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Former Fitchburg school sold for residential project

Grant Welker |

A plan to renovate a former Fitchburg school into affordable housing has taken a step forward.

EcoTarium names Texas wildlife, museum leader as new president

Zachary Comeau |

Former Texas-based wildlife, museum and zoo leader Lucy Hale will replace Joe Cox as president of Worcester children's museum EcoTarium.

Leisure, hospitality highlight Mass. job figures in June

The Massachusetts unemployment rate held at 3.5 percent in June and public officials reported Friday the state's labor force participation rate is at its highest level in 10 years.

The development of affordable housing in the region has spiked

Grant Welker |

Across Central Massachusetts, the rate of new subsidized housing units has sped up as the housing market has remained tight, outpacing the state average.

Framingham State president signs diversity, inclusion pledge

The president of Framingham State University has signed on to a pledge from CEOs and president across the country to advance diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

MathWorks donates $3M for education for women, children

Natick-based software developer MathWorks has donated $3 million to an organization to boost initiatives focused on educational opportunities for women and children.

WPI president named to National Science Foundation panel

Grant Welker |

Worcester Polytechnic Institute President Laurie Leshin has been named to a National Science Foundation advisory panel to encourage scientific and technological innovation in education.

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.

The Power 50: Jeannie Hebert

Little goes on in the Blackstone Valley business community without Hebert's knowledge and – usually – involvement.

The most influential people in the Central Mass. economy

In compiling our annual list of the most powerful people in the Central Massachusetts business community, there are countless CEOs, executive directors, presidents and founders to choose, from...

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