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WPI creates degree program with Connecticut College

Worcester Polytechnic Institute has signed an agreement with Connecticut College letting students from the New London school receive joint degrees in environmental engineering.

Twin Cities Plaza undergoing $4M renovation

Grant Welker |

Twin Cities Plaza, anchored by a Hannaford supermarket and straddling the Fitchburg-Leominister line, is undergoing an overhaul for a more modern look and landscaping.

Wells Fargo opens regional investment office in Worcester

Wells Fargo has opened a regional banking services office in Worcester as just the third New England location for the country's third largest bank.

Worcester shop owner sentenced to 8 months for food stamp fraud

Zachary Comeau |

The owner of Esther's Fashion Paradise, who pleaded guilty last year to a food stamp scheme worth nearly $300,000, was sentenced Wednesday to eight months in federal prison.

UMass team raises $79K for ALS in Boston Marathon

A team of five running the Boston Marathon April 16 in honor of a loved one raised more than double its goal for the UMass ALS Cellucci Fund, nearly $79,000.

Saint Vincent honors doctors of the year

Saint Vincent Hospital has honored two for doctors of the year and another for lifetime achievement.

WPI-developed app assesses perinatal depression

Grant Welker |

A new app developed by a Worcester Polytechnic Institute researcher and students can help doctors assess perinatal depression in women.

Becker to train mental health professionals with $40K grant

A foundation's $40,000 donation to Becker College's psychology program will help address a shortage of mental health professionals in Central Massachusetts.

Saint Vincent, Heywood, Leonard Morse are region's safest hospitals

Grant Welker |

Saint Vincent Hospital in Worcester earned the highest grade by a hospital-safety ratings agency for the ninth straight time, and Heywood Hospital and Leonard Morse also earned A's.

WBJ 40 under Forty nominations due in two weeks

Nominations for the WBJ's 40 Under Forty Awards for 2018, which honors Central Massachusetts' up-and-coming business leaders, are due in two weeks on May 11.

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