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Uxbridge land trust fined $54K for wetland violations

The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection has fined a land trust in Uxbridge $54,600 for violating state wetlands regulations.

Many more pot shops on the way, CCC chair says

State House News Service |

Cannabis Control Commission Chairman Steven Hoffman said said the CCC is in a "rhythm" now that could result in four to eight new retail stores coming online each month.

Economic slowdown: Housing prices are nearing their peak while interest rates kick up

Grant Welker |

A cooling stock market may signal an economic slowdown ahead, which would affect home prices.

Specialty industries: Biotech, cannabis, tariffs to highlight manufacturing in 2019

Zachary Comeau |

New and exciting industries continue to make their presence known in Worcester County.

Worcester contractor fined $52K for asbestos violations

A Worcester home improvement contractor will pay almost $52,000 in penalties for violating asbestos regulations at a residential property in the city.

WRA approves lease with Cannabis Control Commission

Zachary Comeau |

Pending a Monday vote, the state regulatory body of the $1 billion Massachusetts marijuana industry will move to Worcester's Union Station.

Dual-tax rate hurts Worcester

ALEX GUARDIOLA |

Since 1984, the city council has shifted a portion of the residential tax burden over to the business property tax payers. By doing so, it puts Worcester at a competitive disadvantage to its...

Sutton entity fined $17K for asbestos work

A Sutton company is being fined nearly $17,000 for violating state Department of Environmental Protection regulations.

Proposed 1 million-square-foot pot facility in Charlton rejected by DPH

Zachary Comeau |

The developers of a proposed 1 million-square-foot marijuana cultivation facility in Charlton have been dealt a significant setback

CCC to take oversight of medical marijuana

Beginning Dec. 23, oversight of the state’s medical marijuana program will be transferred from state health officials to state recreational marijuana regulators.

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