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Baker creates dedicated business team


As part of a buildup to the governor filing jobs legislation early next year, Gov. Charlie Baker announced Tuesday he would create a "BizWorks" team of senior level staff across three secretariats to...

Worcester arts fair to generate $25K

Sam Bonacci |

The winter edition of local arts fair stArt on the Street is set to bring nearly $25,000 in sales to Worcester in December, the organizing committee announced Tuesday.

Worcester Art Museum adds artistic exterior bridge

Carol McDonald |

The Worcester Art Museum has added an exterior bridge that plays off of the building's architecture while creating an accessible main entrance.

Father-daughter team found runner technology firm

Brad Kane |

Andy Proos first got the idea for Bluewire Audio in 2009 while training for the Marine Corps Marathon.

Fresh Beginnings

Millbury Federal Credit Union opened a new branch at 117B Stafford St. in Worcester. The credit union has assets more than $300 million and more than 50,000 members.

Gunnell stays grounded while climbing ladder

Over the course of 35 years, Susan Gunnell has made Southbridge Savings Bank her home, rising through the ranks from teller in 1980 to the company's second-in-command as executive vice president and...

Baby steps add up in downtown Worcester

The hoopla surrounding this month's announcement of a $33-million, high-end luxury hotel for downtown Worcester may seem a bit overhyped, but given the step-by-step nature of economic revitalization,...

Cultural organizations tout $15M foundation award

LIVIA GERSHON Special to the Worcester Business Journal |

For local nonprofits, it can be a never-ending marathon to gather the dribs and drabs of money that keep the lights and the paychecks signed, which explains the enthusiasm in the voice of Joseph Cox...

Downtown Gardner property acquired; slated for redevelopment

Sam Bonacci |

The Gardner Redevelopment Authority has acquired a key property in the city’s downtown urban renewal area.

Coming to the DCU: Figs & Pigs eatery

Carol McDonald |

Chef and cooking instructor Candace M. Murphy of Worcester has been chosen to run the DCU Center's new eatery, which officials say will open next month.

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