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October 11, 2010

Contents of the Oct. 11, 2010 Issue of the WBJ

On Page One

THE UNDECIDED – The region’s retailers are torn over the ballot question that would roll back the state’s sales tax from 6.25 to 3 percent.

DEAL DRAMA – Marlborough-based Netezza Corp. is the latest in a string of publicly-traded companies to catch the ire of shareholders when a big acquisition was announced.

GOOD GRADES – The demand for charters schools is up. But will they educate the workforce of the future?

News & Analysis

LEGAL EAGLES – Several local law firms made U.S. News & World Report’s first-ever Best Lawyers ranking.

DOUBLE DOWN – If a casino gets off the ground in Massachusetts there’s some doubt as to whether there will be anyone to fund it.

ALL WET – Hydropower finds itself out of favor in the state’s race to implement clean, renewable energy.

JUDICIOUS SPACE – The former courthouse in downtown Worcester will be up for auction in January.

Special Focus: Innovation



Home Run Program

Hyde Tools

Blue Sky Biotech

Pill Bull Clamp Co./Phillips Precision

The List

Top Publicly Traded Companies

Shop Talk

Q&A with Joseph Petrowski, CEO, Cumberland Farms/Gulf Oil



Industrial Strength

Digital Diva


Movers & Shakers

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