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$73 Million North High has 31% Dropout Rate—In hopes of improving the dropout rate and…

Tom Finneran: I’m Joe Citizen and I Disapprove These Messages—We’re less than two weeks away from Election…

McGovern and Markey Visit WPI to Tour Robotics Lab—U.S. Representative Jim McGovern and U.S. Senator Ed…

Holy Cross Men’s Basketball Predicted to Finish 3rd in Patriot League—Holy Cross Picked to finish 3rd in Patriot…

Fattman Slams Abraham Over Mismanagement—Stephanie Fattman, appearing Tuesday on The Jordan Levy…

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10 Best Loved Bacon Dishes in Worcester—We all love bacon.

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Former Federal Official to Give Lecture at Clark—Dan Sichel, a former senior official at the…

 
 
 

slides: Best Corn Mazes in Massachusetts

No matter how old you get, there is something that appeals to everyone about getting lost.  Corn mazes are one of America’s...

Massachusetts Tech Tax Repealed

Tech tax repealed - Worcester reacts.  What are people saying?

The Massachusetts Legislature has repealed the controversial technology tax that was part of the $500 million transportation financing bill. 

In Case You Missed It: Healthiest Counties in Massachusetts

"In Case You Missed It," GoLocal's Saturday feature, puts the week's top stories in one easy place for you to review and read....

Worcester Flight Academy Named Top School by National Organization

Worcester Flight Academy has received top honors from the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association.

The Worcester Regional Flight Academy has been selected from more than 500 flight schools nationwide to be recognized for its excellence in flight training by The...

John Monfredo: In Support Of The Common Core in Worcester

As the new school year begins more and more discussions have evolved in Educational journals, at the School Committee level, and at PTO meetings on...

Gomez Reverse Gun Position May Split GOP

Assault Rifle

In an op-ed published by the Boston Globe, former Senate candidate Gabriel Gomez said he was wrong to oppose an assault weapons ban throughout his...

slides: The Healthiest Counties in Massachusetts

Massachusetts's counties get ranked by a combination of health indicators in the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's Healthy Counties Rankings.

Worcester County ranks 9 out of 14 Massachusetts’s counties in overall health according to 2013 rankings by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, a national foundation focused...

Central MA Farms Receive Grants For Energy/Environmental Upgrades

Stillman Dairy Farms and Dismas Family Farm received grants from the EEA for their environmentally conscious practices.

Lunenburg’s Stillman Dairy Farm and Oakham’s Dismas Family Farm have received $15,000 grants from the state Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) office,...

Central MA Up + Comer: Yoga Professional Abbey Oliver

Abbey Oliver has no shortage of passions between kids, yoga, and media.

Central MA Up + Comers is a weekly profile of a member of the next generation as they are making their mark on the Central MA...

slides: Top STEM High Schools in Massachusetts

Schools in Massachusetts with robust STEM programs are ranked nationally by US News & World Report.

When it comes to education in Massachusetts in 2013, STEM is the word. Standing, as most everyone knows by now, for Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics,...

NEW: Worcester Technical High School Named 2013 Blue Ribbon School

Worcester Technical High School was one of 286 Blue Ribbon Award winners announced on Tuesday by the US Department of Education.

The U.S. Department of Education has named four schools in Massachusetts as 2013 National Blue Ribbon Schools including the Worcester Technical High School.

Julia Steiny: Recruiting Family Before Foster Care

Congress may feel that the cost of compassion is too steep, but luckily there are still people willing to go to extreme measures to feed the hungry and care for the orphans.

Charles Dickens filled his novels with orphans, who'd "lost their people" by death or other circumstances. The word "Dickensian" refers to a heartlessly industrializing...

Worcester Catholics Embrace Pope Francis’s Controversial Interview

A wide-ranging and candid interview newly published in America: The National Catholic Review, has created controversy but found welcome in Worcester among Catholic leaders and academics.

Pope Francis raised some eyebrows recently when an interview with him, conducted over three separate visits to Rome, was published in America: The National Catholic...

Clark MBA Program Named 17th In Worldwide Sustainability Ranking

Clark University's MBA program has been named a top program in the world for sustainability, according to a new Corporate Knights Global Green MBA Survey.

The Clark University Graduate School of Management (GSOM) MBA program is ranked 17th in the world in the Corporate Knights Global Green MBA...

Cordish Head Defends Leominster Slots + Casino Gaming

Joe Weinberg, president of the Gaming & Resorts Division for Baltimore-based The Cordish Companies.

Joe Weinberg likes to talk about the benefits that Leominster will enjoy from his company’s proposed $125-million slots parlor there. But the longtime...

Leonardo Angiulo: Mass. Takes 17 Year Olds Off The Criminal Hook

The newly signed legislation opens up more opportunities for the Commonwealth's youth, at-risk population.

Thinking back on the things you did when you were young can leave you shaking your head. What made me think that was a good...

slides: The 25 Most Violent Towns in Central Mass

The FBI this week released 2012 crime statistics, and estimated that nationally, the number of violent crimes increased 0.7 percent -- but property crimes decreased 0.9 percent, marking...

slides: The 25 Wealthiest Towns in Central Massachusetts

Massachusetts may be the third wealthiest state in the union, but, much like the rest of the country, its wealth is not spread evenly throughout....

In Case You Missed It: 25 Most Violent Towns In Central MA

"In Case You Missed It," GoLocal's Saturday feature, puts the week's top stories in one easy place for you to review and read....

Coming Monday: Cordish President Joe Weinberg Talks To GoLocal

Cordish Companies president Joe Weinberg discusses gambling and outcomes with GoLocal, coming Monday.

As Leominster gets set, next Tuesday, to become the final Bay State community to hold a referendum vote on a slots proposal, the Institute for...

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