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Wachusett Brewing to open new taproom in Kelley Square market

Brad Kane |

Westminster beermaker Wachusett Brewing Co. will operate a taproom in the new Worcester Public Market set to open this fall.

GateHouse staff cuts hit Telegram, WoMag newsrooms

Zachary Comeau |

GateHouse Media has cut hundreds of positions at newspapers Thursday, including several in Central Massachusetts.

WCAC names Marybeth Campbell executive director

Devina Bhalla |

The Board of Directors of Worcester Community Action Council, Inc. on Thursday announced Marybeth Campbell as its new executive director, replacing retiring Executive Director Jill Dagilis.

State gives $36M for Worcester courthouse redevelopment

Grant Welker |

Redevelopment of the former Worcester County Courthouse in Lincoln Square is now getting nearly $36 million in state financing to help turn the property into housing.

IPG plans $17M British manufacturing expansion

Oxford fiber laser manufacturer IPG Photonics will invest nearly $17 million to open a 50,000-square-foot manufacturing center in Coventry, England.

Wynn Resorts says Encore on track to open June 23

State House News Service |

Wynn Resorts still intends to open its Everett casino on June 23 after talk of delay, MGM acquisition.

Waltham investment firm acquires Jefferson Hills Apartments in Framingham for $227M

Zachary Comeau |

The Jefferson Hills Apartments in Framingham have been sold to a developer and real estate investment firm for $227 million.

WPI researcher working to detect genetically engineered organisms

Grant Welker |

A Worcester Polytechnic Institute researcher is working to find a way to determine which organisms found in the wild are genetically engineered, unlike their naturally existing cousins.

Healey joins multi-state lawsuit over health program funding

State House News Service |

More than $12 billion in federal funding for public health programs in Massachusetts could be at risk by a proposed rule that Attorney General Maura Healey sued to block on Tuesday.

Research Bureau: Eliminating WRTA fares would increase ridership, efficiency

Zachary Comeau |

In a new report, the Worcester Regional Research Bureau said the WRTA should be free.

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