John Piccolo, president of the Shrewsbury Street Area Merchants Association and owner of Piccolo's Restaurant.

Promising Shrewsbury Street site awaits outcome of laundering case

Zachary Comeau |

Two successful restaurants launched at 166 Shrewsbury St. Now, the space is devoid of any human life, and it will remain that way until the government sells the building.

Saint Vincent Hospital CEO Jeffrey Welch sees Tenet Healthcare's investment in its two Central Massachusetts facilities as a good sign they will avoid the parent company's divestment efforts.

Saint Vincent, MetroWest Medical appear safe from divestment

Emily Micucci |

Tenet Healthcare has sold nine hospitals since August and will sell four more, but the company has made no suggestion it will offload Saint Vincent Hospital or MetroWest Medical Center.

Jawad Yatim, the Massachusetts Pirates president, announces the arena football team in November alongside (from left) Worcester Mayor Joseph Petty; Timothy Murray, president and CEO of the Worcester Regional Chamber of Commerce; and City Manager Ed Augustus.

With little buildup, the Massachusetts Pirates seek to revive arena football in Worcester

Grant Welker |

The Yatim family of Shrewsbury decided to bring a team to the area after seeing a void in the market, hoping to capitalize on the popularity of football when the Patriots aren't playing.

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American's announcement of a new flight between Worcester and Philadelphia comes a month before JetBlue begins flights to and from New York.

American to fly daily from Worcester to Philadelphia

American Airlines will become the third airline to fly commercial out of Worcester Regional Airport when it launches its daily service to Philadelphia International Airport in October.

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Hanover Theatre seeking to become cultural epicenter

Later this year, The Hanover Theatre will open 1920s-themed restaurant Josephine, which is part of a much larger strategy to turn its section of downtown into a thriving Theatre District.

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Movers & shakers

ALI GOLI has joined Reliant Medical Group’s department of internal medicine in Milford. Goli is welcoming new patients at the Milford office at 101 Cedar St. He received his medical degree from the University of Ankara Medical School in Turkey and previously ran his own practice, Holliston Medical, in Holliston.DAN MCELHINNEY is the new regional branch manager for Hudson, Marlborough and Worcester branches...

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Top NIH grant recipients in Central Mass.

Ranked by FY 2018 total amount funded

RankGrant recipientNo. of awardsTotal funding
1UMass Medical School, Worcester345$160,982,250
2Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester13$4,680,702
3Embera Neurotherapeutics Inc., Sudbury1$3,762,556

Source: National Institutes of Health

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