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Templeton child care center gets $40k microloan

Little Explorers Child Care Center in Templeton has received a nearly $40,000 microloan from the North Central Massachusetts Development Corp. to purchase its building.

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.

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

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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.

State leaders battling over legal-pot oversight

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Senate President Stan Rosenberg joined his House counterpart in questioning whether the treasurer's office should retain full control over the regulatory body that will enforce legalized marijuana...

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.

Movers & Shakers

Sullivan Insurance Group, Jericho Road and The Bridge of Central Massachusetts have all made recent hires or promotions.

Health association testifies to state board on regulations

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An organization representing health care plans responded to proposed regulations on how the state deals with health care providers and payers who deemed to have "excessive" cost increases.

State budget chief 'open to other ideas' on MassHealth costs

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Administration and Finance Secretary Kristen Lepore said the state is open to revisions on state's plan to impose fines on companies that don't meet health insurance requirements.

13-year high for business confidence in Mass.

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Optimism among manufacturers, a sector targeted for assistance from President Donald Trump, helped lift the latest Massachusetts business confidence reading to a 13-year high.

North Central chamber gives $15k to Worcester bakery

Crust Artisan Bakeshop in Worcester has received a $15,000 loan from the North Central Massachusetts Development Corp., the first such loan since the agency said it would begin expanding south.

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