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Chick-fil-A coming to Framingham; to employ 110

Sam Bonacci |

The latest MetroWest location for Chick-fil-A will open Feb. 18 and hire 110 full and part-time employees, according to the company.

Economist: recession coming, but not this year

Brad Kane |

The troubling worldwide signals of a potential recession are more smoke than fire and are unlikely to lead to a U.S. recession in 2016, according to an economist speaking Thursday in Worcester.

Community health firm expands into Worcester

Sam Bonacci |

Civitas Solutions of Boston has acquired Worcester's Renaissance Adult Day Care center in a three-center deal as the firm looks to grow in Central Massachusetts.

Front Street towers renamed Mercantile Center; interior construction underway

Sam Bonacci |

The Front Street office towers have been renamed Mercantile Center as their owners pursue an aggressive timeline for interior renovations.

Baker property measure stirs debate


The lieutenant governor, Baker administration officials and municipal administrators on Tuesday testified in support of reforms that they said would give municipal government officials in...

Anti-hunger groups pushing for $3M funding increase


Food bank and charity representatives plan to visit the State House Tuesday to seek increased funding for the Massachusetts Emergency Food Assistance Program.

Largest-ever Mass. brownfield solar array completed

Sam Bonacci |

The largest solar array ever to be situated over a brownfield in Massachusetts has been completed and is now set to serve Central Massachusetts communities and organizations.

Worcester small business microloan center to open

Sam Bonacci |

The South Middlesex Opportunity Council (SMOC) is set to open a new center in Worcester on Wednesday that will provide low-interest microloans to small businesses and underserved entrepreneurs...

Worcester 4th worst city for getting married

Sam Bonacci |

A new study has ranked the city of Worcester as the fourth worse in which to get married from among 150 U.S. cities, citing high wedding costs and a relative lack of services such as hotel rooms,...

Hockey returns to Worcester's DCU Center

Sam Bonacci |

The ECHL has voted to approve a new hockey team in Worcester, with play set to take place at the DCU Center beginning in October of 2017.

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