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Nineteen chosen to compete for top biz growth honors

State House News Service |

Nineteen companies -- including Westborough-based Cumberland Farms -- from across the state have been selected to compete for the 2017 Massachusetts Economic Impact Awards, MassEcon announced...

MBTA agrees to test regular service to Foxborough on Franklin, Fairmount line

State House News Service |

Regular daily commuter rail service will run to Foxborough beginning in the spring of 2019 under a pilot program that critics say could diminish service in Boston.

Deadhorse hill owners opening Korean restaurant on Shrewsbury St.

Grant Welker |

The team behind popular Downtown Worcester restaurant deadhorse hill will open a Korean restaurant this fall in the former Sweet space on Shrewsbury Street.

Playground supplier relocating to Medway

Medway town officials hope two private investments in a business park stimulate more activity.

Ameresco starts two Pennsylvania projects, announces tripling in net income

Grant Welker |

Days after announcing it has started work on one of the country's largest microgrids, Framingham renewable energy firm Ameresco has signed an $8-million energy efficiency contract with a Pennsylvania...

Worcester-Boston-area pay up 2.7%

Total compensation for private workers in the Boston area, including Worcester, was up 2.7 percent in the 12 months ending in June, narrowly beating the national average.

Ameresco starts work on $11M Navy Yard microgrid

Ameresco, a Framingham renewable energy company, has started work on what it says will be one of the largest microgrids, or self-contained energy grids, in the country.

Worcester mayor calls for city to work to attract PawSox

Worcester Mayor Joseph Petty has filed a resolution calling for City Manager Edward Augustus to do all that is reasonably in his power to attract the Pawtucket Red Sox to the city.

Medusa brewery planning $5.5 million canning facility

Zachary Comeau |

Medusa Brewing Co. will develop a $5.5-million canning facility adjacent to its existing taproom in Hudson.

Discover Central Mass. is fighting for funds

Grant Welker |

Two years after it was formed, Central Massachusetts' tourism marketing agency is struggling for financial support from 34 of its 35 towns.

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