Worcesteria: On a positive note

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CITY OF IMMIGRANTS: Love, love, love this research project by the Worcester Business Journal and Worcester Regional Research Bureau. Released earlier this week, the study shows foreign-born Worcester residents are more likely than native citizens to own businesses and have bachelors degrees. In the restaurant and landscaping sectors, immigrants own more than two thirds of the businesses. Overall, 2.7 percent of Worcester immigrants own businesses, versus 1.7 percent of native-born residents. Basically, the American Dream of coming here and busting ass to make a life is, well, alive in Worcester. Good stuff.

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