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Worcester Memorial Auditorium reuse recommendations to be unveiled May 28

Zachary Comeau |

Worcester and a Boston-based historic preservation architect firm are narrowing in on a reuse plan for the Worcester Memorial Auditorium.

Baker picks four Worcester leaders for Mass. Economic Development Planning Council

Zachary Comeau |

Four Worcester business and higher education leaders have been named to a new Massachusetts Economic Development Planning Council by Gov. Charlie Baker.

Redemption Rock to feature beers with Central Mass. businesses

Redemption Rock Brewing Co. is releasing new seasonal beers and has turned experiments and collaborations with other Central Massachusetts companies into new products.

Maine marijuana grower to lease West Boylston building

A cannabis product manufacturer based in Maine is looking to enter the Massachusetts market after securing a lease in West Boylston.

Five Worcester cannabis firms up for planning approval

Zachary Comeau |

The Worcester Planning Board will be asked on Wednesday to approve special permits for five cannabis businesses including three storefront retailers and two producers.

Spectrum's new executive director targeting child drug use

Worcester addiction treatment firm Spectrum Health Systems has created a new position to oversee adolescent addiction services and is promoting a longtime employee to the job.

Boston chamber chief slams MBTA, urges bolder solutions

State House News Service |

Frustrated with a recent series of announcements, Boston-area employers are growing impatient with the MBTA and demanding that it consider "bolder solutions."

Be like Uxbridge

The moment the ballot initiative passed in November 2016 allowing for recreational marijuana in Massachusetts, economic development officials across the state should have been sharpening their...

You can still fire workers for using marijuana


Employers can prohibit employees from using or being under the influence of marijuana in the workplace. Yet, the law does not address regulating use outside of the workplace.

Movers & Shakers

Check out the recent movers and shakers landing new positions in Central Massachusetts.

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