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GoLocalWorcester’s Top 12 Stories of 2012

Monday, December 31, 2012


From politics to pot and casinos to crumbling sports franchises, Central Mass saw some big headlines this year.

With 2012 being a presidential election year, politics dominated much of the past 12 months, but the stories went beyond just winners and losers. Politics were present in several other big stories as well, with the state's new casino gaming and medical marijuana laws on many people's radar.

GoLocalWorcester also took some time during its inaugural year to turn a close on the Central Mass region itself, breaking down the best communities and top high schools in the heart of the Commonwealth.

Check out the top 12 stories of 2012 by clicking the links below and delve deeper into the coverage of the biggest news in Central Mass over the past year.

Brown-Warren Spending

Medical Marijuana

Worcester Elections Debacle

Gun Permits Skyrocket

Warren on Tax Returns

Top High Schools

Heroin Use in Worcester

Casino Gaming

Worcester Tornadoes

Docs Paid Millions

Worcester Airport

Best Communities


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