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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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Golf courses hope more millennials will come out and tee it up


It's been a long winter, which has delayed the start of spring – and golf – in Central Massachusetts.

Olympic backers support statewide referendum on games


The chief backer of a Boston bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics is now supporting the idea of a 2016 referendum on the bid and that's a "good thing," according to Gov. Charlie Baker.

Anti-Olympics group delivers its message

Rick Saia |

Just three days after the head of the panel pushing for the 2024 Summer Olympics in Boston addressed Worcester-area business executives, the leaders of a group opposed to the effort warned that the...

PawSox in Worcester? Go for it!

The Worcester Sharks are leaving town after this hockey season, leaving the region without a professional minor league sports franchise. Meanwhile, as the new owners of the Pawtucket Red...

Can Worcester boost its stature as destination for minor league sports?

Rick Saia |

The pending departure of the Worcester Sharks will leave Central Massachusetts without a professional sports team, something it has enjoyed for all but one of the last 21 years. But will landing...

Davey discusses Games bid, says Lake Quinsigamond might not measure up

Rick Saia |

It may be years before the Olympic Games come to Massachusetts – that is, if they come – but even though they would focus on Boston, there are opportunities for the rest of the Bay State...

Boston Olympics bid to be discussed in Worcester

Sam Bonacci |

The Worcester Regional Chamber of Commerce will be hosting players from both sides of the Boston Olympics debate next month as they discuss the potential implications for Worcester.

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