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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.

Worcester receives $500K towards youth development

Sam Bonacci |

The city of Worcester has received $506,992 from the state that will be put towards creating youth job, educational and recreational opportunities in an effort to prevent adolescent crime.

Worcester colleges make best 'bang for your buck' Princeton Review list

Sam Bonacci |

The latest list from the Princeton Review gave Worcester's Clark University, College of the Holy Cross and Worcester Polytechnic Institute high marks for their return on educational and financial...

Lawmakers dig into calendar that includes millionaire's tax


Lawmakers gathering Wednesday to consider amendments to the state constitution may get the chance to vote on a proposal to tax income over $1 million at a higher rate.

Budget hearing to take lawmakers around the state


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,...

WPI program part of White House computer science initiative

Sam Bonacci |

Bootstrap, a program developed by faculty at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) and Brown University, will be part of a new White House initiative to enhance access to computer science education...

Nichols revamping curriculum toward data, ethics, leadership

Susan West Engelkemeyer started her tenure as Nichols College president five years ago, coming to the institution from Babson College. The college with 1,200 undergraduates has always...

Millionaire's tax could hit small(ish) businesses hard

Sam Bonacci |

The proposed Millionaire's tax could impact business owners operating in Massachusetts.

Foreign-born business owners boost Worcester

Laura Finaldi |

Worcester's foreign born population is making its mark in the city's business community.

Mass. strong enough for GE

JOHN J. MAHONEY Special to the Worcester Business Journal |

The announcement that General Electric will be moving its headquarters to Boston marks a great victory for the state of Massachusetts. We will now be home to a multinational and...

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