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Worcester Halloween Events 2013

Worcester Halloween Events 2013

Are you ready for all the Halloween Happenings around Worcester we have updated our list of events for 2013.  Besides being late on the PumpkinFest at the Ecotarium again a few events have dropped off the list and a couple have been added. The Salsa Storm event seems not to be happening or there may […]

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Filed in Local Events, Things to Do by on October 23, 2013 0 Comments
Central Mass – Fall Foliage Tool Gets a New Look

Central Mass – Fall Foliage Tool Gets a New Look

Almost every year we highlight the Fall Foliage opportunities in the Central Mass area around this time.  The Columbus Day weekend is always a great time to squeeze in some fun outdoor activities before it gets too cold.  One of the tools of the Fall Foliage aficionado has to be the tool maintained by the […]

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Filed in Things to Do, Travel & Tourism by on October 11, 2013 0 Comments
KidsFest and Free Museum Day in Worcester

KidsFest and Free Museum Day in Worcester

Wachusett Mountain is hosting one of it’s festivals this weekend.  The spotlight will be on the kids with the 23rd Annual Kidsfest Event.  Though the nights are starting to feel a little chilly ski weather is still a long ways away.  In the meantime those of us with children can enjoy some “music, food and […]

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Filed in Arts & Entertainment, Things to Do by on September 25, 2013 0 Comments

Sports

Gronkowski Spikes Puck at Worcester Sharks Game

Gronkowski Spikes Puck at Worcester Sharks Game

Our favorite Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski made the trip out to Worcester last week to perform his famous spike move with a puck at the opening of the Worcester Sharks game. Though some of us still are wincing at the Patriots loss to New York poor Gronk did the best he could with his […]

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Filed in Featured Video, Local Events, Sports by on March 1, 2012 0 Comments
Holy Cross Women’s Basketball – Bill Gibbons Intensity

Holy Cross Women’s Basketball – Bill Gibbons Intensity

If you think 27 years might dampen a coach’s passion for their basketball team you would be wrong when it comes to Bill Gibbons, coach of the Women’s Basketball Team at Holy Cross.  My family and I love to attend College sports games around Massachusetts and we had the pleasure of attending 2 Women’s Basketball […]

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Worcester Sharks Kicks Off 2011

Worcester Sharks Kicks Off 2011

As we get ready for the Worcester Sharks 2011 -2012 season the organization is giving away prizes leading up to opening night.  In what they are calling Sharktober the team is giving away a prize daily for those who follow them on Twitter and Facebook.  As is usually the case they will follow up with […]

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Filed in Sports by on October 3, 2011 0 Comments

Business

Senator Brown Kicks off His Reelection Campaign in Worcester

Senator Brown Kicks off His Reelection Campaign in Worcester

Senator Brown kicked off his reelection campaign last night here in Worcester at Mechanics Hall.  He has been pretty active in the Worcester area having hosted a Job Fair recently.  He continues to paint himself as an outsider but he will be challenged this time by another strong opponent that also paints herself as an […]

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Filed in Business, Politics by on January 20, 2012 0 Comments
BBJ Ranks Worcester Top Job Market

BBJ Ranks Worcester Top Job Market

Many naysayers may be surprised that Worcester ranked 3rd on the Boston Business Journals – BizJournals.com ranking of the top job markets in the second quarter of 2011 but I am not surprised.  Worcester continues to have the same ingredients that make Boston as successful as it is.  Boston was ranked number one in this […]

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Filed in Business, Featured by on August 10, 2011 0 Comments
Worcester’s Becker College to Lead the Way for MassDigi

Worcester’s Becker College to Lead the Way for MassDigi

This week Lieutenant Governor Murray announced the official kickoff of the Massachusetts Digital Institute whose purpose will be to promote the growing video gaming industry in Massachusetts.  The organization otherwise know as MassDigi will be spearheaded by our own Becker College that is ranked in the top 10 for it’s video game design program.  The […]

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Travel and Tourism

Central Mass Activities Columbus Day Weekend

Central Mass Activities Columbus Day Weekend

It’s hard to believe that Columbus Day weekend is upon us already.  Yes we definitely can use a long weekend but where does the time go?  In the past we have highlighted some of the fun activities that can be found in and around the Worcester and Central Massachusetts areas.  Off the top of my […]

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Central Mass Video

Central Mass Video

I recently found a video where Lt. Governor Murray highlighted the many things that Central Mass and Worcester have going for it.  The format is a bit dated since it was done back in 2007 but it does mention so much of what we in Massachusetts take for granted, “So Much, So Close”.

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Free Museum Day for Central Mass

Free Museum Day for Central Mass

This Saturday September 25th the Smithsonian is continuing it’s annual tradition of sponsoring a Free Museum Day across the US.  In it’s 6th year this event is a great opportunity to explore area museums for free.  Here in Central, Massachusetts there is a wide range of museums. Last year we focused on the Worcester based […]

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stART on the Street Honors Scott Ricciuti – Worcester This Weekend

Filed in Arts & Entertainment, Things to Do by on September 13, 2013 0 Comments
stART on the Street Honors Scott Ricciuti – Worcester This Weekend

Late summer and fall are known for festivals and this weekend Worcester is the place to be for food and art.  stART on the Street is holding it’s fall Art Festival on Sunday September 15th starting at 11 am.  If you are new to the Worcester/Central Mass area don’t miss what has become one Worcester’s signature […]

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Worcester’s Alicia Witt to Perform on FirstNightWorcester

Filed in Featured Video, Headline, Local Events by on November 30, 2012 0 Comments
Worcester’s Alicia Witt to Perform on FirstNightWorcester

If you a little bit older you may just remember Alicia Witt from the hilarious show Cybill with Cybill Sheppard back in the 1990s. She is an actress that continues to appear in roles here and there and yes indeed she was born is Worcester Massachusetts.  We will save a more indepth bio for another […]

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Worcester Tree Lighting 2012 – Worcester Common Oval Grand Opening

Filed in Local Events, Things to Do by on November 30, 2012 0 Comments
Worcester Tree Lighting 2012 – Worcester Common Oval Grand Opening

Move over Rockefeller Center, tonight the Worcester Common Oval will be officially open for skating.  As part of the annual Worcester Festival of Lights the rink is finally opening for public ice skating.  Even without the rink this event is a must for Holiday fans.  The festivities will open with singing of course brought to […]

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