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WPI develops method to increase cancer drug production

Zachary Comeau |

Researchers at Worcester Polytechnic Institute have developed a more efficient way to produce a widely used cancer drug by genetically engineering cells from a tree.

Frances Anthes stepping down as health center CEO

Zachary Comeau |

Family Health Center of Worcester President and CEO Frances Anthes will retire from her post at the end of the year, the organization announced Thursday.

Central Mass. colleges say federal guidance won't change admissions

Grant Welker |

Central Massachusetts colleges say they don't expect to change their admissions reviews as a result of the Trump Administration's advisement that colleges no longer consider a student's race or...

Avidia Bank, Exhibit 'A' collaborate to make new beer

Zachary Comeau |

Two companies both relatively new to Framingham are now partnering — to make beer.

Leicester's Cultivate to be 2nd allowed to grow recreational pot

Zachary Comeau |

Leicester cannabis dispensary and cultivation facility Cultivate is seeking an adult-use growing license from state cannabis regulators.

U.S. Attorney for Mass. gives tepid assurances to legal pot industry

State House News Service |

U.S. Attorney for Massachusetts Andrew Lelling issued a statement Tuesday expanding upon his previous comments about how his office will approach the newly state-legal marijuana industry, which...

Devens says it is fighting environmental lawsuit

Grant Welker |

The Devens Enterprise Commission said Tuesday it is fighting against a lawsuit that alleges Devens has allowed polluted rainwater to enter the Nashua River.

Board of Health approves first medical marijuana dispensary

Zachary Comeau |

The Worcester Board of Health has approved a license for Good Chemistry's medical marijuana dispensary in the Canal District, making it the first dispensary to receive city approval.

New CEO at Sudbury manufacturer anticipates strong 2019

Jerry Rex, formerly the president of Sudbury-based Methods Machine Tools, has taken on the additional role of CEO, the company announced last week.

Fallon hires chief medical officer, SVP

Two former executives are returning to Worcester insurance firm Fallon Health after several years away from the company.

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