Southborough developer eyes Marlborough Airport senior housing

Grant Welker |

Southborough developer Capital Group Properties has proposed a 114-unit senior-living complex at Marlborough Airport, which has been for sale for more than a year.

Fitchburg wastewater business owner sentenced to probation, $20K fine

Zachary Comeau |

The owner of a Fitchburg private wastewater treatment company and an engineering company has been sentenced to three years of probation and other penalties for falsifying wastewater supplies and test results.

Waters Corp. to break ground on $215M Taunton facility

Milford lab equipment manufacturer Waters Corp. will break ground on a $215-million precision chemistry facility in Taunton next week.

Harvard Bioscience launches inhalation system for researchers

A Harvard Bioscience subsidiary has launched a new inhalation and exposure system for drug research amid rising popularity of drugs taken respiratorily.

Canal District restaurant Maddi's opens Monday

Zachary Comeau |

New Canal District comfort-food restaurant Maddi's Cookery and TapHouse is expected to open at 11 a.m. Monday.

Mevion Medical closes $150M investment

Littleton imaging device company Mevion Medical Systems has closed on $150 million in financing primarily from a Chinese pharmaceutical investment firm and private equity investors.

Hudson office building sold for $7M

A nearly 70,000-square-foot Hudson office building has been sold to a Newton property management firm for just under $7 million.

ReWalk system listed as official medical aid in Germany

Zachary Comeau |

Marlborough medical robotic device firm ReWalk Robotics is now validated as a medical aid company in Germany.

Boston Scientific, Stryker stocks flip flop after takeover talks squashed

Zachary Comeau |

The Michigan medical device rival of Marlborough's Boston Scientific said Wednesday it is not in talks to acquire the Massachusetts company despite a report of a potential takeover.

AG Healey sues Purdue Pharma

State House News Service |

Attorney General Maura Healey filed a lawsuit against opioid manufacturer Purdue Pharma and several of its executives, she announced Tuesday.

AllCare Pharmacy completes $5M, 65K-s-f expansion

Zachary Comeau |

Northborough-based AllCare Plus Pharmacy has completed a $5 million, multi-year expansion project with a new 65,000-square-foot corporate headquarters.

Acacia Communications awaiting OK to resume business with sanctioned Chinese firm ZTE

Zachary Comeau |

Maynard telecommunications equipment manufacturer Acacia Communications has released its first public statement on ZTE Corp. since the Trump administration announced a $1.4-billion settlement.

WSJ: Michigan rival may buy Boston Scientific

Zachary Comeau |

Shares of Marlborough medical device giant Boston Scientific rose as high as 17 percent Monday after reports the company could be sold to rival Stryker Corp., based in Michigan.

TJX CEO earns 1,500 times more than median employee

Zachary Comeau |

Three Central Massachusetts companies have reported CEO pay at least 100 times that of respective companies' median employees.

Movers & Shakers

Twenty-one Central Mass. workers and their organizations reported to the WBJ that they have landed new jobs this month.

Staruk blazing new paths in construction

In January, Jody Staruk was promoted to project executive at Milford general contractor Consigli Construction, the first woman to hold the position at the 113-year-old company.

Let’s start with reasonable zoning laws

Worcester County and especially the city of Worcester are in a homebuilding crisis

Greater Worcester homebuilding lags behind state, national, historic rates

Grant Welker |

New homes aren't being built at nearly the rate they used to in and around Worcester. In fact, the region hasn't kept up with statewide or national rates.

Old mill presents opportunity & obstacle to the new Hopedale

Zachary Comeau |

Town officials push for new commercial development and weigh eminent domain as they look to remake economy.

Craft beer is shifting to focus on intimate community connections

Zachary Comeau |

Craft beer is still booming, but breweries are scaling back their plans as dozens of new brewers come on line each year.

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