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February brings in 13,7000 Mass. jobs as unemployment rate remains 3.5%

Zachary Comeau |

Massachusetts saw a gain of 13,700 jobs last month, including 13,100 from the private sector, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, and the unemployment rate remained at 3.5 percent.

Biz group: renewable energy not keeping up with demand

State House News Service |

Another business group has joined those already clamoring to let more natural gas into the region, and indirectly clashing with renewable energy proponents who have become an aggressive lobbying...

Industrial X-ray imaging company opens Marlborough facility

Zachary Comeau |

A Minnesota industrial X-ray imaging company has opened a laboratory in Marlborough to help diagnose problems with a machine's internal components.

Construction, hospitality, scientific jobs among the 29,000 gained in 2017

Massachusetts lost 6,100 jobs in January, but the unemployment rate remained at 3.5 percent.

Utility equipment supplier relocates Northeast HQ to Amazon's Milford facility

Zachary Comeau |

Anixter, an Illinois-based global supplier of communication and security products, is relocating its Northeast facility from Delaware to Milford.

Chamber wants temporary West Station in Allston for Worcester-Framingham line

Zachary Comeau |

The Framingham-Worcester commuter rail line could be harmed by the Mass Pike reconfiguration in Allston unless a temporary station is built, according to the chamber.

Chamber urges business activity at Union Station

Zachary Comeau |

As developers descend upon downtown Worcester and attempt to remake the city's center, the Worcester Regional Chamber of Commerce is hoping to tap into that optimism by utilizing Union Station's...

Outdoor adventure park coming to Berlin

Grant Welker |

One of the first outdoor adventure parks in Central Massachusetts is on track to open by around Memorial Day in Berlin.

Leshin has taken WPI to new heights

Grant Welker |

If a girl in high school wants to see an example of how a woman can be successful in science, she can look to Laurie Leshin. If anyone wants to feel like being a science nerd is a badge to wear...

Creative Hub Worcester to launch after-school program as first initiative

Zachary Comeau |

As its first initiative, nonprofit community arts center Creative Hub Worcester will provide an after-school program for 26 Worcester Public School students.

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