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WORCESTER – It took more than two years and efforts from local and state authorities, but a vacant hospital building will soon start coming down to make way for potential biomanufacturing space.   Business and political officials gathered Thur...
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WORCESTER – As the second largest city in New England, Worcester needs to start acting the part, according to city officials attending a “Lunch & Learn” panel discussion hosted by the Telegram & Gazette Wednesday in the Hogan Campus...
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WORCESTER – A $15 million grant has been awarded to a local economic development agency to tear down a former state hospital building and prepare the land for possible manufacturing use.   The Worcester Business Development Corp. said Wednesda...
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WORCESTER – The Chinese biotechnology company planning a $60 million manufacturing center in Worcester may get more than $18 million in state and local financial incentives, according to an agreement signed last week.   The proposed incent...
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WORCESTER – A Chinese biomanufacturing firm says it will invest $60 million in a new facility here that is expected to bring 150 jobs to the city.   Hong Kong-based WuXi Biologics made the announcement Sunday that it will be locating its f...
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A $200,000 state grant is helping to put a dent in the million-dollar-plus gap that remains to open the 300-seat black box theater at the Worcester PopUp at 20 Franklin St.   The Worcester Cultural Coalition on Thursday announced the grant, whic...
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WORCESTER – If you build it, will biomanufacturers come?   That was a crucial question for a 30-member task force of state and local officials that led efforts to develop the former Worcester State Hospital campus into the city’s latest dest...
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Nothing symbolizes the revival under way in Worcester quite as pointedly as the new luxury apartment building at 145 Front Street. The grand unveiling is still a couple of weeks away on the blustery day in January when I come for a tour. The building...
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The WBDC will hold their 53rd Annual Business Meeting on Thursday, May 10, 2018 at the new Biomanufacturing Park off Clocktower Drive in Worcester.     If you would like to attend, please fill out the RSVP card and send to Samantha Penzone,...
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Like ripples in a pond, the location patterns of biopharma companies continue to radiate in close proximity to places that have already made a big splash.   That means higher prices for workspace and places to live. But so far, that isn’t stop...
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