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Paul Giorgio: Elizabeth Warren is Right on Student Loans—MINDSETTER Paul Giorgio examines the student debt crisis

Central MA College Standout: Smith College’s Megan Baker—Spotlight on a bright student...

Organize + Energize: 7 Reasons to Hire a Professional Organizer—With a little help from your friends...

Rob Horowitz: The Civil Rights Act, 50 Years Later—Celebrating a milestone...

RE/MAX Reports 36.3% Increase in Pending MA Home Sales for March—Leading the region in pending home sales

College Admissions: 8 Ways Teens Can Explore Careers This Summer—Summer is the perfect time for students to…

Revs Return Home, Pick Up Crucial Win—The 2014 season had not started the way…

Monfredo: Worcester’s ‘City that Reads’ Book Drive Needs Your Help—Reading is a right, not a privilege

QCC 50th, Celebrating Students: Kimberly Lawrence—A QCC graduate making a difference

Fit for Life: Success Starts with Getting on the Right Path—Which direction are you headed?

 
 
 
 

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Is Manufacturing on the Rise in Worcester?

Elected officials, industry executives, and educational experts are taking part in a forum in Worcester on Wednesday… Read More

 

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slides: Ten Biggest Manufacturers in Central MA

Where are the manufacturing jobs currently in Central MA?  See here.

On Wednesday, elected officials, education and business leaders will explore new technologies, workforce skills and… Read More

 

Politics

Paul Giorgio: Elizabeth Warren is Right on Student Loans

Elizabeth Warren is on the right track, with her move to stop the government from turning a profit on college loans, believes Paul Giorgio.

Massachusetts Senior Senator Elizabeth Warren has made a name for herself nationally for taking on the debt crisis in our… Read More

 

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Former White House Advisor to Deliver Assumption College Lecture

William J. Antholis, Ph.D.

The 11th annual Assumption College Business Ethics Lecture will be held at 5 PM on April 22nd, in La Maison Francaise… Read More

 

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Worcester’s Pay-As-You-Throw Trash Removal Saves City $10-20M

Worcester’s Pay As You Throw (PAYT) trash removal system has saved the city an estimated $10 to $20 million dollars in the… Read More

 

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Central MA College Standout: Smith College’s Megan Baker

Smith sophomore Megan Baker will be putting her education and passion for community to use in Washington DC this summer.

Webster native Megan Baker is enrolled in her sophomore year at Smith College in Northampton, MA. She was recently… Read More

 

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Rob Horowitz: The Civil Rights Act, 50 Years Later

The 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 celebrates the incredible progress the nation has made.

Last week President Obama and former Presidents George W. Bush, Jimmy Carter, and Bill Clinton came together at a Civil… Read More

 

Real Estate

RE/MAX Reports 36.3% Increase in Pending MA Home Sales for March

Pending home sales in New England are up 26.5 percent over March 2013, and 36.3 percent in Massachusetts during the time… Read More

 

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Is Worcester New England’s New Tech Hub?

Is Worcester becoming a technology hub?

Worcester has begun to establish itself as one of the most technologically advanced cities in New England. Technologies… Read More

 

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Leading in Central MA: Kimberly Ferguson-Owner of Apple Spice Café

Kimberly Ferguson is the Owner/Operator of Apple Spice Café and Juice Bar. The married mother of 5 children, Ferguson… Read More

 

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Leonardo Angiulo: Freedom of Information in Action

Opinions about the American Civil Liberties Union are varied. Some might call them renown for their efforts, some might… Read More

 

Business

Smart Benefits: Will Sebelius’ Resignation Improve ACA Rollout?

Former United States Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius

Health & Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius resigned on Friday -- giving up control over the Affordable Care Act… Read More

 

Health

NEW: 2 Worcester Agencies Awarded MA Medical Society Grants

The AIDS Project and Girls, Inc. --both of Worcester-- have received grants from the Massachusetts Medical Society &… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Organize + Energize: 7 Reasons to Hire a Professional Organizer

Is your disorganization spiraling out of control? Then it may be time to bring in some extra help.

Everybody is aware that you have to recognize that there is a problem before you can fix it. It’s okay to ask for help. We… Read More

 

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Big Brothers Big Sisters Forms New Alumni + Friends Association

Rebecca Joseph, Co-Founder Alumni & Friends Association and Middle Market Underwriter for Hanover Insurance Group, Melanie Perreault, Coordinator, BBBS

As part of Big Brothers Big Sisters National Organization’s “Reunite Now” campaign, former mentors “Bigs” and mentees… Read More

 

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Dear John: Okay To Date Your Ex’s Sibling? Depends On The Sibling

What’s your problem? Write to John at dearjohn@golocalprov.com.

 

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DON’T MISS: Why Me’s You Gotta Have Heart Auction, Dinner + Dance

Why Me is holding their 25th Annual “You Gotta Have Heart” Premier Auction, Dinner and Dance on Saturday, April 26th  at… Read More

 

Lifestyle

College Admissions: 8 Ways Teens Can Explore Careers This Summer

Summer career programs are a great way to try out a specialty before committing to a college major.

As summer draws near, many families forget that summer is the perfect time for students to explore career options.  With a… Read More

 

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QCC 50th, Celebrating Students: Kimberly Lawrence

Kimberly Lawrence, QCC class of 2014

To celebrate Quinsigamond Community College's 50th anniversary, GoLocal is profiling current QCC students who are sure to… Read More

 

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DON’T MISS: EcoTarium’s Night at the Museum May 17th

Worcester's EcoTarium will host a gala evening for adults, A Night at the Museum, on Saturday, May 17 from 6 to 10… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Fit for Life: Success Starts with Getting on the Right Path

In order to be successful at anything in life, you need to follow the right path that will get you there

In order to be successful at anything in life, you need to follow the right path that will get you there. Along this path… Read More

 

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3 Baby Giraffes Born in 3 Months at Southwick’s Zoo

Pinda and her new calf Max

Three giraffes, a female and two males, have been born at Southwick’s Zoo since January.

 

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Hidden (And Not So Hidden) Gems of Worcester

The People's Kitchen

Finding Hidden (And Not So Hidden) Gems in Worcester has been a favorite pastime of mine. This is the place that started… Read More

 

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In Worcester This Weekend April 11-13

This is that weird time of year when it’s warm enough for limited outdoor activities, but there’s still a couple weeks… Read More