Dave Peterson, GM of the Worcester Bravehearts.
ON THE COVER

Worcester's sports franchises have two years to prepare for the Pawtucket Red Sox

Zachary Comeau |

Years before it even arrives in Worcester, the top Red Sox farm team is already gobbling up sponsorships and is sure to challenge existing Worcester teams for ticket sales.

 
Fitchburg State University has seen a 7-percent decline in MBA applications this year, but that came after a 128-percent
increase the year prior.

Colleges rethink MBA programs amid application decline

LIVIA GERSHON |

Applications for MBA programs across the country fell 7 percent between 2017 and 2018.

The Citizen Wine Bar got decorated for the holidays before it closes at the end of December.

Niche drops Mercantile Center talks and looks to Grove Street for Citizen reopening

SARAH CONNELL |

Niche Hospitality intends to eliminate the three concepts housed at One Exchange Place but hopes to reopen the Citizen outside of downtown.

 
How To

101: Peer learning

SUSAN SHALHOUB |

Business training sessions, whether for cybersecurity policy, new technology, sales practices or customer service, can be hosted by software companies, corporate leaders or outsourced experts.

The impact of online reviews

LAURA DIBENEDETTO |

Building a positive online reputation takes time, effort, and unfortunately can be damaged in minutes.

Why I know all of my staff's birthdays

Renee Diaz |
 
  • Briefing
  • Shop Talk
  • Movers & Shakers
  • Opinion
Worcester has high ambitions for the area around the proposed $101 million Polar Park.

Worcester scales back WooSox district development plans

Worcester is amending the size of an urban renewal plan modification to include only those properties essential to a $101-million ballpark development for the Pawtucket Red Sox.

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Insulet moving to Acton, switching CEOs

Insulet, a manufacturer of the wearable OmniPod insulin system for diabetes patients, will move its worldwide headquarters in mid-December from Billerica to a $100-million Acton facility.

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Movers & Shakers

Check out this issue's movers and shakers in Central Mass.

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Lists

Largest meeting facilities

Ranked by maximum banquet accommodation

RankVenueMax. banquet accommodationNo. of meeting rooms
1Wachusett Mountain Ski Area, Princeton3,000 (outdoor tented events)8
2DCU Center, Worcester2,52011
3Best Western Royal Plaza Hotel & Trade Center, Marlborough1,50023

Source: Each facility via survey and their websites



 
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