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Judge denies injunction to stop Notre Dame demolition

Zachary Comeau |

A Worcester Superior Court judge has denied a preservation group's motion for an injunction to delay the demolition of Notre Dame church, dealing a blow and perhaps sealing the fate of the...

Baker signs $623M life sciences bill

Zachary Comeau |

Gov. Charlie Baker on Friday signed a $623-million life sciences bond bill to provide funding for education, research and development and workforce training for the industry.

Last-ditch injunction hearing urges Notre Dame preservation

Zachary Comeau |

A judge will issue a ruling on an injunction to delay demolition of the Notre Dame des Canadiens church.

AC Hotel to hold grand opening Thursday

The AC Hotel at 125 Front St. is hosting a grand opening at 5 p.m. today.

Location, Inc. opens in Mercantile Center

Data sciences company Location, Inc. has opened its new headquarters in a newly renovated space in the Mercantile Center.

Worcester seeks artists for $11M downtown upgrade

Zachary Comeau |

Worcester is looking for artists to make its $11-million reconstruction of Main Street not just more organized and convenient, but visually appealing as well.

City Council likely puts nail in coffin of Notre Dame preservation

Zachary Comeau |

Despite pleas from preservation groups, the Worcester City Council took no votes Tuesday on possibly acquiring the historic Notre Dame church and sparing it from the wrecking ball.

Let’s start with reasonable zoning laws

Worcester County and especially the city of Worcester are in a homebuilding crisis

Fitchburg group to build one-ton paper airplane

Fifteen local artists hope to create the largest paper airplane ever assembled, taking ideas from some of Central Massachusetts' largest manufacturers and paper from historic paper-making businesses...

Insulet, AIRM land $3.8M in tax incentives for job creation

Zachary Comeau |

Two Central Massachusetts life sciences companies have landed more than $3.8 million of $20 million in state tax incentives to help create more jobs for the industry.

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