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WORCESTER – Travis McCready, president and chief executive officer of the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center, said infrastructure and technology in the state’s “life sciences ecosystem” is, of course, a central tenet of the $1 billion pub...
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WORCESTER – The planned development of 44 acres of state land at the former Worcester State Hospital campus off Belmont Street has cleared a regulatory hurdle that sets the stage for the demolition of some of the remaining smaller remnants of t...
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Nearly a year ago, when Craig Blais of the WBDC introduced Cliff Rucker to Michael Covino, it was to first to help advise on how to grow the Worcester community through Cliff’s hockey vision, the Worcester Railers. Today, the relationship has evo...
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Central–The project to build a 100,000-square-foot rink facility in Worcester will redevelop the former Presmet/GKN Sinter Metals property — a 3.4-acre vacant and contaminated site — into a destination for ice skating and collegiate...
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Gov. Charles D. Baker Jr.’s signature on Friday on legislation authorizing the transfer of state land on Belmont Hill, just up from the Massachusetts Biotech Research Park, has put Worcester on track for launching a new manufacturing sector tha...
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BOSTON – Gov. Charlie Baker on Friday signed legislation that clears the way for unused state land in Worcester to be developed for biomanufacturing. The measure allows the city to buy 44 acres at the former Worcester State Hospital. The Worces...
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I’m a Worcester guy. I have been all of my life. I love Worcester, its size, its location, its neighborhoods. Sure, there are things that we can improve, but I wouldn’t trade our city for any other in New England.   As a Worcester guy, I hav...
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Performing arts centers across the county serve as catalysts for the growth and cultural vitality of their communities.  Much of the investment confidence felt in Worcester over the last eight and a half years can likely be attributed to the success...
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WORCESTER — Thirty years ago, Craig L. Blais said he stood on the Worcester State Hospital property and listened to a group of state legislators promise that someday the site would be redeveloped to include bio-manufacturing facilities. At the time...
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I grew up in Central Massachusetts and have been fortunate enough to have a job that allows me to work within my community and help play a role in its revitalization. Having lived on the outskirts of Worcester for most of my life, I have been witness...
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