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Holliston marijuana parent company completes $835M merger with Toronto firm

Zachary Comeau |

The New York City-based iAnthus Capital Holdings, the parent company of a Holliston-based marijuana grower Mayflower Medicinals, has merged with Toronto cannabis firm MPX Bioceutical Corp.

Worcester vacancy rate hits year low

Grant Welker |

The vacancy rate for office and lab space in Worcester hit 10.1 percent in the third quarter, its best mark in the past year, according to a new report.

Fallon executive to chair Becker board

Becker College in Worcester has named a new chair of its board of trustees and brought four new members to the 15-person board.

Dairy Queen to open first Worcester location

Dairy Queen will open by early next year on Grafton Street in Worcester, making it the chain's first location in the city.

Voting for WBJ's Best of Business Awards opens

Voting for WBJ's Best of Business Awards has opened. Winners will be unveiled in the WBJ's Jan. 7, 2019.

Framingham's MCR Labs on tap for final marijuana testing license

Zachary Comeau |

Two marijuana testing labs - including one in Framingham - are set to get their final licenses from the Cannabis Control Commission in what is another huge milestone for the industry.

Table Talk proposes 27,000-sf freezer building

Zachary Comeau |

Worcester-based maker of four-inch pies Table Talk Pies is planning an expansion of at least 27,000 square feet at its Southgate Street facility as the 94-year-old company looks to expand.

Menkiti Group to acquire pawn shop building on Main Street from MassDevelopment

Zachary Comeau |

The Menkiti family is making yet another move to purchase property downtown, as the Menkiti Group has agreed to a purchase and sale agreement to buy the former Pawn Shop building in Worcester.

10 things we learned about Worcester's PawSox negotiations from reading the city's emails

Grant Welker |

Following the team's announcement of plans to relocate in advance of the 2021 season, WBJ made a public records request for the email exchanges between city and team officials.

Hanover, UMass Memorial among 16 companies that lured PawSox with sponsorship talks

Grant Welker |

Hanover Insurance Group and UMass Memorial Health Care were among the more than a dozen that engaged in sponsorship discussions with the PawSox prior to the team leaving for Worcester.

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