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WRA begins lease discussions with restaurant, nightclub at Union Station

Zachary Comeau |

The Worcester Redevelopment Authority is moving forward with lease negotiations for the owner of the former Country Music Ranch & Saloon to operate a restaurant and nightclub in Union Station.

No reservations about hotel growth

Yet, there is concern from industry experts the hotel industry is heading for a slowdown; not necessarily reversing course but delivering much less robust growth. This is a valid concern, but it is...

Movers & Shakers

Who's on the move in Central Massachusetts?

DCU Center prepping $37M upgrade to compete against other arenas

Grant Welker |

The DCU Center is in line for as much as nearly $37 million worth of upgrades in the coming few years.

Greater Worcester hotel growth outpaces national average as prices rise

Grant Welker |

The forecasted stall in the nation's hotel industry would come as Worcester metropolitan area hotels mark five years of growth in occupancy rates and average nightly room rates.

Rocco's Doughnut Co. to open Westborough location March 21

Central Mass. doughnut shop Rocco’s Doughnut Co. is opening a second location in Westborough on March 21.

Greek restaurant Meze to open March 24 in space seized by feds over drug money

Zachary Comeau |

The neighbor of a restaurant twice shut down because of a drug money laundering scheme is less than two weeks away from moving its authentic Greek concept into the next-door space.

Hospitality job gains keep Mass. unemployment at 3.1%

The Massachusetts unemployment rate in January remained at 3.1 percent for the fourth straight month thanks to job gains across most industries, including hospitality and transportation.

Garden Remedies plans spring opening for Marlborough marijuana shop

Grant Welker |

Garden Remedies, a Fitchburg marijuana grower selling under the state's medicinal marijuana law, is now readying to open its doors in Marlborough to any adults looking to get high.

PawSox unveil official Worcester baseball jerseys

Zachary Comeau |

The team isn't set to begin play until April 2021, but official Worcester baseball jerseys are now available.

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