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Worcester needs to think logically about PawSox deal

By all accounts, Worcester city officials appear to want to give the Pawtucket Red Sox a big chunk of money to lure them to the Canal District.

Hanover Theatre sets revenue record

Grant Welker| Zachary Comeau |

The Hanover Theatre in Worcester generated $9.2 million in revenue in fiscal 2017, which is a record and double what the theater made when it opened in 2008.

Historic Maynard theater sold for $475K

Zachary Comeau |

The historic People's Theatre in downtown Maynard has been sold for $475,000 as the new owners plan to continue to use the renovated building as office space.

Hanover Theatre to open 1920s-themed restaurant Josephine

Grant Welker |

Hanover officials announced at their annual meeting Tuesday night that Chris Rassias, a Worcester-raised restaurateur, will open a 1920s-themed restaurant at 551 Main St.

Westborough theaters close

The Regal Westborough Stadium 12 theaters in Westborough have closed after 20 years.

"Daddy's Home 2" generates $19M for Framingham, state economy

Zachary Comeau |

More than $19 million has been generated for the local economy after the filming of the Mark Wahlberg-Will Ferrell comedy "Daddy's Home 2" in Framingham and other areas in the state last winter.

10 things I know about ... starting a business from scratch

Joy Rachelle Murrieta |

You know that one thing your community doesn't have, that you can't help but notice and get annoyed with? That's your foothold for entrepreneurship.

SJC Custom Drums grows its punk rock business

Zachary Comeau |

Located inside a small, unassuming, cramped brick building in the heart of one of Central Massachusetts' manufacturing hotbeds is a drummer's Mecca.

Assumption faculty votes no confidence in college president

Despite a faculty senate vote of “no confidence” in President Francesco Cesareo, Assumption College's Board of Trustees are not proposing any changes.

Hanover Theatre names first general manager

Grant Welker |

The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts has appointed its first-ever general manager.

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