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Cornerstone Bank wants $440K from Chameleon, Usual restaurant sale

Zachary Comeau |

A Worcester bank says it is owed more than $440,000 over a former Shrewsbury Street restaurant that's the subject of an ongoing criminal investigation.

Stow manufacturer to make $4.1M worth of B-52 bomber parts

A Stow division of a California manufacturer has been awarded a $4.1-million contract to produce parts for the U.S. Air Force’s B-52 aircraft.

Shirley wireless communications firm raises $7M

Grant Welker |

NewEdge Signal Solutions, a Shirley wireless communications company, has raised $6.6 million in funding, according to filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission this week.

Worcester's first pot dispensary to open Aug. 2

Zachary Comeau |

Good Chemistry was approved on Thursday to open its medical marijuana dispensary in the Canal District at 9 Harrison St.

Front Street apartment complex completed; 26% leased

Grant Welker |

Final construction has been completed on the 145 Front at City Square development in downtown Worcester, with about one-fourth of apartment units under lease agreements.

Former Athol bank employee indicted for $100K embezzlement

Zachary Comeau |

A former Athol Savings Bank employee has been indicted on charges of embezzling more than $100,000 from customer accounts beginning in August 2016 to last December.

CCC begins review of testing laboratory license

State House News Service |

The Cannabis Control Commission is reviewing its first license application from an independent testing laboratory, which help the legal marijuana industry kick off later this month.

Framingham State, UMass Law reach degree agreement

Framingham State University and the University of Massachusetts School of Law have signed an agreement allowing students to get their bachelor's and law degrees in six years.

WPI president named to National Science Foundation panel

Grant Welker |

Worcester Polytechnic Institute President Laurie Leshin has been named to a National Science Foundation advisory panel to encourage scientific and technological innovation in education.

Acacia stock rises 3% as Chinese customers eyes resuming U.S. business

Zachary Comeau |

Shares of Acacia Communication opened Thursday up more than 3 percent after news its largest customer — a Chinese smartphone maker — would be able to do business in the U.S.

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