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Angiulo: A Call to End Mandatory Minimum Sentences in Massachusetts Drug Cases—The Chief Justice of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial…

TankTheGasTax.Net PAC Endorses Rehl for State Representative—TankTheGasTax.Net PAC has endorsed Mark Rehl for State…

Smart Benefits: When Dental and Vision Don’t Count…Under PPAC, That Is—The IRS, DOL and HHS recently issued final…

AIDS Project Worcester and Pathways for Change to Host Masquerade Ball—AIDS Project Worcester and Pathways for Change will…

Best Halloween Events in New England—Halloween is less than two weeks away.

John Monfredo: Left Behind: Chronic Absenteeism and Negative Educational Outcomes—Chronic absenteeism is a major factor in the…

Holy Cross vs Dartmouth Football Preview—Holy Cross continues their road swing vs Dartmouth

Tom Finneran: Gywneth and Eva: Two Hollywood Ninnies—What is it about Hollywood stars? Are they…

Friday Financial Five – October 17th, 2014—After a rough week, it’s time for a…

Old Sturbridge Village to Host “From Field to Table” Weekend—Old Sturbridge Village will present "From Field to…

 
 
 

slides: Worcester Demonstration Over Trayvon Martin Verdict

Nearly 60 people congregated on Park Ave. Monday night for the “Breaking Down Racial Stereotypes Rally: Buy Skittles and Not Get Shot” demonstration of...

NEW: Massachusetts Adds 2,800 Jobs But Unemployment Up To 7%

The Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development today reported that the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ (BLS) preliminary estimates show that Massachusetts added 2,800 jobs...

NEW: UMass Scientists Have Breakthrough on Down Syndrome Research

Jun Jiang, PhD (left) and Jeanne Lawrence, PhD are among the authors of a study in Nature finding that the extra chromosome in trisomy 21, better known as Down syndrome, can be silenced in a cell culture.

Scientists at UMass Medical School are the first to establish that a naturally occurring X chromosome “off switch” can be rerouted to neutralize...

slides: Worcester’s 20 Artists You Need to Know

The greater Worcester area has an incredible number of artists working in all mediums, from playing the blues to fine art painting. It's what...

slides: Massachusetts Named #2 Most Green State In New England

Massachusetts has been named the second greenest state in New England but only #32 in the US, according to mphonline.org, a site that provides information...

Julia Steiny: Why ‘Bad’ Moms Still Should Parent Their Kids

Cutting off contact between a troubled mother and her child robs them both of an attachment that is crucial in both lives, says Julia Steiny.

In her own opinion, Dr. Brenda Harden has made serious mistakes with other people's lives. Thirty years ago Harden was a front-line social worker...

Democratic Candidates Vie at Forum for Open Fresolo Seat

The Democratic candidates' forum for the 16th House seat sparked a nearly packed Ross Auditorium at Worcester Academy on Monday night. The more than 250 in...

NEW: Rush Street Gaming Unveils $200M Slots Proposal For Millbury

Slot machines are back on the table in Central Mass, with Rush Street Gaming's new proposal for Millbury.

Representatives from Rush Street Gaming, the parent company of Mass Gaming and Entertainment, unveiled a plan Monday evening for a $200 million slots parlor facility in...

slides: 12 Great Places To Get Wet In Central Massachusetts

WIth the sweltering heat of summer upon us, and temperatures only looking to get hotter, many Central Mass residents are stuck drying out in front...

slides: The 25 Biggest Diseases To Strike Massachusetts

What infectious diseases hit Massachusetts the hardest, and in the biggest numbers? The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has just released its latest data for ...

NEW: City of Worcester Announces Cooling Centers Are Open

The City of Worcester’s Emergency Management Department and the Division of Public Health announced that the cooling centers are now open through ...

Leonardo Angiulo: What’s Next For America’s Voting Rights Act

At the time of its enactment, the Voting Rights Act was an exceptional piece of legislation designed to combat one of the most offensive legacies...

slides: 100 Summer Bests in Central Massachusetts

Summer is here, Central Mass., and that means time to take full advantage of everything from great outdoor activites to delicious summer food and drink....

In Case You Missed It: Worcester Chamber of Commerce Gets Aggressive

Tim Murray did not take long to send a new message from the Worcester Regional Chamber of Commerce.

"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....

John Monfredo: 10 Ways To Help Your Child Stay Smart This Summer

Every kid looks forward to summer vacation, but in the absence of summer learning they could be at an advantage in September.

If you have read the last two issues that I wrote you know how passionate I feel about summer learning. Thus, here is my final...

Worcester Sharks New Leadership: Cleaning House, Rebuilding Team

COO John Tortora (center) announces the long-awaited addition of Joe Will (right) and Jon Gustafson (left) to the Worcester Sharks team.

For some time, Worcester Sharks fans have been waiting–to put it in hockey terms–for a shift change at the DCU Center....

slides: Massachusetts Beers Wins Big in US Open Beer Championships

Four native Massachusetts brewing companies, including Wormtown Brewery from Worcester, recently received top honors at the annual United States Open Beer Championship in Atlanta

Mass. State Senator Moore Appointed to NEBHE Advisory Committee

Senator Michael O. Moore (D-Millbury), Senate Chairman of the Joint Committee on Higher Education, announced today that he has been appointed to the New England...

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Reporter Dean Starkman Joins GoLocal

Dean Starkman, Pulitzer Prize Winner

GoLocal24 has named Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter Dean Starkman as a contributor and editor-at-large. "Dean Starkman has a tremendous track record in financial, media, and...

WRTA’s New Worcester Bus Plan Angers Downtown Riders

The sight of WRTA buses at  downtown stops may be a thing of the past, if a new routing system that focuses on the Hub is implemented, and that has Worcester riders angry.

The opening of the WRTA Transportation Hub has provoked outspoken criticism and concern from Worcester locals, which was voiced in two public meetings held at...

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