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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.

Creative Hub Worcester youth arts grand opening next month

Nonprofit artist group Creative Hub Worcester is beginning its summer arts programming in a newly renovated space in the Hadley Apartments building.

Gateway City holds huge potential


Worcester is designated a Gateway City by state law, which creates an economic boost through increased funds for development.

Fidelity Bank reaches $819M in assets

Zachary Comeau |

Fidelity Bank grew by 5 percent in 2017, reaching total assets of $819 million while investing in more than 145 local businesses.

Marlborough chamber CEO retiring after 31 years

Zachary Comeau |

More than 80 applicants have applied to the Marlborough Regional Chamber of Commerce board of directors to fill the vacant CEO position.

Fiduciary duties

While a nonprofit board may get involved in the weeds and deal with any number of tactical issues, all boards need to take the long view and be aware of their long-term viability.

Devens' Great Exchange business recycling program expanding

Grant Welker |

What started as a one-time business service event strictly for Devens now encompasses nearly three dozen communities throughout New England.

Reliant Foundation becomes independent nonprofit following Optum merger

Zachary Comeau |

Less than 48 hours after a $28-million acquisition by Optum, Reliant Medical Group's charitable affiliate Reliant Foundation said it is no longer affiliated with the Worcester medical group.


After working for greeting card maker Hallmark and textbook publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt for 20 years as an illustrator, Darcy Schwartz founded ArtReach in Worcester, noticing the curriculum...

BBBS CEO to serve 8-month Navy stint in Afghanistan

Zachary Comeau |

Duty calls for Jeffrey Chin, CEO of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Mass/MetroWest.

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