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UMass Winter Ball fundraises $2M

The major annual fundraiser by the UMass Memorial Medical Center and UMass Medical School brought in a record $2 million this year.

Baker energy plan hinges on changes transportation, building

State House News Service |

A first-ever energy plan released Wednesday by the Baker administration found that Massachusetts must step up its efforts around energy efficiency.

Leicester residents lash out at marijuana retailer

Zachary Comeau |

Recreational marijuana sales at Leicester cannabis retailer Cultivate have gotten off to a roaring start, but the long lines and traffic caused town residents to voice their frustrations Monday at an...

Uber, MADD send impaired driving notice on first day of pot sales

State House News Service |

Uber riders will receive an email on Tuesday morning from the transportation company and Mother's Against Drunk Driving reminding them that driving while high is dangerous.

Framingham grants license to Zagster for bikesharing

Zachary Comeau |

Framingham on Wednesday joined the growing list of cities giving bikesharing a try, granting an exclusive two-year license to Zagster.

Jack's Abby to open North Station taproom

Zachary Comeau |

Jack's Abby Craft Lagers is hopping on the Commuter Rail to North Station, where the Framingham brewery will open a taproom at the train bar at North Station in Boston.

Mass. gas prices down 5 cents

Gas prices in Massachusetts dropped five cents this week to $2.74 per gallon.

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.

North County logistics & holistic firms get $24K in microloans

Two new businesses in North Central Massachusetts have been awarded a total of $24,000 in microloans from the North Central Massachusetts Development Corp.

State rep. eyes bikeshare regulations

State House News Service |

About two years after Massachusetts first regulated ride-hail companies like Uber and Lyft, a Boston lawmaker is looking to extend those requirements to bikeshare services.

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