MBTA to study new ways to attract commuter rail riders

The MBTA is launching a study to look at the commuter rail system's needs and potential improvements in the years ahead.

 

ReWalk unveils prototype for stroke patients

Grant Welker |

ReWalk, a maker of systems that help those with spinal cord and other injuries walk, has unveiled a prototype of a product for stroke survivors.

 

Worcester Chamber supporting sales tax holiday

Laura Finaldi |

Massachusetts should hold a sales tax holiday this summer but reject a tax on sugary drinks, a Worcester Regional Chamber of Commerce official told the state legislature this week.

 

DPH fines Charlton company $46,400 for cleanup violations

A Charlton company has received a $46,400 fine for violating oil and hazardous materials cleanup regulations after reports that hazardous materials had been released at the former Charlton Woolen...

 

Developer gets $11.5M loan to build Lunenburg apartments

A Townsend developer has received a $11.5 million loan to build a mixed-income rental housing project in Lunenburg.

 
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Central Mass Health

MHA launches opioid-reduction initiative with pharma partner

Emily Micucci |

The industry group is partnering with a British pharmaceutical company to reduce the use of opioids in hospitals.

Dentists petition AG Healey to review Delta Dental practices

Emily Micucci |

A group of dentists said Delta Dental's new for-profit plan is discriminatory and confusing.

$315M healthcare overhaul proposed by Baker

State House News Service |

Employers would be counted on to pay $200 million more a year over the next two years to help pay for rising expenses in the state's $16.6 billion Medicaid program.

Profile: Q&A with Dr. Trung Le, plastic surgeon

Le talked about the cosmetic and reconstructive work he does, and why plastic surgery has lost its stigma in a recent interview.

Column: Making the connection between dental, overall health

By Dr. Claire Levesque |

Dr. Claire Levesque of Tufts Health Plan talks about linking dental and medical care for better overall health.

MetroWest495 Biz

Office vacancy rates strong in Framingham, Natick

Grant Welker |

Office vacancy rates in Framingham and Natick were below 10 percent through the second quarter of the year, exceeding nearly every other region outside Boston and its core suburbs, Perry Brokerage...

Following breakage reports, Staples recalls mesh chairs

Staples, Inc. on Tuesday issued a voluntary recall of its hazen mesh task chairs, saying it received 20 reports of the legs breaking on the product.

Shrewsbury St. restaurant to open in building seized over drugs

Laura Finaldi |

Even though its building has been seized by authorities following the arrest of its owner on drug charges, a new seasonal menu restaurant called Chameleon will open at 166 Shrewsbury St.

Russian math school leasing Shrewsbury office

The Russian School of Mathematics is leasing an office on Route 9, according to the broker of the lease.

Westborough accounting firm appoints new CFO

AAFCPAs of Westborough, one of the region’s top accounting firms, has hired a new chief financial officer.

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