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Leicester dispensary slated for state's first retail pot license

Zachary Comeau |

A Leicester medical marijuana shop could be the first to be awarded a retail license from the Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission.

MBTA outpaces repair spending goal by $200M

State House News Service |

The MBTA in fiscal 2018 has awarded $639 million in new construction contracts addressing the system's repair needs, according to Assistant General Manager for Capital Delivery Beth Larkin.

Self-driving car testing expands to Worcester

State House News Service |

Cities and towns around Metro Boston and Worcester have agreed to designate areas for testing self-driving car.

Worcester creates proposal for cannabis commission headquarters

Zachary Comeau |

The Worcester Redevelopment Authority has authorized the submission of a lease proposal to a state department for the Cannabis Control Commission's new headquarters.

Mass. unemployment remains at 3.5%

Massachusetts unemployment rate has been at 3.5 percent for eight straight months, according to the state’s Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development.

Four clean energy bills clear House committee

State House News Service |

Four new clean energy bills promoting energy storage, solar development and electric vehicle sales have cleared the Joint Committee on Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy,

AA Transportation owner purchases Boylston building for $630K

Zachary Comeau |

A 6,000-square-foot Boylston building housing an electronics company has been sold to a Shrewsbury real estate developer and investor for $630,000.

Mass. unemployment rate stable at 3.5%

For the seventh straight month, the state's unemployment rate has remained level at 3.5 percent, the state Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development announced Friday.

I-190 from W. Boylston to Lancaster to see $19M improvement

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation is set to begin construction along seven miles of I-190 from the West Boylston-Stering town line to the Sterling-Lancaster town line.

Gateway City holds huge potential


Worcester is designated a Gateway City by state law, which creates an economic boost through increased funds for development.

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