Jim Umphrey, a principal with the Worcester real estate firm Kelleher & Sadowsky, is the listing agent for the former Mount Carmel church, which has hundreds of feet fronting I-290.

The 20 most developable sites in Central Mass.

Grant Welker |

These properties – which could host retail, housing, industrial or office complexes, or some mix – are practically hiding in plain sight, simply waiting for the right buyer or builder.

Cultivate Holdings in November opened the first – and currently only – Worcester County medical marijuana dispensary in Leicester.

The Massachusetts pot industry anxious after threats of federal crackdown

Zachary Comeau |

Marijuana companies can begin applying for Massachusetts recreational licenses in April and open stores in July, but federal changes this month indicating a shift toward a strict application of...

William Aubuchon, IV sees vast potential in his great-grandfather's business, possibly buying up retiring Baby Boomer's stores across the country.

A new era for Aubuchon after outsourcing distribution

Emily Micucci |

In August, Aubuchon Hardware announced it would cease distribution operations in Westminster, a decision that CEO William Aubuchon, IV admitted was a tough one.

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101: Negotiations


They happen in boardrooms, hallways, lawyers' offices and in car dealerships. They are, of course, negotiations – seen by many as a means to an end to wrap up a transaction of some sort,...

Column: Website traffic down? Might be your site speed!


One of the first steps we take when we work with new clients is to ask them what key metrics they want to increase. Website traffic is among the top responses.

10 Things I know about ... Managed IT services

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The Spectra WaveWriter Spinal Cord Stimulator System combats pain without opioids.

Boston Scientific's new opioid alternative

Boston Scientific announced Jan. 11 it received regulatory approval for a new treatment for chronic pain without the use of opioids.

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Mark Federico: President of New England for Fitness Holdings, LLC in Hudson

Founder of Boost Fitness is creating a fitness empire

About 12 years ago, Mark Federico opened the first Anytime Fitness franchise in Marlborough before deciding to create his own independent business in Boost Fitness.

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Movers & Shakers

A summary of notable hires and promotions at Central Mass. companies, including Girls Inc., Central One Federal Credit Union and YOU, Inc.

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Ad & marketing communications firms

Ranked by annual gross billings, then no. of local employees

RankFirmGross billingsYear founded
1Davis Advertising, Worcester$25 million1948
2Turtle Transit Inc., Hudson$5 million2001
3Wakefly Inc., Marlborough$4.7 million2002

Source: Each firm via survey

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