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Net metering needs to be preserved

I am writing in response to the article, "Solar Without Subsidy" from Jan. 18. It is important to note that, despite assertions by utility industry spokespeople that solar is doing just...

Mass. strong enough for GE

JOHN J. MAHONEY Special to the Worcester Business Journal |

The announcement that General Electric will be moving its headquarters to Boston marks a great victory for the state of Massachusetts. We will now be home to a multinational and...

Investing in millennials is an investment in Worcester

AIVI NGUYEN Special to the Worcester Business Journal |

Anyone even remotely involved in the Worcester business community knows that there is a laser-focus on revitalizing the region's portfolio. Worcester has long suffered from the outside...

H.E.A.R.T. opens doors for future leaders

GAIL E. CARBERRY and MARY LOU RETELLE Special to the Worcester Business Journal |

Communities are strongest when they have talented, passionate and college-educated professionals filling some of society's most important roles: firefighters, police officers and social workers.

Innovators need tools to protect trade secrets

James T. Brett Special to the Worcester Business Journal |

Here in New England, we pride ourselves on our vibrant and thriving innovation economy. Our region is home to an array of innovative businesses in information technology, life sciences,...

Worcester needs fiber to expand business options


The Worcester Regional Chamber of Commerce works to recruit, retain and incubate businesses in the region. We must understand the region's assets and market for business looking to move or expand.

Massachusetts needs women business leaders


Women, as well as minorities, bring unique perspectives and experiences and make companies stronger. The Boston Club's annual census of women directors and executive officers cites these numbers,...

Fitchburg's $4.6M airport upgrade to entice business interest

Mary Jo Bohart, Special to the Worcester Business Journal |

Economic development assets, whether for a community or for a region, often involve unique attributes that foster commercial growth and strengthen the desirability of a location.

Worcester's foreign-born are major economic contributors

DAVID A. JORDAN Special to the Worcester Business Journal |

Today, 37 percent of local Worcester businesses are owned by foreign-born entrepreneurs, almost double the statewide rate. Foreign-born workers fill critical gaps in the region's STEM...

eVisiting the electronic MD


If you have ever suffered with conjunctivitis, you know the symptoms are hard to miss. While not an emergency, it is important to get treatment as soon as possible, even when your...

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