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WRA seeks $170K for Union Station marijuana office renovations

Zachary Comeau |

The Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission and the City of Worcester are closer on a deal to move the marijuana regulators to Union Station.

Boston-area wage growth slows

State House News Service |

Wages and salaries for Boston area workers rose more slowly over the past year than for their counterparts nationally,

Mass. moves one step closer to marijuana sales with testing lab approvals

Grant Welker |

Two laboratories have been approved by the Cannabis Control Commission to begin testing marijuana, another milestone in the soon-to-come legal recreational marijuana retail market.

WPI professor receives $421K to study healthy aging

Grant Welker |

With help from a National Institutes of Health grant, WPI's Carissa Perez Olsen is working to find clues for how our brain, bones and muscles change as we get older.

Leominster's AIS named a manufacturer of year

AIS, a Leominster manufacturer of commercial office furniture, was named the manufacturer of the year for Worcester and Middlesex counties by the Joint Legislative Manufacturing Caucus.

Quest Diagnostics completes buy of Oxford Immunotec division

Quest Diagnostics has completed its acquisition of the laboratory services business of Oxford Immunotec, the companies announced Tuesday.

Worcester Center for Crafts director to retire

Honee Hess, the executive director of the Worcester Center for Crafts, will retire next March, the center announced Tuesday.

Discover Marble increasing workforce 29% after Millbury expansion

Grant Welker |

Discover Marble & Granite is expecting to break ground next week on a 22,000-square-foot building on Route 20 in Millbury in an expansion of its headquarters.

Voters deny nurse staffing ratios ballot initiative

Grant Welker |

Massachusetts voters swiftly rejected proposed standards on hospital nursing staff-to-patient ratios Tuesday, backing hospital administrations in their battle against a major nursing union.

Worcester area economy grew at 4.1% annualized rate

Grant Welker |

The Greater Worcester economy grew by a 4.1-percent annualized rate in the third quarter, its highest in at least five years, according to an Assumption College report Tuesday.

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