Worcester's downtown plan may be amended for PawSox move

The Worcester Redevelopment Authority is considering amending an urban renewal plan to include land around the site being eyed for a potential baseball stadium.

Worcester's LakePharma plans Mass. expansion

LakePharma, a biologics company with a laboratory in Worcester, has raised $30 million to open additional locations in Massachusetts and its home state of California.

Seven Saws plans Holden brewpub

There is yet another brewery coming to Central Massachusetts in the coming months, this one in Holden.

Central Mass. receives $40,000 grant for paid STEM internships

The Central Massachusetts Workforce Investment Board and the city of Worcester are one of five recipients of $200,000 in state grants to help increase internship opportunities in STEM fields for high school students.

Cannabis regulators explore how to help communities harmed by pot ban

As it works to build a new industry from the ground up, state marijuana regulators on Tuesday wrestled with how Massachusetts' newly legal marijuana industry could be more accessible to racially and economically diverse...

WPI app aims to stop overeating

An app being developed by researchers at WPI and the University of Connecticut tracks eating patterns and provides reminders aimed at helping to stop overeating.

Wachusett leads Top 10 largest Central Mass. breweries

Wachusett Brewing Co. in Westminster is the largest brewery in Central Massachusetts, according to data compiled by Worcester Business Journal.

Boston Scientific receives FDA approval for Parkinson's implant

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration has approved a new brain-stimulation Parkinson's disease implant from Marlborough medical device manufacturer Boston Scientific, the company announced Monday.

WPI's Leshin is highest-paid private-college president in Central Mass.

Worcester Polytechnic Institute President Laurie Leshin made $764,400 in 2015, though her pay was eclipsed by the heads of UMass Medical School and MCPHS.

Price Chopper, Market 32 partner with Instacart in Hopkinton, Sutton

Price Chopper in Hopkinton and Market 32 in Sutton are one of several of the chain's stores to begin a partnership with grocery delivery service Instacart on Wednesday.

Accounting practice opening new Shrewsbury office

Paresky Flitt & Co., a Wayland tax and accounting practice, will open a Shrewsbury location next month.

Marlborough's RXi collaborates with German biotech

RXi Pharmaceuticals Corp., a Marlborough clinical-stage company, has entered into a research collaboration with a German biotechnology company, Medigene.