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Mass. manufacturers brace for Brexit impact

Sam Bonacci |

Massachusetts manufacturers are bracing for increased exporting difficulties the British exit from the European Union could have on Bay State exports.

Worcester County rated low for small biz friendliness

Sam Bonacci |

A national survey of small business owners has found that Worcester County is perceived to be among the least friendly areas in the nation for entrepreneurs and small business owners.

State could be short $750M next fiscal year


Despite a solid economy, low unemployment Massachusetts finds itself turning the page on one fiscal year and entering a new one with major questions swirling about spending exceeding revenues in two...

The trouble with Worcester's private roads


Worcester’s 81 miles of private, substandard roads impede traffic, development and real estate transactions.

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.

Don’t be an overtime troublemaker

With new overtime laws set to come into effect, do the right thing for the entire business community and don't be an overtime troublemaker.

Tobacco age hikes spread but are teens safe?

Laura Finaldi |

Officials are eying the e-cigarette threat as youth smoking fades and the smoking age rises.

WBJ named second best biz paper in country

Brad Kane |

Worcester Business Journal was honored as the second best small business-to-business publication in the country on Saturday at the annual conference of the Alliance of Area Business Publications,...

Shrewsbury resident launches 'smart' buildings company

Sam Bonacci |

A new company has been launched in Marlborough with the goal of allowing homeowners and small businesses to manage their space wirelessly.

Mass. Senate passes sweeping zoning reform bill


The Massachusetts Senate on Thursday approved a sweeping zoning reform bill that supporters said will spur the development of affordable housing and encourage sustainable growth, but even those...

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