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The Power 50: Kurt Isaacson

Isaacson leads the largest provider of addiction treatment in the state. It's never an easy task, and today it may be harder than ever because of the opioid epidemic killing more than a thousand...

Hopedale mill, downtown revitalization could cost $50 million

Zachary Comeau |

The total cost to redevelop the vacant Draper Corp. mill and revitalize 139 acres of land the center of Hopedale would cost an estimated $50 million.

Worcester has one full recreational marijuana applicant so far

Zachary Comeau |

The Headyco LLC has applied to the Cannabis Control Commission to cultivate marijuana in Worcester, becoming the city's first recreational pot applicant to submit all required information.

Remillard has doubled revenues at The Haven Country Club

Former Boston lawyer Regan Remillard bought Mount Pleasant Country Club to turn his favorite private golf course into a place full of member pride.

Movers & Shakers

RYAN LANDRY is the new assistant vice president and senior consumer loan underwriter for UniBank. Landry, who in his new role is responsible for overseeing consumer loans...

Milford marijuana incubator seeks to cut costs for young companies

Zachary Comeau |

Milford marijuana cultivator Sira Naturals is launching the Sira Accelerator, a program aimed at breaking down those financial and time barriers to entering the legal marijuana market.

UMass Memorial Health Care marks 20 years

Grant Welker |

UMass Medical Center and Memorial Hospital merged two decades ago, wanting to keep local control and changing health care in the region.

Movers & Shakers

Twenty-one Central Mass. workers and their organizations reported to the WBJ that they have landed new jobs this month.

Greater Worcester homebuilding lags behind state, national, historic rates

Grant Welker |

New homes aren't being built at nearly the rate they used to in and around Worcester. In fact, the region hasn't kept up with statewide or national rates.

Old mill presents opportunity & obstacle to the new Hopedale

Zachary Comeau |

Town officials push for new commercial development and weigh eminent domain as they look to remake economy.

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