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WPI professor aims to understand life and death of our cells

Grant Welker |

Worcester Polytechnic Institute professor Kristen Billiar is looking to find the causes of unexplained cell deaths in our bodies that can lead to diseases.

Acorn Deck builds $600K homes in its factory

Acorn Deck House Co., based in Acton, manufactures prefabricated homes at its 85,000-square-foot plant.

Be cautiously optimistic about 2019


It would be a head-in-the-sand mentality for electrical contractors not to brace for a bit of a tremor by the time 2020 rolls around.

Movers & Shakers

Who's on the move in Central Massachusetts?

DCU Center prepping $37M upgrade to compete against other arenas

Grant Welker |

The DCU Center is in line for as much as nearly $37 million worth of upgrades in the coming few years.

Greater Worcester hotel growth outpaces national average as prices rise

Grant Welker |

The forecasted stall in the nation's hotel industry would come as Worcester metropolitan area hotels mark five years of growth in occupancy rates and average nightly room rates.

Worcester to select Gilbane-Hunt as construction manager for WooSox stadium

Zachary Comeau |

Worcester officials have formally asked the Worcester Redevelopment Authority to select a joint venture of two national construction firms to be construction managers of the $101 million Polar Park.

Boston engineering firm opens Downtown Worcester office

Boston engineering firm Howard Stein Hudson has opened a downtown Worcester office in the Guaranty Building.

Largest Mass. solar farm completed in Winchendon

A 7.1-megawatt Winchendon solar farm developed and owned by three energy firms has been completed.

N.Y. investor to open Medway marijuana grow facility

A new cannabis company led by a New York investment manager is hoping to begin cultivation and manufacturing operations in a nearly 29,000-square-foot Medway building.

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