Massachusetts proposes Downtown Worcester space in state's Amazon bid

Zachary Comeau |

Massachusetts released its official Amazon proposal on Friday and highlights several Worcester-area features and incentives in a bid to lure the online retailer to the state.

Assumption faculty votes no confidence in college president

Despite a faculty senate vote of “no confidence” in President Francesco Cesareo, Assumption College's Board of Trustees are not proposing any changes.

Blackstone Valley leaders pass on Amazon bid

Zachary Comeau |

Despite seriously considering submitting a bid for Amazon's HQ2, Blackstone Valley leaders ultimately decided to forego a proposal.

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Telexfree money launderer pleads guilty

Zachary Comeau |

A Brazilian man charged with laundering $20 million in proceeds from a Marlborough pyramid scheme pleaded guilty in federal court Thursday.

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Worcester receives perfect 100 on LGBTQ scorecard

Zachary Comeau |

For the fourth straight year, Worcester has scored a perfect 100 on a national scorecard of LGBTQ-friendly cities by the Human Rights Campaign.

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Worcester pedals forward on bikeshare businesses

Grant Welker |

Worcester likely wouldn't strike anyone as a good city for bicycling. Winters are brutal. Streets are hilly. But, bikes are here nonetheless.

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WBJ Best of Business vote has opened

The Worcester Business Journal has opened voting on the region’s best companies for our 5th annual Best of Business Awards.

Marlborough's $160M development announces tenants, openings

Grant Welker |

The 475,000-square-foot Apex Center of New England has begun opening on Route 20 in Marlborough this week, with about two dozen tenants set to open in all. (With slideshow.)

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Largest MetroWest employers

Ranked by number of local employees

RankEmployerNo. of local employeesYear founded
1Dell Technologies EMC Corp., Hopkinton9,0001979
2Staples Inc., Framingham~5,0001986
3The TJX Cos. Inc., Framingham4,0601976

Source: Each employer via survey

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