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Westborough awards 12 companies for economic development

The Westborough Economic Development Committee has honored 12 companies and organizations for helping to grow the town's economy in 2018.

Labor releases draft paid leave law regulations

State House News Service |

The state released draft rules for the new paid family and medical leave program on Wednesday, laying out how it sees the new Department of Family and Medical Leave operating and giving the public a...

Cultivate eyes expansions in Worcester, Framingham and elsewhere

Zachary Comeau |

After two months of recreational cannabis sales, Leicester marijuana retailer Cultivate is eyeing growth.

Growers turning up legal pressure on cannabis commission

State House News Service |

A group representing Massachusetts marijuana growers has officially petitioned state regulators to review and regulate the statutorily-required agreements between marijuana businesses and their host...

Lynn senator putting sports betting bill on table

State House News Service |

A state senator has a proposal ready to make sports betting legal in Massachusetts, eight months after the Supreme Court opened the doors for states to enter the sports gambling market.

Biz confidence dims amidst market volatility, gov't shutdown

State House News Service |

Confidence levels among Massachusetts employers hit a two-year low in December.

Crompton Collective owner to open 2nd Worcester store

Zachary Comeau |

Amy Lynn Chase, owner of Crompton Collective in Worcester, is opening another retail store in Crompton Place.

Push for flame retardant bill countered by industry call for veto

State House News Service |

Gov. Charlie Baker is facing mounting pressure to sign a bill that would ban the use of certain toxic flame retardant chemicals in many products.

Best of Business: Handling your money

Where should you look for financial help? These eight Central Massachusetts companies are a start.

Promote diversity in the marijuana industry

With recreational marijuana as the new hot industry in Massachusetts, expected to soon generate up to $1 billion in taxable revenue, it's easy to overlook its illicit past.

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