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Worcester Sharks Lose 3-4 to Portland Pirates—The Worcester Sharks (4-2-1-0, 9pts) fell to 2-2-1-0…

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Pulitzer-Winning Poet Laureate Trethewey to Speak at Clark—Pulitzer Prize-winner and recent U.S. Poet Laureate Natasha…

Auburn and Greendale Mall to Host Halloween Events—Auburn Mall and Greendale Mall will celebrate Halloween…

Central Mass Grown Receives $60,000 Grant—The Central Massachusetts Regional Planning Commission and the…

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In Case You Missed It: Highest Paid Teachers in Central MA

"In Case You Missed It," GoLocal's weekend feature, puts the week's top stories in one easy place for you to review and read....

Repeal of Mass’ Gas Tax: The $100 Million Question

A gas tax repeal initiative appears to be heading to Bay State ballots next year, raising the question: does Massachusetts really need the money in...

Culture In Central MA: Creatures Real and Imagined

Kathleen Galat Bowers, Grasshopper Scream, digital archival print, 2013—one of the works which will be featured in the Creatures Real and Imagined exhibit.

Central Mass. Culture Vulture is the portal for arts and cultural events in the region. The heart of Massachusetts provides a wide array of events...

McWorcester: Does McGovern Run The City?

“The real mayor of Worcester isn’t Joe Petty. It’s Jim McGovern.” So says Chris Pinto, vice chairman of the...

Central MA Up + Comer: Entrepreneur Ivania Nicole

Ivania Nicole is involved in all kinds of ventures, from pageantry to boutiques to charity work.

A certified go-getter, this beautiful young Hispanic woman is reaching new heights daily. Ivania Nicole has been gaining experience and recognition in all the right...

Assumption, Alumni Create Colleen Ritzer ’11 Memorial Scholarship

Assumption College and members of its Class of 2011 have established an endowed scholarship in the memory of former student, Colleen Ritzer, whose life tragically ended...

Has the Worcester Economy Become Too Dependent on Meds + Eds?

Some economists say future job growth can't hinge on so-called “meds and eds” as those two sectors reach the end of their...

slides: Human Rights Campaign Graded Worcester Below Average For LGBT Inclusivity

Worcester received below average scores in a recent national survey rating the inclusiveness of municipalities toward lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people.

slides: See How Worcester Scored for Municipal Equality

The Human Rights Campaign recently released its Municipal Equality Index; rating Worcester with a score of 55 out of 100.

Julia Steiny: Digital Badges Bust Out of School-Defined Learning

Damian Ewens sits in his snazzy office at BetaSpring, a Providence business incubator. He's mother hen to Achievery, a business that provides a platform...

Why Is Medical Marijuana So Popular In Worcester?

When it comes to applications for medical marijuana dispensaries, Worcester is twice as popular as Boston.

Pat’s Towing Finds Controversy In Worcester— Again

They lost a city towing contract earlier this year. They also lost their AAA accreditation. But there’s thing one Pat’s Towing...

Central MA College Standout: Becker’s Kevin Finkelstein

Becker College’s Kevin Finkelstein is packing a lot into his college career. The 23 year-old from Scarsdale, New York is majoring in Legal Studies....

slides: The Highest Paid Teachers in Central Mass.

Teacher salaries in Worcester public schools averaged $89,065 during the 2011-12 academic year. While the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education reported this high average...

slides: See The 20 Central MA Districts With The Highest Paid Teachers

Massachusetts is perennially near the top of the heap in the nation when it comes to teacher pay, with only New York ranking higher on...

Leading in Central MA: Sweet’s Alina Eisenhauer

Growing up in Great Barrington, Massachusetts, Executive Pastry Chef and the Owner of Sweet on Shrewsbury Street, Alina was inspired to cook by her mother,...

Angiulo: Latest Supreme Court Case—More Than Meets The Eye

In most work places, conversations about political speech and birth control are things to be avoided. If you worked at the Supreme Court, however, these...

Worcester Common Ice Rink Opens Friday During Festival of Lights

Worcester will be opening the public ice skating season on the historic Worcester Common Oval on Friday, December 6th, as part of the City&rsquo...

slides: New England’s Biggest Hollywood Stars

Hollywood may be the place of make believe, artificially enhanced chests and celebrity superstars, but some of New England's smallest towns are the launching...

John Monfredo: Worcester’s New Plan to Attack Chronic Absenteeism

If we are to address the achievement gap in education, the first place to start is with attendance issues, believes John Monfredo.

Our nation’s education system is based on the supposition that barring illness or an unexpected event, students are in class every school day....

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