WBJournal | Economic Development http://www.wbjournal.com/ Get the latest news about Economic Development en-us <![CDATA[Central Mass. chambers split over $400K in development funds]]> 2019-02-11T11:47:21
Four Central Massachusetts chambers of commerce have received more tha
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<![CDATA[Worcester area economy grew 3.2% last year]]> 2019-02-05T11:38:48
The Worcester area's economy grew 3.2 percent last year, its highest a
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<![CDATA[Are we all just on the Worcester hype train now?]]> 2019-02-04T13:11:47
The Telegram now joins MassLive as the two main local mass media organ
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<![CDATA[Boston Scientific joins WPI's R&D alliance ]]> 2019-02-04T11:31:32
Marlborough medtech giant Boston Scientific is joining a membership-ba
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<![CDATA[Overwhelming development in a small town ]]> 2019-02-04T06:00:00
Let's face it, a small town of 13,000 is going to be hard pressed to h
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<![CDATA[The new tax break: Public spending for stadiums]]> 2019-02-04T06:00:00
Like Worcester, many other cities have bet public spending on stadium-
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<![CDATA[Central Mass. communities have different philosophies for tax breaks]]> 2019-02-04T06:00:00
A Worcester Business Journal investigation shows a broad range of prac
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<![CDATA[Westborough awards 12 companies for economic development]]> 2019-01-28T11:29:25
The Westborough Economic Development Committee has honored 12 companie
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<![CDATA[MassEdCo CEO in Worcester is retiring]]> 2019-01-28T11:20:40
Pamela Boisvert is retiring as the CEO of the Worcester-based Massachu
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<![CDATA[Harvard Pilgrim to close Worcester office ]]> 2019-01-24T14:44:08
Health insurer Harvard Pilgrim Health Care is closing its downtown Wor
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<![CDATA[20 Marlborough companies moved or expanded in 2018]]> 2019-01-24T13:51:09
Marlborough saw 20 companies either move into the city or expand last
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<![CDATA[College closure threat growing, state seeking new powers]]> 2019-01-22T10:51:50
State officials are ready to begin erecting a new process to screen, m
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<![CDATA[Tax breaks are a short-term win ]]> 2019-01-21T06:00:00
It's easy to vilify businesses for taking tax breaks from local govern
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<![CDATA[Use zoning to your development's advantage]]> 2019-01-21T06:00:00
Local zoning ordinances and bylaws are essential to comprehensive muni
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<![CDATA[Paying for growth: Tax breaks central to Central Mass. economic development]]> 2019-01-21T06:00:00
Communities have often used tax deals to help companies in what offici
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<![CDATA[Central Mass. officials pushing federal opportunity zones incentive]]> 2019-01-21T06:00:00
For neighborhoods in Central Massachusetts overlooked by developers, t
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<![CDATA[Fitchburg, Worcester receive Urban Agenda funding]]> 2019-01-18T10:34:02
Fitchburg has received $60,000 and Worcester $65,000 for economic deve
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<![CDATA[MetroWest/495 Partnership appoints new directors]]> 2019-01-17T14:48:29
The MetroWest/495 Partnership has appointed new directors and leaders
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<![CDATA[Lynn senator putting sports betting bill on table ]]> 2019-01-17T10:36:17
A state senator has a proposal ready to make sports betting legal in M
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<![CDATA[Central Mass. to train 160 advanced manufacturing workers]]> 2019-01-15T14:08:37
The Baker Administration is doling out $2.5 million to four regional c
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