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New Bedford group abandons casino project


Brockton on Wednesday suddenly became the sole applicant in play for the southeastern Massachusetts commercial resort casino license after a rival bidder dropped its plans for a...

Real Deal for July 20, 2015

Real Deal highlights a recent commercial property transaction in Central Massachusetts. This week's deal: The DoubleTree by Hilton hotel, in Westborough.

DCU Center's new restaurant an entrepreneurship opportunity

Carol McDonald |

A $600,000 restaurant being built at Worcester's DCU Center is set to open in mid-September – but with a twist, the Worcester entertainment venue announced Wednesday.

Survey ranks cost to stay at New England destinations

At close to $250 a night on average, Provincetown is expected to be New England's most expensive summer destination for hotel rates this summer, according to a survey conducted by

New poll shows lackluster backing for Olympics

A new poll is showing lackluster support for a Boston Olympics bid. A WBUR poll released Friday morning showed 42 percent of those surveyed statewide said they support hosting the games in the Boston...

DoubleTree in Westborough sold

A Chicago-based hotel management and investment firm has bought its third MetroWest hotel, buying the 223-bed Double Tree by Hilton in Westborough, next to the junction of routes 9 and 495.

DCU Center proposed as 2024 Olympic venue

Sam Bonacci |

Worcester has officially entered the 2024 Boston Olympic debate with handball competition slated to take place at the DCU Center if Boston is selected as the host city for the 2024 Games, Boston 2024...

Worcester retailer takes over Sharks Pro Shop space in DCU Center

Sam Bonacci |

The DCU Center retail space on Commercial Street formerly used as the pro shop of the Worcester Sharks will soon house Worcester Wares, a sell of “all things Worcester,” according to the...

Planning group lays out Olympics bid recommendations


Seeing great opportunity in the area's US Olympics bid, a Metro Boston planning group said private dollars should fund a substantial amount of infrastructure upgrades, and the state should protect...

Wine enthusiasts seek to bring their own into more restaurants


Some wine enthusiasts are hoping Beacon Hill will endorse a bill that would allow residents to bring their own wines into consenting and licensed Massachusetts restaurants.

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