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Union Station in transition, authority chair says

Grant Welker |

Union Station is in a transitional period as it works to lure new state offices and works through a turnover in retail tenants, the chairman of the Worcester Redevelopment Authority said Friday.

Pot testing labs approved in Framingham, Salem

State House News Service |

Marijuana regulators on Thursday approved two testing laboratories to inspect recreational marijuana sold in Massachusetts and approved a host of licenses for other Central Mass. cannabis businesses.

Franklin marijuana grower building out retail space

Grant Welker |

New England Treatment Access, a Franklin marijuana grower and seller, is expanding its already-sprawling growing and manufacturing space and working to add a retail store.

Worcester vacancy rate hits year low

Grant Welker |

The vacancy rate for office and lab space in Worcester hit 10.1 percent in the third quarter, its best mark in the past year, according to a new report.

Fallon executive to chair Becker board

Becker College in Worcester has named a new chair of its board of trustees and brought four new members to the 15-person board.

Dairy Queen to open first Worcester location

Dairy Queen will open by early next year on Grafton Street in Worcester, making it the chain's first location in the city.

Framingham's MCR Labs on tap for final marijuana testing license

Zachary Comeau |

Two marijuana testing labs - including one in Framingham - are set to get their final licenses from the Cannabis Control Commission in what is another huge milestone for the industry.

Table Talk proposes 27,000-sf freezer building

Zachary Comeau |

Worcester-based maker of four-inch pies Table Talk Pies is planning an expansion of at least 27,000 square feet at its Southgate Street facility as the 94-year-old company looks to expand.

Menkiti Group to acquire pawn shop building on Main Street from MassDevelopment

Zachary Comeau |

The Menkiti family is making yet another move to purchase property downtown, as the Menkiti Group has agreed to a purchase and sale agreement to buy the former Pawn Shop building in Worcester.

10 things we learned about Worcester's PawSox negotiations from reading the city's emails

Grant Welker |

Following the team's announcement of plans to relocate in advance of the 2021 season, WBJ made a public records request for the email exchanges between city and team officials.

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