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Despite Question 3, Plainridge casino forges ahead

Emily Micucci |

The fate of casino gambling in Massachusetts is far from certain as a ballot question that could nix it looms closer. But developers of the Plainridge Park Casino aren't faltering.

Commercial food waste ban rolled out in Massachusetts

The state continued its roll-out of a first-in-the-nation commercial food waste ban aimed at increasing food donations and boosting renewable energy and composting.

In Hudson, Patrick says proposal to remove cap on liquor licenses still viable

Emily Micucci |

While stumping Wednesday with his party's candidate for lieutenant governor, Steve Kerrigan, Gov. Deval Patrick stopped in Hudson to enjoy a flatbread.

Slots site looks to fill 500 jobs


Nine months away from its planned opening, Plainridge Park Casino operators are now accepting applications for 500 new jobs.

Westward Joe: Dunkin’ tries Calif. once again

Dunkin Donuts has opened two new locations in California in preparation for a large expansion into the Golden State.

New Marlborough hotel moves ahead


(UPDATED) Minnesota-based CSM Corp. has closed on a parcel of land in the Marlborough Hills office park, paying $1.95 million for the parcel, where it will develop a Hilton Garden Inn to serve the...

Democratic governor candidates spar over casinos

State House News Service |

With three weeks until primary polls open, the three Democrats vying to succeed Gov. Deval Patrick debated everything Tuesday from the legalization of marijuana to indicted Texas Gov. Rick Perry and...

Westborough Chick-fil-A to employ at least 80

Chick-fil-A said its inaugural Central Massachusetts store in Westborough will employ at least 80.

Fitch: Restaurateurs watch minimum wage hike closely

John Agoglia |

While a federal minimum wage increase seems like a long shot, city and state raises such as the one passed last month in Massachusetts, have the restaurant industry nervous, according to New...

Worcester roads to close for Obama visit

President Barack Obama's presence in the Worcester area will be felt tomorrow, even for those who haven't snagged a ticket to the Worcester Technical High School commencement.

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