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Cannabis regulators consider cannabis clubs

State House News Service |

Allowing adults to purchase and use marijuana at some retail facilities -- think cannabis clubs -- could reduce the risk of children getting a hold of the drug and may limit how much legal marijuana...

Hopedale looks to limit pot shop areas

Zachary Comeau |

If approved at Town Meeting next week, Hopedale would break from the practice of its neighbors and allow retail marijuana shops to open in just certain areas of town.

Niche to open ice rink restaurant

Zachary Comeau |

Worcester restaurant group Niche Hospitality will open Nonna's Pizza and Pasta on Thursday afternoon inside the new Worcester Ice Center.

Worcester eyeing 15 marijuana stores, local tax

Zachary Comeau |

The Worcester Economic Development Committee has endorsed city regulations to limit the number of retail marijuana shops in the city to 15 and adopt a 3-percent sales tax on the products.

AC Hotel in Worcester hires Dunn as GM

Zachary Comeau |

New Hampshire hotelier Colwen Hotels, which will operate the AC Hotel scheduled to open on Front Street in Worcester next year, has named Andrew Dunn as general manager for the location.

Bill eases restrictions for pub brewers

State House News Service |

A bill the House passed last Wednesday would let pub brewers sell bottles for off-premises consumption on Sundays and holidays.

Marlborough's $160M development announces tenants, openings

Grant Welker |

The 475,000-square-foot Apex Center of New England has begun opening on Route 20 in Marlborough this week, with about two dozen tenants set to open in all. (With slideshow.)

Health restaurant is one of three new Front Street tenants

Emily Micucci |

A health-conscious chain restaurant is one of three new, ground-level tenants at 145 Front St. at City Square in downtown Worcester.

Worcester eyes 98 acres, $500M for Amazon HQ2

Zachary Comeau |

Worcester is offering online commerce giant Amazon 98 acres off of Rte. 20 and up to $500 million in real estate tax savings.

Amazon should come to Worcester

Setti Warren |

It is important to ask the right questions when it comes to Amazon and the opportunity to become the host for its proposed second headquarters, dubbed HQ2.

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