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Print Edition | Economic Development

Fitchburg State remaking theater as new community, incubator space

A theater on Fitchburg's Main Street has sat vacant for decades as a lost opportunity to help revitalize a stretch of downtown but the building is now being brought back to life.
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Economic Development

Should state offices move from Boston to Worcester?

Boston is home to state department headquarters but also is very expensive for office space, leading to a potential solution: moving those offices to an affordable spot like Worcester.
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MBTA fare hikes pushed off to 2019

The MBTA Board advanced a fiscal 2019 budget that pushes fare increases off the table until after this year's elections, despite a $36.5 million hole in the agency's spending plans.
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Real Estate

Boston Scientific to buy Minnesota prostate firm for up to $406M

Boston Scientific plans to buy a Minnesota firm making minimally invasive therapy for men with prostate issues in a deal valued at up to $406 million.
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Small Business

Gardner chamber president to depart

Greater Gardner Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Jim Bellina will leave his job in the next several months due to a family illness, the chamber announced Tuesday.
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Government & Politics

Worcester Walgreens among locations involved in $5.5M drug overcharging

Walgreens has agreed to pay a $5.5-million fine for overcharging for prescription drugs at its pharmacies, including one in Worcester.