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The importance of talking about sexual assault

TRACY CASEY |

Since 2011, Anna Maria College has been raising awareness about sexual assault and helping our community break the silence.

Avoid the fiduciary rule

CHRISTINE BEAUDIN AND ROBERT B. KUPPENHEIMER |

Changes to the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) were scheduled to take effect this month, although President Trump's executive order has postponed their implementation and required the...

Mass. needs sales tax holiday

BILL RENNIE |

While we continue to fight at the federal level and in the courts for national sales tax parity, the Sales Tax Holiday at least levels the playing field for a short 48 hours.

What it takes to be “The Best”

Peter Stanton |

Why "Best of" lists can be problematic.

Opinion: Worcester's women entrepreneurs need to stop sailing solo

AMY LYNN CHASE |

You're going to need your crew to stay afloat. Trust me.

Mass. should wait on $2K business healthcare assessment

Eileen McAnneny |

Quite simply, the fair share assessment is the wrong solution for taming growth in MassHealth, which now insures almost 2 million residents or 30 percent of the commonwealth's total population.

Mass. needs to update alcohol laws

DEBORAH B. GOLDBERG |

Our state's alcohol statutes, which were put in place in 1933, lack the cohesiveness that businesses and the ABCC require to operate efficiently and effectively.

Mass. needs carbon pollution fees

KATE GALBO |

Among the concerns of human rights and security, President Donald Trump and his Cabinet picks are doing little to continue the progress we've made for low-cost efficiency and local clean...

Central Mass. economic forecast: a high schooler perspective

Nicholas DeCastro |

Seven students from Maynard High School attended WBJ's Economic Forecast forum, and one junior reported back his impressions from the event talking about global and national growth in 2017.

Worcester needs commuter rail investments

TIMOTHY P. MURRAY |

As we come off the high of the Patriots capturing their fifth Super Bowl, I am reminded of the quote from one of my heroes, Vincent Lombardi, who said, “Inches make a champion.”

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