2018 News

Sina-cism: At a minimum, think about the economics of wages

Imagine that you are among the 2.7 percent of Americans who make exactly the federal minimum wage of $7.25 per hour. Would you like an increase in pay? Sure you would. Even minimum-wage workers in Massachusetts earning the state’s $11 per hour rate would likely answer the same way.

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New apartments in heart of Worcester rock rental market

WORCESTER — Ryan O’Connor approvingly noted the high ceilings, exposed brick, stainless-steel appliances and granite countertops of the loft off Shrewsbury Street. He also cited the geographic amenities: a walkable neighborhood with nearby restaurants and bars, and easy access to highways and Union Station.

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