Governor candidates call for single-payer health care

As they make their case for shifting to single-payer health care, two Democrats hoping to seize the Corner Office next year are pointing to soaring premium increases.

WBJ Best of Business vote has opened

The Worcester Business Journal has opened voting on the region's best companies for our 5th annual Best of Business Awards.

Massachusetts proposes Downtown Worcester space in state's Amazon bid

Massachusetts released its official Amazon proposal on Friday and highlights several Worcester-area features and incentives in a bid to lure the online retailer to the state.

Worcester receives perfect 100 on LGBTQ scorecard

For the fourth straight year, Worcester has scored a perfect 100 on a national scorecard of LGBTQ-friendly cities by the Human Rights Campaign.

Assumption faculty votes no confidence in college president

Despite a faculty senate vote of “no confidence” in President Francesco Cesareo, Assumption College's Board of Trustees are not proposing any changes.

Telexfree money launderer pleads guilty

A Brazilian man charged with laundering $20 million in proceeds from a Marlborough pyramid scheme pleaded guilty in federal court Thursday.

Blackstone Valley leaders pass on Amazon bid

Despite seriously considering submitting a bid for Amazon's HQ2, Blackstone Valley leaders ultimately decided to forego a proposal.

Marlborough's $160M development announces tenants, openings

The 475,000-square-foot Apex Center of New England has begun opening on Route 20 in Marlborough this week, with about two dozen tenants set to open in all. (With slideshow.)

MetroWest coalition offers 6.6M sq. ft. to Amazon

Marlborough is leading a coalition of five MetroWest communities in a bid to land Amazon's HQ2.

Leominster offers 400 acres, $405M to Amazon

The City of Leominster is offering more than 400 acres of public and private land and a tax breaks worth up to $405 million to lure online commerce giant Amazon.

MathWorks donates $10M for museum exhibit

Natick computer software developer MathWorks will gift $10 million to the Boston Museum of Science, the museum announced Thursday.

Mass. adds 9,300 jobs in September

Massachusetts added 9,300 jobs in September, driving the unemployment rate back below 4 percent.