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Economic Development

Public hearing on Midtown Mall slated for April 4

Worcester's redevelopment agency is holding a public hearing on April 4 to solicit input from residents, developers and tenants on its plans to acquire Midtown Mall, possibly by eminent domain.
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Technology

Three MetroWest businesses win tax break approval

Medical device company Candela, life sciences manufacturer Lykan Bioscience and medical optics firm Olympus Corporation of the Americas have been approved for new tax breaks.
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Real Estate

Cogeneration facility complete at Soutbridge Innovation Center

A cogeneration facility at the 150-acre Southbridge Innovation Center expected to provide over 70 percent of the project's energy needs has been completed.
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Manufacturing

Candela settles patent infringement suit with Calif. firm

Wayland medical device maker Candela Corp. has settled a patent infringement lawsuit with California-based InMode.
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Hospitality & Tourism

WRA begins lease discussions with restaurant, nightclub at Union Station

The Worcester Redevelopment Authority is moving forward with lease negotiations for the owner of the former Country Music Ranch & Saloon to operate a restaurant and nightclub in Union Station.
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Construction

WPI professor aims to understand life and death of our cells

Worcester Polytechnic Institute professor Kristen Billiar is looking to find the causes of unexplained cell deaths in our bodies that can lead to diseases.