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Mayor O’Brien Puts a Focus On Local Worcester Businesses

Filed in Lifestyle by on March 5, 2010 0 Comments
Mayor O’Brien Puts a Focus On Local Worcester Businesses

While campaigning Mayor O’Brien emphasized the importance of improving the local economy and improving the business climate in Worcester. As part of that initiative he recently started his “Locally Owned, Locally Made” campaign where he visits local Worcester businesses. The point is to promote the businesses in manufacturing. The first business highlighted is the maker […]

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Red Sox Curt Schilling Still in the Spotlight

Filed in Sports, University College Life by on March 4, 2010 1 Comment
Red Sox Curt Schilling Still in the Spotlight

As a Boston sports fan it is hard to argue Curt Schilling’s role in the Red Sox folklore.  How can anyone forget the bloody sock incident?  Though Schilling has been out of baseball since 2007 he continues to be in the spotlight because of his many roles in the Massachusetts community and in business.  He […]

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WPI’s New Gym A Welcome Addition to Worcester

Filed in University College Life by on March 1, 2010 0 Comments
WPI’s New Gym A Welcome Addition to Worcester

The Worcester Business Journal reported today that WPI is issuing bonds through MassDevelopment to build modern sports and recreation facilities. Currently budgeted at $56million it will be competitive with many of the modern sports and recreation facilities that have been built recently by the likes of Boston University and MIT. WPI has put together a […]

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President Bill Clinton Endorses Martha Coakley

Filed in Lifestyle by on December 7, 2009 0 Comments
President Bill Clinton Endorses Martha Coakley

Today I got a voicemail from Former President Bill Clinton endorsing Attorney General Martha Coakley for Senate.  The primary is tomorrow so maybe this will get people to take another look at Martha Coakley if they had already made up their minds for another candidate.  Bill Clinton still has a significant amount of political pull […]

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Relive Thanksgiving at Old Sturbridge Village

Filed in Lifestyle by on November 25, 2009 0 Comments
Relive Thanksgiving at Old Sturbridge Village

As you go about figuring out what to do for Thanksgiving week 2009 in the Central Mass and Worcester Area you should consider reliving a traditional Thanksgiving meal at Old Sturbridge Village.  Though their Thanksgiving Day is sold out they still have space on Friday November 27th. For some people this actually works out better […]

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Randolph Brings More Excitement to Holy Cross

Filed in Sports by on November 13, 2009 0 Comments
Randolph Brings More Excitement to Holy Cross

The Holy Cross Crusaders are on the verge of winning first place in the Patriot League.  Tomorrow they face the Lafayette Leopards in what is one of the most anticipated games in recent Holy Cross Football.  Both teams have identical records of 8-1 overall and 4-0 in the Patriot League. Quarterback Dominic Randolph continues to […]

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Worcester Celebrates Veterans Day 2009

Filed in Lifestyle by on November 10, 2009 0 Comments
Worcester Celebrates Veterans Day 2009

Worcester is planning to celebrate Veterans Day with pancakes.  OK, OK with more than pancakes.  According to the Telegram a pancake breakfast is to be held at the Massachusetts Veterans Inc., 69 Grove St..  The pancakes are very appropriate given that the mission of Massachusetts Veterans, Inc. is to help homeless veterans with shelter and […]

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Awareness of Breast Cancer Key to Survival

Filed in Lifestyle by on October 29, 2009 0 Comments
Awareness of Breast Cancer Key to Survival

Though October is coming to a close we should not stop spreading the word about breast cancer.  Statistics have shown that the increasing awareness has helped to decrease mortality rates at least for White females.  Sadly mortality rates have risen for African-American women. Awareness leads to realizing that you need to know more about breast […]

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Worcester Halloween Events and Activities

Filed in Lifestyle, Things to Do by on October 28, 2009 0 Comments
Worcester Halloween Events and Activities

Halloween is almost here and we have put together Part 3 of our 2009 Worcester Halloween Planning Guide.  In Part 3 we will provide some information on Halloween events and activities in the Worcester and Central Mass area. As the Halloween season comes to a close there are usually many activities going on for kids.  […]

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Worcester RCC Connecting Businesses at DCU

Filed in Business by on October 27, 2009 0 Comments
Worcester RCC Connecting Businesses at DCU

Worcester Regional Chamber of Commerce is presenting the New England Business Expo here at the DCU center this Thursday October 29th.  This annual event helps Central Massachusetts companies market to each other and network with business owners in the area.  This year the event will be highlighted by an appearance by Governor Patrick who will […]

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Worcester “Represents” at Head of Charles

Filed in Featured by on October 22, 2009 1 Comment
Worcester “Represents” at Head of Charles

If you aren’t from Worcester you may not see it as a good place for the sport of rowing but you would be wrong.  Lake Quinsigamond has been the home of competitive rowing since 1857.  This past weekend I spent some time covering the Head of the Charles Regatta on the Charles River.  This prestigious […]

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Planning Your Halloween Party 2009

Filed in Lifestyle, Things to Do by on October 21, 2009 0 Comments
Planning Your Halloween Party 2009

Halloween parties can be so much fun.  Whether you are planning one for your children or for yourself this year you can go all out.  This year Halloween falls on Saturday so stay up late and have some fun.  In Part 2 of our Worcester Halloween Planning Guide we will cover the steps to pulling […]

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Is Worcester Mayor Just a Figurehead?

Filed in Lifestyle by on October 20, 2009 0 Comments
Is Worcester Mayor Just a Figurehead?

As Worcester gets closer to its Mayoral elections the debates are heating up.  The telegram recently wrote about a mayoral forum where the “gloves came off”.  There is no arguing that Worcester is in for challenging times.  This isn’t just the case for Worcester but most cities and towns across the Commonwealth will need to […]

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Worcester 2009 Halloween Planning Guide

Filed in Lifestyle, Things to Do by on October 19, 2009 3 Comments
Worcester 2009 Halloween Planning Guide

Halloween is only 12 days away so it’s time to get cracking on planning your activities.  Halloween is not an official type of holiday and contrary to some beliefs is largely not religious.  Based on an old Celtic festival celebrating the beginning of the darker seasons of fall and winter it has been adapted as […]

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Worcester’s Closest IMAX 3D Theater

Filed in Featured by on October 16, 2009 1 Comment
Worcester’s Closest IMAX 3D Theater

Worcester movie fans don’t  not have to go far to experience the best in 3D Film offerings.  This weekend the much anticipated Where the Wild Things Are opens in theaters.  Whether you are a fan of the book or not experiencing the movie in IMAX 3D is sure to be an amazing experience. The closest […]

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