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Americans Identifying Race Relations as a Top Issue Sharply Rises According to Gallup Poll—Gallup released results from a new poll on…

Friday Financial Five – December 19th, 2014—Congress finally approved retroactive individual tax breaks

REPORT: Rondo Trade to Dallas is VERY Close—Celtics on the verge of trading Rondo

Monster Jam ‘Roars’ Into the DCU Center—Monster Jam will be returning to the DCU…

Massachusetts Adds 13,500 Jobs in November—The executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development…

RE/MAX New England: Pending Sales in Massachusetts Are Up—RE/MAX of New England's November Monthly Housing Report…

See A Christmas Carol at The Hanover Theatre with Your WOO Card—The weekend is fast approaching, and GoLocalWorcester brings…

Statement From Congressman McGovern: Regarding The Presidents U.S.- Cuba Policy and Alan Gross—Congressman McGovern speaks on the Presidents new US-Cuba…

Giorgio: Dick Cheney Needs to Stop Torturing Us—Just when you thought it was safe

National Academy of Inventors Names UMass Medical Professor the 2014 Fellow—UMass Medical Professor Phillip D. Zamore, PhD. has…

 
 
 

Superintendent Reveals More Information on Proposed Academy

On Thursday evening, Worcester Public School Superintendent Dr. Melinda Boone revealed more details on the proposed Academy for Gifted Learners at Doherty Memorial High School....

Welcome to mPOINTS - The More You Engage the More You Receive or Can Give

mPOINTS is GoLocal’s new loyalty program designed to reward you for reading, sharing and engaging. With your mPOINTS you can: Donate them to...

Americans Identifying Race Relations as a Top Issue Sharply Rises According to Gallup Poll

Gallup released results from a new poll on December 19 that suggests that percentage of Americans naming “race relations” or “racism”...

Augustus Comes to Agreement on Ecotarium Cell Tower Site

On Wednesday evening, City Manager Ed Augustus came to an agreement with the Ecotarium on where the 150 foot cell tower will be located. As GoLocal...

Prostitution Sting Nabs Eight ‘Johns’ and Four Women in Worcester

On Tuesday morning, members of the Worcester Police Department deployed a sting operation in Main South. As a result, thirteen arrests were made, including eight '...

Clark and WPI Pay 5 Times More to Worcester than Holy Cross and UMass Medical

In the city of Worcester, nonprofit organizatons such as colleges own 48% of Worcester's non-taxable land and these instituions are exempt from paying property taxes....

Tax Battle in Worcester is Between Residents and City

As announced last week during a tax classification hearing, the real estate taxes in Worcester for residents and businesses owners have both been raised for...

Blackstone Mother Indicted on Two Murder Charges

Erika Murray, the mother who was found to have three dead infants in her Blackstone home has been indicted on two murder charges. Her boyfriend,...

Federal Appeals Court Overturns Ruling on Sex Change for Prisoner

On Tuesday, a federal appeals court overturned a ruling which would have forced Massachusetts prison officials to allow a sex change to a prisoner. In 2012,...

MA Worker’s Comp Fraud Costs $100 Million

According to the Coalition Against Insurance Fraud, workers comp insurers in Massachusetts lose $100 million a year in unpaid premiums to businesses that misclassify their workers...

New FBI Data: Worcester Has 2nd Lowest Hate Crime Rate in State

Across the state of Massachusetts, FBI data reveals that the number of hate crimes has increased more than doubled when compared to 2012 statistics. In 2013, there...

slides: 25 Massachusetts Cities and Towns with Highest Hate Crime Rates

The Federal Bureau of Investigation released its 2013 hate crime statistics, breaking down data on a state by state -and community- basis. According to the...

Angiulo: New Procedures For Individual Juror Questions Before Trial

Trial procedure in Massachusetts has some parts that have been in place since the colonial era.  As such, it makes sense that some would...

Worcester Bravehearts to Host ‘Heart Stove’ for Boys and Girls Club

On January 15, the Worcester Bravehearts will host its first  ‘Heart Stove,’ a reception and discussion of the current state of the country...

John Monfredo: A Different Kind of Holiday - Gifts of Love

This holiday season may be the year to think about giving a gift of love to your family, friends and to the community.  Let...

Worcester Spent Over $50,000 To Salt Streets During Tuesday’s Storm

After Tuesday’s freezing rain storm resulted in nearly 200 accidents in the city, many residents in Worcester were asking the question of why the...

Tuesday’s Storm Could Cost Upwards of $2.5 Million in Claims

On Tuesday, the city of Worcester reported 178 car accidents due to the long morning mix of rain and ice. According to Verisk Analytics,...

Pizza Delivery Runs Risk of Being Robbed in Worcester

Over the past three years, there have been more than 20 violent incidents on pizza places in the city of Worcester.  The majority of...

Sheriff’s Annual Drive Delivers 3,000 Winter Coats to Charities in Worcester County

On Wednesday, Worcester County Sheriff Lewis G. Evangelidis visited Leominster and Fitchburg charities to hand out winter coats. During his visit, Sheriff Evangelidis visited the...

Worcester’s Home Invasion Crisis Trending Upward

On Sunday night, a 66-year-old man was a victim of a home invasion on Marble Street in Worcester. The man was accosted by two individuals,...

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