Worcester hopes to beat the odds and lure Amazon

Zachary Comeau |

Worcester is punching its own lottery ticket in hopes to lure Amazon to open its second headquarters in the city.

Former owner of Usual restaurant agrees to 14-year sentence in drug arrest

Zachary Comeau |

The former owner of The Usual restaurant on Shrewsbury Street in Worcester has agreed to a prison term of 14 to 16 years for an array of drug and money laundering charges, according to his plea...

Railers sellout first game at DCU Center

Zachary Comeau |

At their first game in front of a sellout crowd of 12,135 at the DCU Center, the Worcester Railers defeated the Manchester Monarchs 4-3.

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ReWalk's soft-suit exokskelton to be tested at Harvard

Zachary Comeau |

ReWalk Robotics will begin testing of its soft-suit exoskeleton for stroke victims, as part of a collaboration with Harvard University.

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Berkshire officially closes on $230M Commerce acquisition

Zachary Comeau |

Berkshire Hills Bancorp, Inc. has completed its acquisition of Worcester-based Commerce Bancshares Corp. and its Commerce Bank and Trust Co.

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Hanover Theatre names first general manager

Grant Welker |

The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts has appointed its first-ever general manager.

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North county, Gardner chambers to offer business microloans

Zachary Comeau |

Loans of up to $150,000 are now available for small companies in the Gardner area.

Biostage lays off 71% of workforce after delisting

Zachary Comeau |

After being delisted on NASDAQ last week, Holliston biotech Biostage has laid off 17 of its 24 employees, a 71-percent reduction, the company announced Thursday.

Railers bar to open Friday

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Top clean energy companies

Ranked by number of local employees

RankCompanyLocal employeesYear founded
1AMSC, Devens3451987
2CLEAResult Inc., Westborough1782003
3NEC Energy Solutions, Westborough1602001

Source: Each company via survey

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