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Shop local this holiday season

ANTHONY J. MERCADANTE |

With our busy schedules and holiday parties, it's easy to consider turning to the internet to get your shopping done but shopping local is vital.

When caregiving affects work

KRISTINE BOSTEK |

Caregiving can have a real impact on employees, but that doesn't make them bad workers and your company can help them.

Devens a model for smart planning

JAMES B. ELDRIDGE |

A new site in Devens will become the largest parcel of land available for commercial use in the area; and it is highly likely to attract businesses from the life science and technology sectors.

Women must continue to mentor, take risks

VICTORIA WATERMAN |

Worcester has secured its place in history as part of the women's rights movement but the community must continue to push forward.

The power of women

In his intro to the 2016 Outstanding Women in Business edition, Editor Brad Kane reflects on the undervalued impact women have had on the lives of his disabled children.

MetroWest must nurture its workforce

PAUL MATTHEWS |

Our 495/MetroWest regional employer survey this year illustrates several important truths of our regional economy – most importantly, that our employers remain confident, with 70...

Taking care of our caregivers

BILL BACIC |

Supporting aging parents, caring for a spouse or significant other, or celebrating the arrival of a new child are milestone moments that often require large amounts of time and energy...

Urban revitalization needs community cooperation

JULIE HOLSTROM Special to the Worcester Business Journal |

The Worcester of 30 years ago is a far cry from the Worcester of today and it is our responsibility as good community stewards to build upon the city's successes.

Congress must promote Central Mass. exports

JAMES T. BRETT Special to the Worcester Business Journal |

Exports are an integral part of our economy, and businesses should be able to rely on the Ex-Im Bank when regular financial backing is unavailable.

Pay Equity Act friendly to plaintiffs

AMANDA MARIE BAER Special to the Worcester Business Journal |

A look at the new pay equity act by a local lawyer.

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