Governor candidates call for single-payer health care

Zachary Comeau |

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.

 

Georgia man pleads guilty to defrauding Staples

Zachary Comeau |

A Georgia man has pleaded guilty to defrauding Framingham-based Staples and profiting more than $1.4 million.

 

Assumption College unveils new high-tech center

Zachary Comeau |

After 17 months of construction, Assumption College celebrated the completion of a new 62,000-square-foot academic center.

 

Marlborough pharma, Seattle biotech ink $124M deal

Zachary Comeau |

A Marlborough-based subsidiary of a Japanese pharmaceutical company has partnered with a Seattle biotech in a deal worth up to $124 million.

 

Worcester, Middlesex home prices still on the rise

Zachary Comeau |

The median price of a home sold last month in Worcester County rose by $15,000 compared to last September.

 
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Governor candidates call for single-payer health care

State House News Service |

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.

State senators tout health reform bill as a means for major savings

State House News Service |

Senators rolled out a bill Tuesday that includes new oversight for pharmaceutical companies and the creation of a MassHealth "buy-in" program for employers.

Baker: Opioid prescription monitoring tools helps drive down scripts by 28%

Emily Micucci |

The state's revamped prescription monitoring system contributed to a roughly 28-percent decline in opioid prescriptions in about two years, Gov. Charlie Baker's office said.

Health restaurant is one of three new Front Street tenants

Emily Micucci |

A health-conscious chain restaurant is one of three new, ground-level tenants at 145 Front St. at City Square in downtown Worcester.

UMass EMTs plan rally next Tuesday

UMass Memorial Health Care emergency medical technicians are organizing a rally at UMass Memorial Medical Center on Oct. 24 to voice their concerns.

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Massachusetts proposes Downtown Worcester space in state's Amazon bid

Zachary Comeau |

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.

Telexfree money launderer pleads guilty

Zachary Comeau |

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

Marlborough's $160M development announces tenants, openings

Grant Welker |

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

Zachary Comeau |

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

MathWorks donates $10M for museum exhibit

Zachary Comeau |

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

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