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Friday Financial Five - September 19, 2014—A positive report out of the New York…

The Cellar: Two Wines You Should Always Have On Hand—This week’s wines are two bottles you should…

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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.

NEW: Assumption Appoints Director of Public Safety, Police Chief

Steven B. Carl

Steven B. Carl has been appointed director of public safety and chief of police at Assumption College.

Central MA Up + Comer: Trial Attorney Lynette Paczkowski

Trial attorney Lynette Paczkowski is a busy woman between practicing law, leading organizations, and getting active with golf and softball.

Lynette Paczkowski is a trial attorney with Bowditch & Dewey, LLP. Active in the Worcester community, she was a founding member of the Young Professionals...

slides: People Of Color Shut Out Of Worcester’s Best Government Jobs

Government jobs have been a traditional path to economic gain for minority communities, but in Worcester, the jobs have dwindled while populations have increased.

Fifty years after the historic March on Washington, people of color remain underrepresented in nearly every facet of public life – particularly in high paying,...

slides: 12 Great Places to Volunteer in Worcester

As students return to school this week and next, it's time to look up and think about new projects for the fall. Volunteering is...

Julia Steiny: High-Stakes Testing Works If Kids Go To School

Filling in school desks is a large part of students passing high-stakes tests like the MCAS.

In 2003, Massachusetts imposed high-school graduation requirements that included passing the state test, the MCAS. The state set the bar inches from the floor, so "passing"...

Worcester’s Canal District Banks On National Park Designation

A 2003 artist's rendering of Worcester's proposed Blackstone Canal District, which many of the city's business and political leaders say would boost tourism in the city and help revitalize its struggling economy.

John Giangregorio, chair of Worcester’s Canal District Business Association, may be a visionary dreamer. But the owner-operator of Three Gs Sportsbar on Millbury...

Leonardo Angiulo: Who Wins in the NFL Concussion Settlement?

The August 29th NFL settlement is a prime example of how settlements prevent lawsuits from getting messy.

On August 29 the National Football League announced that it had reached a settlement in Federal Court with past players who suffer from traumatic brain injuries...

Labor Day Special: What Central Massachusetts Cares About

While Central Massachusetts takes a hard-earned break from work (and enjoys the official final day of summer), GoLocalWorcester presents the big stories of the year...

slides: 50 Restaurants with Worst Health Code Scores in Worcester

If you have a favorite restaurant in Worcester, you may be interested to know how it fared on its most recent inspection report. However, if...

slides: The Top High Schools in Massachusetts 2013

What is Massachusetts' Top High School? GoLocalWorcester's 2nd Annual Massachusetts' Top High Schools 2013 is the proprietary ranking that crunches hundreds of pieces of data...

slides: New England’s Best Cities 2013

What is New England's Best City? GoLocalWorcester releases its 2nd annual New England's Best Cities 2013, its comprehensive head-to-head comparison of the cities of...

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