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One for all, all for tourism: Regional approach seen as economic development boost

Sam Bonacci |

The Central Massachusetts Convention and Visitors Bureau is dead. Will its successor, the Worcester Regional Visitors and Tourism Corp., pump more life into the region's tourism industry?

Mary Lou Retelle: From 'stand in' to standing out

there's an advantage to having the inside track on a job. Mary Lou Retelle owned the position of Anna Maria College interim president for nearly a year before the trustees at the small Catholic...

Battling addictions in Mass.

To hear Spectrum Health Systems CEO Chuck Faris tell it, Massachusetts is a relatively good place to be in the addiction treatment services industry, and to receive treatment if you need it.

Price Chopper in Worcester issues recall on rotisserie chicken

Price Chopper Supermarkets has issued a recall on rotisserie chickens sold at its 50 Cambridge St. store in Worcester between 10:30 a.m. and noon on Thursday.

Spectrum CEO hopes Maine closure prompts treatment-funding turnaround

Emily Micucci |

When Spectrum Health Services shuts the doors to its only outpatient methadone clinic in Maine, it will be a first for the 46-year-old Worcester-based substance abuse treatment services provider.

Hanover declares quarterly dividend

Worcester-based Hanover Insurance Group announced that its board of directors declared a quarterly dividend of 41 cents per share on the issued and outstanding common stock of the company.

As optimism holds steady in MetroWest, survey takers call for better transit

Emily Micucci |

Business growth in MetroWest is continuing the same measured pace in 2015 that the annual Business Climate Survey found last year, with companies expecting moderate growth in jobs and revenue...

WRTA adding bus route for 3 colleges

The Worcester Regional Transit Authority is adding bus route that will run between three of the city’s colleges throughout the academic year, in an agreement with the Higher Education...

National rowing contest will return to Worcester

(UPDATED at 1:52 p.m.) USRowing's Masters National Championships is returning to Lake Quinsigamond next year, Destination Worcester said today. The competition will be held Aug. 18-21 and will be...

Baker launches investigation into Auburn foster child's death

STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE |

Gov. Charlie Baker called the death of a two-year girl and the hospitalization of a 22-month-old girl living in the same Auburn foster home over the weekend "tragic and frustrating," as he promised...

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