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WPI team growing heart tissue on spinach

Grant Welker |

A research team at WPI has grown heart tissue attached to spinach leaves, which researchers involved in the project said overcomes a key challenge in human tissue regeneration.

Worcester Co. barely grows, while Middlesex Co. leads the state

Grant Welker |

Worcester County's population grew by less than 2,000 in a 12-month period ending last July, according to new U.S. Census data, a growth rate only about half of the growth from one year prior.

Marlborough 43-acre development adding office space

Construction has begun on the first phase of what will be a 114,000-square-foot office or medical building at the Apex Center of New England, a 43-acre development on Route 20 in Marlborough.

Mercantile Center replacing long-dead Worcester Galleria

Grant Welker |

New spaces along the edges of the center's towers are envisioned as restaurants and other retail uses that will enliven a development with 642,000 square feet of space – almost 30 percent of...

Four new plans for vacant Worcester courthouse

Grant Welker |

A $35-million proposal for the former Worcester County Courthouse calls for 300 market-rate apartments in two new buildings and a reuse of the 1800s court building with office and retail space.

Fresh Beginnings

Worcester Credit Union and Quinsigamond Community College have teamed up to provide job and financial literacy training to help the long-term unemployed...

Worcester rink inks deal with St. Peter-Marian High School

The Worcester Ice Center has another new tenant, and this one will create a first-time hockey program in the process.

Worcester drone firm receives FAA Logan clearance

Alpinax Drone Services of Worcester said Thursday it has received FAA clearance to fly within eight miles of Logan International Airport in Boston.

Consigli will build $30M Tanglewood complex

Grant Welker |

Consigli Construction Co., which has offices in Milford, will build a $30-million, four-building complex at the Tanglewood Music Center in the Berkshires town of Lenox.

State embarking on potential new rail link for Boston area

State House News Service |

The Baker administration is embarking on a long-awaited reassessment of the feasibility of an underground rail link connecting the North Station and South Station transportation hubs in Boston.

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