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Worcester Anti-Foreclosure Team Battles City Council

The Worcester Anti-Foreclosure Team (WAFT) has gone public with its frustration with Worcester's City Council's lack of progress on passage of a pre-foreclosure...

Natural Gas Leaks Cost Central Massachusetts Consumers Millions

Massachusetts residents are paying the price for thousands of leaky gas pipelines throughout the state.

Leaks in natural gas pipelines have cost Central Massachusetts consumers millions of dollars in the last decade, according to two reports recently published by the...

Central MA Up + Comer: Anna Maria College’s Jessica Sabourin

Jessica Sabourin is a woman on the go as a wife, mother, Manager of Student Accounts at AMC, and real estate seller.

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

slides: The Top 10 Most Stolen Cars in Massachusetts

The Honda Accord is the most stolen car nationally and in Massachusetts.

The most stolen car in Massachusetts for the year 2012 was the 1996 Honda Accord. That is according to the most recent annual National Insurance Crime Bureau...

slides: New Data Shows Who Can And Can’t Afford to Live in Worcester

As the city of Worcester becomes more desirable, its rents and housing costs become less affordable. According to data recently released by the National Housing...

Julia Steiny: Bring Back The ‘C’ Grade

The standards for getting into college have only risen for students, while the opposite is true for the grades that get them there.

When my sons and I visited Columbia University, the presenter first warmly welcomed the freshman wannabees, and then she got brutally blunt with us. Back...

NEW: Worcester County Unemployment Down Slightly to 8.2 %

The Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development today reported that, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the seasonally unadjusted unemployment rates for July...

slides: 10 Ways of Looking at Worcester

Think you know Worcester? Think you know what Worcester looks like? A set of statistical maps created by Trulia, the online real estate platform, combine...

NEW: Public Hearing on Worcester Smart Meters Set for August 21

At the request of Worcester City Councilors Bill Eddy and Philip Palmieri, the Worcester Public Service and Transportation Committee will be having a meeting to...

Leonardo Angiulo: The Steroid Defense For Murder?

Murder suspect Jared Remy

Anabolic Steroid use can lead to some significant results like cardiovascular disorders and prostate cancer. It has also been known to lead to, or amplify,...

In Case You Missed It: Central Mass. Growers Take on Monsanto

Central Mass is taking a stand against Big Chem/Agra's Monsanto Corporation. See who's taking up the fight.

"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....

Central Mass Experts: Big Banks Holding Back Economic Recovery

Big banks are doing no favors when it comes to jump-starting the economy.

Vincent DeVito thinks the economic recovery in Central Massachusetts has been sustainable–although, not a surge. “So it’s not like people...

Massachusetts Ranked #19 on National Nursing Homes Report Card

Massachusetts recently received a "B" ranking for nursing home quality of care from "Families for Better Care," a national nursing home resident advocacy group --...

Worcester Schools Spend $500 Less Per Student Than Mass. Average

If more money is being spent on prisoners than on schools and students, it can only hinder the future of Worcester and its youth.

In 2011, Worcester Public Schools spent an average of $13,116 per pupil, $500 less than the state average and $32,386.91 less than the state spent per prisoner. Given the...

Central MA Up + Comer: The Owl’s Zack Photakis

Zack Photakis's passion became his business when he became the owner of the Owl Shop, which sells the best in tobacco products.

Zachary Photakis is the third generation owner of a downtown Worcester institution, the Owl Shop on Main Street. The Owl Shop, on Main Street, was...

NEW: Massachusetts Added 300 Jobs in July

The Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development today reported that the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ (BLS) preliminary estimates show that while Massachusetts added 300...

NEW: Massport Submits Grant For JetBlue Growth in Worcester

A new grant submitted by Massport would support JetBlue expansions at Worcester's Regional Airport.

Massport has submitted an application for a $350,000 grant for the Worcester Regional Airport through the FAA Small Community Air Service Grant Program.

slides: 15 Women Making a Difference in Central Massachusetts

When it comes to leading change in Central Massachusetts, women are at the forefront. From entrepreneurs and lawyers, to fitness gurus, musicians and advocates for...

Young Professional Women’s Association Announces Kick-Off Event

Worcester's Young Professional Women's Association will be hosting another great event on August 14th.

Worcester’s Young Professional Women’s Association (YPWA) recently announced their 2013-2014 Kick Off Event will be held on August 14th amidst some...

Controversy Surrounds Buyer of St. Vincent + MetroWest Hospitals

With its tumultuous past and purchase of Saint Vincent Hospital, Tenet Healthcare returns to Central Mass.

A familiar and legally challenged for-profit hospital chain has returned to Central Massachusetts. Tenet Healthcare has purchased Worcester’s Saint Vincent Hospital in Worcester...

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