Health Care

Worcester approves final medical marijuana dispensaries; 80 jobs to follow

Sam Bonacci |

The city of Worcester has cleared the way for final two medical marijuana dispensaries to come into the city after City Manager Edward Augustus issued letters of non-opposition to Mission...

Real Estate

Massachusetts drought enters fourth week

STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE |

Water restrictions are going into place in Worcester and other parts of the state as the state enters its fourth week of drought conditions.

Banking & Finance

Enterprise Bancorp income soars 36%

Sam Bonacci |

Lowell-based Enterprise Bancorp Inc., the parent of Enterprise Bank that has branches in Acton, Fitchburg and Leominster, announced a 36 percent year-over-year increase in net income for the second...

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Education

Mount Wachusett receives $574K in federal grants

Sam Bonacci |

Mount Wachusett Community College has received $573,600 in state funds to help educate students from disadvantaged backgrounds.

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Real Estate

Baker backs taxing Airbnb

STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE |

A Senate proposal imposing hotel taxes on private homes and rooms for rent, such as those booked through the online portal Airbnb, gained the support of Gov. Charlie Baker on Thursday.

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Government & Politics

House, Senate agree on pay equity bill

STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE |

The Massachusetts House and Senate on Thursday reached an agreement on legislation to ensure that men and women are paid the same for comparable work.

 
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