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QCC to expand Southbridge lab capacity with $489K workforce grant

Sam Bonacci |

Quinsigamond Community College in Worcester will receive $488,735 to expand laboratory capacity in the computer information technologies lab at its Southbridge location with an eye towards training...

Environmental firm moves from Hudson to Marlborough

Sam Bonacci |

Wind River Environmental has relocated its headquarters from nearby Hudson to the St. Mary's Credit Union building in Marlborough.

Worcester granted eminent domain powers for $96M revitalization

Sam Bonacci |

An urban revitalization plan covering 118 acres in downtown Worcester has been approved by the state, opening up the city to leverage the power of eminent domain on 24 properties singled out in the...

Reality TV show to film in Marlborough

Sam Bonacci |

A reality television show that combines cross country travel in flashy cars and trivia based on the communities on the journey will be coming to Marlborough in October.

Worcester developer, restauranteur forge unlikely pact

Sam Bonacci |

The company behind the 6.2-acre The Grid District development has partnered with a restaurant group for its six eateries in a novel partnership that could be a boon to both organization.

Happy trails, Gail Carberry

It is difficult to overstate the impact Gail Carberry has had on both Quinsigamond Community College and the Central Massachusetts business community.

Urban revitalization needs community cooperation

JULIE HOLSTROM Special to the Worcester Business Journal |

The Worcester of 30 years ago is a far cry from the Worcester of today and it is our responsibility as good community stewards to build upon the city's successes.

Worcester shaves $68K off industrial parcels sale

Laura Finaldi |

The city of Worcester has renegotiated the price for two parcels in the South Worcester Industrial Park, after an investigation by the company purchasing the sites discovered they were in worse shape...

WBJ names 40 Under Forty winners of 2016

Who made the cut? See which young professionals are making a difference now and into the future for the Central Massachusetts business community.

40 under 40: Julie Holstrom

Holstrom has administered more than $5 million in grant funds for WBDC, overseeing endeavors like the redevelopment of the former Worcester Telegram & Gazette building and the demolition of a former...

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