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Small Business Development Center _ Clark University.pdf
Clark University's Small Business Development Center is one example of the local resources small businesses can use to aid them in their struggles throughout the pandemic. They also offer resources on how to start a small business as well as loan…
Created By: Clark University

Small Business Revenue.PNG
This image presents some data to put into perspective just how much local businesses are struggling through the pandemic. Seeing the revenue figures, which are recent numbers, should provide insight and motivation to go out and support those who are…
Created By: Devin Guerrera
Date: 12/2/2020

Percys appliances.jpg
Photo at Percy's Appliances store in Worcester. Alan Levine boasted their best year throughout the pandemic, as forcing the community to stay hope more had taken a toll on supplies and appliances more than usual. Many turned to support his local…
Created By: Devin Guerrera
Date: 5/11/2021

Worcester Revitalization.jpg
Photo of some Worcester storefronts which may be set to be revitalized throughout 2021. The Business Improvement District hosted an art contest for murals to be displayed on windows of stores to encourage foot traffic in the area and revitalize the…
Created By: Devin Guerrera
Date: 4/19/21

Roadgnar.mp3
Oral History with two of three Co-Founders of Roadgnar Daniel Palaez & Noah Parker. Both are WPI graduates who began their project to develop a sensor-system to detect potholes on city roads and effectively distribute this information. They share…
Created By: Devin Guerrera, Daniel Palaez, Noah Parker
Date: 5/9/2021

TheCubby.mp3
An oral history with Matteo Cugno, Co-Founder of The Cubby, a digital marketplace for students which has been spreading nationwide, with thousands of users. He shares his unique experience as a college student running a small business, and what…
Created By: Devin Guerrera, Matteo Cugno; Contributed By: Devin Guerrera, Matteo Cugno
Date: 5/7/2021

Some Central Mass. businesses experience unexpected boon during COVID-19 - News - telegram.com - Worcester, MA.pdf
While many small businesses struggled during COVID-19, Alan Levine elaborates on how his appliance business has thrived during the pandemic.
Created By: Emily Gowdey-Backus
Date: 05/17/2020

Becker College latest small private college to close doors.pdf
Becker College announced a few weeks ago that it is slated to close in the coming months. This is just another landmark that brought different people to the local Worcester area, and with its closing will come less traffic to the downtown area.…
Created By: Emma Whitford
Date: 03/30/2021

A year into COVID, Worcester County small businesses revenue down 51% _ Worcester Business Journal.pdf
This article presents some data to put into perspective just how much local businesses are struggling through the pandemic. Seeing the revenue figures, which are recent numbers, should insight motivation to go out and support those who are…
Created By: Grant Welker; Contributed By: Grant Welker
Date: 03/12/2021

Central Mass. businesses adapt on the fly to make products for coronavirus fight - News - telegram.com - Worcester, MA.pdf
The local community and small businesses have taken on a role in producing a variety of products to aid in the fight against COVID-19. It is ways such as this that local businesses have shown such selflessness in a time where they are experiencing…
Created By: Jennifer Toland
Date: 04/05/2020
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