With Karamís Homewood Suites opening in May, Worcester officials are working to get more development in Washington Square, particularly the parcel across Summer Street from the hotel.
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Creating a walkable Worcester

Grant Welker |

Worcester officials are looking to Washington Square as a way to bring the city's walkable districts together.

 

Former Niche chef training Worcester up-and-comers

SARAH CONNELL |

Cornelius Rogers moved on from Niche Hospitality to help train the next generation of Worcester chefs at the Worcester Regional Food Hub.

James Vander Hooven took over as Mount Wachusett Community College president in March after serving as vice president for enrollment management at Landmark College.

New era at MWCC

Laura Finaldi |

Mount Wachusett Community College's new president, James Vander Hooven, said he will look to continue the college's extensive partnerships with area businesses.

 
How To

101: Leadership sharing

SUSAN SHALHOUB |

Different than co-leadership, leadership sharing is about offering employees autonomy, giving away power and having a checklist of accountability to be sure leadership sharing and its value is...

Bridging the gap between Boomers and Millennials

CHE ANDERSON & JOHN VO |

Not all ideas are good ideas, and not all investments can be great ones, but each generation needs to understand the value that others bring to the table.

10 things I know about... Encouraging volunteerism

KOLA A. AKINDELE |
 
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The Regional Envionmental Council of Central Massachusetts uses urban farms through its YouthGROW program. Pictured are program members (from left) Jennifer Nguyen, Mulki Abdi, Robert Jackson, Carol Himenez and Kelvyn Pacheco.

Worcester could create zoning for urban farms

Urban farming in Worcester is growing, and city council is proposing zoning changes that could help cultivate the industry.

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Jon Radoff, co-founder and CEO of Disruptor Beam, Inc. in Framingham

Framingham firm recreates Game of Thrones authenticity

Disruptor Beam in Framingham has developed three social games based on some of today's hottest entertainment licenses: Game of Thrones Ascent, Star Trek Timelines and The Walking Dead: March to War.

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Movers & Shakers

UMass Medical School, Sullivan Insurance, and Country Bank were some of the local organizations that announced new promotions and hires.

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Lists

Top IT service providers

Ranked by total number of employees as of April 2017

RankProviderTotal employeesYear founded
1Virtusa Corp., Westborough17,500*1996
2Zensar Technologies, Westborough1,0021988
3Lightower Fiber Networks, Boxborough9801998

Source: Each provider via survey; *As of Dec. 31, 2016



 
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