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Finneran: Eight Items or Less—It happened again. Just yesterday. Twice!!

Friday Financial Five – March 27, 2015—If a household examined projected cash flow for…

The Cellar: Value in the Langue’ Part II—Last week I featured an outstanding red wine…

Destination Worcester Teams with Cultural Coalition to Build New App—Destination Worcester and the Worcester Cultural Coalition have…

Leather Storrs: Why You Should Stop Buying Salad Dressing—Leather Storrs: Why You Should Stop Buying Salad…

Where will you WOO?  Week of March 26, 2015—Where will you WOO during the week of…

Paul Giorgio: Hypocrisy—noun: hypocrisy; plural noun: hypocrisies

Newport Manners & Etiquette: Family Relationships—March madness etiquette relationship questions about adult children…

Innovation Month Coming to Worcester—Worcester's first annual Innovation Month begins April 1,…

Prep for Purchasing Your First Home—Although this winter was long and tough in…

 
 
 

NEW: RI to Introduce Bill for Marijuana Regulation + Taxation

Just weeks after Massachusetts announced the approval for its first 20 medical marijuana dispensaries, neighboring Rhode Island is introducing a bill to regulate and tax marijuana.

Winter Storm Watch: Up to 12 Inches + High Winds Expected Thurs.

Southern New England can expect up to a foot of snow with wind gusts of up to 35 MPH starting Thursday morning.

NEW: 3 Worcester Orgs Awarded $76,750 by Harvard Pilgrim Health

Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation announced Wednesday that $2.8 million in grants was awarded to nearly 650 nonprofit organizations in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Maine in 2013.

Three WCS Students Chosen as All-State Musicians

Left to Right: Mickey Cronin, Andrew Baker, and Daniel Gandek

Whitinsville Christian High School in Northbridge has announced that three of its students will participate in the prestigious Massachusetts Music Educators Association 59th All-State Music...

Why is Prostitution Tied to Economic Development in Worcester?

(Photo: Charles LeBlanc, Flickr)

City leaders say it's a misnomer to file a new outreach position for women caught up in prostitution under the catch-all phrase “economic...

Central MA College Standout: Assumption’s Michael Carpentier

Assumption senior Michael Carpentier has always been passionate about education, and hopes to make it his career.

Michael Carpentier is making his mark on Assumption College as Vice President of Academic Affairs for the Assumption College Student Government Association, Orientation Leader, and...

Will Massachusetts Roll the Dice with Online Gambling?

  Massachusetts is among 10 states eyeing online gambling this year. Bills introduced last year being discussed again on Beacon Hill would expand state lottery ticket...

Leading in Central MA: Body Therapeutics Co-Founder Jennifer Caron

Jennifer Caron is a Licensed Acupuncturist, and co-founder of Body Therapeutics. She earned her Master’s in Acupuncture from the New England School of...

Leonardo Angiulo: U.S. Supreme Court Renews 2nd Amendment Debate

Two cases that may further shape the scope of the Second Amendment are before the U.S. Supreme Court, bringing this topic to the forefront...

Young Professional Women’s Assoc. Presents “New Year, New Woo”

Worcester’s Young Professional Women’s Association (YPWA) will host a presentation and discussion on February 13th that combines a focus on Worcester...

NEW: More Winter Weather May Impact Monday Morning Commute

Snowfall in Southern New England may reach accumulations of up to 3 inches overnight Sunday into Monday.

Where in Central MA to Buy a Ticket if You Want to Win the Lottery

Central Massachusetts has been linked to over $10 million worth of higher tiered lottery prizes of $100,000 or more in the past 10 years. These top prizes, all...

How Will Massachusetts Combat Black Market Tobacco Sales?

Cigarette smuggling costs states millions and fuels terrorism abroad, but enforcement efforts are about to be stepped up in Massachusetts.

John Monfredo: School Committee Evaluates Superintendent Boone

Dr. Melinda Boone has served as Superintendent of Worcester Public Schools since July 2009.

At last Thursday’s meeting, the Worcester School Committee conducted an evaluation of School Superintendent Dr. Melinda Boone under the new state educator evaluation...

In Case You Missed It: Medical Pot Users in MA Could Lose Jobs

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

Housing Prices Drive Westward Migration from Boston to Worcester

Worcester's population in recent years has increased with an affluent influx from Middlesex County.

slides: See Where Central MA’s Newest Residents Migrated From

Approximately 6,314 Boston-area residents relocated to Worcester County between 2007 and 2011 according to recently released U.S. Census statistics tracking population migration across the nation.

NEW: Former Mass Dem. Party Chair Endorses Warren Tolman for AG

With the Massachusetts Democratic Party caucuses fast approaching, grassroots campaigner and former chair of the Massachusetts Democratic party John Walsh has announced his support for...

10 Historically Bold Moves Made By Big Companies

Local business experts are praising CVS this week for their decision to end tobacco sales by October. It seems the company made a big impression...

slides: See the List: 10 Bold Moves by Big Companies

CVS made a bold move this week with an announcement that they would no longer carry tobacco products in their more than 7,400 stores.

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