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Charter School Cap Ruling a Victory for Worcester Public Schools

Much to the delight of the Worcester Public School District, the bill that would lift the cap on charter schools in Massachusetts has been shot...

Mass Unemployment Rate Drops to 5.5 Percent, Adds 3,700 Jobs in June

Massachusetts' total unemployment rate in June decreased 0.1 percent to 5.5 percent.

Worcester Public Schools Concerned Over Unfunded Gun Bill Mandates

As the Massachusetts Senate prepares to debate their version of the gun bill legislation proposed by House Speaker DeLeo, concerns are growing...

ALFW Ride for the Michael T. Ellsessar Memorial Fund

A group of cyclists from Central Massachusetts called Aging Like Fine Wine (ALFW) will embark on a 99-mile ride through the Central Massachusetts...

Is Coakley Using Women’s Issues as a Campaign Crutch?

Coakley

After announcing her “Moms for Martha” campaign, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Martha Coakley has clearly made women and women’s rights issues...

Anti-Smart Meter Group Opposed to Worcester School Tech Upgrades

Anti-smart meter group – HaltMAsmartmeters – has come out in strong opposition to a national initiative that may begin to take place in the Worcester.

Victim’s Family Outraged On Claims Worcester Bench Fuels Gang Crime

Candles set up at the memorial bench, photo courtesy of Niki Winfield

After hearing claims that her son’s bench may be the cause of an uptick in gang related crimes at University Park and that...

Worcester Public Schools Caught in Technology Catch 22

After a recent Federal Communications Commission (FCC) ruling, the Worcester Public Schools District will have to weigh changes made to a federal...

Central MA Cities Awarded $781,151 for Clean Energy Projects

Four cities from Central Massachusetts have been awarded Department of Energy Resources (DOER) Green Communities Competitive Grants totaling...

Becker College Receives $125,000 Grant From Davis Educational Foundation

Becker College has been awarded a $125,000 grant from the Davis Educational Foundation to help transform their liberal arts education program. The...

Gang Crime at Worcester’s University Park Fueled by New Bench

A newly dedicated bench in University Park has a lot of local residents wondering whether the bench is becoming a hot spot for local crime....

Worcester’s Indian Lake Closed Indefinitely over Health Concerns

Indian Lake

The Worcester Division of Public Health has issued a public health advisory for Indian Lake due to the observation of high levels of a certain...

Monfredo: Charting a Course Through the Myths and Misperceptions of the Common Core

Congratulations to the Worcester Regional Bureau for their research on the Common Core…a set of national educational standards that was adopted by the...

UMass Nurses Cast “No Confidence” Vote in Chief Nursing Officer

Registered nurses represented by the Massachusetts Nurses Association at UMass Memorial Medical Center’s University Campus have cast an overwhelming..

Revised MA Gun Bill Creates Rift Among Gun Owners

As the recently amended Massachusetts Gun Bill passed through the House in a vote of 122-38, gun owners are beginning to split in their opinion...

Invasive Beetle Species Claims 500 More Worcester Trees

Worcester will be removing 500 more trees from the area near the Green Hill Golf Course in an effort to eliminate the Asian Longhorned Beetle...

MA Gun Activists Force Rewrite of Controversial Gun Bill

Massachusetts is one step closer to passing the controversial gun bill after the House voted on an amended bill, passing it by a tally of 11...

Sturbridge, Northbridge Receive $872,100 in Fire Grants from FEMA

The Fire Departments of Sturbridge and Northbridge have received $872,100 in grants from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) through the...

Worcester Schools Lost $2.3 Million to Other Districts Last Year

The Worcester Public School District is losing some of their best and brightest to neighboring school districts and it is costing them in more ways...

Worcester County Farms Among the Nation’s Best According to USDA

Worcester County is among the best counties in the nation when looking at community supported agriculture (CSA) arrangements and direct market sales..

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