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New bylaw could lead to greater business park density in Framingham

Emily Micucci |

Framingham Town Meeting voters this week approved a new zoning bylaw that officials say will allow businesses in three of the town's technology parks to add space by building upward, while also...

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ABC Supply Co. acquires Worcester distributor

Rome Building Products of Worcester, a distributor of exterior building materials, has been acquired by ABC Supply Co. of Beloit, Wis.

City agrees to sell former courthouse for $1.2M for housing, retail

Emily Micucci |

The city of Worcester has agreed to sell the former Worcester County Courthouse to a New Hampshire developer that specializes in historic properties for $1.2 million, according to a statement from...

Developer announces new tenants for former Spag's site, more to come

Emily Micucci |

The future of the old Spag's site on Route 9 in Shrewsbury is continuing to take shape, with two new tenants bolstering the “high end” feel that the proposed Lakeway Commons plaza brings...

Maynard firm elevates 2 to exec, ownership roles

Construction firm JM Coull of Maynard has promoted two employees to top-level executive roles, and they will be part of the ownership team following the retirement of long-term CEO and co-owner...

Massachusetts a leader in LEED-certified construction

Carol McDonald |

The U.S. Green Building Council says in a new report that Massachusetts does the fifth-best job in the nation in sustainable building design, construction and transformation.

U.S. construction spending dips in November

Carol McDonald |

The U.S. Census Bureau has reported that construction spending across the country declined 0.3 percent in November, after having gained 1.2 percent in October.

Building trades leaders endorse gas pipeline project

Emily Micucci |

Three building trades groups representing 84,000 workers in Massachusetts, Maine and New Hampshire released a statement Monday endorsing Kinder Morgan's proposed Northeast Energy Direct underground...

Worcester firm hit with $10,000 MassDEP penalty

The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) has penalized Jamaheja, Inc. of Worcester $10,312 for allegedly violating the Wetlands Protection Act on property located in...

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