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WRA approves lease with Cannabis Control Commission

Zachary Comeau |

Pending a Monday vote, the state regulatory body of the $1 billion Massachusetts marijuana industry will move to Worcester's Union Station.

Cannabis researcher moving to Worcester

Zachary Comeau |

Cannabis Community Care and Research Network, a state public benefit corporation in the cannabis industry, is moving to Worcester.

Five found guilty in New England Compounding Center case

Grant Welker |

Five people involved in the New England Compounding Center fungal meningitis outbreak that killed more than 100 people were found guilty Thursday for their roles in the case.

Kenmore Diner owner to open rock-themed bar in former Blackstone Tap spot

Zachary Comeau |

The owner of the Kenmore Diner is planning a rock 'n' roll-themed restaurant and bar at the former location of the Blackstone Tap.

Northbridge, Southbridge tax breaks approved

Grant Welker |

A renovation of the former Whitinsville Medical Center and an expansion of a Southbridge manufacturer were approved by the state for tax breaks Thursday.

Baker energy plan hinges on changes transportation, building

State House News Service |

A first-ever energy plan released Wednesday by the Baker administration found that Massachusetts must step up its efforts around energy efficiency.

Route 20 funding will help $45M Shrewsbury development

Grant Welker |

A Market Basket-anchored redevelopment of the former Edgemere Drive-In site in Shrewsbury took a major step forward Wednesday with a $3.75-million grant for road improvements.

Worcester again increases business property tax burden

The Worcester City Council on Tuesday again opted to decrease the tax bill for homeowners at the expense of commercial and industrial property owners.

Hudson gets $650K for rotary improvements

Hudson has seen a spike in new downtown storefronts and soon the town will have a new rotary to help with the neighborhood's safety and aesthetics.

Mass. residents having trouble accessing behavioral health care, survey shows

State House News Service |

Most adults who sought care for mental health or substance use disorders in Massachusetts in the last year had trouble obtaining that care.

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