WBJournal | Economic Development http://www.wbjournal.com/ Get the latest news about Economic Development en-us <![CDATA[Worcester arena football team to debut in April]]> 2017-11-15T16:49:06
The Massachusetts Pirates, an arena football team, will start play nex
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<![CDATA[MassDevelopment seeking builder for Worcester building]]> 2017-11-13T13:46:38
MassDevelopment, the state's development arm, is seeking developers fo
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<![CDATA[After 100 years, Devens has become a technology hub]]> 2017-11-13T06:00:00
A century after it opened as a military base, Devens has become a cent
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<![CDATA[Framingham pushes economic development with new strong mayor]]> 2017-11-13T06:00:00
With the election of Yvonne Spicer, the community once dubbed America'
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<![CDATA[Notre Dame sale falls through, but demolition still slated]]> 2017-11-06T11:35:42
A sale of the Notre Dame des Canadiens church in downtown Worcester ha
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<![CDATA[Briggs created a $13M engineering powerhouse ]]> 2017-10-30T06:00:00
Margaret "Peggy" B. Briggs has left her mark on so many re
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<![CDATA[Breaking down the Central Mass. bids for Amazon]]> 2017-10-30T06:00:00
Of the 238 cities and states who submitted bids to attract online reta
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<![CDATA[Central Mass. proposals among 238 for Amazon's HQ2]]> 2017-10-24T11:12:52
Amazon has received 238 proposals from communities across North Americ
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<![CDATA[Massachusetts proposes Downtown Worcester space in state's Amazon bid]]> 2017-10-20T11:26:32
Massachusetts released its official Amazon proposal on Friday and high
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<![CDATA[Blackstone Valley leaders pass on Amazon bid]]> 2017-10-20T10:38:52
Despite seriously considering submitting a bid for Amazon's HQ2, Black
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<![CDATA[MetroWest coalition offers 6.6M sq. ft. to Amazon]]> 2017-10-19T11:51:59
Marlborough is leading a coalition of five MetroWest communities in a
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<![CDATA[Leominster offers 400 acres, $405M to Amazon]]> 2017-10-19T11:47:12
The City of Leominster is offering more than 400 acres of public and p
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<![CDATA[Health restaurant is one of three new Front Street tenants]]> 2017-10-18T14:13:44
A health-conscious chain restaurant is one of three new, ground-level
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<![CDATA[Zubretsky, the interim CEO]]> 2017-10-16T06:00:00
The Hanover Insurance Group's announcement last week of the departure
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<![CDATA[Apex Center looking to fill 500 jobs at Marlborough fair]]> 2017-10-12T14:52:47
Marlborough's annual job fair Oct. 26 will be the city's largest yet,
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<![CDATA[Baker announces $7M for manufacturing projects]]> 2017-10-10T11:19:40
The Baker Administration has awarded $7 million in funding to help sup
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<![CDATA[Ameresco finishes $5.1M Cannon Mountain project]]> 2017-10-04T10:54:29
Framingham energy services provider Ameresco completed a $5.1-million
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<![CDATA[Tip jar debate returns to State House]]> 2017-10-04T10:39:19
The battle between Dunkin' Donuts, Starbucks about which employees are
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<![CDATA[UMass Memorial unleashes $650M electronic system]]> 2017-10-02T06:00:00
After two years of preparation , UMass Memorial went live on Oct. 1 wi
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<![CDATA[Historic hardware store closing on Main Street]]> 2017-10-02T06:00:00
A 235-year-old hardware store is the latest retailer to close downtown
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