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Paul Giorgio: Ebola Should Not Be A Political Football—It’s probably a good thing to worry about…

Former Federal Official to Give Lecture at Clark—Dan Sichel, a former senior official at the…

Report: Patriots Bolster Roster With Two Moves—Tuesday's are generally off days at Gillette Stadium.…

Christie Administration Withholds Findings Into Baker Pay-to-Play Investigation—Republican Governors Association Chair Chris Christie and his…

5 Good Things That Happened To The Patriots This Weekend—Pats relaxed as good things happened for them.

Angiulo: A Call to End Mandatory Minimum Sentences in Massachusetts Drug Cases—The Chief Justice of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial…

TankTheGasTax.Net PAC Endorses Rehl for State Representative—TankTheGasTax.Net PAC has endorsed Mark Rehl for State…

Smart Benefits: When Dental and Vision Don’t Count…Under PPAC, That Is—The IRS, DOL and HHS recently issued final…

AIDS Project Worcester and Pathways for Change to Host Masquerade Ball—AIDS Project Worcester and Pathways for Change will…

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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...

Gov. Patrick Hails $250 Million Impact Of Bay State Lobster Fishery

Dave Barry once summed up the essence of human dread.“All of us are born with a set of instinctive fears,” the humor...

In Case You Missed It: Central MA Highest Paid College Presidents

Where does David P. Angel, president of Clark University, rank in Central Massachusetts?

"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: 9 Great Fall Foliage Road Trips in Massachusetts

Peak eaf season is arriving in New England, and you'll want to be ready for all the colors when this year's foliage is...

John Monfredo: Adult Learning A Worcester Public Schools Treasure

Adult learning remains a true treasure of the Worcester Public Schools system and more relevant than ever before.

One of the true treasures of the Worcester Public Schools and our city has been the continuation of Adult Learning classes. According to John McGovern,...

slides: Highest Paid College Presidents in Central Mass.

Robert E. Johnson, Ph.D., President of Becker College.

With tuitions continuing to climb, expenditures at colleges and universities are coming under increasing scrutiny. With that in mind, GoLocalWorcester took a look at what...

Worcester Councilor Lukes Calls Circuses Cruel + Moves To Ban Them

PETA's anti-circus message has a proponent in Worcester City Councilor Konnie Lukes, who has put forward an ordinance to ban them in Worcester.

Konnie Lukes recalls going to the circus once or twice since she was a kid. When she became an adult, though, she says she learned...

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