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Canal District gets $400K for streetscape improvements

Grant Welker |

The mixed-use Harding Green project has received a boost as the Worcester was granted $400,000 for streetscape improvements in the area around the development.

Seven Central Mass. entities receive collaborative workspace funding

Seven entities in Central Massachusetts have received a share of $2.2 million in state grants to help spur entrepreneurship and small businesses.

Fenway Park architect No. 1 among shortlisted firms for WooSox stadium

Zachary Comeau |

The architecture firm that designed improvements to Fenway Park is the frontrunner to design the $90-million ballpark structure for the Worcester Red Sox.

Still no date for recreational cannabis sales

Marijuana regulators could issue another six so-called final licenses for marijuana businesses, but the retailers who have already been given final approval still have not pinned down when they will...

Vice competition: The local beer industry is confident recreational pot won't chip away at its market

Zachary Comeau |

Pretty soon, two of the Massachusetts most sinful industries will compete for the same kind of customers.

As town eyes possible eminent domain, Draper Mill in Hopedale listed for sale

Zachary Comeau |

The sprawling 1-million-square-foot Draper Complex and about 80 acres of land in Hopedale is on the market after nearly 40 years of the property sitting vacant.

Council: Use pot revenue to fund after-school programs

State House News Service |

Almost 8,000 low-income students are on a waiting list for after-school and summer learning, according to a report recommending tapping the anticipated revenue from marijuana sales.

Worcester aims to secure $32.5M state grant for PawSox parking

Zachary Comeau |

City Manager Edward Augustus will ask the Worcester City Council on Tuesday for authorization to spend $32.5 million to build a new Canal District parking garage.

Union Station in transition, authority chair says

Grant Welker |

Union Station is in a transitional period as it works to lure new state offices and works through a turnover in retail tenants, the chairman of the Worcester Redevelopment Authority said Friday.

Pot testing labs approved in Framingham, Salem

State House News Service |

Marijuana regulators on Thursday approved two testing laboratories to inspect recreational marijuana sold in Massachusetts and approved a host of licenses for other Central Mass. cannabis businesses.

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