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WPI Professor Receives International Award For Research Targeting Infections—Terri Camesano, a professor of chemical engineering at…

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Clark University Ranked as Top 20 Entrepreneurial University in Country

Clark University

Clark University has been ranked as the 16th on the list of most entrepreneurial research universities by Forbes Magazine. 

Federal Reserve Keeps Interest Rates Near Zero

The Federal Reserve has decided to maintain near zero interest rates before increasing them later this year. 

United Way Women’s Initiative Announces New Leadership

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The Women’s Initiative of United Way of Central Massachusetts recently announced the new Chair and Vice Chair of the Women’s Initiative...

Smart Benefits: IRS Releases ACA Taxpayer Data for 2014

The IRS recently revealed preliminary results (generally through June 25) from the 2015 filing season related to the ACA’s premium tax credit and individual shared...

How Talking About Being Busy Can Add to Stress

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There’s been a lot written lately about the epidemic of “busy-ness” that seems to have overtaken the workplace, and the people...

Friday Financial Five – July 24, 2015

The combination of a limited supply of housing and a rush to beat an impending rate hike may have contributed to best housing numbers in...

Coyne Named Interim Administrator of Worcester Regional Transit Authority

Last week, Stephen O'Neil announced his retirement as the Administrator of the Worcester Regional Transit Authority (WRTA). After nearly 40 years in public service, O'...

Giorgio: End the Sales Tax Holiday

So in its infinite wisdom, the Massachusetts Legislature created a Sale Tax Holiday. This was ostensibly created to help business and in the process help...

Charter Ranked as One of Ten Companies with Worst Reputation in U.S.

Using data from the 2015 Harris Poll Reputation Quotient study, FindtheBest's own site FindtheCompany ranked America's 10 best and worst companies by reputation. According to...

Smart Benefits: Draft 2015 Forms Released for ACA Reporting

Starting early next year, employers with 50 or more full-time employees and insurers must report on their health coverage to satisfy ACA requirements that (1) individuals have...

Multi-Purpose Restaurant Set to Open at DCU Center in September

On Thursday, the City of Worcester, the SMG-managed DCU Center, and SAVOR...Catering by SMG, announced the construction of a brand new mult-purpose restaurant set...

United Way Hires Assumption Grad as New Community Relationships Manager

Tracy Baldelli - Image Courtesy of United Way

On Friday, United Way of Central Massachusetts announced the hiring of Tracy Baldelli as the new Community Relationship Manager.

Friday Financial Five – July 17, 2015

The Tax Foundation has released the 2015 version comparing each state’s purchasing power. The foundation used the Bureau of Economic Analysis’ 2013...

Leadership Worcester Class of 2016 Selected

The Worcester Regional Chamber of Commerce and the Greater Worcester Community Foundation have selected 25 professionals who will make up the Leadership Worcester Class of 2016.

Sales Tax Holiday Supported by Worcester’s Chamber of Commerce

On Tuesday, the Worcester Regional Chamber of Commerce announced its support for the “Sales Tax Holiday.” 

Massachusetts Has the 3rd Highest Average Monthly Energy Bill in the Nation

Mass energy costs are among the highest in the country according to a new report.

Smart Benefits: SHRM Study Shows More Benefits Offered to Employees

The recently released Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) 2015 Employee Benefits research report on the benefits employers offer to employees reveals that benefits...

Baesis Inc. Added as 1 of 15 New BPAC Members Headed to New Orleans

Rich Spring, the Chief Revenue Officer of Sage EVP has announced that Baesis is one of 15 new BPAC members who will convene at the Sage...

Friday Financial Five - July 10, 2015

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau will oversee replacement of the documents used to process mortgage loan applications. The difference between expenses presented at application and...

Bill Cosby Losing Support of Companies and Universities Everywhere

Walt Disney, among other companies and universities, have distanced themselves from Bill Cosby since it was revealed that he bought drugs to give to women...

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