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Beechwood to launch upgrade in 2015

Rick Saia |

The Beechwood Hotel will undergo what it calls a “major” multi-million-dollar refurbishment that its owners say will upgrade the Worcester facility into a “modern, state-of-the-art,...

Flash Poll: Keep Olympics away from here!

Boston is on the shortlist of potential U.S. host sites for the 2024 Olympic Games. (The others: Los Angeles, San Francisco and Washington, D.C.) A successful Boston bid could bring some...

Developer: Worcester hotel would help meet business demand

Rick Saia |

A proposed six-story, 120-room hotel next to the Washington Square rotary in Worcester would fill a need in the city and complement its downtown economic development strategy, the hotel's developers...

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...

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