Holy Cross professor and sports economist Victor Matheson at the Wyman Gordon site in Worcester's Canal District, a proposed location for a minor league baseball stadium.

The PawSox true value

Grant Welker |

With Worcester eyeing a deal others have valued at $38 million to attract the minor league baseball team from Rhode Island, economists warn $7 million is a better deal for the city.

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101: Harassment complaints


Though the recent turmoil with sexual harassment seems to be in the entertainment world, it's not an issue exclusive to any one workplace or industry.

Know How: Busting your pre-conceived money myths


Financial literacy should be taught in school, but is rarely spoken about in the home. As a result, most people get their education in bits and pieces.

10 Things I Know About... Owning a home healthcare business

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In addition to its restaurants and offices, the 285 Main St. block includes parking spaces behind the building.

Cliff Rucker expands Worcester holdings

Worcester Railers Owner Cliff Rucker has become a major part of the city's economic and cultural remaking, investing heavily in a busy strip of Downtown Worcester.

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Len Rosen, founder & treasurer, Security Engineered Machinery

Westborough firm is in business to destroy

Fifty years ago, Len Rosen founded Security Engineered Machinery, providing destruction for top-secret government documents and commercial clients.

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Movers & Shakers

Lampin Corp., Provo Wealth Management and Worcester Art Museum are among the companies with recent hires and promotions.

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Top IT service providers

Ranked by number of employees and then revenue

RankProviderNo. of local employeesTotal revenue*
1Advans IT Services Inc., Marlborough106$23.2 million
2Apps Associates LLC, Acton100$70 million
3Zensar Technologies, Westborough99$460 million

Source: Each provider via survey, *Revenue figure is worldwide

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