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New stop opening Monday on Framingham/Worcester line

Grant Welker |

A new commuter rail stop will open Monday on the Framingham/Worcester line, meaning many morning trains heading into Boston will be leaving at slightly different times.

Two new Patrick dealerships open in Worcester

The Patrick Family has purchased the former Gallo Mazda and Volvo dealerships in Worcester.

TJX profit grew 5% in first quarter

Shares were down 4 percent Tuesday morning after the TJX Companies, Inc. reported steady sales of $7.8 billion in its first quarter and net income growth of just over 5 percent.

Asian Supermarkets expands into Worcester

Asian Supermarkets, LLC, a Malden-based grocery store, is opening its second location in Worcester.

Sales drop, profits grow at Staples amid restructuring

Shares of Staples, Inc.'s stock were trading down 5 percent Tuesday morning after the company announced a 5-percent drop in sales and net income growth of $45 million.

Cumberland Farms joins healthy food challenge

Cumberland Farms will promote healthy foods in its stores as part of a new partnership with a nonprofit focused on healthier eating.

Staples launches fourth-ever branding campaign

Staples Inc. has launched a new marketing campaign centered around work ethic, the company's fourth branding campaign in its 31-year history.

Leaders discuss marijuana regulation

State House News Service |

House Speaker Robert DeLeo on Monday suggested a new approach state officials could take in regulating the new legal marijuana industry in Massachusetts.

Goldberg: marijuana taxes should be at least 15%

State House News Service |

Massachusetts should raise its taxes on marijuana to 15 percent "at a minimum," according to Treasurer Deborah Goldberg.

Worcester businessman pleads guilty to evading tobacco taxes

Laura Finaldi |

A Worcester businessman plead guilty to charges he defrauded the commonwealth of excise taxes on tobacco products and submitted false tax returns.

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