Worcester's downtown plan may be amended for PawSox move

Zachary Comeau |

The Worcester Redevelopment Authority is considering amending an urban renewal plan to include land around the site being eyed for a potential baseball stadium.

Central Mass. receives $40,000 grant for paid STEM internships

The Central Massachusetts Workforce Investment Board and the city of Worcester are one of five recipients of $200,000 in state grants to help increase internship opportunities in STEM fields for high...

Seven Saws plans Holden brewpub

Zachary Comeau |

There is yet another brewery coming to Central Massachusetts in the coming months, this one in Holden.

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Colleges' battle for students' hearts & minds extends to their stomachs

Grant Welker |

If attracting students is an arms race for colleges, not every campus can build the most elaborate recreation center, but even much smaller schools can give their students food that alumni would...

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Boston Scientific receives FDA approval for Parkinson's implant

Brad Kane |

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration has approved a new brain-stimulation Parkinson's disease implant from Marlborough medical device manufacturer Boston Scientific, the company announced Monday.

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Cannabis regulators explore how to help communities harmed by pot ban

State House News Service |

As it works to build a new industry from the ground up, state marijuana regulators on Tuesday wrestled with how Massachusetts' newly legal marijuana industry could be more accessible to racially and...

 
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UMass Memorial holds 16th gun buyback program

The healthcare system announced its annual gun buyback program one day ahead of the anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings.

High health ranking triggers sharp words over nurse staffing proposal

State House News Service |

Opponents of a proposal to mandate nurse staffing ratios are pointing to new rankings that determined Massachusetts is the healthiest state in the nation.

WPI app aims to stop overeating

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Top breweries in Central Mass.

Ranked by number of barrels produced in 2016

RankBrewerAnnual productionYear founded
1Wachusett Brewing Co., Westminster51,239 barrels1993
2Jack's Abby Craft Lagers, Framingham34,000 barrels2011
3Wormtown Brewery, Worcester16,520 barrels2010

Source: Each brewer via survey


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