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Dale LePage and the Manhattans CD Release Party September 4—Ceres Bistro at the Beechwood Hotel will host…

Gronkowski “Good to Go” Week 1—Rob Gronkowski told reporters at Gillette Stadium that…

Guest MINDSETTER™ Warren Tolman: Candidate for Attorney General—This race for Attorney General is about leadership.…

Smart Benefits: Two Regs Issued on Contraceptive Coverage—Two regulations on contraceptive coverage were recently issued…

College Admissions: 8 Things They Won’t Tell You in Freshman Orientation—As families pack suitcases and head off to…

Junior League of Worcester Kicked Off 90th Year With a Move—The Junior League of Worcester (JLW) and its…

Fall Activities for the Whole Family—Mark your calendars for the best activities of…

The Urban Gardener: Harvesting Green Beans + Sunflowers—Gardening made simple...

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Leading Central MA: Millbury Police Chief Kenny Howell

From extreme poverty to chief of police, Millbury Police Chief Kenny Howell is the ultimate success story.

Kenny A. Howell, a 21-year veteran of the New Haven Police Department, was the unanimous selection of the Selectmen of the Town of Millbury for...

slides: New England Colleges With the Highest-Paid Grads 2013-14

As New England's college students settle in to their classes, it's time to ask the question: who will emerge with the best salaries,...

Leonardo Angiulo: Massachusetts Family Sees Justice After 40 Years

John McCabe, 15, who was strangled to death in 1969 after being abducted while walking home from a dance.

There is a family in Middlesex County who waited forty years for a jury's verdict. On Friday September 13, 2013, they got the news they were...

INTERACTIVE: Worcester Restaurant Health Inspection Tracker

Before you go out to dinner, know about the cleanliness of the establishment. GoLocalWorcester spent weeks going through the files of every health inspection in...

In Case You Missed: Worcester Restaurant Health Inspection Tracker

In Case You Missed It: A new, interactive map of Worcester's restaurants and their latest health inspection results.

"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....

John Monfredo: Hurrah For Harrity!

Sheila Harrity (far left), accompanied by her students on Tuesday at the Worcester Technical High School.

One of the best-kept secrets in Worcester was revealed on Tuesday when students, state officials, and distinguished members of the academic world gathered at the...

slides: The Best Fall Festivals in New England 2013

There is no better place to enjoy fall than in New England, and the region's incredible array of festivals and fairs is one of...

Central MA Up + Comer: Clark University MBA Student Abigail Donahue

Clark University MBA student Abigail Donahue has made huge strides in her career in global public health, research, and program implementation.

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

NEW: MA Coalition to Prevent Gun Violence Advocates Stricter Laws

The Massachusetts Coalition to Prevent Gun Violence started in 2013 after the tragic shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut

Member organizations of the newly-formed Massachusetts Coalition to Prevent Gun Violence along with parents of children killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, CT...

NEW: Plainville Slots Wins + West Springfield Casino Loses

Plaintville voters approved a slots parlor agreement, while West Springfield voters rejected a resort casino pact.

Tuesday was yet another day of stark contrast for two gaming developers eyeing Massachusetts locations. Plainville voters approved by more than a 3-to-1 margin a...

Julia Steiny: A Smart Way To Engage Math-Haters

A summer program by the Northern Rhode Island Collaborative taught kids to appreciate the usefulness of math in the real world.

Five high-school seniors cluster behind a pillar in a lecture hall at Rhode Island College. Behind them is a movie-sized screen, and in front looms...

Walmart Pays Central Massachusetts Workers Less Than Costco

Wal-Mart employees get paid much less than they do at Costco.

When you think of low-paying jobs, you might think of Walmart and Costco. But in Massachusetts – and elsewhere across America – Costco beats Walmart...

NEW: Foxwoods Reaches Host Agreement with Town of Milford

After a passing a resolution by a 2-1 margin, despite Chairman William Buckley's opposition, the Milford Board of Selectmen has signed a host agreement...

slides: Fall Preview: The 20 Best Fall Events in Central Massachusetts

With fall officially here, Central Massachusetts is buzzing with great events from rock and roll to arts on the street, from Beethoven's Ninth at...

NEW: Deval Patrick Kicks Off School Year at Auburn’s STEM Academy

Governor Deval Patrick toured the Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Academy for Middle School Engineers at Auburn Middle School.

Governor Deval Patrick joined Secretary of Education Matthew Malone on Friday to tour the Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Academy for Middle School Engineers...

slides: Fall in Central MA: 25 Great Spots for Apples

There's a perfect early fall crispness to the air this weekend, and that gets everyone in the mood for the first rite of the...

In Case You Missed It: Hottest Real Estate Towns in Central Mass.

A look at the hottest real estate towns in Central Massachusetts was the most highly-read and shared story this week.

"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....

John Monfredo: 8 Priorities For Families in the New School Year

Make sure your kids put their best foot forward this year with these tips.

“The evidence that parent involvement can make a significant difference in student achievement is beyond question…” The new school year has begun...

Slots Battle Heats Up: Plainville Challenges Millbury, Leominster

Yet another slots proposal may come to Massachusetts, as more players enter the scene.

Originally, Penn National Gaming was one of two big players seeking to develop a casino resort in Springfield. But, the Pennsylvania-based firm lost out when...

Worcester Millennials First Generation To Drive Less Than Their Parents

Public Transportation is increasingly popular among college students.

Millennials are driving less than previous generations, recent research says, leading the tide of a sharp decline in driving nationwide.

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