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Bioresearcher to triple Worcester presence following Ohio merger

Grant Welker |

Histo-Scientific Research Laboratories, a research and service provider for biopharmaceutical and medical device companies, plans to expand its Worcester presence

Fitchburg Redevelopment Authority hires new executive director

The Fitchburg Redevelopment Authority, an agency working to support and attract companies to the city, has a new executive director.

Dual-tax rate hurts Worcester


Since 1984, the city council has shifted a portion of the residential tax burden over to the business property tax payers. By doing so, it puts Worcester at a competitive disadvantage to its...

North Central chamber wants to grow economic impact to $150M

Grant Welker |

The North Central Massachusetts Chamber of Commerce has laid out clear ambitions for the coming years when it comes to economic impact, visitors and other metrics.

Worcester apartment rents up 16%

Zachary Comeau |

The median rent for a one-bedroom apartment in Worcester has increased about $200 since December 2017.

Worcester willing to resort to eminent domain for seven potential WooSox properties

Worcester officials on Tuesday cleared up concerns about possible land takings and demolitions of Canal District buildings.

Movers & Shakers

Check out the Central Massachusetts businessmen and women to recently land new jobs.

Spencer Technologies is investing $12M to consolidate its U.S. operations in Medway


Northborough retail tech provider Spencer Technologies explored possibilities for relocation in both Rhode Island and Massachusetts before landing in Medway.

Norton buys 120 Front St. for $15M as Mercantile Center restructures

Zachary Comeau |

The 120 Front St. building in the Mercantile Center in Worcester has been sold to the project's managing director for $14.9 million as part of a $90-million recapitalization of the project.

Devens a LEED-certified community

Grant Welker |

The community of Devens has been named a LEED certified community, an environmentally friendly designation from the U.S. Green Building Council.

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