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Mass. unemployment stays at 3.6%

Bay State employers added 6,000 jobs last month and have added 68,100 jobs since August 2017, the state announced Friday as the unemployment rate held firm at 3.6 percent in August.

Worcester to conduct citywide housing study

Grant Welker |

A new study slated to begin this fall will seek to compare best housing practices in Worcester and similar cities and to update a previous housing study done in 2012.

Ballclub launches Polar Park website, Twitter

Zachary Comeau |

Polar Park may still be more than two years away, but baseball fans can now get their fix on a website complete with dozens of renderings and a 120-page master plan.

Baseball leagues sanction PawSox move to Worcester

Zachary Comeau |

Major League Baseball, Minor League Baseball and the International League have all approved of the deal to move the Pawtucket Red Sox to Worcester.

Help Needed: Massachusetts has the largest construction worker shortage in the nation

Grant Welker |

With the Massachusetts unemployment rate at just 3.6 percent in July, construction firms simply can't find enough workers.

Worcester approves $101M ballpark financing

Zachary Comeau |

Worcester City Councilors have approved the borrowing of nearly $101 million to pay for the design, construction and land acquisition costs for the new home of the Pawtucket Red Sox.

Worcester approves $101M financing for PawSox ballpark

Grant Welker| Zachary Comeau |

City councilors on Wednesday approved the borrowing of nearly $101 million to pay for a ballpark in the Canal District and other ordinances for the project.

40 Under Forty: The Goldilocks of food truck operators

Brad Kane |

For the 40 Under Forty photo shoot at the Highland Street food trucks in Worcester, we were trying to showcase a bustling urban area with creative dining options.

City Council to vote on $240M WooSox deal Wednesday

Zachary Comeau |

Approval of several items by the Worcester City Council on Wednesday evening could set in motion a massive redevelopment of the Canal District anchored by a $90-million ballpark for the Pawtucket Red...

40 Under Forty: Four strangers at Hanover Theatre

Brad Kane |

Undoubtedly, one of the biggest obstacles in trying to get members of the WBJ 40 Under Forty together to take great photos on location is they are almost always complete strangers.

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