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.


Detours this weekend on Worcester commuter rail line

Commuter rail trains headed into Boston from Worcester will be stopped at the Wellesley Farms station starting Friday night and running through the...

Worcester pushes for Notre Dame anti-demolition extension

Worcester City councilors and preservation advocates are pressing for a further delay in a potential demolition of the long-vacant Notre Dame des...

Mass. home prices up again, as inventory shrinks

Home prices rose last month but the number of sales fell sharply, according to new data released Tuesday by the Massachusetts Association of Realtors.

Endangered Worcester church under sale agreement

The former Notre Dame des Canadiens Church may have a new owner that could save it from a wrecking ball.

QCC approves new president

Quinsigamond Community College has recommended a new president, Luis Pedraja, to replace longtime head Gail Carberry, who is leaving at the end of...

Worcester poised to approve $1M tax break for business center

The Worcester City Council is expected to approve a 20-year tax break for a new facility in the South Worcester Industrial Park for...

WPI team growing heart tissue on spinach

A research team at WPI has grown heart tissue attached to spinach leaves, which researchers involved in the project said overcomes a key challenge in...

Worcester Co. barely grows, while Middlesex Co. leads the state

Worcester County's population grew by less than 2,000 in a 12-month period ending last July, according to new U.S. Census data, a growth rate only...

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