Main South apartments sold for $2.7M

A Boston man has purchased two Main South apartment buildings in Worcester for about $2.7 million.

Boston Scientific to acquire UK firm for $4.2B

Zachary Comeau |

Boston Scientific is poised to acquire a U.K. firm for $4.2 billion, its largest acquisition since 2006.

Devens a LEED-certified community

Grant Welker |

The community of Devens has been named a LEED certified community, an environmentally friendly designation from the U.S. Green Building Council.

Mass. recreational marijuana sales to start Tuesday in Leicester

Zachary Comeau |

Recreational marijuana sales will begin on Tuesday, and Leicester-based Cultivate Holdings will be one of two adult-use retail locations open for business east of the Mississippi River.

Boston Scientific planning $150M restructuring, 'limited' layoffs

Zachary Comeau |

Marlborough medical device maker Boston Scientific has announced a restructuring plan including up to $150 million in annual cuts.

UPS purchases 200 acres in Grafton and Shrewsbury for $18.3M

Zachary Comeau |

United Parcel Service has purchased more than 200 acres in Grafton and Shrewsbury as it prepares to build an 800,000-square-foot distribution facility.

Framingham $60M apartments win New England project of the year

Before it's even built, a 196-unit apartment building going up in downtown Framingham has won the New England project of the year by the agency Smart Growth America.

Framingham grants license to Zagster for bikesharing

Zachary Comeau |

Framingham on Wednesday joined the growing list of cities giving bikesharing a try, granting an exclusive two-year license to Zagster.

Worcester attorneys nominated for Family Court judgeships

Charlie Baker on Wednesday tapped two Worcester attorneys for Probate and Family Court judgeships.

RXi Pharmaceuticals to change name as it eyes cancer market

Marlborough startup drugmaker RXI Pharmaceuticals now has a runway extending into 2020 as the company continues to reinvent itself and rebrand into a pharmaceutical firm focused on fighting cancer.

SBA brings Emerging Leaders program to Worcester, 19 graduate

Zachary Comeau |

For the first year, the U.S. Small Business Administration brought its Emerging Leaders program to Worcester, the agency announced Tuesday.

Jack's Abby to open North Station taproom

Zachary Comeau |

Jack's Abby Craft Lagers is hopping on the Commuter Rail to North Station, where the Framingham brewery will open a taproom at the train bar at North Station in Boston.

Solomon Pond Mall announces Old Navy, toy store openings

There will be three brand new stores at Solomon Pond Mall later this month, just in time for the holiday shopping season.

AMSC nets $22.6M in Q2 thanks to $30M settlement payment

Thanks to the first settlement payment from a Chinese company accused of stealing the company's intellectual property, AMSC reported a 400-percent increase in second-quarter revenue.

Ameresco completes $3.6M solar projects for Ashland

Framingham renewable and efficient energy firm Ameresco has completed a $3.6-million project for Ashland, including three solar facilities.

Movers & Shakers

Who's on the move in Central Massachusetts?

Coming to Worcester: The city's immigrant population has shifted in the last decade

Grant Welker |

For a century starting in the 1870s, immigrants moving into Worcester almost exclusively came from Europe and North America. That's no longer the case.

ReWalk places 500th spinal cord system amid $4.5M loss

Zachary Comeau |

The 500th medical device for patients with spinal cord injuries has been placed by Marlborough manufacturer ReWalk Robotics.

Spencer Tech selling Northborough offices for $3M, adding 200 jobs

Grant Welker |

Spencer Technologies is putting on the market its 23,000 square-foot Northborough offices as it prepares to move into larger space in Medway.

Framingham State president new national association chair

Framingham State University President Javier Cevallos is the new chairman of the board of directors of the American Association of State Colleges and Universities.

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