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Five C-Mass towns to receive $758K as green communities

Five Worcester County towns have will receive a total of $758,345 after achieving Green Communities designation by the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources.

Framingham State president joins immigration alliance

Grant Welker |

Framingham State University President Javier Cevallos has joined a nationwide alliance of college presidents calling on Congress to pass legislation protecting students who are so-called Dreamers.

FSU biotech ops degree to focus on business, finance

Framingham State University will start a new master in business administration degree program next fall, including a concentration on biotechnology.

Off-shore wind developers make pitches for state contracts

State House News Service |

Vying for a long-term contract for the first Massachusetts offshore wind farm, energy companies made their pitches to state officials Wednesday.

Framingham, Eversource agree to $500K contaminated site settlement

Zachary Comeau |

Framingham and Boston-based utility company Eversource have agreed to a $500,000 settlement after the town claimed the company failed to cleanup a contaminated site it acquired nearly a decade ago.

Cape Wind gives up on wind farm project

State House News Service |

Cape Wind is ceasing development of its wind farm and giving up its federal lease, according to the Cape Cod Times.

Consigli, Framingham firm to pay $275K in asbestos settlement

Zachary Comeau |

Milford's Consigli Construction and a Framingham environmental consulting firm are among the four companies paying up to $300,000 in penalties.

Worcester company to pay $100K asbestos settlement

Zachary Comeau |

Worcester development company Hampton Properties, LLC, will pay a $100,000 settlement after it was alleged to have performed illegal asbestos work on two Worcester rental properties.

Saint-Gobain creates more LGBTQ inclusion

Zachary Comeau |

French building materials manufacturer Saint-Gobain, with a location in Worcester, scored a 90 percent on the Human Rights Campaign's 2018 Corporate Equality Index, which measures companies on their...

22 participate in North Central Chamber leadership program

Zachary Comeau |

The North Central Massachusetts Chamber of Commerce has begun its Community Leadership Institute, which includes 22 emerging leaders.

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