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Research Bureau: Worcester needs parking division

A report released Thursday from the Worcester Regional Research Bureau recommends the city create an independent parking division and raise parking rates, so a dedicated staff can give the proper...

Worcester roofing distributor names new supervisor

Roofing distributor ABC Supply Co. Inc. has promoted Charles Howard as its manager of building products at its 60 Solferino St. location in Worcester.

Lawmakers slash UMass funding request $26M

State House News Service |

As the University of Massachusetts prepares to make a decision on student tuition and fee levels based on the state budget, House and Senate lawmakers on Thursday were working to pass a new spending...

Mass. Senate passes energy bill

State House News Service |

An energy bill passed 39-0 by the Senate Thursday evening would require the solicitation of long-term contracts for at least 2,000 megawatts of offshore wind by 2027 as part of an effort to diversify...

Kopin hires new Asia general manager

Sam Bonacci |

Kopin Corporation, a developer of wearable technology based in Westborough, has hired Kenny Cheung as Asia general manager and vice president.

Fitness company eyes MetroWest for Mass. launch

Sam Bonacci |

Blink Fitness, a New York City-based gym chain, is ready to move into Massachusetts, with its sights set on the MetroWest region.

Workers Credit Union names new head of accounting

Sam Bonacci |

Beckie L. Perlupo has joined Workers Credit Union as vice president, assistant treasurer and controller, the organization announced Thursday.

House passes bill with new restrictions on non-compete agreements


The Massachusetts House on Wednesday approved a bill that restricts the use of non-compete agreements -- clauses included in contracts to prevent employees from jumping ship and bringing their...

Lawmakers slap together on-time budget


Responding to instability in the stock market that has shredded revenue estimates for next year, House and Senate leaders on Thursday will seek passage of a $39.15 billion budget accord for the...

Senate passes ride-hailing bill


The Senate on Wednesday passed a bill to create a regulatory structure for the novel app-based ride-hailing services such as Uber and Lyft.

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