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Massachusetts proposes Downtown Worcester space in state's Amazon bid

Zachary Comeau |

Massachusetts released its official Amazon proposal on Friday and highlights several Worcester-area features and incentives in a bid to lure the online retailer to the state.

Assumption faculty votes no confidence in college president

Despite a faculty senate vote of “no confidence” in President Francesco Cesareo, Assumption College's Board of Trustees are not proposing any changes.

MetroWest coalition offers 6.6M sq. ft. to Amazon

Zachary Comeau |

Marlborough is leading a coalition of five MetroWest communities in a bid to land Amazon's HQ2.

Leominster offers 400 acres, $405M to Amazon

Zachary Comeau |

The City of Leominster is offering more than 400 acres of public and private land and a tax breaks worth up to $405 million to lure online commerce giant Amazon.

MathWorks donates $10M for museum exhibit

Zachary Comeau |

Natick computer software developer MathWorks will gift $10 million to the Boston Museum of Science, the museum announced Thursday.

Mass. adds 9,300 jobs in September

State House News Service |

Massachusetts added 9,300 jobs in September, driving the unemployment rate back below 4 percent.

WPI lands $1.2M high school curriculum grant

Zachary Comeau |

A research team at Worcester Polytechnic Institute has received a $1.2 million grant to help integrate biology and computer science tools in high school classrooms.

Easter Seals open Worcester assistive technology center

The Easter Seals opened an assistive technology center in Worcester last week to help people with disabilities explore and test technology to increase independence.

Amazon should come to Worcester

Setti Warren |

It is important to ask the right questions when it comes to Amazon and the opportunity to become the host for its proposed second headquarters, dubbed HQ2.

CDCs create stronger cities

YVETTE DYSON |

The City of Worcester contends with blighted buildings in our inner city neighborhoods fallen to foreclosure.

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