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Worcester economic committee recommends approving $101M WooSox financing

The $101-million financing package for a Canal District baseball stadium development is one step closer to reality.

Ragged Hill Cider expanding after first year

Ragged Hill Cider Co. has completed its first year and has already begun expanding capacity and adding more room to the cidery and retail space at the West Brookfield location of Ragged Hill Orchard.

Staples hopes to court Illinois supplier away from Atlanta merger

Framingham office supply retailer Staples is urging the shareholders of an Illinois wholesaler of office furnishings to reject a merger with another office supply distributor.

Another perfect game


Last year, the Worcester Regional Chamber of Commerce came out in full support of Mayor Joseph Petty, City Manager Edward Augustus, and a majority of the City Council in their efforts to bring the...

The Canal Distric's now second-biggest developer seeks to avoid homogenization


Worcester's Canal District is no stranger to multi-million dollar developments.

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...

Worcester has 24 prospective pot shops for its 15 available licenses

Zachary Comeau |

Worcester is working to determine which of the proposed 24 retail cannabis stores will land the city's 15 licenses.

Good Chemistry lands first Worcester permit for adult-use cannabis sales

Zachary Comeau |

Good Chemistry on Wednesday became the first recreational marijuana company to be approved for a special permit from the Worcester Planning Board.

Frustrated lawmakers urge CCC to review municipal agreements with marijuana companies

State House News Service |

As the Cannabis Control Commission weighs asking legislators to revisit the marijuana law to clarify requirements related to the agreements marijuana businesses are required to enter into with their...

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.

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