Business Briefs: Baldiga named to Best Lawyers list

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Hopkinton resident Joseph H. Baldiga was named the Best Lawyers 2021 Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law Lawyer of the Year in Worcester. In addition, he was selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America (2021 edition) in the field of litigation-bankruptcy.

Baldiga is a partner and co-chair of the Creditors’ Rights, Bankruptcy and Reorganization Group at Mirick O’Connell. He has been recognized in Best Lawyers since 2006.

Baldiga has extensive experience in the areas of creditor and debtor rights, bankruptcy proceedings, out-of-court loan restructurings, and the purchase and sale of distressed businesses, including extensive litigation experience and practice in bankruptcy courts throughout the United States.

Founded in 1916, Mirick O’Connell is a full-service law firm with offices in Worcester, Westborough and Boston.

Locals recognized by Worcester Business Journal

Two Hopkinton residents were named to the Worcester Business Journal’s 40 Under Forty for 2020. Tom Plunket, 38, is the vice president of production operations at Sira Naturals, a vertically integrated medical marijuana company based in Milford. Mark Agostinelli, 34, is regional vice president for the Davis Companies in Marlborough. Agostinelli oversees four business units totaling $18 million in revenue, according to the WBJ report.

MRMC approved for Level 1B nursery

Milford Regional Medical Center announced recently that it has been licensed and approved by the Department of Public Health to operate a Level 1B continuing care nursery within The Maternity Center. The new designation allows Milford Regional to provide a broader range of services to newborns that require additional specialized care and support.

Milford Regional’s Level 1B nursery is designed to accommodate the extra care, comfort and needs of late preterm babies at 35 weeks and beyond, as well as those with health issues. It is equipped with the latest technologies.

“Those who lead and work within The Maternity Center at Milford Regional have been diligent and focused in their effort to achieve a Level 1B designation which provides greater specialized care for our newborns,” said Edward J. Kelly, president and CEO of Milford Regional Medical Center. “Our Maternity team is to be congratulated for their dedication to serving our newest members of the community with the very best care.”

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