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MassDOT announces $88M in Marlborough-area projects

Sam Bonacci |

Road construction will be booming in and around Marlborough in the near future as the state has committed at least $87.8 million in MassDOT projects to take place in the city and the surrounding area

Worcester's $90M luxury apartment complex breaks ground

Sam Bonacci |

A $90-million luxury apartment complex broke ground on Wednesday amid fanfare from local officials and developers as another piece needed to complete City Square and the redevelopment of downtown...

Downtown Worcester gets new cafe

Sam Bonacci |

The Café at deadhorse hill has launched in downtown Worcester, giving those working and visiting the north Main Street section of the city another option for coffee and pastries.

Downtown Worcester food truck zone proposed

Sam Bonacci |

Worcester City Manager Edward Augustus has proposed a new food truck zone be made at Mercantile Center downtown.

State could be short $750M next fiscal year


Despite a solid economy, low unemployment Massachusetts finds itself turning the page on one fiscal year and entering a new one with major questions swirling about spending exceeding revenues in two...

Destination Creation at Worcester's Crompton Place

Sam Bonacci |

Worcester's Crompton Place has developed a model to turn old industrial buildings into visitor destinations with personality.

North Central Chamber rebrands with new logo

The North Central Massachusetts Chamber of Commerce has revealed its new logo along with an updated business plan and tagline that reinforce the connection of the chamber to the community.

College savings tax deduction added to economic development bill


A new provision in an economic development bill would allow families to claim a tax deduction on college savings.

City Council to tackle urban revitalization plan Tuesday

Sam Bonacci |

The Worcester City Council will be discussing the proposed Downtown Urban Revitalization Plan that targets 24 properties for redevelopment and possible taking by the city.

Hanover Theatre expansion seeks to anchor Theatre District

Caitlin Reidy |

Hanover Theatre's new $6.5-million expansion is aiming to enliven Worcester's Theatre District by attracting rich economic development.

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