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Pawtucket mayor says Red Sox will leave for Worcester if no RI deal is made

Zachary Comeau |

The Rhode Island General Assembly will end its session at the end of this month, but an $83-million proposal to build a new ballpark for the Pawtucket Red Sox still has not been approved as the team...

Worcester YWCA eyes $23M renovation

YWCA of Central Massachusetts has kicked off a capital campaign to raise funds for a $23.4-million renovation project of its downtown Worcester facility.

Small steps add up in workplace fitness efforts

Susan Shalhoub |

Central Massachusetts companies are making it easier to get exercise during the work day, whether it's a quick walk or even a game of cornhole.

For the underserved, primary care landscape is changing

Livia Gershon |

An increasing amount of primary care is being provided by agencies set up specifically with low-income and marginalized people in mind: federally qualified community health centers.

UMass Memorial Health Care marks 20 years

Grant Welker |

UMass Medical Center and Memorial Hospital merged two decades ago, wanting to keep local control and changing health care in the region.

Church preservation group to appeal judge's denial of injunction to halt demolition

Zachary Comeau |

A group of citizens trying to prevent the demolition of the Notre Dame church in Worcester will appeal a judge's decision to deny the group's injunction against the property owner.

O'Sullivan: Worcester is on the biotech map

According to Kevin O'Sullivan, the head of MBI, Worcester has arrived as a biotech destination with the recent announcement of a Chinese biotech's planned $60 million facility.

WBDC seeks demolition of old State Hospital building

Grant Welker |

The Worcester Business Development Corp. is seeking to demolish a long-vacant part of the former Worcester State Hospital now that a Chinese biomanufacturer has signed an agreement to locate there.

Worcester-area unemployment at 3.6%

The Worcester-area unemployment rate remained at 3.6 percent in May, according to the state Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development.

WuXi Biologics agreement includes up to $21M in city, state help

Zachary Comeau |

WuXi Biologics, the Chinese company slated to be the first to occupy the Biomanufacturing Park in Worcester, could receive up to $20.8 million in city and state incentives, grants and loans.

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