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Haynes Group renovates two New England auto dealerships in GM “Facility Image Program”’

November 21, 2013 (New England Real Estate Journal)

…the Haynes Group is working simultaneously on the GMC Buick dealership in Westborough, Mass. and the GM Durand Chevrolet dealership in Hudson, Mass. Read more

Google names Westborough ‘2013 eCity of Mass.’

August 12, 2013 (

WESTBOROUGH – The town has been named the “2013 eCity of Massachusetts” by Google, an award that designates “the strongest online business community in Massachuesetts.” Read more

Firm Brokers 4 Westborough Leases

MAY 16, 2013 (

Four leases totaling more than 276,000 square feet of warehouse space in Westborough were recently signed, according to Boston-based real estate firm Richards Barry Joyce & Partners (RBJ). Read more

Virtusa Continues Climb With Record Revenuee

MAY 9, 2013 (

Westborough-based IT consulting, technology and outsourcing provider Virtusa Corp. continues to ride a wave of positive results, reporting increased revenue and profits for its fourth quarter and full year fiscal 2013, which ended March 31. Read more

Chitika Announces Agreement with Yahoo! to Monetize Desktop and Mobile Search Marketplace

MAY 7, 2013 (

WESTBOROUGH, Mass. — Chitika announced today a multi-year extension of its relationship with Yahoo!. Read more

ViryaNet Mobile Workforce Management Solution Selected by Electric Utility in Brazil

MAY 7, 2013 (

WESTBOROUGH, Mass., May 07, 2013 (BUSINESS WIRE) – ViryaNet Limited (VRYAF), a leading provider of software solutions that optimize the planning, execution, and monitoring of service processes for mobile workforces, announced today that ViryaNet's mobile workforce management solution was selected by an electric utility in Brazil. Read more

A123 Launches New Lithium Battery Production Division


A123 Systems, LLC announced today that its businesses focused on advanced batteries for electric grid, backup power and lead-acid replacements for commercial applications will be branded A123 Energy Solutions, combining the activities of several previous groups of A123 Systems Read more

68,000-SF Facility Opens in Familiar Neighborhood

APRIL 2, 2013 (

When Columbia Tech opened its 68,000-square-foot state-of-the-art contract manufacturing facility at 27 Otis St. on Jan. 1, some of the employees shortened their commute Read more

Westborough boutique puts fashion in its element

MARCH 25, 2013 (Metrowest Daily News)

Westborough - With a nod to e.e. cummings, we present elements @ the circle. An uncommon name for a store selling uncommon clothes for women and teenage girls Read more

Boroughs JCC Event Highlights Local Flavor

MARCH 25, 2013 (

Several hundred people attended Sunday night's Taste of the Boroughs. Read more

Koopman Paint: Westborough store meets painting needs

MARCH 22, 2013 (Community Advocate)

Westborough—“We provide anything and everything to do with painting your house, inside and outside, and the tools that go with those jobs,” said Chad Bristol, paint sales manager for Koopman Paint, the paint division of Koopman Lumber Co. Read more

Virtusa CEO Named Business Leader of the Year

MARCH 19, 2013 (BusinessWire)

WESTBOROUGH, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Virtusa Corporation (NASDAQ: VRTU), a global business consulting and IT outsourcing company that combines innovation, technology leadership and industry solutions to transform the customer experience, today announced that the Worcester Business Journal has named CEO Kris Canekeratne one of its Business Leaders of the Year (in the large business category). Read more

Westborough Firm A Finalist For ‘Healthiest Employer’

FEBRUARY 23, 2013 (Worcester Daily Voice)

WESTBOROUGH, Mass. — Every year the Boston Business Journal ranks the healthiest employers based programs offered, and Westborough's Chitika has been named one of five finalists for the 2013 title. Read more

MetroWest Nets Millions In Q4 Venture Capital

FEBRUARY 21, 2013 (Worcester Business Journal)

In the 41 communities of MetroWest, software and medical device companies dominated the venture capital take in the fourth quarter. Read more

Mark’s Moving & Storage: Westborough company offers wide range of moving services

FEBRUARY 15, 2013 (Community Advocate)

Westborough—In 1979, Mark Silverman, a student at Northeastern University, used his credit card to buy a used truck and moved furniture to earn money during college. That student venture turned into a business that’s been successful for the past 34 years. Read more

Avery Dennison to Move to Westborough

FEBRUARY 14, 2013 (

Avery-Dennison, a company with deep roots in Framingham, will leave the community and move to Westborough this summer, says a company spokesperson. Read more

The Boroughs — a hot place for business

FEBRUARY 13, 2013 (

When Girish Navani, chief executive and cofounder of eClinicalWorks, surveyed his employees several years ago about where the company should build its new headquarters, their response was clear. Read more

Westborough Firm Opens Annual Female Leadership Scholarship

FEBRUARY 12, 2013 (Westborough Daily Voice)

WESTBOROUGH, Mass. — PENTA Communications in Westborough is now accepting applications for its eighth annual female leadership scholarship. Read more

Westborough-based eClinicalWorks commits $25M to launch mobile health business


Girish Navani, CEO of Westborough, Mass.-based eClinicalWorks, said he expects the unit - called Health & Online Wellness, or “healow” - to be profitable by ... Read more

Westborough Firm Opens Addition


A Westborough firm has added a 68,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art facility. Columbia Tech's new building at 27 Otis St. includes "warehouse, distribution, manufacturing and office space," PRNewswire reports. The building will enhance Columbia Tech's ... Read more

MicroChem moves headquarters from Newton to Westborough


Specialty chemical manufacturer MicroChem recently purchased a 76,000-square-foot building at 200 Flanders Road in Westborough, which will serve as the company's new headquarters. Read more

Insurance Co. Opening Westborough Office


An insurance company that allows consumers to compare carriers' prices will open a Westborough office Feb. 18, expecting to add 120 to 150 jobs by Dec. 31. Read more

WRTA Exploring Limited Bus Service


Additional Westborough service is possible in the long run, based on the first offering's success. “If it's working out well, we can build upon that,” ... Read more

Movers & Shakers for Jan. 6, 2013


Natick-based Middlesex Savings Bank recently appointed Bonnie H. Sullivan of Westborough vice president in the bank's South Region Commercial Banking Group. Read more

SimpliVity puts cap on customers amid high demand for IT appliance VIDEO


SimpliVity CEO Doron Kempel says the Westborough-based company has found a ... As Westborough-based SimpliVity Inc. enters the market with its novel IT ... Read more

Business Digest for 01/01/13


Elements at the Circle, a Westborough-based women's clothing boutique, ... TTA is based in Westborough. The US business group of Sun Life Financial Inc. and ... Read more

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