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UMass Medical researchers conducting global research

Grant Welker |

Their work may not yield patents worth billions, but UMass Medical School researchers are conducting ambitious work trying to solve problems on the other side of the planet.

Accolades & honors

Diana Lados, Milton Prince Higgins II distinguished associate professor of mechanical engineering at Worcester Polytechnic Institute and the founder and director of WPI's...

U.S. AG Sessions' new policy complicates legal cannabis industry

State House News Service |

The Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission plans to forge ahead in developing a legal marijuana market in Massachusetts, despite uncertainty generated Thursday by U.S. Attorney General Jeff...

AAA predicts significant Mass. gas price decrease

The average gas price in Massachusetts is unchanged since last week thanks to high travel volume over the holidays, although auto club AAA Northeast says this is a precursor to a drop.

Transportation commission still being formed

State House News Service |

In September, Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito announced that Gov. Charlie Baker would sign an executive order "in the coming weeks" creating a new commission to review transportation needs and how the state...

Mass. is the 6th most moved-out-of state

Zachary Comeau |

The 2017 National Movers Study by United Van Lines shows more people moved out of Massachusetts than into the state last year, with 56 percent of people relocating opting to leave the commonwealth...

Yatco Energy brothers buy Worcester gas station for $2.8M

Zachary Comeau |

The three brothers who run Northborough wholesale fuel distributor Yatco Energy have purchased the Yankee Food Mart and gas station on Route 12 in Worcester for $2.8 million.

Framingham/Worcester commuter line improves reliability

Grant Welker |

The rail line's 30-day average as of Wednesday was 94 percent, finally catching up to the MBTA system average after a less-than-stellar year.

Mass. gasoline prices fall 3 cents

Zachary Comeau |

Gasoline prices in Massachusetts continue to fall -- this time three cents to $2.43 per gallon -- after a spike due to a nasty hurricane season this fall.

Electrical work on I-90 in Central Mass. nearly complete

Zachary Comeau |

A local electrical contractor has reached substantial completion of a lighting project at toll plazas along a large stretch of the Mass Pike through Central Massachusetts.

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