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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.

Stephanie Ramey is transforming $900K into heads in beds

In April, Stephanie Ramey was promoted from corporate and events sales manager to executive director of Discover Central Massachusetts.

Restaurants, brewery among those interested in Union Station space

Zachary Comeau |

Four entities - largely food and beverage-based establishments - are expressing interest in Worcester's Union Station.

Board approves $545K ballpark contract for Skanska USA

Zachary Comeau |

Construction management firm Skanska USA has been chosen as the owner's project manager for the $90 million ballpark in Worcester for the new home of the Pawtucket Red Sox.

Marlborough development agency wins promotional award

The Marlbrough Economic Development Corp. has received an award from an industry group for a promotional video it made to draw people and companies to the city.

Worcester's 3cross Fermentation Co-op to sell beer in cans

Worcester's 3cross Fermentation Cooperative said Thursday it will begin shifting from glass bottles to cans, a production method helping craft brewers better distribute their beer.

Fenway Park architect among seven vying to design WooSox stadium

Zachary Comeau |

Worcester officials are set to interview the seven architect firms that submitted bids for the $90-million Canal District ballpark, including one that designed improvements to Fenway Park.

Mexican restaurant owner buys British Beer Co. in Worcester for $500K

Zachary Comeau |

The owner of several Mexican-style restaurants in Central Massachsuetts has purchased the British Beer Co. restaurant in Worcester for $500,000.

Let’s get creative

In the last decade, Central Massachusetts has become a hot spot for creative restaurateurs, brewers and distillers growing their locally owned establishments. Who knew that's where we'd...

Recovering from a drug scandal: Two shuttered Worcester restaurant properties seek new life under new owners

Zachary Comeau |

For nearly a year, two vacant restaurants on Shrewsbury Street and Water Street offered a prime opportunity for a restaurateur to come in and seize on the momentum of Worcesters culinary scene.

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