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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

Rowe Lifts Revs To First Win Of 2015—Behind two goals from Kelyn Rowe, the New…

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…

 
 
 

John Monfredo: Reading Week to Summer Reading, Here are Some Ideas

This weekend ends “Reading in our City Week” but begins the start of summer reading. 

Residents Blast Worcester Sidewalk Expansion for Traffic Problems

While the city of Worcester aims to create a more pedestrian friendly downtown, local residents have noticed an undesirable increase of traffic in...

Are Confidential Informants Compromising Crime Fighting in Central MA?

Confidential informants and snitches have long been associated with helping police to catch criminals especially in drug related crimes, but...

Radio Ad Blasts Excessive Pay of MA Hospital CEOs

A radio advertisement was launched on Wednesday blasting hospital CEOs in Massachusetts for their excessive salaries and compensation packages...

slides: Reaction to President Obama’s Worcester Visit

President Barack Obama made his key note speech at the Worcester Technical High School Graduation ceremony at the DCU Center on Wednesday, bringing...

Warren’s Student Loan Refinancing Bill Lacks Republican Support

Massachusetts State Senator Elizabeth Warren’s student loan debt bill has received a lot of support over the past week, with more than 35 senators...

Debate Over Gas Pipeline Proposal Growing in Central MA

the proposed pipeline

A multibillion dollar natural gas pipeline proposal that would connect North Central Massachusetts to the Tennessee pipeline has drawn considerable...

Anti-Smart Meter Group Blasts New Transmitter for Health Concerns

Anti-smart meter group HaltMAsmartmeters (HMSM) blasted the National Grid and their smart meter system once again, this time for the potential...

DEA Crackdown Further Delays Marijuana Dispensaries, Advocates Say

Massachusetts medical marijuana advocates feel that another roadblock has been set up in the medical marijuana dispensary process, this time in the...

Research Bureau Examines Worcester By the Numbers in Latest Report

After a successful annual meeting last week, The Worcester Regional Research Bureau has released their 29th Annual Report, detailing the...

Worcester Mayor Petty Endorses Deb Goldberg for MA Treasurer

Worcester Mayor Joseph Petty is one of the latest in a growing list of endorsements for Deb Goldberg in her candidacy to become the next...

Obama Coming to Worcester: 16 Questions for the President

President Barack Obama

President Barack Obama will be in Worcester on June 11 to give the commencement address at Worcester Technical High School's graduation. GoLocal asked elected officials...

Minimally Funded School Budget Leaves Worcester with Few Options

After the first of two budget discussions by the Worcester School Committee has drawn to a close, there is a consensus that a lot of...

slides: Worcester School Committee Reacts to School Budget

With the first of two meeting behind them, the Worcester School Committee is reexamining the budget to see if there are any other places that...

Leonardo Angiulo: How State Law Can Be Used To Promote Clean Energy

This past week, one of the last coal fired power plants in Massachusetts announced it was closing.  By coincidence the Environmental Protection Agency, aka...

MA Gun Advocates Demand Rewrite of Gun Violence Reduction Bill

A call to arms has been declared by the Gun Owners Action League (GOAL) in an effort to stop the current form of House Bill #4121...

John Monfredo: Activities Set for “Reading in Our City Week” June 9

Thanks to the initiative of the “Worcester: the City That Reads” Committee, our community will celebrate once again the importance of literacy. ...

Is Massachusetts Stalling on Medical Marijuana Dispensaries?

As the medical marijuana taxation and dispensary debates rage on, one amendment to the proposed Senate budget has advocates worried. Amendment 913...

Obama to Fly into Worcester Airport for Worcester Tech Graduation

Air Force One will be touching down in Massachusetts next week, but not in Boston as most would expect. Next Wednesday, President Barack Obama will...

Charter Schools Depleting Funding From MA Public School Budgets

As the Worcester Public School District continues to work on creating and analyzing the school budget for the upcoming fiscal year, a degree of...

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