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Acton toy manufacturer plans $8 million Marlborough expansion

Emily Micucci |

An Acton startup that manufactures professional sports player figurines wants to move to Marlborough, according to documents submitted to the City Council by Mayor Arthur Vigeant on Thursday.

MassEcon hears pitches from a mix of MetroWest businesses

How do you measure the economic impact of a business?

Pierce promoted to regional planning commission chief

The Central Massachusetts Regional Planning Commission (CMRPC) has promoted Janet A. Pierce to the role of executive director, the organization announced Wednesday. She is the organization’s...

MetroWest chamber hires new CEO

Emily Micucci |

The MetroWest Chamber of Commerce in Framingham has hired Paul Joseph, chairman of the Natick Economic Development Committee, as its next president and CEO.

Economic council to support state’s seaports


Citing the environmental and economic importance of the state's coastline, Gov. Charlie Baker on Monday morning signed an executive order reconstituting the state council devoted to supporting the...

25 chosen for leadership development program

The Worcester Regional Chamber of Commerce and the Greater Worcester Community Foundation this week announced the selection of 25 professionals for its Leadership Worcester 2016 program.

MetroWest chamber begins search for Biocchi's successor

Emily Micucci |

The search is on to find a successor to Bonnie Biocchi, who has led the MetroWest Chamber of Commerce for five years.

Out of Boston's shadow? Worcester charting own economic course


When it comes to the kind of big, splashy headlines that Worcester's leaders like to cut out and frame, the last few months have been a bit of a bust for Worcester. But those who are authoring the...

Leominster lures Vt. yogurt maker

A Vermont-based manufacturer of yogurt is relocating to Leominster and plans to add about 12 jobs over the next two years, according to MassDevelopment, the state’s finance and development...

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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