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Hanover sells specialty business Chaucer for $950M

Zachary Comeau |

Worcester-based Hanover Insurance Group has agreed to sell its specialty insurance business Chaucer to a Chinese company for $950 million.

Worcester firm to treat OCD with brainwave device

Achieve TMS East, depression treatment firm with three Central Massachusetts locations using a brainwave stimulation device, now hopes to offer the treatment for obsessive-compulsive disorder.

Primetals to build wire rod mill for Indian manufacturer

The Worcester location of U.K.-based metal mill manufacturer Primetals Technologies has landed a contract with an India-based steel company to build a new wire rod mills next year.

Maine environmental group opposes Mass. energy transmission project

State House News Service |

An environmental nonprofit from Maine was expected to oppose contracts related to the 140-mile New England Clean Energy Connect transmission project at a hearing Wednesday.

Biostage to withdraw SEC registration

Holliston biotech Biostage is seeking to withdraw a registration statement with the SEC filed nearly one year ago after no securities had been issued or sold under the statement.

Trump's tariffs hurting New England economy


The U.S. must work toward a modernized NAFTA and should reconsider the tariffs.

IPG loses $3B in value Tuesday morning

Oxford laser manufacturer IPG Photonics saw the values of its shares drop 27 percent on Tuesday morning, eroding $3 billion of its total valuation in a few hours.

Hologic scores two patent case victories

Zachary Comeau |

Marlborough medical imaging device firm Hologic has scored two legal wins to help protect the company's intellectual property.

Mass. gas prices down 3 cents as U.S. oil production increases

Prices at the pump are down three cents this week, but remain 59 cents higher than the price at this time last year.

Their honeymoon startup

Brad Kane |

Two weeks after their wedding, Dave and Deb LeRiche bought Batch Ice Cream and moved the company from Boston to the LeRiches' New Braintree home.

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