Good Chemistry, Worcester's first recreational pot shop, to open May 1

Good Chemistry was given notice Friday from the state to begin operations in three calendar days and become Worcester's first cannabis shop.

Anna Maria reopens pastoral ministry masters program

Anna Maria College in Paxton has launched a master's degree in pastoral ministry.

As 4/20 approaches, state urges responsible recreation

State House News Service |

Saturday will be the first April 20 with legal and accessible marijuana for sale in Massachusetts, and the state is reminding consumers to puff, dab or dose responsibly.

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Fallon begins new incentive for midsized companies

Fallon Health has begun offering financial incentives the Worcester insurer says will help midsized employers lower healthcare costs.

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Fletcher Tilton names attorney Anthony Salvidio as president

Worcester law firm Fletcher Tilton has named commercial finance attorney Anthony Salvidio as its president until 2020.

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Leominster attorney purchases TD Bank building for $2.1M

A Leominster lawyer has purchased the TD Bank Building in the city’s downtown for $2.1 million.

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Milford Regional opens new Franklin facility

Milford Regional Medical Center has opened a new outpatient center in Franklin to move some existing area services and adds others.

Worcester $10M apartment project underway after years of delays

Zachary Comeau |

A 72-unit, $10-million apartment project at the corner of Wall Street and Norfolk Street in Worcester is finally underway after years of delays.

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Top NIH grant recipients in Central Mass.

Ranked by FY 2018 total amount funded

RankGrant recipientNo. of awardsTotal funding
1UMass Medical School, Worcester345$160,982,250
2Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester13$4,680,702
3Embera Neurotherapeutics Inc., Sudbury1$3,762,556

Source: National Institutes of Health

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