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Opponents of legal marijuana make their case


Opponents of marijuana legalization, including lawmakers and police officials, laid out their case against a ballot question to end the prohibition on marijuana Wednesday.

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.

Arrhythmia Research Technology appoints independent director

Sam Bonacci |

Fitchburg’s Arrhythmia Research Technology has appointed an independent director at the urging of an activist investor who holds 11 percent of the company’s stock.

Maynard firm secures $12.6M design-build contract

Sam Bonacci |

The Maynard firm of JM Coull (JMC) has secured a $12.6 million contract to design and build a new 33,000-square-foot fine arts center and gymnasium at the Whitinsville Christian School (WCS).

Mass. strong enough for GE

JOHN J. MAHONEY Special to the Worcester Business Journal |

The announcement that General Electric will be moving its headquarters to Boston marks a great victory for the state of Massachusetts. We will now be home to a multinational and...

Movers & Shakers

GARETH CHARTER is now director of sales for the Worcester region at MassLive, a news service. He has more than 27 years of experience in the media business, first as a...

Baker lays out $1B, 5-year economic development plan


Gov. Charlie Baker on Thursday proposed to pour almost $1 billion over the next five years into economic development, housing and job training as part of a strategy to maintain strong job growth in...

Harrington Healthcare to open Oxford urgent care center

Sam Bonacci |

The Harrington Healthcare System will open its second urgent care clinic in Oxford this summer, following the growing demand for the centers that bridge the gap between primary physicians and...

Medical jobs prominent in 2016 best jobs rankings

Sam Bonacci |

Health care positions held down nine of the ten top jobs in the country in the U.S. News & World Report 2016 Best Jobs list.

Quinsigamond opens $23M QuEST Center

Sam Bonacci |

Quinsigamond Community College opened the latest addition to its campus on Wednesday -- a new center set to expand the school's offerings in the fields of science and technology.

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