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Central Mass. electrician union adds 30 members

The IBEW Local 96, a Worcester union for electrical workers, added 30 new members in 2017 to bring the union's membership to 371.

Behavioral health organization to close Worcester site

Zachary Comeau |

Behavioral and mental health services organization Pathways by Molina, former Hanover Insurance CEO Joseph Zubretsky's new employer, is closing its Worcester and Springfield locations.

R.I. Senate approves $83M PawSox stadium

Zachary Comeau |

As the team remains mum on any potential deal in Worcester, the Rhode Island Senate on Tuesday approved an $83-million stadium deal for the Pawtucket Red Sox, which would have the city and state...

Worcester marijuana grower preparing to open

Zachary Comeau |

Kris Krane, president and co-founder of 4Front Ventures opening a medical marijuana cultivation facility in Worcester, said he's not worried about the feds cracking down on his business.

Hanover Theatre has first female chairwoman

Grant Welker |

Marianne Felice, who has been a member of the theater since it opened in 2008, was named the board's first female head on Friday.

Clinton hospital to close endoscopy unit

The endoscopy unit at UMass Memorial HealthAlliance Clinton Hospital will close later this month due to what UMass says is a staffing issue.

Walmart to close Sam's Club in Worcester, after announcing raises, bonuses

Zachary Comeau |

In the same day Walmart announced it would be raising its starting wage to $11 and offering an employee bonus due to a new federal tax code, the company announced that it would close 63 Sam's Club...

WPI, QCC get $4M for new photonics lab

Grant Welker |

Worcester Polytechnic Institute and Quinsigamond Community College announced Thursday they'll start a new photonics lab thanks to a $4-million Massachusetts Manufacturing Innovation Initiative grant.

Miles Press, last commercial printer in Printers Building, moves to Auburn

Zachary Comeau |

The industry giving Worcester's Printers Building its name more than 80 years ago is now completely absent from the 44 Portland St. building.

Primetals names new president and CEO of U.S. operation

Metal manufacturer Primetals Technologies on Wednesday named Yoshiharu Ikeda as its new president and CEO for the company's U.S. headquarters based in Worcester.

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