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Julia Steiny: Bring Back The ‘C’ Grade

The standards for getting into college have only risen for students, while the opposite is true for the grades that get them there.

When my sons and I visited Columbia University, the presenter first warmly welcomed the freshman wannabees, and then she got brutally blunt with us. Back...

NEW: Worcester County Unemployment Down Slightly to 8.2 %

The Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development today reported that, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the seasonally unadjusted unemployment rates for July...

slides: 10 Ways of Looking at Worcester

Think you know Worcester? Think you know what Worcester looks like? A set of statistical maps created by Trulia, the online real estate platform, combine...

NEW: Public Hearing on Worcester Smart Meters Set for August 21

At the request of Worcester City Councilors Bill Eddy and Philip Palmieri, the Worcester Public Service and Transportation Committee will be having a meeting to...

Leonardo Angiulo: The Steroid Defense For Murder?

Murder suspect Jared Remy

Anabolic Steroid use can lead to some significant results like cardiovascular disorders and prostate cancer. It has also been known to lead to, or amplify,...

In Case You Missed It: Central Mass. Growers Take on Monsanto

Central Mass is taking a stand against Big Chem/Agra's Monsanto Corporation. See who's taking up the fight.

"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....

Central Mass Experts: Big Banks Holding Back Economic Recovery

Big banks are doing no favors when it comes to jump-starting the economy.

Vincent DeVito thinks the economic recovery in Central Massachusetts has been sustainable–although, not a surge. “So it’s not like people...

Massachusetts Ranked #19 on National Nursing Homes Report Card

Massachusetts recently received a "B" ranking for nursing home quality of care from "Families for Better Care," a national nursing home resident advocacy group --...

Worcester Schools Spend $500 Less Per Student Than Mass. Average

If more money is being spent on prisoners than on schools and students, it can only hinder the future of Worcester and its youth.

In 2011, Worcester Public Schools spent an average of $13,116 per pupil, $500 less than the state average and $32,386.91 less than the state spent per prisoner. Given the...

Central MA Up + Comer: The Owl’s Zack Photakis

Zack Photakis's passion became his business when he became the owner of the Owl Shop, which sells the best in tobacco products.

Zachary Photakis is the third generation owner of a downtown Worcester institution, the Owl Shop on Main Street. The Owl Shop, on Main Street, was...

NEW: Massachusetts Added 300 Jobs in July

The Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development today reported that the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ (BLS) preliminary estimates show that while Massachusetts added 300...

NEW: Massport Submits Grant For JetBlue Growth in Worcester

A new grant submitted by Massport would support JetBlue expansions at Worcester's Regional Airport.

Massport has submitted an application for a $350,000 grant for the Worcester Regional Airport through the FAA Small Community Air Service Grant Program.

slides: 15 Women Making a Difference in Central Massachusetts

When it comes to leading change in Central Massachusetts, women are at the forefront. From entrepreneurs and lawyers, to fitness gurus, musicians and advocates for...

Young Professional Women’s Association Announces Kick-Off Event

Worcester's Young Professional Women's Association will be hosting another great event on August 14th.

Worcester’s Young Professional Women’s Association (YPWA) recently announced their 2013-2014 Kick Off Event will be held on August 14th amidst some...

Controversy Surrounds Buyer of St. Vincent + MetroWest Hospitals

With its tumultuous past and purchase of Saint Vincent Hospital, Tenet Healthcare returns to Central Mass.

A familiar and legally challenged for-profit hospital chain has returned to Central Massachusetts. Tenet Healthcare has purchased Worcester’s Saint Vincent Hospital in Worcester...

slides: New England Colleges With The Biggest Social Media Reach

Worcester Polytechnic Institute and Clark University are not only two of the top-ranked colleges in America, they are also Top 100 social media players, according to...

Central Massachusetts Growers Take On Monsanto Corporation

In a David v. Goliath setting, Central Massachusetts growers face off against corporate giant Monsanto over GMOs.

Julie Rawson of Barre’s Many Hands Organic Farm and Frank Phelan of Worcester’s Living Earth grocery store...

NEW: Bulger Found Guilty of Murder, Extortion, Racketeering

Notorious Boston Mob Boss Whitey Bulger has been convicted on eleven of nineteen counts of murder, and other charges including money laundering, extortion, racketeering, illegal...

Leonardo Angiulo: MA Supreme Court Brings Wiretapping To Your Cellphone

The Massachusetts Wiretap Statute was originally written in 1968 and hasn't changed much since. This is important because the technology of communication has changed dramatically....

slides: 20 Things To Do In Central Massachusetts Before Summer’s Over

It's four weeks to Labor Day, and rather than go into shock or denial, use the late summer to get out there and enjoy...

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