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Massachusetts proposes Downtown Worcester space in state's Amazon bid

Zachary Comeau |

Massachusetts released its official Amazon proposal on Friday and highlights several Worcester-area features and incentives in a bid to lure the online retailer to the state.

Blackstone Valley leaders pass on Amazon bid

Zachary Comeau |

Despite seriously considering submitting a bid for Amazon's HQ2, Blackstone Valley leaders ultimately decided to forego a proposal.

MetroWest coalition offers 6.6M sq. ft. to Amazon

Zachary Comeau |

Marlborough is leading a coalition of five MetroWest communities in a bid to land Amazon's HQ2.

Leominster offers 400 acres, $405M to Amazon

Zachary Comeau |

The City of Leominster is offering more than 400 acres of public and private land and a tax breaks worth up to $405 million to lure online commerce giant Amazon.

Health restaurant is one of three new Front Street tenants

Emily Micucci |

A health-conscious chain restaurant is one of three new, ground-level tenants at 145 Front St. at City Square in downtown Worcester.

Zubretsky, the interim CEO

The Hanover Insurance Group's announcement last week of the departure of President and CEO Joseph Zubretsky comes as a bit of a surprise.

Apex Center looking to fill 500 jobs at Marlborough fair

Grant Welker |

Marlborough's annual job fair Oct. 26 will be the city's largest yet, due to the soon-to-open Apex Center of New England retail and entertainment center on Route 20.

Baker announces $7M for manufacturing projects

The Baker Administration has awarded $7 million in funding to help support seven advanced manufacturing projects across the state.

Ameresco finishes $5.1M Cannon Mountain project

Zachary Comeau |

Framingham energy services provider Ameresco completed a $5.1-million project at Cannon Mountain in New Hampshire, set to save the ski resort $386,000 annually.

Tip jar debate returns to State House

State House News Service |

The battle between Dunkin' Donuts, Starbucks about which employees are entitled to share in a tip pool popped up at a legislative hearing Tuesday afternoon.

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