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Milford's Sira Naturals in line for first recreational pot license

State House News Service |

State marijuana regulators are poised Thursday to grant the state's first legal marijuana business license to a cultivation facility at Sira Naturals in Milford.

T.J. Maxx partners with Will & Grace actress

Zachary Comeau |

T.J. Maxx -- the retail store owned by Framingham-based TJX Cos. -- is again enlisting the help of powerful females to push The Maxx You Project, which seeks to encourage women to embrace their...

BJ's IPO could value company over $2B

Zachary Comeau |

Westborough bulk retailer BJ's Wholesale Club said it is anticipating selling 37.5 million shares for between $15 and $17 in its initial public offering, a price valuing the company at over $2...

Tipped workers campaign for higher minimum wage

State House News Service |

The cupcakes are complimentary, but the restaurant workers and activists delivering them to legislative leaders want a big boost in pay in return.

Movers & Shakers

Twenty-one Central Mass. workers and their organizations reported to the WBJ that they have landed new jobs this month.

Harnessing the power of point-of-purchase signage


Each piece of marketing collateral plays a role in some bigger campaign.

The age of the Worcester skyscraper has been replaced by street-level interactions

Grant Welker |

The age of building vertically stopped in the city nearly 30 years ago, as new developments focus on tying into the walking community.

Old mill presents opportunity & obstacle to the new Hopedale

Zachary Comeau |

Town officials push for new commercial development and weigh eminent domain as they look to remake economy.

Craft beer is shifting to focus on intimate community connections

Zachary Comeau |

Craft beer is still booming, but breweries are scaling back their plans as dozens of new brewers come on line each year.

Westwood convenience magnate buys Honey Farms Northborough for $601K

Zachary Comeau |

A former Honey Farms store in Northborough has been sold for $601,000 to a Westwood businessman who intends to run a convenience store in the building.

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