016 from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers...

Hanlon creates innovative business by focusing on employees

Savannah Donohue |

In 2004, seven years after Paul Hanlon sold his first company Folio Exhibits, his former employees asked him to start a new company. So he did.

Bill for 100-percent renewable energy gaining legislative support

State House News Service |

Massachusetts would need to get all of its energy from renewable sources by the year 2050 under legislation filed last month and backed by more than a quarter of state lawmakers.

Solect had record-breaking year with 26MW installed

Grant Welker |

Hopkinton solar installer Solect Energy had a record-breaking 2016, completing 115 sites and installing more than 26 megawatts of total solar output, the company said Wednesday.

Holliston firms seek to revolutionize temperature sensors

Laura Finaldi |

Holliston sensors manufacturer Nanmac Corp. was purchased in 2014 by the Patriot Worldwide, also based in Holliston. Since the acquisition, the company has been selling its products to the likes of...

Manufacturers can earn $3,500 with National Grid program

Savannah Donohue |

National Grid on Tuesday said it is looking for volunteer companies for its pilot program where business, including manufacturers, in Massachusetts and Rhode Island can earn up to $3,500 by reducing...

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