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Greendale Mall sold for $11.8M; future uncertain

Laura Finaldi |

The Greendale Mall was sold at an auction in the struggling mall's parking lot Friday morning to Chicago law firm Seyfarth Shaw LLP for $11.8 million, which represented the company holding the...

Marijuana legalization debate stirred by Colorado survey


A new survey of teen drug use in Colorado has served to help marijuana legalization advocates in Massachusetts push back against the claims of opponents that legalization will lead to higher rates of...

Worcester creating Airbnb regulations

Sam Bonacci |

The Worcester City Council has authorized City Manager Edward Augustus to create regulations that would limit Airbnb stays to commercially zoned areas and require those offering the service to obtain...

Printers Building: Manufacturing an artistic enclave in Worcester

Sam Bonacci |

With Davis Publications as its anchor tenant, the Printers Building in Worcester has been able to attract business dedicated to manufacturing, education and creation, including makerspace Technocopia...

Destination Creation at Worcester's Crompton Place

Sam Bonacci |

Worcester's Crompton Place has developed a model to turn old industrial buildings into visitor destinations with personality.

Spectrum's retiring CEO Faris pioneered compassionate care for opiate addiction

By Livia Gershon |

Chuck Faris pioneered a now widely adopted method of compassionate care for those addicted to opiates.

$104M downtown urban revitalization plan; $611M budget approved in Worcester

Sam Bonacci |

Worcester's city council has voted to approve both a $104 million Downtown Urban Revitalization Plan that targets 24 properties for redevelopment and possible taking by the city, and a $611 million...

Framingham exploring purchasing $5.5M golf course

Sam Bonacci |

The town of Framingham is exploring the feasibility of buying the Millwood Farms Golf Course that currently has a purchase and sale agreement on it for $5.5 million from Southborough's Capital Group...

Senator sees lack of consensus on zoning, housing bill


Proponents and opponents alike can agree: zoning reform is far from the sexiest issue to be debated on Beacon Hill and is not a subject that excites very many people.

Avidia Bank drops solar loan rate by 42%

Hudson-based Avidia Bank announced Monday that it has dropped its solar loan rate down to 1.89 percent for Massachusetts residents seeking to finance their residential solar systems.

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