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Worcester approves $101M ballpark financing

Zachary Comeau |

Worcester City Councilors have approved the borrowing of nearly $101 million to pay for the design, construction and land acquisition costs for the new home of the Pawtucket Red Sox.

Underage gaming an issue at MGM Springfield

State House News Service |

MGM Springfield casino executives told gaming regulators Thursday they are running into an issue with minors on the gaming floor.

Staples to acquire Illinois company for $996M

Framingham office supply retailer Staples said Friday it will acquire an Illinois-based company for nearly $1 billion.

Worcester approves $101M financing for PawSox ballpark

Grant Welker| Zachary Comeau |

City councilors on Wednesday approved the borrowing of nearly $101 million to pay for a ballpark in the Canal District and other ordinances for the project.

Marijuana growers threaten lawsuit against CCC

State House News Service |

An organization representing Massachusetts marijuana growers is considering a lawsuit to compel the Cannabis Control Commission to review the statutorily-required agreements between marijuana...

Illinois company's board favors Staples takeover proposal

Grant Welker |

The board of directors at an Illinois wholesale supplier of office furniture and other goods has said an acquisition bid from Staples is a better proposal than one from a different company.

City Council to vote on $240M WooSox deal Wednesday

Zachary Comeau |

Approval of several items by the Worcester City Council on Wednesday evening could set in motion a massive redevelopment of the Canal District anchored by a $90-million ballpark for the Pawtucket Red...

Good Chemistry temporarily forced to stop selling its own marijuana

Zachary Comeau |

Worcester's first marijuana dispensary has hit its first bump in the road since opening last month.

Little Leaf Farms signs on to supply Springfield's 26,000 students

Grant Welker |

Little Leaf Farms, a Devens operation growing baby greens hydroponically, has signed an agreement to supply lettuce and arugula to one of the state's largest public school districts.

Blow-dry bar chain opening first Mass. store in Lakeway Commons

Cherry Blow Dry Bar, a chain of blow-dry salons, is slated to open at Shrewsbury's Lakeway Commons for its first Massachusetts location.

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