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Poverty up in Worcester neighborhoods, as home values lag

Grant Welker |

Even with a long period of economic growth and redevelopment through significant stretches of downtown, Worcester has not been spared from some broader troublesome trends.

Shortlisted architecture firm brought on board for WooSox stadium development

An architecture and design firm that was on the city's shortlist for the $100 million ballpark project for the future home of the Pawtucket Red Sox will get some work on the facility after all.

Worcester could tax Airbnb hosts 6%

A Worcester city councilor is proposing a 6-percent tax on short-term housing rentals, which would force hosts on platforms like Airbnb to pay up.

Worcester County not a popular Airbnb destination in 2018

Despite having the state’s second-largest city, Worcester County ranked near the bottom in Massachusetts for 2018 income and guests on hospitality platform Airbnb.

Best of Business: Where to unwind

The 9-to-5 grind can be hard. Luckily, there are many places to unwind in Central Mass.

Best of Business: Places to conduct business

Where are the best places to open an office, get dinner or hold an event?

Best of Business: Servicing your business

Looking for the best business services in Central Massachusetts? Look no further.

New downtown Worcester district seeks to add range of improvements

Grant Welker |

Worcester is set to roll out the eighth business improvement district in Massachusetts, adding events, signage and "ambassadors" to keep the neighborhood clean and help visitors.

Holiday Inn Marlborough sells for $11M

Grant Welker |

The Holiday Inn in Marlborough has sold for $10.9 million to an Illinois hospitality company, which is planning extensive renovations to the hotel.

Delayed Worcester comedy club, restaurants set Jan. 17 opening

WooHaha!, the downtown Worcester comedy club whose opening has been delayed several times, is now slated to open Jan. 17.

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