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Somerville company offers free tuition at UMass Boston

Like many other bosses around here, Triumvirate Environmental’s chief executive, John McQuillan, is finding it increasingly tough to find the workers he needs.  McQuillan, though, is taking an unusual approach to solving his problem: He’s offering to pay tuition and fees, currently about $13,000 a year, for undergraduate students at the University of Massachusetts Boston […]
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How family caregiving is impacting employers and employees

Our population is aging quickly and growing sicker. In 2010, just 14 percent of the population in the Lower Pioneer Valley was 65 and over, but that figure will increase to 23 percent by 2035, according to a report by the UMass Donahue Institute. Many struggle with health issues. Springfield has among the highest rates of […]
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Five Questions With: Talita Guerrero

Talita Guerrero is the founder of Right Key Mortgage LLC in Lakeville, Mass., where she currently serves as a partner and senior loan officer. A licensed mortgage broker in Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Georgia and Florida, the firm finances residential and commercial loans.
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Regret Free Holiday Parties

Cheryl Pinarchick, partner in the Fisher Phillips law firm, explains how to hold a holiday office party even your company lawyer could love.
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Neighborhood Health Plan to waive some copays

Neighborhood Health Plan is offering new insurance options that waive members’ out-of-pocket costs for a slate of common treatments and prescription drugs, an unusual step aimed at drawing new customers. Typically, members of commercial health plans must pay copayments and other costs to see a doctor or obtain a prescription. But Neighborhood said it will […]
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Harnessing an important resource

The road to a level playing field for New England’s colleges and universities goes through the city of Holyoke. A massive data processing center has been humming there for five years, built to take advantage of the former industrial city’s inexpensive electricity. Five of the state’s biggest schools — MIT, Harvard, BU, Northeastern and UMass […]
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Hospital owner eyes cutting-edge therapies

Boston-based medical giant Partners HealthCare is doling out $1 million in grants to get cutting-edge therapies from food allergy cures to scarless biopsies on the market within five to seven years, and at least three new local biotech companies are expected to emerge as a result.
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Will Grad Students Lose the Right to Unionize Under Trump?

Trevor Hull wakes up every morning and goes to a lab where he mixes chemicals together, using materials like lead and cadmium to synthesize other substances. A man who he calls his boss sometimes gives him directions and orders, and he’s paid on a bi-weekly basis. He says he feels like he works at a […]
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