MBTA fare hikes pushed off to 2019

The MBTA Board advanced a fiscal 2019 budget that pushes fare increases off the table until after this year's elections, despite a $36.5 million hole in the agency's spending plans.

Should state offices move from Boston to Worcester?

Boston is home to state department headquarters but also is very expensive for office space, leading to a potential solution: moving those offices to an affordable spot like Worcester.

Gardner chamber president to depart

Greater Gardner Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Jim Bellina will leave his job in the next several months due to a family illness, the chamber announced Tuesday.

Worcester Walgreens among locations involved in $5.5M drug overcharging

Walgreens has agreed to pay a $5.5-million fine for overcharging for prescription drugs at its pharmacies, including one in Worcester.

Boston Scientific to buy Minnesota prostate firm for up to $406M

Boston Scientific plans to buy a Minnesota firm making minimally invasive therapy for men with prostate issues in a deal valued at up to $406 million.

Industrial X-ray imaging company opens Marlborough facility

A Minnesota industrial X-ray imaging company has opened a laboratory in Marlborough to help diagnose problems with a machine's internal components.

Riverdale Mills embraces Central Mass. manufacturing history

Northbridge wire mesh product manufacturer Riverdale Mills has had a busy few years, expanding its business to new markets and throwing its hat into the ring to be part of President Donald Trump's wall on the U.S.-Mexico...

Baker wants Airbnb bill passed this session

Gov. Charlie Baker wants to see legislation regulating short-term rentals passed into law before the end of this session, but he said Monday he has not fully reviewed the proposal House leaders plan to bring to the floor for...

Greater Good brewery to hold soft opening week

Greater Good Imperial Brewing Company, fresh off of a soft opening night on Monday, has announced at least four more sneak peaks at the new brewery and taproom this week.

MassLive to open downtown Worcester newsroom

Online news organization MassLive is opening a Worcester newsroom and sales office next month, MassLive announced on its website Tuesday.

Medusa Brewing Co. eyes 10,000-square-foot production facility in Hudson

Hudson's Medusa Brewing Company has filed plans for a 10,000-square-foot production brewery and tasting room just feet away from its current brewery and taproom on Main Street.

Worcester incubators combining, raising $2M

Two Worcester incubators, Action! Worcester and the Worcester CleanTech Incubator, are joining efforts, combing their spaces and kicking off a $2-million fundraising effort.