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Riverdale Mills: Steel tariffs hurting American companies, jobs, seafood

Zachary Comeau |

At least one Central Massachusetts company is anticipating scaling back its operations after President Donald Trump imposed a 25-percent tariff on steel imports last week.

Insulet, AIRM land $3.8M in tax incentives for job creation

Zachary Comeau |

Two Central Massachusetts life sciences companies have landed more than $3.8 million of $20 million in state tax incentives to help create more jobs for the industry.

MetroWest STEM Education Network joins national alliance

The MetroWest STEM Education Network, which aims to prepare for students for jobs in science, technology, engineering and math, has joined a national alliance with 67 other groups.

Microsoft to pilot learning program at Boys & Girls Club of Worcester

Microsoft has chosen the Boys & Girls Club of Worcester to pilot the company's Learning, Accessibility, STEM and STEAM instructional technology tools.

Marijuana grower seeks 1M-plus-sf Charlton facility

Zachary Comeau |

A marijuana grower in Charlton is seeking town and community approval to construct a massive facility at the site of an apple orchard.

Creative Hub Worcester fundraising $850k from goal

Grant Welker |

Creative Hub Worcester co-founders Stacy Lord and Laura Marotta are $850,000 away from reaching their fundraising goal and start construction on a new arts and events center.

Mass. selects Vineyard Wind for offshore wind farm

Vineyard Wind, a project backed by a Danish fund management company, has been chosen by the Baker administration and state utilities to build an 800 megawatt offshore wind farm off the coast of...

New phase to begin on Pleasant Valley Crossing in Sutton

Grant Welker |

Construction is set to begin in the next few weeks on the latest phase of retail space at the Pleasant Valley Crossing shopping center in Sutton.

Construction begins on $21M Kelley Square building

Grant Welker |

Construction has started on a $21-million mixed-use building taking over the dirt parking lot in Worcester's Kelley Square.

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.

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