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MBTA fare hikes pushed off to 2019

State House News Service |

The MBTA Board advanced a fiscal 2019 budget that pushes fare increases off the table until after this year's elections, despite a $36.5 million hole in the agency's spending plans.

Electric vehicle charging stations popping up in Central Mass.

Grant Welker |

In Central Massachusetts, more electric car charging stations are popping up, and they're being used far more than ever.

Worcester chamber: Union Station underutilized

Zachary Comeau |

As developers descend upon downtown Worcester and attempt to remake the city's center, the Worcester Regional Chamber of Commerce is hoping to tap into that optimism by utilizing Union Station's...

MBTA WiFi project delayed

State House News Service |

To the tens of thousands of commuter rail riders who struggle daily with inconsistent wireless connectivity years after state officials promised a smooth new system, the MBTA has a message.

Chandler: other taxes, fees may be necessary to boost economy

State House News Service |

Senate President Harriette Chandler on Monday told business leaders from central Massachusetts that other taxes and fees may be needed to make the kind of investments in transportation and...

Chamber wants temporary West Station in Allston for Worcester-Framingham line

Zachary Comeau |

The Framingham-Worcester commuter rail line could be harmed by the Mass Pike reconfiguration in Allston unless a temporary station is built, according to the chamber.

Chamber urges business activity at Union Station

Zachary Comeau |

As developers descend upon downtown Worcester and attempt to remake the city's center, the Worcester Regional Chamber of Commerce is hoping to tap into that optimism by utilizing Union Station's...

Movers & Shakers

HOLLY CHAFFEE is the new president and CEO of VNA Care, a subsidiary of Atrius Health. Chaffee, a registered nurse, has more than 30 years of experience in the industry...

Assumption to subsidize students' Uber rides

Zachary Comeau |

Getting around Worcester just got easier for Assumption College students.

Amazon HQ2 in Mass. could require legislation, Baker says

State House News Service |

Amazon doesn't quite fit into the state's current set of job-boosting programs, according to Gov. Charlie Baker, who raised the idea Thursday of legislation tailored to suit the tech giant's needs.

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