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Worcester to conduct citywide housing study

A new study slated to begin this fall will seek to compare best housing practices in Worcester and similar cities and to update a previous housing...

Falling behind: Worcester median income drops nearly 6%

The median income for a Worcester household fell by nearly 6 percent last year, appearing to show the city being left outside of broad economic gains...

The largest Central Mass. communities are bulking up their rainy day funds

Despite a long run of economic growth, economists are predicting when the next market correction or recession may hit.

Help Needed: Massachusetts has the largest construction worker shortage in the nation

With the Massachusetts unemployment rate at just 3.6 percent in July, construction firms simply can't find enough workers.

Fidelity Bank opening Front Street branch Monday

Fidelity Bank will open its second Worcester branch Monday at a highly visible location on Front Street at the base of the new 145 Front at...

The Point at Marlborough sells for $65M

The Point at Marlborough, a residential community off Brigham Street has sold for $65 million, a number that could set a high price mark for the year...

WPI opens $49M dorm and education building

Worcester Polytechnic Institute officially opened its $49 million dorm and education building Thursday, which includes both 140 beds and lab space...

Worcester approves $101M financing for PawSox ballpark

City councilors on Wednesday approved the borrowing of nearly $101 million to pay for a ballpark in the Canal District and other ordinances for the...

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