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Becker adds varsity esports team

Becker College has formed a varsity team to play Overwatch, an online first-person shooter video game, the latest in its esports varsity program.

Worcester County wage, employment growth trail state, national averages

Wage and employment growth in Worcester County rose in the second quarter but trailed state and national averages, according to new Bureau of Labor...

Gymboree liquidation to close four Central Mass. stores

The children's clothing store Gymboree has filed for bankruptcy and will close all of its stores, including four in Central Massachusetts.

Staples $500M acquisition stalled by shutdown

Staples' planned purchase of an Illinois wholesale supplier of office furniture and other goods is being stalled by the federal government shutdown.

Poverty up in Worcester neighborhoods, as home values lag

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

Becker adding animal care dual degree

Starting this fall, students at Becker College in Worcester studying animal care will be able to earn an associate degree in that field and get a...

Community Healthlink restoring 24/7 urgent care services

Community Healthlink, a Worcester treatment center, is due to restore its around-the-clock availability after receiving a grant from the Blue Cross...

Sentinel & Enterprise owner making play for USA Today company

Digital First Media, the owner of daily newspapers in Fitchburg, Lowell and Boston, has made an offer to buy USA Today publisher Gannett, The Wall...

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