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Best thing about libraries? 'Books.'


After 32 years of public service, reference librarian Pam Schofield of the state library has come to The End.Schofield, who's taking the Baker...


Worcester Airport: Massport seeking additional carriers

Sam Bonacci |

The Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) board of directors has extended and expanded an incentive program designed to pull in another carrier for the Worcester Regional Airport.

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DoubleTree in Westborough sold

A Chicago-based hotel management and investment firm has bought its third MetroWest hotel, buying the 223-bed Double Tree by Hilton in Westborough, next to the junction of routes 9 and 495.

Americans have saved an average $530 on gasoline so far this year


Americans over the first six months of 2015 saved about $65 billion on gas expenses, compared with the same period in 2014, according to a new report from AAA Northeast. AAA estimates the plunge in...

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MetroWest chamber begins search for Biocchi's successor

Emily Micucci |

The search is on to find a successor to Bonnie Biocchi, who has led the MetroWest Chamber of Commerce for five years.

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PawSox to WooSox? Sure! But without public funding


Earlier this year, the Worcester Sharks announced they would leave the DCU Center for California. With the hockey team's departure, Worcester is without a professional sports franchise...

MBTA money must help transit system move forward

BY KRISTINA EGAN AND JESSE MERMELL Special to the Worcester Business Journal |

Everybody, it seems, has an opinion about what's wrong with the MBTA and how to fix it.

Mass. must improve at elevating women into executive suite

BY SUSAN WEST ENGELKEMEYER Special to the Worcester Business Journal |

Budget-challenged Mass. must still help put youths to work

BY ROSALIE LAWLESS Special to the Worcester Business Journal |

Forging a new age of manufacturing in Central Mass.

BY JAMES T. BRETT and MARK PRICE Special to the Worcester Business Journal |
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Friday, Jul. 10

Rising Young Professionals' Wine Tasting & Networking

Presented by: Marlborough Regional Chamber of Commerce
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Top commercial and industrial properties in Worcester

Ranked by valuation for fiscal year 2015

RankOwner, AddressValuationGross area in square feet
1VHS Acquisition Subsidiary *, 123 Summer St.$122,372,925706,065
2V3B SA LLC, 541 Lincoln St.$61,193,600569,675
3440 Lincoln Street Holding, 440 Lincoln St.$56,277,6001,181,605

Sources: City of Worcester, individual property owner websites./Compiled by Heide Martin and Roger Magnus
* Current owner is Tenet Healthcare

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