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40 Under Forty: Staying outside the Worcester Art Museum

Brad Kane |

Despite the emergence of more youthful and interactive art spaces in the region, the 120-year-old Worcester Art Museum remains the iconic symbol of Central Massachusetts' cultural identity.

Fuel America coffee begins construction at Mercantile Center

Zachary Comeau |

Fuel America, the newest member of Worcester's downtown restaurant scene, has begun construction on its Mercantile Center coffeehouse and roastery.

40 Under Forty: A beautiful day at Tower Hill

The problem with having a photo shoot at Tower Hill Botanic Garden in Boylston isn't looking for a great background for photos. The problem lies in narrowing it down to a manageable number.

40 Under Forty: The most Worcester picnic there ever was

Brad Kane |

In Team Magnet School's attempt to win the contest to be on the cover of the most-read WBJ magazine of the year, they took their love of the city to a whole new level.

Local labor group calls for community input on WooSox project

Zachary Comeau |

As Worcester looks to quickly approve a $200-million project to redevelop the Canal District and build the future home of the Pawtucket Red Sox, one community and labor group hopes to make sure the...

City Hall seeks public, economic development committee's WooSox support this week

Zachary Comeau |

As the city manager's office is seeking quick approval of a proposed Canal District ballpark, the City Council's Standing Committee on Economic Development is holding a public hearing Tuesday at...

MGM opens in 'revived' downtown Springfield

Jim Cooper |

MGM has returned to New England, opening its sprawling $960 million casino and entertainment complex in Springfield late Friday morning.

40 Under Forty: The T-shirt Wars of Worcester Wares

Brad Kane |

Apparently, Worcester Wares founder Jessica Walsh has always dreamed about having a T-shirt fight in her store filled with every degree of Worcester merchandise.

Massive Athol mill sold for $1.2M to marijuana grower

Zachary Comeau |

The former Union Twist Drill building in Athol has been sold for $1.15 million to a marijuana company to be used as a cultivation facility.

PawSox-related Kelley Square redesign doesn't need legislative approval

Grant Welker |

An overhaul of Worcester's Kelley Square does not require legislative approval, the state Department of Transportation said Wednesday, giving one less hurdle for the stadium project.

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