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Worcester's $90M luxury apartment complex breaks ground

Sam Bonacci |

A $90-million luxury apartment complex broke ground on Wednesday amid fanfare from local officials and developers as another piece needed to complete City Square and the redevelopment of downtown...

Marijuana legalization debate stirred by Colorado survey

STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE |

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...

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.

Seaboard expansion bringing 120 jobs to Westminster

Sam Bonacci |

The signing of an 189,124 square-foot lease by Seaboard Folding Box will bring 120 jobs to Westminster as the company seeks to expand its manufacturing capacity.

Legal pot camp claims retailers concerns are 'baseless'

STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE |

Fears among Massachusetts retailers about the impact of legalized marijuana on their workers are "baseless," according to the campaign pushing a November legalization ballot question.

Worcester receives $475K food industry jobs grant

Sam Bonacci |

Worcester is one of five cities to receive a $475,000 grant from the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and charitable partners to promote employment opportunities in the city’s food-service...

Staples CEO stepping down as firm looks beyond office supplies

Sam Bonacci |

Following the failed merger with Office Depot, long-time Staples, Inc. CEO Ron Sargent will step down on June 14.

Labor chief brings retail acumen to workforce skills challenge

STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE |

While the Massachusetts economy is doing well, tens of thousands of people still can't find a job, because they don't have the skills to fill a good one.

Hopkinton businessman pleads guilty to multi-million dollar tax evasion scheme

Sam Bonacci |

Two men, one from Hopkinton, pleaded guilty today in U.S. District Court in Boston to evading federal income taxes and defrauding the commonwealth of Massachusetts of millions of dollars in...

Staples' failed $6B merger: a timeline

Sam Bonacci |

A timeline of the failed Staples and Office Depot merger.

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