Sports economists: $101M WooSox stadium deal unlikely to beat the odds

Grant Welker |

Sports economists sharply criticized Worcester's ballpark plan, saying public benefits are often minimal and the spillover effects overstated.

Riverdale Mills founder dies at 88

Zachary Comeau |

The founder of Northbridge wire mesh manufacturer James Knott, Sr. has died at the age of 88, the company announced.

Boston women's hockey team relocates to Worcester

Zachary Comeau |

The Canadian Women's Hockey League announced Monday the Boston Blades hockey team is moving to Worcester.

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With long-term future in question, Bravehearts hit attendance high

Grant Welker |

The future of Worcester Bravehearts is in doubt if the Pawucket Red Sox end up moving to Worcester, but fan support for the Bravehearts was never higher than this year.

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40 Under Forty: The soaking-wet winners of the WBJ cover contest

Brad Kane |

July 17 – the day WBJ had scheduled nearly all of the group and individual photo shoots for

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TJX raises revenue 12% in Q2

Zachary Comeau |

Framingham retail parent company TJX is raising its full-year estimates and per-share earnings after a second quarter in which it raised net sales by 12 percent to $9.3 billion.

 
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WooSox merchandise flying off Guertin Graphics' shelves

Worcester has had baseball fever ever since the Pawtucket Red Sox signed a letter of intent with the city to build a potential $90-million ballpark in the Canal District.

Worcester's Flying Dreams Brewing opening second location in Marlborough

Zachary Comeau |

Worcester's Flying Dreams Brewing Co. will open a second location into a space in Marlborough where a fledgling brewery failed to open the doors.

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Highest-paid executives in Central Mass.

Ranked by total compensation in fiscal 2017 for public companies headquartered in Central Mass.

RankExecutiveTotal compensationCEO pay ratio
1Ernie Herrman, The TJX Cos., Inc., president & CEO$16,880,1711,501:1
2Carol M. Meyrowitz, The TJX Cos. Inc., exec. chairman$13,355,2281,501:1
3Michael F. Mahoney, Boston Scientific Corp., president & CEO$13,084,452205:1

Source: SEC proxy statements


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