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$73 Million North High has 31% Dropout Rate—In hopes of improving the dropout rate and…

Tom Finneran: I’m Joe Citizen and I Disapprove These Messages—We’re less than two weeks away from Election…

McGovern and Markey Visit WPI to Tour Robotics Lab—U.S. Representative Jim McGovern and U.S. Senator Ed…

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John Monfredo: How to Teach Kids the Importance of Giving Back

It is important to take time to give back during the holidays to ensure that those in need do not get left out in the cold.

The Christmas Holiday for many can be most stressful for poverty within the city is everywhere. It is reassuring to see so many organizations stepping...

MassDiGI at Becker College Receives $25K Grant from ESA Foundation

An image from the  Boston Festival of Indie Games in Cambridge this past fall.

The Entertainment Software Association Foundation (ESAF) has awarded Becker College and the Massachusetts Digital Games Institute (MassDiGI) a $25,000 grant to expand high school student participation...

NEW: Winter Storm Warning In Effect Saturday Into Sunday

 The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for Worcester County, and much of southern New England. The warning is in effect...

“American Hustle” Opening Puts Worcester on the Map

The movie that has been the talk of the town since filming in Worcester last April is about to finally hit the big screen. Already...

DONT MISS: Arena Attack Takes Over The DCU Center Dec. 28

Help Children's Friend to improve the lives of children and those who love them.

Imagine running a race in the middle of a typical New England winter without fighting snow, ice, or cold. On Saturday, December 28, you can do...

Will Smart Meters Be Stopped in Worcester?

The rollout of wireless electric meters continues to face opposition in Worcester, and across the United States. Criticism of the smart grid pilot program in...

Central MA Up + Comer: United Way’s Heidi Charlebois

Heidi Charlebois is a woman on the go, from working at United Way, to working out, to participating in her community for social change.

Heidi Charlebois is a Relationship and Foundation Manager at the United Way of Central Massachusetts, managing over 80 fundraising accounts and a portfolio of 30 foundations. Charlebois...

NEW: James Leary Announced as United Way’s Chair-Elect

United Way of Central Massachusetts has announced that James Leary, current board member, and Vice Chancellor for Community and Government Relations at the University of...

NEW: MA Grants Worcester $240,500 to Help Employ Homeless

Secretary Joanne F. Goldstein of the Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development has announced that $1.7 million in state funding, including $240,500 for Worcester, will...

AAA Southern NE Calls Students For Annual Traffic Safety Contest

Through the annual AAA Traffic Safety Message Contest, students in grades K-12 have the opportunity to demonstrate proper skills and behavior in regard to pedestrian,...

Massachusetts Has 12th Highest Student Loan Debt in Country

How do states compare for student loan debt?  A recent report checks out the facts and figures.

The average Massachusetts graduate who borrowed to get a bachelor's degree in the class of 2012 has a student loan debt of $28,460, according to a...

slides: See How Worcester Colleges and Universities Rank for Student Debt

The Project on Student Debt recently released its "Student Debt and the Class of 2012" report, which showed that Massachusetts ranked #12 for the state with the...

Julia Steiny: Common Core Standards Freak Out Chicken Littles

It's true: if allowed to survive, the Common Core State Standards would be a massive, necessary, though slow-moving overhaul of American education.

Worcester’s Most Dangerous Neighborhoods

Your chances of being a victim of violent crime in Worcester are one in 100. With above average crime rates, public perception in Worcester ranks the...

slides: See The List: Worcester’s Most Dangerous Neighborhoods

In a ranking of cities using violent and property crimes data from the Federal Bureau of Investigations, Worcester has the ignoble distinction of being ranked...

Massachusetts Has Lowest Pot Arrest Rate In Nation

Marijuana decriminalization in Massachusetts has prompted the lowest rate of arrests for possession by far in the nation before recent legalization measures in Colorado and...

slides: New England States With The Highest Marijuana Arrest Rates

With 18 arrests per 100,000 residents, Massachusetts has the lowest rate of arrest for marijuana possession in the United States.

Leading in Central MA: Entrepreneur, Jacqueline Dube

Jacqueline is a master aesthetician, a licensed massage therapist and the owner of Jacqueline Jase Face and Body Center. She is a former corporate marketing...

NEW: Worcester and Area School Closings and Delays

Here are the list of the schools that are closed are delayed on Monday, December 9, 2013.  Most are in the 90 minute delayed category.

Leonardo Angiulo: The Consequences of Cohabitation

Sometimes it's the mistletoe, sometimes it's the liquor. Whatever the reason, 'tis the season for getting down. And as most people can agree...

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