Grant Welker

Digital Editor
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Grant Welker joined the Worcester Business Journal in February 2017. He previously covered the city of Lowell for The Sun, where he reported on the Market Basket employee and customer uprising that made national news. He is the co-author of the book "We Are Market Basket" and has also had stops reporting at the Hartford Courant and Herald News of Fall River. A University of Connecticut journalism graduate, he lives in Boston with his wife, Angela.


Worcester developing first master plan in 30 years

Starting this summer, a new master plan is expected to finally be in the works for the city of Worcester.

New stop opening Monday on Framingham/Worcester line

A new commuter rail stop will open Monday on the Framingham/Worcester line, meaning many morning trains heading into Boston will be leaving at...

Johnson leaves Becker with bigger endowment, smarter students

Robert Johnson left Becker College after seven years to become the chancellor of the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth.

Mount Carmel church to enter historic redevelopment debate

As the demolition protection ends on Mount Carmel, another historic Worcester building enters the debate of preservation vs. teardown.

Worcester approves tax break for manufacturing space

A new research and development building of at least 20,000 square feet will rise in the South Worcester Industrial Park, thanks to a 20-year tax...

IPG profit hits $157M in first quarter

Oxford laser product manufacturer IPG Photonics saw revenue grow by 38 percent in the first quarter and operating income jump by 45 percent,...

Bowditch & Dewey attorney gets federal post

Vincent DeVito, a partner at the law firm Bowditch & Dewey, has been appointed by President Trump as senior counselor to the secretary of the...

In renaming debate, Holy Cross weighs tradition vs. institutional mission

Holy Cross begins an examination of whether its longtime Crusader name should be erased starting this fall, with input from students, faculty, alumni...

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