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WooSox stadium deal about more than numbers

BRUCE MENDELSOHN |

Looking solely at the numbers, Worcester's deal to bring the Pawtucket Red Sox to town ain't a good deal. Depending on how we define economic benefit, it may turn out to be a bad deal.

Feds must focus on trade, infrastructure

JAMES T. BRETT |

As the 116th Congress commences this month, it does so with a daunting to-do list. Most urgently, leaders on Capitol Hill must come to an agreement with the president to end the shutdown.

Be diligent against marijuana use

CHRISTOPHER DIK |

The right to legally go one toke over the line will impact employers.

Dual-tax rate hurts Worcester

ALEX GUARDIOLA |

Since 1984, the city council has shifted a portion of the residential tax burden over to the business property tax payers. By doing so, it puts Worcester at a competitive disadvantage to its...

Why I know all of my staff's birthdays

Renee Diaz |

For the past six Thanksgivings, I was exhausted around my family. Thanks to 26 people, that didn't happen this year.

Mentoring takes a village

LUIS PEDRAJA |

Research shows a young person with a mentor is more likely to be successful not only on an academic level, but professional and personal ones.

Support the WooSox public investment

DONNA TRUEX |

With investment pumping into developments all over the city, people throughout Massachusetts are talking about Worcester. Yet, the public investment largely spurring this revitalization has been...

Successful women shape our community

Amy Lynn Chase |

I can't even count the number of times another female business leader in Worcester has offered me a helping hand.

To the editor: Question 1 will improve hospital care

Question 1 was put on the ballot to establish the same benefits here that are in California's healthcare system.

Viewpoint: Question 1 is a bad investment

DOUGLAS S. BROWN |

Massachusetts residents will soon go to the polls to consider Question 1, a ballot measure mandating specific nurse-to-patient staffing ratios in all hospitals.

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