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Auburn multi-tenant building sold for $1.6 million

An Auburn office building has been sold to a Shrewsbury property management company for $1.6 million, according to land records and real estate brokers.

Report: $15 minimum wage impacts 40% of Worcester workers

Zachary Comeau |

Raising the Massachusetts' minimum wage to $15 per hour could hurt business and result in 40 percent of Worcester's workforce getting a pay raise, according to a report released Thursday from the...

Waters Corp. forms scientific research partnership

Waters Corp., a Milford scientific instrument manufacturer, has signed an agreement to conduct research with a Dutch company with a local office in Westborough.

Trucking company purchases 6.4 Worcester acres for $1.9M

Zachary Comeau |

Westborough holding company PJM Family Enterprises, LLC has purchased for $1.9 million a 6.4-acre parcel off Route 20 in Worcester to use for its trucking business, D. Murgo Trucking.

Mass. loses 500 jobs in December, gained 63K in 2017

State House News Service |

The state unemployment rate dropped slightly in the final month of 2017, falling by one-tenth of a percentage point to 3.5 percent despite a loss of 500 jobs, state officials announced Thursday.

Former Worcester pickle factory sold for $425K

New England Food, Paper & Poultry, based in Providence, will move to Worcester after purchasing the former Regal Pickle Factory at 41 Mason St. for $425,000, according to land records and real estate...

FLEXcon eyes lean manufacturing with new CFO

Spencer manufacturer of coated and laminated films FLEXcon Co., Inc. has hired a new chief financial officer the company hopes will develop a new financial strategy focused on lean manufacturing.

Cannabis board unsure of meeting with U.S. prosecutor

State House News Service |

The Cannabis Control Commission has still not reached out to the U.S. prosecutor whose stance on federal marijuana law enforcement has shaken the nascent cannabis industry and is trying to determine...

Two projects would add 171 units to downtown Framingham

Grant Welker |

Two proposals from a prominent Framingham developer would add 171 units of housing to downtown on sites only about a block apart, according to documents filed with the city.

Worcester left off Amazon's HQ2 short list

Zachary Comeau |

Amazon on Thursday announced 20 metropolitan areas it is considering for its second headquarters, and Worcester's offer of $500 million in tax breaks wasn't enough to entice the e-commerce giant.

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