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Worcester Sharks Lose 3-4 to Portland Pirates—The Worcester Sharks (4-2-1-0, 9pts) fell to 2-2-1-0…

See Halloween Band Bash at the Worcester PopUp With Your Woo Card—Let Us WOO You Week of October 30th

Pulitzer-Winning Poet Laureate Trethewey to Speak at Clark—Pulitzer Prize-winner and recent U.S. Poet Laureate Natasha…

Auburn and Greendale Mall to Host Halloween Events—Auburn Mall and Greendale Mall will celebrate Halloween…

Central Mass Grown Receives $60,000 Grant—The Central Massachusetts Regional Planning Commission and the…

7 Reasons To Be Excited About The Celtics Season—Celtics season tips off tonight

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slides: The Most and Least Gay-Friendly Fortune 500 Companies in Central Mass.

Staples and TJX are two Central Massachusetts retailers that share at least two things in common.

Central MA College Standout: Clark’s Jeremy Levine

Jeremy Levine has done a lot thus far in his college career, and now hopes to look even further ahead.

Central MA College Standout is a new weekly feature that profiles college and university students in Central MA.

slides: Worcester Average AP Pass Rate Is 34% Below The State Average

Worcester's public high schools have an average AP pass rate 34% below the state average.

It has been said that a college degree is the new high school diploma. More and more entry-level jobs require at least a Bachelor&rsquo...

Leading Central MA: Worcester Public Schools’ Robert Jennings

Worcester Wraparound Zone Manager Robert Jennings.

When I interviewed Robert Jennings, he had just rescued a baby and an elderly woman from a fall on an escalator at the Denholm Building....

Leonardo Angiulo: Keeping The Powerful From Abusing Our Money

How do we know when a person in a position of power may be abusing his or her control of funds? That's where fiduciary law steps in.

Westfield State University in Western Massachusetts has made significant gains in reputation and size over the past few years. If you go to their website...

WPD Officer Bares (Almost) All For ‘Wicked Summer’ Audition

A self-proclaimed openly gay, body-building Worcester Police Department officer is making a big splash both here and across the pond.

slides: Tufts Vet School Denies Interest In Medical-Marijuana Profiting

“While a previously published report may have suggested that a medical marijuana dispensary might be under active consideration at the Science Park, we want...

Assumption Introduces Certificate in Substance Abuse Counseling

Drug overdose deaths in Massachusetts rose 47% since 1999.

With overdose deaths in the Bay Sate up 47% since 1999, Continuing and Career Education (CCE) at Assumption College has introduced an alcohol and substance abuse counseling...

John Monfredo: Head Start Cuts Hurt Worcester’s Most Vulnerable Kids

In Worcester, close to 150 children have been dropped from the Head Start program due to the cuts in the program.

How can this nation deny our most vulnerable and neediest children educational and health service?  It has been close to six months since Congress...

In Case You Missed It: Ten Greatest Days In NE Sports History

"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: Central MA Non-Profit Hospital Chiefs Criticized For Big Paychecks

The total compensation of Central MA non-profit hospital CEOs ranges from $200,000 to more than $2 million.

The American health-care system may be quite deathly ill. But the paychecks CEOs of Central Massachusetts non-profit hospitals are quite healthy.

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...

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