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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.

Mount Wachusett's president Asquino to retire

Sam Bonacci |

Mount Wachusett Community College President Daniel Asquino announced that he will step down from his position in 2017.

Budget hearing to take lawmakers around the state

STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE |

Gov. Charlie Baker's $39.55 billion budget proposal was filed Wednesday and a hearing schedule on the spending plan emerged late Friday. It will take lawmakers From Boston to Amherst, Methuen,...

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

STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE |

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...

Marlborough commercial vacancy falls to 11.9 percent

Sam Bonacci |

Finding a commercial property in Marlborough will be more difficult in 2016, as the commercial vacancy has fallen for the fourth consecutive year to just 11.9 percent, according to the Marlborough...

Marlborough launches small business loans

Sam Bonacci |

The Marlborough Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) has launched the Marlborough Area Community Loan Fund aimed at supporting local economic development through lending to small businesses.

MetroWest transportation issues to be focus of summit

Sam Bonacci |

The Boroughs+ Economic Development Summit set for Tuesday will tackle transportation issues affecting MetroWest with a panel discussion of local experts set to deconstruct the topic of transportation...

Baker pitches hydropower; education in state of the state

STATE HOUSE NEWS STORY |

Gov. Charlie Baker, in an unapologetic defense of his administration's focus on the nitty-gritty of governing, called Thursday night for a significant new investment in vocational schools while also...

Shuttle connects Marlborough and Boston

Sam Bonacci |

A new City Shuttle from Marlborough to Boston is being touted as a new economical and efficient way to get into the city by the Marlborough Economic Development Corporation (MEDC).

Region's appeal, incentives helped reel in General Electric

STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE |

General Electric, one of the nation's largest companies, will move about 800 jobs to Massachusetts starting this summer when it begins to relocate its global headquarters from Connecticut to the...

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