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Matilde Castiel: Tackling health outcomes through a ground-up approach

Laura Finaldi |

Since she was a kid, Matilde Castiel has always felt a strong desire to improve the lives of others – especially those in underserved communities.

RI office space designer setting up Worcester showroom

Brad Kane |

The Rhode Island office design and furniture firm Sheehans will open a new 5,000-square-foot showroom in downtown Worcester by January.

A bold, smart step forward for solar incentive programs

At the end of September, the state unveiled its latest solar incentive program that would replace the SREC (solar renewable energy credit) program, get rid of the need to constantly raise the...

Drought impact unchanged by recent rain


Over half of Massachusetts remains in a state of extreme drought.

WRTA opens $90M operations facility

Sam Bonacci |

The Worcester Regional Transportation Agency on Tuesday held its grand opening for its $90-million maintenance and operations facility.

Transpo chief says its time to 'get serious' on climate change


Climate change will become a "huge focus" of the Baker administration's transportation efforts, according to a top state official who said the old method of building pilot-sized shared-use...

Worcester among 11 Mass. counties deemed natural disaster areas


Eleven of the state's 14 counties have been deemed "primary natural disaster areas" by the United States Department of Agriculture due to substantial crop losses that began with a February deep...

Clark U. receives $800K to study water

Sam Bonacci |

Clark University in Worcester has received nearly $800,000 from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to assist in a nationwide study the economic value of water quality.

40 Under 40: Matthew Abraham

Abraham has managed the environmental site assessment and remediation effort of properties throughout Worcester County as part of Tighe & Bond's Worcester office for more than 12 years.

40 under 40: Hawley Harrigan

In 2014, Harrigan moved to Worcester here from California to work with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Mass/Metrowest and has made an impact on numerous other nonprofits in the region.

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