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Facing a long list of needed safety, service and reliability improvements, the MBTA mined additional leadership from the same place it found its current top official: New York.
House Democrats plan to accept a compromise road and bridge maintenance funding bill Thursday after months at an impasse with their Senate counterparts, though the actual accord itself still hasn't emerged.
Montachusett Regional Transit Authority, or MART, will receive a $685,746 grant from the Federal Transit Administration to develop a regional app to make travel for North County residents easier and less expensive.
The Healey administration on Thursday rolled out its five-year capital spending plan, which calls for $14 billion in spending with a focus on investments in roads, housing, climate projects and economic development.
At the end of 2022, WBJ readers were more pessimistic about the future of the Central Massachusetts economy than they had been at any point in the previous 10 years. The first five months of this year only made them more pessimistic.
Multifamily residential developers have been proposing thousands of apartments throughout Central Massachusetts, but communities are resisting the push for more housing to protect their resources and what residents and officials see as their town’s
After being nearly flat over the past two weeks, Worcester metro gas prices came out of Memorial Day weekend up nearly 9 cents per gallon over the previous week.
A group of senators were unable to convince their colleagues to recommend money for the MBTA to run fare-free bus pilot programs.
Cities and towns that help fund the MBTA are concerned it will be "impossible" to restore pre-pandemic service levels and that the agency might need to hike fares given the growing shadow of a budget shortfall that officials so far have failed to
The North Central Massachusetts Development Corp. has loaned $35,000 loan to startup Soto Hydraulic Repair in Winchendon for new equipment.
The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority has purchased railroad track in Milford, Hopedale, and Bellingham beyond where its Franklin/Foxboro Line ends at the Forge Park/495 station.
Greater Worcester gasoline prices decreased 4 cents per gallon over the past week. Though at $3.43, it is 4 cents higher than last month's average of $3.39 per gallon.
The price of a gallon of gasoline has been relatively steady over the past week in the Worcester metro area, falling 3 cents lower than last week’s $3.48 per gallon.
Under Mike O’Kronley’s leadership, Ascend closed $300 million in a funding round in 2022, and the company received more than $480 million grants from the U.S. Department of Energy, where O’Kronley participated in a press conference with President
Colosi is president of the 77-year-old E.T. & L. Corp., in Stow, which employs 133 people. She is a trained engineer and one of the only women presidents of a Central Massachusetts construction company.
The Gov. Maura Healey Administration has allocated $34.3 million from the 2017 Volkswagen settlement to fund electric buses for regional transit authorities and electric vehicle projects.
Three seasons after moving the Boston Red Sox's top minor league franchise to Worcester, the ownership group of the Worcester Red Sox have reached an agreement to sell the team to Diamond Baseball Holdings, according to a Boston Globe report. Diamond is a New York City-based holding company with more than 20 other minor league baseball franchises, including the Portland Sea Dogs in Maine. The sale to the corporate owner contradicts WooSox Chairman Larry Lucchino's previous comments that he wanted to sell to a local owner.