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Worcester seeks to restrict retail marijuana locations

Zachary Comeau |

Worcester City Manager Ed Augustus is proposing zoning amendments for the budding legal marijuana industry to facilitate the opening of 15 retail marijuana stores, but also address a loophole...

Frank Carroll lists Main Street building for $4.8M

A 76,700-square-foot building on Main Street in Worcester owned by businessman Frank Carroll is for sale for $4.8 million.

CCC adds CFO, new website

State House News Service |

The young commission's ranks grew to 10 on Tuesday morning with the announcement that former state Senate Ways and Means Committee Budget Director Adriana Campos had been hired to serve as the...

#SocialMediaWinners create fun, intimate connections with customers

Zachary Comeau |

Social media has delivered small businesses a path around robotic marketing campaigns and a way into homes of current and prospective customers.

Pot advocates say Baker running 'intimidation campaign'

State House News Service |

Marijuana legalization leaders plan on Thursday to fire back at the Baker administration's "coordinated intimidation campaign," countering what has been a 10-day shelling of the Cannabis Control...

Legislature wants CCC to scale back pot industry regulations

State House News Service |

House Speaker Robert DeLeo said he agrees with many of the concerns Gov. Charlie Baker and his administration have raised with the Cannabis Control Commission's draft industry regulation.

Worcester claims marijuana club misled city officials

Zachary Comeau |

Worcester officials say they were not aware a private club that opened last week on Water Street would allow the smoking of cannabis within its doors.

Cannabis opponents want smaller scope in regs

Two years later, many of the same groups that contested the ballot question to legalize marijuana are clashing again over the scope of the newly-legal industry, setting up the state's young...

Members-only cannabis club opens in Canal District

Zachary Comeau |

The Summit Lounge, a members-only marijuana club, opened today on Water Street in Worcester.

Ed Hyder, owner of Worcester Mediterranean market, dies

Grant Welker |

Ed Hyder, who ran his popular Worcester Mediterranean market for 42 years, died from complications from chronic lymphocytic leukemia at age 67.

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