November 12, 2018

On the cover

City of Immigrants: Foreign-born residents have unusually large impact on Worcester's economy

Immigrants in Worcester are more likely than native citizens to start their own business and have bachelor's degrees, giving them...

features

Helping immigrant businesses: Foreign-born entrepreneurs aren't as familiar with their available resources

A focus group found foreign-born entrepreneurs weren't as connected as they could be to resources. The city and its partners say...

Coming to Worcester: The city's immigrant population has shifted in the last decade

For a century starting in the 1870s, immigrants moving into Worcester almost exclusively came from Europe and North America.

This edition's focus

Worcester wants to pick right mix of tenants for Union Station

Despite the prime location, the city has had trouble leasing about 8,000-square-feet of unused commercial space in Union Station...