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slides: Worcester’s Graffiti Problem in Photos

Monday, January 06, 2014

 

From a former Friendly's, to storefronts on Pleasant Street, to rail cars and overpasses, it seems that no place in Worcester is safe from the blight of graffiti.

GoLocal talked with members of the Worcester business community -- as well as the Sheriff's office -- about not just the burden of the property damage on business owners, but also possible next steps to address the issue.

See examples of the Worcester graffiti problem BELOW. 

 

Related Slideshow: Worcester’s Graffiti Problem

The Facebook page Worcester Ma Local News asked residents to speak out about Worcester's growing graffiti problem -- and GoLocal not only compiled some of the most telling responses, but also captured some of the many instances of graffiti in the city, shown in the slides below. 

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Downtown

Main Street

Comment from Facebook: "Downtown got hit pretty hard with graffiti. Its everywhere even on the library. Very sad! Hope these punks are caught!!"

 

Photo: N. Handy, GoLocalWorcester Staff

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Downtown

Main Street 

Mural covered in graffiti

 

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Downtown

Main Street 

Mural covered in graffiti

 

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Downtown

Main Street 

 

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Downtown

Main Street 

 

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Downtown

Main Street 

 

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Downtown

Main Street Bus Stop

 

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Pleasant Street

 

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Pleasant Street

 

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Downtown

Sheridan Street

Comment from Facebook: "Who ... is this "scout" guy? And how does he get to all those hard to reach places?"

 

Photo: N. Handy, GoLocalWorcester Staff

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Downtown

Main Street

 

Photo: N. Handy, GoLocalWorcester Staff

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Former Friendly's Restaurant Location

1420 Main St

Comment from Facebook: "The old Friendly's, 1420 Main Street. Lots of graffiti and the whole place is now a run down mess."

 

Photo: N. Handy, GoLocalWorcester Staff

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Former Friendly's Restaurant Location

1420 Main St

 

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Former Friendly's Restaurant Location

1420 Main St

 

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Former Friendly's Restaurant Location

1420 Main St

 

Photo: N. Handy, GoLocalWorcester Staff

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146 Overpass

Comment from Facebook: "Why can't they at least spray paint a flower or a cute animal? Your thug name is ugly, guys."

 

Photo: N. Handy, GoLocalWorcester Staff

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146 Overpass

 

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146 Overpass

 

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146 Overpass

 

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Providence & Worcester Railroad

 

 

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Providence & Worcester Railroad

 

 

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Sullivan Metals

Dorrance Street
 

 

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Sullivan Metals

Dorrance Street
 

 

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Downtown

Sheridan Street
 

 

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