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Worcester Art Museum Begins Construction on New Access Bridge—Construction has begun on a new accessible walkway…

Dear John: No Affair. And Maybe No Friendship.—Was she wrong to tell her friends?

Davis Advertising Debuts Blog about Marketing to Millennials—Davis Advertising will take an in-depth look at…

BBB Warns Consumers of Online Retailer, shopZoey.com—Better Business Bureau is warning consumers about shopZoey.com,…

Smart Benefits: Are Double-Digit Premium Increases a Thing of the Past?—A new study on employer health benefits from…

College Admissions: Which New England Grads Make 6 Figures?—As more attention from the federal government focuses…

Vanna to Play at Worcester’s Palladium—Boston’s melodic hardcore group, Vanna, has announced they…

Defensive Dominance Gives Patriots Blowout Win in Minnesota—The New England Patriots traveled to Minnesota looking…

Revs Stay Red-Hot, Win Fifth Straight—It was a cool, rainy night at Gillette…

 
 
 

WPD Officer Bares (Almost) All For ‘Wicked Summer’ Audition

A self-proclaimed openly gay, body-building Worcester Police Department officer is making a big splash both here and across the pond.

slides: Tufts Vet School Denies Interest In Medical-Marijuana Profiting

“While a previously published report may have suggested that a medical marijuana dispensary might be under active consideration at the Science Park, we want...

Assumption Introduces Certificate in Substance Abuse Counseling

Drug overdose deaths in Massachusetts rose 47% since 1999.

With overdose deaths in the Bay Sate up 47% since 1999, Continuing and Career Education (CCE) at Assumption College has introduced an alcohol and substance abuse counseling...

John Monfredo: Head Start Cuts Hurt Worcester’s Most Vulnerable Kids

In Worcester, close to 150 children have been dropped from the Head Start program due to the cuts in the program.

How can this nation deny our most vulnerable and neediest children educational and health service?  It has been close to six months since Congress...

In Case You Missed It: Ten Greatest Days In NE Sports History

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

slides: Central MA Non-Profit Hospital Chiefs Criticized For Big Paychecks

The total compensation of Central MA non-profit hospital CEOs ranges from $200,000 to more than $2 million.

The American health-care system may be quite deathly ill. But the paychecks CEOs of Central Massachusetts non-profit hospitals are quite healthy.

Gambling Northboro Priest Resigns Amidst Embezzlement Probe

Father Gemme allegedly stole money to fund a gambling addiction.

St. Bernadette Parish priest Reverend Stephen A. Gemme resigned his post amidst allegations that he embezzled $230,000 from the parish in the last four years. 

Clark University Named To Princeton Review’s Best Business Schools

Located in Worcester, Clark University Graduate School of Management offers seven business programs to choose from.

The Graduate School of Management (GSOM) at Clark University is one of the nation's most outstanding business schools, according to The Princeton Review. The...

slides: Critics Say Failed Casino Deal Cost Worcester Millions

Plans for a Worcester casino were abandoned in June.

As Mohegan Sun Massachusetts announces more than $20 million in traffic and roadway improvements to Palmer, Worcester residents are wondering whether a failed bid to install...

Central MA Up + Comer: GH2 Fitness Owner and Trainer Heather Baker

Heather Baker's diverse experiences have led her to a satisfying career in health and fitness.

Central MA Up + Comers is a weekly profile of a member of the next generation as they begin making their mark on the Central MA...

Clark University Honors Local Neighborhood Leader

Members of the Main South Community Development Corporation (MSCDC) were on hand Oct. 9 at Harrington House to help Clark University celebrate Executive Director Steve Teasdale’s 25-year commitment to the organization. Pictured, from left, are Barbara Haller (Board Member), Mark Waters (President of the Board), Yary Jaen (Director of Programs), and Jen Tejeda (Clark University work-study student at MSCDC). (Photo: Jonathan Edelman, Clark University Class of 2016)

Last week, Worcester's Clark University honored a dedicated neighborhood leader, J. Stephen Teasdale for his 25 years of leadership with the Main South Community Development...

slides: Central Mass. Nonprofits Suffering from Government Shutdown

Food pantries have been hit especially hard by the government shutdown.

As the government shutdown enters its third week, Central Massachusetts nonprofits are beginning to feel the pinch. Those that aren’t are fearful that...

WCCC Releases Pocket Guide to Community Services

Worcester Community Connections Coalition is affiliated with YOU, Inc.

The Worcester Community Connections Coalition has released its Pocket Guide to Community Services in both English and Spanish. The guide is a comprehensive listing of...

Julia Steiny: Economy To Youth: Make Your Own Jobs

Juliette LaMontagne’s Breaker offers millennials a unique, hands-on alternative learning opportunity — working on projects with serious social impact.

"School is often divorced from the real world. And Millennials believe they have to follow their passions, so they're very frustrated. So how do...

slides: Two Central MA Entrepreneurs Bet On New Baseball League

Can two passionate entrepreneurs, John Creedon Jr. (left) of Worcester Baseball (posing with team General Manager Dave Peterson) and John Morrison of the Wachusett Dirt Dawgs (not shown), get pro-level baseball back into the black in Central Mass.? It's a toss up.

"Curse" is not too strong a word to use regarding Worcester’s experience with pro-level sports teams. The Worcester Sharks hockey team, which first...

Girl Scouts to Host Geek Is Glam STEM Expo at WPI

The Girl Scouts of Central & Western Massachusetts and Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) will cohost a Geek Is Glam (GIG) STEM Expo at WPI on...

slides: Central MA Medical Marijuana Race Narrows to 13 Players

Licenses are expected to be awarded in January 2014.

With Phase 1 of the application process complete, the number of players vying for five potential licenses to dispense medical marijuana in Worcester County has narrowed...

David Schaefer: Dear Worcester, Keep Your Hands Off My Elephant

David Schaefer, Professor of Political Science at Holy Cross, thinks the ordinance banning circuses in Worcester is nothing but nonsense.

The proposed Worcester ordinance banning circuses that display “wild, endangered animals” not only lacks a coherent rationale and would wrongly deny thousands of...

Leonardo Angiulo: Using Contract Law To Spur Congressional Action

Does the decrease in Social Security payments mean that the government is breaking the law?

Dear Sir or Madam, I regret to inform you that this column has been temporarily canceled on account of the government shutdown. Just kidding. I'...

How Hard Has Massachusetts Been Hit by the Federal Shutdown?

A new report shows the impact of the government shutdown which started earlier this month, ranking states as to who has been "most affected" and...

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