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For the underserved, primary care landscape is changing

Livia Gershon |

An increasing amount of primary care is being provided by agencies set up specifically with low-income and marginalized people in mind: federally qualified community health centers.

Charlton solar facility to benefit Perkins in Lancaster

Zachary Comeau |

A Boston solar firm has completed its fourth community solar project in Worcester County, this one a 2.6-megawatt facility in Charlton to benefit a Lancaster human services agency.

Baker signs $623M life sciences bill

Zachary Comeau |

Gov. Charlie Baker on Friday signed a $623-million life sciences bond bill to provide funding for education, research and development and workforce training for the industry.

Mass. unemployment remains at 3.5%

Massachusetts unemployment rate has been at 3.5 percent for eight straight months, according to the state’s Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development.

Clark to offer health informatics, educational leadership programs

Clark University will offer two new certificates in health informatics and educational leadership this fall.

Seven Hills, WAM ink five-year program to showcase disabled artists

Zachary Comeau |

A new partnership between the Worcester Art Museum and Seven Hills Foundation will see the two organizations and its affiliates seek to improve the lives of people with disabilities through arts and...

Fitchburg group to build one-ton paper airplane

Fifteen local artists hope to create the largest paper airplane ever assembled, taking ideas from some of Central Massachusetts' largest manufacturers and paper from historic paper-making businesses...

Unum donated nearly $1M to Worcester organizations

Insurance agency Unum says it has donated nearly $1 million to Central Massachusetts nonprofit organizations.

Insulet, AIRM land $3.8M in tax incentives for job creation

Zachary Comeau |

Two Central Massachusetts life sciences companies have landed more than $3.8 million of $20 million in state tax incentives to help create more jobs for the industry.

UMMS in the clear following animal rights group's complaints

Zachary Comeau |

Despite complaints from an animal rights group about the deaths of 30 research animals -- mostly mice -- over the course of a year, UMass Medical School is in the clear.

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