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Dozens of Mass. towns apply for "opportunity zone" designation

State House News Service |

The Baker administration and municipal officials across Massachusetts expect to hear from the federal government within 30 days about their newly-submitted request for approval of 138 zones where new...

Worcester chamber pursues regional economic development strategy

Zachary Comeau |

With a grant from the U.S. Economic Development Administration, the Worcester Regional Chamber of Commerce and other local business groups and public officials will create a regional approach to...

Natick-based Examity acquires Atlanta online testing firm

Zachary Comeau |

Natick-based online proctoring and identity verification company Examity has acquired an Atlanta firm specializing in online proctoring for academic institutions, professional associations and...

Rotman-led firm acquires distributor for $1.4M

Zachary Comeau |

The Worcester latex foam product manufacturer led by furniture executive Steve Rotman has acquired the assets of its exclusive distributor, also based in Worcester, for $1.4 million.

110 Grill will open May 22 in Worcester

Grant Welker |

A 110 Grill at the new AC Hotel in downtown Worcester will open May 22, the Westford-based chain said.

Cannabis Control Commission hires research director

State House News Service |

With legal sales expected to begin in less than three months, the Cannabis Control Commission now has someone to direct its research agenda.

WPI, NASA developing cooling systems for deep-space travel

Zachary Comeau |

A team of mechanical engineers at Worcester Polytechnic Institute and NASA have developed a cooling system that is hoped to one day help carry astronauts to Mars and other deep-space destinations.

Franklin joint replacement device company cleared for shoulder device

Franklin medical device company Arthrosurface has received federal clearance to market a shoulder replacement system.

Former Curtis Industries building in Worcester sells for $1.5M

Grant Welker |

One of three industrial buildings that were home to Curtis Industries before its move to West Boylston has sold.

AC Hotel opens on Worcester's Front Street

The 170-room AC Hotel by Marriot on Front Street in Worcester opened Thursday, the hotel announced on social media.

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