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Senate to study fantasy sports regulation

The Senate on Thursday approved of an amendment that would create a special commission to study the regulation of daily fantasy sports and online gaming in Massachusetts.

2016 WBJ Family Business award winners announced

The winners of the 2016 WBJ Family Business awards were announced at the annual event Wednesday night.

Biotech is putting people to work in the Central Mass. 100

LIVIA GERSHON |

Many of the top 100 employers in Central Massachusetts are from the state's biotech industry.

New Mass. environmental regulations needed under court ruling

STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE |

A unanimous Supreme Judicial Court ruling handed down on Tuesday affirms the state's obligations under a 2008 global warming law and orders state government to create and implement regulations that...

Shrewsbury 'shared workspace' development opening this fall

Sam Bonacci |

A new office space concept centralizing workspace amenities for small businesses will open this fall in Shrewsbury at the former location of Flagship Bank.

Mass. treasurer preps for possible marijuana regulating role

STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE |

Though Treasurer Deb Goldberg plans to vote against legalizing adult marijuana use in Massachusetts, she said Monday that her office has been taking steps to prepare for the potential regulation of...

Tax credit helping community development groups gather record donations

STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE |

An unusual thing happened at a recent lobby day on Beacon Hill: local officials gathered before elected officials and talked about a two-year-old community investment tax credit without asking for...

AVATAR Computing

In addition to government contracts in Massachusetts, Alabama, Texas and California, AVATAR has been steadily growing its technology support services within Worcester.

Clark's Small Business Development Center recognized for service

Sam Bonacci |

Clark University’s Central Regional Small Business Development Center has been named the winner of the 2016 SBDC Service Center Excellence and Innovation Award for Massachusetts.

Mass. employers see mixed signals; remain confident

STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE |

Employers in Massachusetts appear to possess a "wait-and-see attitude" about the economy, with mixed economic signals fueling the ambivalence, according to Associated Industries of Massachusetts.

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