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How nearly 15 years of negotiations landed the PawSox in Worcester

Zachary Comeau |

Worcester is about one month away from the City Council approving construction of a $240-million stadium development to bring the Pawtucket Red Sox to the Canal District, but the coup for...

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.

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...

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.

With tight timeframe, Worcester Redevelopment Authority to begin WooSox seeking ballpark design, construction services

Zachary Comeau |

The Worcester Redevelopment Authority, which will be oversee the $101-million Canal District redevelopment, is pledging to move quickly to meet the project's hasty timelines.

PawSox picked Worcester out of about 20 possible cities

Zachary Comeau |

Worcester was far from the only New England municipality hoping to get a shot to convince the Pawtucket Red Sox to call its city home.

40 Under Forty: The ax-throwing, rope-swinging warriors of Marlborough

Brad Kane |

It took a special kind of 40 Under Forty winner to want photos taken at the Apex Center in Marlborough.

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