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25 Ways to Give in Central MA this Holiday Season—The holidays are a time of giving -…

New England’s Booziest States—New England is known for it's love of…

Monfredo: A Magical Night … as Students Showed Off Their Talent—The arts are an integral part of the…

Fit For Life: Don’t be a turkey…—It's Thanksgiving, but I am going to stick…

Holy Cross vs Georgetown Football Preview—Holy Cross closes out their season on the…

What To Watch For: Patriots vs. Lions—The Patriots and Lions are two of the…

Leonard Moorehead, The Urban Gardener: Wreaths Go Full Circle—Urban gardeners grow year round.

Fresh Local Food for Thanksgiving in Central MA—This Thanksgiving, get out to your local farm…

Friday Financial Five: November 21 2014—Home buying fence-sitters may view this as the…

Revolution-Red Bulls Prepare For Eastern Conference Finals—The Revolution and Red Bulls will kickoff the…

 
 
 

Central MA Up + Comer: The Queen’s Cups’ Renee King

Renee King may have found her dream job at the Queen's Cups, but she wants people to know that she is more than a cupcake!

Renee King is the 24 year-old owner of The Queen's Cups in Millbury. She sells gourmet cupcakes, cookies, and other small treats. She is a 2012...

Massachusetts Questionable Insurance Claims Up 57 Percent

Questionable auto insurance claims are up dramatically in Massachusetts over the past three years according to national statistics.

slides: The 10 MA Cities with the Most Questionable Insurance Claims

Massachusetts has seen an increase in insurance claims that are flagged as questionable, based on National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) data from 2010-2012.

Julia Steiny: If the CCSS Are Not Our Common Vision, What Is?

To my chagrin, people whom I respect took my column of last week out to the woodshed for a thrashing. I'd conflated those objecting...

Worcester Tax Rate Showdown Pits Businesses Against Residents

Worcester's dual tax structure is under fire again as the city council proceeds to set rates for 2014. Business leaders have lambasted the current disparity...

Central MA College Standout: Howard University’s Jazmin Hampton

Howard University's Jazmin Hampton dedicates much of her time to others, whether it's cheerleading, mentoring, or working toward becoming an emergency pediatric physician.

Howard University sophomore Jazmin Hampton is a Worcester native. A graduate of Abby Kelley Foster Regional Charter School, Hampton is preparing for a career as...

NEW: John Ghiorse’s Winter Weather Update

Weak low pressure over Western Pennsylvania this morning will redevelop and intensify south of New England later today. It will then move quickly away from...

NEW: Union Responds to DCF Commish Comments on Case of Missing Boy

SEIU Local 509, the union that represents caseworkers at the Department of Children & Families in Massachusetts has issued a response to  Department of Children ...

AG Candidate Propses Fingerprint Recognition for Guns Sold in MA

Warren Tolman, candidate for Massachusetts Attorney General, has unveiled his proposal to mandate fingerprint recognition technology on all newly manufactured firearms sold in the state.

The State of Talk Radio in New England

A talk radio host in New England is once again under scrutiny for comments made on air, this time facing political backlash in Rhode Island, and now opposition to that response as well.

With recent attention and scrutiny paid to the fate of beleaguered Rhode Island radio talk show host John DePetro, the scenario unfolding raises a question...

slides: Infamous Talk Radio Controversies

Talk radio host John DePetro is currently in the hot seat for calling female union supporters "whores" -- which is not the first time he...

NEW: More Winter Weather on the Way

New England is preparing for more winter weather on Tuesday. Here is what to expect: 

Leading in Central MA: Worcester Local First’s Julie Theriault

Julie Theriault of Worcester Local First

The Executive Director at Worcester Local First, Julie Theriault is one of the city’s biggest boosters. A former resident of Quebec City, Canada,...

slides: Gun Money’s Influence in Massachusetts

Guns fuel big money in politics, even in states like Massachusetts, where a combined $182,025 was reported in direct contributions during and after the recent 2011-12...

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...

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