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Happy Thanksgiving Central MA—This holiday season, be sure to give love,…

25 Ways to Give in Central MA this Holiday Season—The holidays are a time of giving -…

Celebrate Thanksgiving Weekend at Old Sturbridge Village with Your WOO Card—The weekend is fast approaching, and GoLocalWorcester brings…

Newport Manners & Etiquette: Thanksgiving & More—Last minute Thanksgiving etiquette questions you may also…

Harr Motor Group Donates Coats to Families in Need—Worcester”s Harr Motor Group’s Coats for Kids program…

The Cellar: Thanksgiving Add-Ons—Thanksgiving is upon us and if you’re into…

Paul Giorgio: The Political Roots of Thanksgiving—Tomorrow we celebrated Thanksgiving, the most political of…

Three Holy Cross Football Players Make All-Patriot League Team—Three Hol Cross football players receive All-Patriot League…

Rob Horowitz: Obama’s Immigration Executive Order; Good Policy and Good Politics—President Obama’s carefully calibrated, but still truly impacting…

Saul Kaplan: Thankful Innovation Junkie—I love Thanksgiving. It’s my favorite holiday. What’s…

 
 
 

slides: MA Hospitals Report Card: A to F

Only two of the seven hospitals in Central Massachusetts get the highest grade - an “A” - in the latest annual nationwide report...

Leading In Central MA: Ctr. for Nonviolent Solutions’ Christa Drew

Christa Drew has a longstanding personal and professional commitment to nonviolence and social justice. Christa earned a Bachelor’s degree in Peace Studies and...

NEW: CMS Reports $132M in Medicare Savings for MA Under ACA

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced today that health care reform efforts are resulting in "significant out-of-pocket savings for Medicare beneficiaries," pointing...

Angiulo: When and How Juveniles Face Adult Criminal Penalties

Assumption College has a strong presence in Worcester both physically and in the sheer number of alumni in the area. That community, and by...

Worcester State Raises More Than $6 Million From Donors

Last week, Worcester State University President Barry M. Maloney announced to alumni that, in the fiscal year 2013, the University’s fundraising surpassed the $6 million...

MA State Colleges and Universities’ Tuition Among Highest in US

The College Board released data this week that showed both "Trends in College Pricing" and "Trends in Student Aid", which showed that as of the 201...

John Monfredo: The Future of Education in Worcester Looks Bright

The future of Massachusetts' educational system looks bright due to the progress taking place in Worcester Public Schools.

School Superintendent Melinda Boone’s annual "State of the Schools Address" took place this week and it was peppered with passion and information to...

In Case You Missed It: The Worst Behaved Schools in 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....

slides: Worcester Districts Debate Efficacy Of Pricey Crime-Fighting Tool

A group of citizen volunteers, advising Worcester’s city manager, want to spend almost a half-million dollars on crime-fighting tool that its maker claims...

Central Mass. Culture Vulture: Ronan Tynan Returns To The Hanover

Introduced to international audiences as a founding member of the Irish Tenors, Ronan Tynan quickly became known for his unique voice and ability to entertain...

Assumption To Hold Memorial Service For Colleen Ritzer At Noon

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Assumption College will host a memorial service for Colleen Ritzer Friday at noon. Ritzer, a math teacher at Danvers High School and 2011 graduate of the...

slides: The Worst Behaved Schools in MA

Worcester had the second highest number of suspensions in MA in the 2011-12 school year.

Massachusetts’ students were suspended 46,279 times in the 2011-12 school year, according to the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. More than 2,500 of those...

Central MA Up + Comer: Olga Kwasniewski, Restaurant Owner + Model

Olga Kwasniewski is living the American dream, dividing her time between two passions.

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

BREAKING: Injunction Blocking Globe Sale Lifted

Judge Shannon Frison of Worcester Superior Court has lifted an injunction blocking the sale of the Boston Globe, and affiliated Worcester Times & Gazette, to...

Health Foundation Issues Activation Grants To Nine Worcester Orgs

The Health Foundation of Central Massachusetts announced that several area organizations have been issued Activation Fund grants, totaling more than $512,000, to support a wide range...

slides: Worcester City Council Candidates With The Most Money

Phil Palmieri wins bragging rights as the Worcester City Council candidate with the biggest war chest – nearly $56,000 - with less than two weeks left...

Assumption Mourns Loss Of Colleen Ritzer ‘11

President Francesco Cesareo, Ph.D. of Assumption College issued a statement today regarding the loss of recent graduate and current Danvers High School teacher, Elizabeth...

slides: How To Celebrate An Affordable Halloween In Central Mass.

Halloween spending is expected to reach $6.9 billion this year.

According to the National Retail Federation (NRF), 158 million Americans plan to celebrate Halloween next week, spending a whopping $6.9 billion on costumes, candy, and decorations –...

Fed Review Board Alleges NE Teamster Boss Violated Federal Order

William Webster, the 3rd FBI head in U.S. History, is part of the Independent Review Board alleging New England Teamster boss Sean O'Brien's  threats to opposition members constitute a breach of federal order.

The former head of the FBI and current head of the Homeland Security Advisory Council, along with a former United States Attorney General, are calling...

video: EXCLUSIVE: Boston Teamster Boss Says Reform Group to be Punished

New England's top union boss has been recorded on tape threatening reform union opposition group Teamster for Democratic Union (TDU), regarding upcoming elections at...

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