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Dual-tax rate hurts Worcester


Since 1984, the city council has shifted a portion of the residential tax burden over to the business property tax payers. By doing so, it puts Worcester at a competitive disadvantage to its...

Wormtown expanding to Connecticut

Wormtown Brewery in Worcester has a busy 2019 on tap, with more releases and states, on top of its Massachusetts, Rhode Island and New Hampshire areas.

Arch Therapeutics wins Japanese patent case

Framingham medical device company Arch Therapeutics said Tuesday a Japanese court has ruled favorably on the validity of its patent license.

IPG stock up 5 percent after U.S.-China agree to halt tariffs

IPG Photonics, declining in value throughout the year due to trade relations, reported a five percent stock price increase Monday.

Boston Scientific alleges infringement on GI clips

Marlborough medical device maker Boston Scientific is claiming patent infringement in a new lawsuit against two companies and its distributor for allegedly marketing a gastrointestinal clip.

Flying Dreams Brewing Co. begins canning beer

Zachary Comeau |

Flying Dreams Brewing Co. in Worcester has joined nearly every other brewery in the state and begun canning its beer.

Mustang Bio completes Worcester lab

Grant Welker |

Mustang Bio, a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company working on technology that can help fight cancer, has completed construction of its Worcester laboratories.

Sutton, Primetals get $2.25M MassWorks grant for gas lines

England-based metal mill manufacturer Primetals and Sutton are receiving $2.25 million in assistance from the state to help fund natural gas lines for the company's planned $28-million manufacturing...

Massachusetts retailers sell $2.2M of recreational marijuana in first week

Zachary Comeau |

For the first week, the stores reported a combined 56,380 products sold and an average of just under $40. Customers are averaging 3.4 products per transaction.

MTD invests $1M to expand production capacity

Charlton medical device manufacturer MTD Micro-Molding has added several new pieces of equipment to the floor, leading to the company surpassing its annual earmark for investment-related costs.

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