Worcester manufacturer taps into $1B marijuana market with grinder

Zachary Comeau |

It's not just cultivation and retail sales of marijuana products making noise in the state's newly regulated cannabis industry.

Worcester eyeing pot stores in Main South, Canal District, Grafton Hill, Grove St.

Zachary Comeau |

Worcester will begin negotiating with five additional cannabis retailers, bringing the total in the city seeking state approval to nine.

Hologic relaunches women's health device after FDA concerns

Zachary Comeau |

Hologic is relaunching an aesthetic health device four months after pulling it from the market after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued a warning.

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Gaming revenues down in November at MGM Springfield, Plainridge

State House News Service |

Revenue was down last month at Plainridge Park Casino and MGM Springfield, but the state will still count about $11.6 million in gaming tax collections from November.

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Former community service director rejoins YOU, Inc.

Worcester behavioral health and education group YOU, Inc. has hired a former director of nearly seven years to rejoin the nonprofit as director of development.

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UMass chair sounds alarm over higher ed's “graduation rate crisis”

State House News Service |

Student debt and graduation rates emerged as focuses of last week's University of Massachusetts Board of Trustees meeting.

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Millbury solar firm moving HQ to Douglas

Solar Wolf Energy is moving its main offices from Millbury into a 20,000-square-foot facility in Douglas.

Holy Cross, WPI join group targeting low-income enrollment

Grant Welker |

College of the Holy Cross and Worcester Polytechnic Institute have joined a consortium of schools with high graduation rates that are seeking to educate lower-income students.

Cannabis commission moves ahead with 10-year Worcester HQ lease

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Top entertainment & sports venues

Ranked by annual attendance in 2017

RankVenueAnnual attendanceYear founded
1Fidelity Bank Worcester Ice Center, Worcester700,0002017
2ForeKicks, Marlborough650,0002007
3Wachusett Mountain Ski Area, Princeton525,0001934

Source: Each venue via survey

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