WBJournal | Economic Development http://www.wbjournal.com/ Get the latest news about Economic Development en-us <![CDATA[IPG lands $2.5M state grant for $70M expansion]]> 2018-10-19T11:18:09
Oxford laser maker IPG Photonics is getting another public subsidy, th
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<![CDATA[Experts: Out-of-staters boost Mass. economy]]> 2018-10-16T10:02:09
Economists have long argued that a labor crunch in Massachusetts, punc
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<![CDATA[Central Mass. nonprofits share $383K of state small-business grants]]> 2018-10-15T11:37:21
Seven nonprofits in Central Massachusetts will share $383,000 among mo
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<![CDATA[As state economy grows, questions of where new labor is coming from]]> 2018-10-15T11:25:20
The most recent numbers from the state show a sharp uptick in the labo
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<![CDATA[ Kevin O'Sullivan to resign as CEO of MBI]]> 2018-10-15T06:00:00
Kevin O'Sullivan will step down at the end of the year as president an
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<![CDATA[Becker adds e-sports scholarships]]> 2018-10-11T10:55:08
Becker College has begun offering scholarships to students studying e-
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<![CDATA[Mass. marijuana board considering Union Station, downtown Worcester locations for HQ]]> 2018-10-10T11:32:41
In addition to Union Station, the Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commi
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<![CDATA[Marlborough development agency wins promotional award]]> 2018-10-04T14:45:39
The Marlbrough Economic Development Corp. has received an award from a
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<![CDATA[O'Sullivan to resign as CEO of MBI]]> 2018-10-04T11:54:17
Kevin O'Sullivan will step down at the end of the year as president an
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<![CDATA[The new Mass. non-compete law]]> 2018-10-01T06:00:00
This new and complex law, which took effect Oct. 1, permits the contin
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<![CDATA[Non-compete changes effective Monday]]> 2018-09-26T10:53:15
New restrictions on non-competition agreements between employers and w
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<![CDATA[Worcester entrepreneurship mentoring program gets $80K state grant]]> 2018-09-20T10:47:49
Worcester Roots, an organization that helps with economic and other op
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<![CDATA[Worcester to conduct citywide housing study]]> 2018-09-20T10:37:33
A new study slated to begin this fall will seek to compare best housin
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<![CDATA[Don't fear marijuana]]> 2018-09-17T06:00:00
Even though marijuana has been legal in Massachusetts for six years, o
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<![CDATA[Funding a startup begins with the basics]]> 2018-09-17T06:00:00
Long before a startup gets its first customer, the founders are thinki
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<![CDATA[Worcester approves $101M ballpark financing]]> 2018-09-17T06:00:00
Worcester City Councilors have approved the borrowing of nearly $101
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<![CDATA[Fidelity Bank opening Front Street branch Monday]]> 2018-09-14T13:29:24
Fidelity Bank will open its second Worcester branch Monday at a highly
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<![CDATA[Plans in place to memorialize Worcester's Notre Dame church]]> 2018-09-13T11:37:57
Plans are in place to memorialize Notre Dame church, including finding
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<![CDATA[Lundgren Honda owners propose 48Ksf office building on Shrewsbury Street]]> 2018-09-13T11:37:50
A developer is proposing a 48,000-square-foot office building on Shrew
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<![CDATA[Worcester approves $101M financing for PawSox ballpark]]> 2018-09-12T21:24:59
City councilors on Wednesday approved the borrowing of nearly $101 mil
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