City Manager Ed Augustus has led to charge in creating a competitive bid to bring Amazon's HQ2 to Central Massachusetts.

Worcester hopes to beat the odds and lure Amazon

Zachary Comeau |

Worcester is punching its own lottery ticket in hopes to lure Amazon to open its second headquarters in the city.

Employees at F&M Tool and Die receive information on healthy lifestyles, part of the $300 they can receive for hitting certain wellness metrics.

Businesses save on insurance by keeping employees healthy

Emily Micucci |

Wellness benefits in the workplace are going beyond lunchtime yoga classes and healthy snacks in the breakroom.

One of 400 bikes brought to Worcester by the Chinese company ofo. Other bikeshare programs have expressed interest in Worcester, too.

Worcester pedals forward on bikeshare businesses

Grant Welker |

Worcester likely wouldn't strike anyone as a good city for bicycling. Winters are brutal. Streets are hilly. But, bikes are here nonetheless.

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10 things I know about ... being a nonprofit executive

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The passion and creativity entrepreneurs have is contagious.

101: Psychological safety


Where it may sound like simply meaning feeling comfortable speaking up, in the corporate world, psychological safety goes beyond that, and is crucial to building a productive team.

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The Hanover Insurance Group's Worcester campus.

Hanover CEO to exit after 16 months

Analysts don't expect a sale. Rather, CEO Joseph Zubretsky got an opportunity he couldn't pass up, analysts say.

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Sean Woods, Jared Forman, Bert LaValley, co-owners of deadhorse hill and simjang in Worcester

Spreading the deadhorse love around Worcester

Nearly 18 months after opening their first restaurant – deadhorse hill – Sean Woods, Jared Forman and Bert LaValley plan on opening Korean restaurant simjang on Shrewsbury Street by the end of the year.

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Movers & Shakers

The Mount Wachusett Community College Foundation, Inc. board of directors has three new members. KEITH D. BOISSONEAU has been with Sterilite Corp. in Townsend since 1997 and its vice president of finance since 2001. He has a bachelor in business administration from Fitchburg State University and a master in taxation from Bentley University. EVE-MARIE CERYANEK is a music adjunct faculty member at Cushing Academy in Ashburnham, with a bachelor in...

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Top entertainment & sports venues

Ranked by annual attendance in 2017

RankVenueAnnual attendanceYear founded
1Fidelity Bank Worcester Ice Center, Worcester700,0002017
2ForeKicks, Marlborough650,0002007
3Wachusett Mountain Ski Area, Princeton525,0001934

Source: Each venue via survey

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