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Olympics boosters respond to Brattle Group report

STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE |

The group that sought to bring the 2024 Summer Olympic Games to Boston said Tuesday the state-commissioned report that identified sources of risk to state taxpayers contains "several" errors and...

National rowing contest will return to Worcester

(UPDATED at 1:52 p.m.) USRowing's Masters National Championships is returning to Lake Quinsigamond next year, Destination Worcester said today. The competition will be held Aug. 18-21 and will be...

New poll shows lackluster backing for Olympics

A new poll is showing lackluster support for a Boston Olympics bid. A WBUR poll released Friday morning showed 42 percent of those surveyed statewide said they support hosting the games in the Boston...

DCU Center proposed as 2024 Olympic venue

Sam Bonacci |

Worcester has officially entered the 2024 Boston Olympic debate with handball competition slated to take place at the DCU Center if Boston is selected as the host city for the 2024 Games, Boston 2024...

PawSox to WooSox? Sure! But without public funding

BY VICTOR MATHESON SPECIAL TO THE WORCESTER BUSINESS JOURNAL |

Earlier this year, the Worcester Sharks announced they would leave the DCU Center for California. With the hockey team's departure, Worcester is without a professional sports franchise...

Planning group lays out Olympics bid recommendations

STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE |

Seeing great opportunity in the area's US Olympics bid, a Metro Boston planning group said private dollars should fund a substantial amount of infrastructure upgrades, and the state should protect...

2015 Central Mass Family Business Awards - Worcester Fitness

Carol McDonald |

The sizes of their sneakers have changed, but Andrea Shliapa and Timothy MacDonald have put their footsteps all over Worcester Fitness. The business has been a big part of their lives...

Worcester's pitch for the PawSox

Worcester should continue pressing its case to bring the Boston Red Sox's top farm club to Central Massachusetts following the death of that club's principal owner last week.

Why we must vote on Olympics bid

EVAN FALCHUK Special to the Worcester Business Journal |

The Olympics is a wonderful sporting event. But it's also a business. Its model: Make money by...

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