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 Regional Airport adding Hyannis flight

Worcester Regional Airport has added a third destination, with flights beginning Thursday to Hyannis from the company Rectrix Aviation.

Worcester picks $53M development for old courthouse

A $53-million project with 125 apartment units and retail has been chosen by the city to be built at the long-vacant Worcester County Courthouse.

Greendale Mall surviving amid store closures, more competition

As retailers across the country are expected to close thousands of locations this year, the Greendale Mall may need an unlikely rebound to avoid...

Atlantic Union relying on faith in seeking college revival

At a time when many small schools have closed, been forced to merge or not expected to survive, Atlantic Union is trying to re-establish itself after...

Central Mass. towns reject recreational pot, at least for now

Voters statewide approved a new law legalizing recreational marijuana last November, but cities and towns aren't waiting for the legalization of pot...

Worcester revitalization gets aggressive

The Worcester Redevelopment Authority is turning more proactive in helping to remake downtown and beyond, including what would be the first two...

ReWalk unveils prototype for stroke patients

ReWalk, a maker of systems that help those with spinal cord and other injuries walk, has unveiled a prototype of a product for stroke survivors.

Office vacancy rates strong in Framingham, Natick

Office vacancy rates in Framingham and Natick were below 10 percent through the second quarter of the year, exceeding nearly every other region...

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