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Worcester Senator now leading the chamber

State House News Service |

Harriette Chandler on Monday night became the second woman ever to lead the Senate, elected as acting president amid an upheaval in the Legislature.

Electric car-charging station opens at Framingham Pike plaza

A charging station for electric vehicles has opened at the Framingham service plaza off the Massachusetts Turnpike westbound.

Accolades & Honors

Cormier's Self Defense Academy of Holliston marked its 30-year anniversary of teaching men, women, teens and children karate and jujitsu.

Movers & Shakers

Wilson Language Training, Wachusett Community College, Boston Scientific and Provo Wealth Management were among the 10 firms announcing new hires and promotions.

10 Things I know about... Why you should start a Worcester business

Sherri Pitcher |

10) Diverse and stable economy. Worcester is home to companies of all sizes from various industries including manufacturing, life sciences, education, healthcare and financial services.

Adult primary care to open in Franklin

Zachary Comeau |

Thrive Adult Primary Care's 835 W Central St. location in Franklin is slated for a grand opening and ribbon cutting on Nov. 30, according to the MetroWest Chamber of Commerce.

Mass. gas prices stabilize for Thanksgiving

Zachary Comeau |

Massachusetts' average regular gasoline price is $2.53 per gallon, one cent below the national average heading into Thanksgiving, according to AAA.

PawSox, Worcester officials take in Railers game

Zachary Comeau |

As City of Worcester is in talks with Pawtucket Red Sox officials about a possible relocation to Central Massachusetts, team officials were spotted with city and business officials at a Worcester...

Big Y, Instacart join for Worcester grocery delivery

Zachary Comeau |

San Francisco-based delivery service Instacart and Springfield grocery chain Big Y have expanded their partnership to the Worcester and Boston areas.

Get Devens a proper workforce

Can Devens fulfill its promise as a place where Boston and Cambridge technological firms want to expand their manufacturing capabilities in a less costly, but still easily accessible location?

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