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Monfredo: Worcester - The City That Reads - 10th Annual Book Drive and The Goal is 32,000 Books—The kick off for the tenth annual book…

Leonard Moorehead, The Urban Gardener: Spring Poised on the Equinox—Start having fun in the garden

Fit for Life: The Ride of Your Life…—Are you willing to accept everything the way…

Sharks Net Six Goals, Beat Falcons 6-3—The Worcester Sharks (35-23-4-2) defeated the (34-26-7-0) Springfield…

Huestis: Astronomical Events Determine Easter Observance—Last month we explored the reason for the…

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

New “Transportation” Gallery Opens at Worcester City Hall—The Worcester Alliance of Photographers with the Seven…

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…

 
 
 

Medical Marijuana Users in Massachusetts Could Lose Their Jobs

Anti-discrimination laws won't protect medical marijuana patients in the workplace in Massachusetts.

NEW: MA Medical Society Applauds CVS for Terminating Tobacco Sales

Today, following the announcement that CVS Caremark would discontinue the sale of tobacco products in their stores, Robert Dunlap, M.D., President of the Massachusetts...

NEW: Worcester Ranked 10th Snowiest City in US

As if Worcester residents needed it made official, it is now on the books: not many places in America are getting more snow.

Storm Update: Mix of Sleet + Snow to Continue Through Afternoon

The heavy snow of early this morning has been transitioning over to sleet, freezing rain and rain from south to north across the region and...

Steiny: Common Core Redefines “College-ready” Math in a Good Way

We're going to discuss Common Core today, so take a chill pill.

Holy Cross Dance Marathon Raises More Than $40K for Pediatric AIDS

Holy Cross raised $40,133.56 for the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation at the annual dance marathon hosted by Holy Cross Dance Marathon (HCDM). On Jan. 25 and 26,...

Can Mass. Afford to Repair Worcester’s Crumbling Schools?

Three high schools in the Worcester Public School system are targeted this year for major repairs or replacement.

NEW: Winter Storm Could Bring 12+ Inches of Snow Overnight

It certainly looks like we're headed into a stormy period. Yesterday's 2"-5" covering of snow across the area may be the kickoff to...

Central MA College Standout: Assumption’s Maggie Bara

Maggie Bara's experience at Assumption brought her a new lifelong passion for biology.

Anne (Maggie) Bara is a biology major in her senior year at Assumption College. Recently Bara organized a 5K Color in Motion run on campus...

Strong Economic Growth Predicted for Massachusetts in 2014

Massachusetts' economic growth outpaced the national economy by 70 percent in the fourth quarter of 2013, and the state's forecast for this year looks similarly rosy...

NEW: Winter Weather May Impact Afternoon Commute in Central Mass.

Monday's snowy conditions are likely to cause delays and complications for many commuters in Central Mass, and more winter weather is on the way.

Leading in Central MA: Bob Caron, Co-Founder of Body Therapeutics

Bob Caron, co-founder of Body Therapeutics and Assistant Professor at Assumption College.

Bob Caron is an Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation Studies at Assumption College, the co-founder and Director of Business Development at Body Therapeutics and the Chairman ...

NEW: Becker Appoints Veronica Rosa VP of Institutional Advancement

Becker College has appointed Veronica L. Rosa as vice president of institutional advancement.

Angiulo: What the Amanda Knox Retrial Says About American Justice

Criminal defendants, witnesses, and victims are often surprised by how long it can take to try a case from start to finish. One example is...

Central Massachusetts Schools with the Highest Graduation Rates

More students are earning their high school diploma, but are they graduating college- and career-ready?

Worcester to Open Medical Pot Dispensary + Cultivation Facility

Worcester will have the central part of the state covered when the first medical marijuana dispensaries open later this year.

John Monfredo: Bullying Must Be Adressed at Home and in School

As difficult and widespread a problem as bullying is, it is also a problem that can be solved, believes John Monfredo.

Throughout my career as a former principal and teacher I have witnessed bullying take place in and out of school. By definition: “Bullying is...

In Case You Missed It: Massachusetts Ranked 5th Overall Best State

"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.

Mass. Soda + Candy Tax Would Raise Estimated $57M in Revenue

The state's estimate of new revenue from taxing soda and candy is up $4 million this year. Soft drinks and sweets aren't currently taxed...

NEW: Mass. Awards 20 Medical Marijuana Dispensary Licenses

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health has issued the state's first 20 medical marijuana dispensary licenses, two of which are located in Central Mass.

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