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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…

 
 
 

Worcester Plagued By Youth/Gang Crime

As the people who are committing violent crimes in Worcester get younger and younger, city officials, community leaders, and people who deal with...

MA Gubernatorial Candidates Looking for an Edge in TV Advertising

With a gubernatorial race that seems closer than ever, both Martha Coakley and Charlie Baker are looking for any competitive advantage possible...

Worcester Needs to Focus on Johns to Solve Prostitution Problems

Worcester has taken a great effort in trying to arrest those involved with prostitution throughout the city, but a breakdown of Massachusetts State...

Worcester Arrests More Prostitutes Than Any Other MA City

A popular technique to arrest prostitutes is a sting operation, where an officer will go undercover as a john and ask for sexual favors.

Worcester – a city that has long been associated with having problems with prostitution – made more prostitution-related arrests than any other...

slides: MA Cities and Towns With the Most Prostitution Arrests

In 2013, the state of Massachusetts arrested 920 people on prositution related charges, according to data released by the Massachusetts State Police.

Women Represent 70-Percent of Prostitution-Related Arrests in MA

Many prostitutes return to the profession after being arrested to pay their bills, feed their drug addictions, and more.

Nearly 70-percent of all people arrested for prostitution-related crimes in Massachusetts in 2013 were women, according to information gathered by...

Worcester Police Chief Gemme Can’t Be Fired With Current Contract

With a city in the midst of dealing with a variety of crime-related issues including heroin overdoses, robberies, youth and gang violence, and more...

Worcester PowerPlayer: Educator Karen Pelletier

Each week, GoLocal shines the spotlight on one individual who is making an impact on Worcester. This week, GoLocal sat down the Director of Higher...

McGovern Announces $3 Million Federal Grant to Help End Veteran Homelessness

U.S. Rep. Jim McGovern announced that Veterans Inc. will receive $3 million from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to prevent Veterans from becoming homeless....

Leonardo Angiulo: Mass. Appeals Court Explains Expert Testimony in Drug and Drunk Driving

Testifying at trial is like any other occasion when a person tells what they know.  But, given that trials are a bit more formal...

Central MA Doctor Successfully Treated for Ebola Hospitalized

Dr. Sacra

Central Massachusetts doctor Richard Sacra – who was successfully treated for Ebola in Nebraska – is back in the hospital with what appears to be...

Worcester Airport Celebrates 100,000th Passenger Since Reopening

In less than a year’s time, the Worcester Regional Airport has reached its 100,000th passenger, since reopening in November of 2013.

John Monfredo: Have You Considered Becoming a School Council Member?

As schools complete their first month, the parents and the staff need to review the role of School Councils. The most effective schools are the...

St. Vincent Nurses Demand Contract Resolution, Better Patient Care

Nurses from Saint Vincent Hospital in Worcester took to the streets on Thursday October 2nd in order to picket with the goal of informing the...

UPDATED: Providence Resident is 4th American with Ebola

photo source: Facebook

The fourth American to contract the Ebola virus is a Providence resident - Ashoka Mukpo.

slides: Nurses Picket in Front of Saint Vincent Hospital

Nurses from St. Vincent Hospital were joined by legislators, concerned citizens, and nurses throughout the Commonwealth for an hour-long informational

Worcester City Manager Ed Augustus Agrees to New Contract

Ed Augustus has officially committed to becoming Worcester’s City Manager for the foreseeable future, agreeing to a three-year $193,212.24 contract...

Central MA Lagging in Hot Job Creation Area: Clean Energy

Clean energy jobs are one of the hottest growing sectors in Massachusetts but according to a new report, Central Massachusetts may be lagging behind..

Worcester is the Seventh Most Dangerous City in MA

Worcester is the seventh most dangerous city in MA, according to Home Security Shield.

AL Beetle Program Sets Sights on Eradication in Central MA

After six years of surveying trees throughout Central Massachusetts, the Asian Longhorned Beetle Eradication Program has can officially begin to...

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