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Do not eschew the green economy

While the clean economy has insulation against President Donald Trump's policies aimed to loosen environmental enforcement, there are still reasons for concern.

Holy Cross' greenery pays off

Emily Micucci |

Holy Cross' painstaking efforts to maintain a lush campus inside the city landscape have paid off with accolades and student interest.

Seaman Paper takes soft steps toward sustainability


Taking “Soft Steps Forward” might sound like a philosophy that comes naturally in the satin tissue industry, but for Seaman Paper in Gardner, taking a soft approach is no simple matter.

How to optimize your trade show investment

Trade shows are an integral part of the marketing strategy for some industries and companies. Frequently though, I hear unhappy comments about the return on the investment for exhibiting...

Baker alarmed by Trump's proposed cuts to research spending

State House News Service |

Gov. Charlie Baker was alarmed by proposed cuts in President Donald Trump's budget, including an "alarming" reduction in federal research spending that he cast as an immediate concern for...

Mass. receives an F on lead pipe disclosures

State House News Service |

Massachusetts received a failing grade in a new national report assessing lead pipe disclosure policies in the states.The Environmental Defense Fund...

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.

Central Mass. economic forecast: a high schooler perspective

Nicholas DeCastro |

Seven students from Maynard High School attended WBJ's Economic Forecast forum, and one junior reported back his impressions from the event talking about global and national growth in 2017.

'Grave concerns' from building inspectors on state reorganization plan

State House News Service |

Building inspectors told state officials that a proposed reorganization creating a new Office of Public Safety and Inspections within the Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development wouldn't...

Baker urged to more sharply reduce carbon emissions across region

State House News Service |

A coalition is urging the governor to work with other northeast and mid-Atlantic states to double the annual rate of reduction in carbon emissions across the region.

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