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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.

Worcester would be ideal spot for Bruins' minor-league team

(Editor's Note: This online edition of our editorial from the Feb. 2, 2015 print edition has been updated to reflect events that took place after the print edition went to...

It's official: Sharks leaving Worcester

Carol McDonald |

The American Hockey League made official Thursday what fans had been hearing for about a week: The Worcester Sharks are relocating to San Jose, Calif.

Report: Worcester Sharks moving to San Jose

The Worcester Sharks will play their last season in Worcester this year, according to multiple reports that the American Hockey League (AHL) team will move from Worcester to San Jose.

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