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Next City Manager: 14 To Watch in Central Mass in 2014

Who will Worcester's next City Manager be?  Stay tuned –  this will definitely be a person to watch in 2014.

With Michael O'Brien's departure from the City Manager post he'd held since 2004 for the private sector, Ed Augustus got the nod from...

Eric Dickson: 14 To Watch in Central Mass in 2014

Eric Dickson, President and CEO of UMass Memorial Health Care.

Dr. Dickson, who was named President and CEO of UMass Memorial Health Care this past February, will no doubt continue to have an influential role...

Neema Hakim: 14 To Watch in Central Mass in 2014

Neema Hakim, President and co-founder of the Worcester Student Government Association.

The Holy Cross senior is no stranger to politics – both locally, and in Washington, DC, having worked as an intern in the Office of...

Medical Marijuana: 14 To Watch in Central Mass in 2014

Who will get medical marijuana licenses in Worcester County in 2014?

Who will get medical marijuana licenses in Worcester County will be watched for certain in 2014. The Massachusetts Department of Public Health in November released the...

Central MA Up + Comer: NKD Worcester’s Kristie Lee Laskes

Kristie Lee Laskes, owner of Worcester's NKD Waxing, Lashes, and Makeup has found a career that blends work and pleasure.

Kristie Lee Laskes is the owner of NKD Waxing, Lashes and Makeup in Worcester. Originally from Leominster, she currently lives in the Worcester area with...

NEW: Worcester and Fitchburg Schools Closed

Both Worcester and Fitchburg schools are clsoed for Thursday.

Top Stories in Central Massachusetts in 2013

Casino battles.  Fraudulent foreclosures. Jet Blue's arrival.  The filming of American Hustle.   GoLocalWorcester's top stories in 2013 covered a wide range...

NEW: Winter Storm Warning Issued, John Ghiorse Updates

The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for Central Massachusetts, in effect from Thursday at 4:00 AM until Friday at 10:00 AM. With heavy...

Julia Steiny: 2014 – When All Students Were Supposed To Be Equal

NCLB requires states, schools, and school districts, to ensure all students are proficient in grade-level reading and math by 2014.

In January 2002, the worker bees were settling into their jobs at the Rhode Island Department of Education after the Christmas break. I was sniffing around...

2013 Woman of the Year in Central Massachusetts

"Teachers, I believe, are the most responsible and important members of society because their professional efforts affect the fate of the earth." --Helen Caldicott, author...

slides: 13 Best MINDSETTER Columns of 2013

GoLocalWorcester's MINDSETTERS™ consist of some of the best minds in the state--and these brilliant opinion writers never hesitate in pushing forward their...

NEW: Winter Weather on the Way to Welcome in New Year

With a winter storm expected later in the week, GoLocal Meteorologist John Ghiorse has provided some much-needed information on what to expect for New Year'...

Central MA College Standout: Assumption’s Roger J. Clapp

Assumption's Roger J. Clapp has personality and drive to match.

Roger J. Clapp is making his mark at Assumption College. This 21-year-old resident of Paxton, Massachusetts is in his senior year. A marketing major and...

2013 Man of the Year in Central Massachusetts

Competent, focused and successful -- these are just three of the terms that best describe the 2013 Man of the Year.

NEW: MA Gas Prices Up 2 Cents From Last Week

The price of gasoline in Massachusetts is up two cents per gallon from last week according to AAA Southern New England.

Angiulo: New Law Enforcement Tool Raises Important Questions

While ORCA presents a meaningful opportunity to focus law enforcement efforts, the potential for abuse, as always, also exists, believes Leonardo Angiulo.

There is a Christmas carol that tells kids they better be good because Santa sees them when they're sleeping and knows when they're...

slides: 13 Biggest Blunders of 2013

In 2013 there were some crazy blunders in Central Mass. A New York restauranteur tried to take credit for a Worcester baker's invention, a local...

13 Who Made a Difference in Central Mass in 2013

2013 was a year of big changes, challenges, storms, and successes in Central Mass -- who made the biggest impact on our lives in 2013?  Who...

Tim Murray: 13 Who Made a Difference in 2013

He resigned his position as Lt. Governor to be the new head of the Worcester Regional Chamber of Commerce in 2013: Tim Murray.

The Lieutenant Governor's return to Worcester as the new head of the Greater Worcester Chamber of Commerce in May was a major move by...

Roberta Schaefer: 13 Who Made a Difference in 2013

Leaving an indelible mark on the Worcester Regional Research Bureau and the City of Worcester: Retiring President Roberta Schaefer.

The retiring president of the Worcester Regional Research Bureau, Schaefer has been a constant in debate and discourse in the City of Worcester for the...

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