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Crusaders’ Randolph Makes it 3-0

Filed in Sports by on September 21, 2009 0 Comments
Crusaders’ Randolph Makes it 3-0

The Holy Cross Crusaders were not phased by Harvard’s initial 79 yard drive to score the first touchdown of the game.  Dominic Randolph calmly brought his team down the field directing traffic like a wily old veteran to match Harvard’s TD. Both teams had something to prove on Saturday.  Harvard, last year’s Ivy League Champion […]

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Worcester Will Miss Clark University President

Filed in Lifestyle by on September 18, 2009 0 Comments
Worcester Will Miss Clark University President

Clark University President John Bassett announced he will be resigning from his position in July 2010.  John Bassett has not only elevated Clark University’s stature as an academic institution he also has shown a true commitment to the local Main South neighborhood in Worcester. He recently appeared on a Chronicle episode talking about how Clark […]

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Genzyme Bringing More Jobs to Worcester County

Filed in Business by on September 17, 2009 0 Comments
Genzyme Bringing More Jobs to Worcester County

Genzyme has officially started construction on a facility based in Northborough.  This is good news for the area because it most likely will mean new jobs.  The project already is bringing jobs for construction workers just to renovate an existing facility on Forbes Road.  According to the Worcester Business Journal 165 workers will be transferred […]

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Worcester Born Jeffrey Mullan to Run MassDOT

Filed in Lifestyle by on September 16, 2009 0 Comments
Worcester Born Jeffrey Mullan to Run MassDOT

Governor Patrick’s announcement naming Worcester native Jeffrey Mullan as head of Massachusett’s new transportation department was not a surprise.  Mr. Mullan has been bopping around since joining the Patrick administration filling in as needed.  Having been from Worcester though the timing was awful since it coincides with another MBTA crash interestingly on the Framingham-Worcester Commuter […]

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WOOphoria – Culture and Revitalization in Worcester

Filed in Arts & Entertainment by on September 15, 2009 0 Comments
WOOphoria – Culture and Revitalization in Worcester

WOOphoria is coming to Worcester this Sunday, September 20th. No it isn’t a play, it’s a celebration put on by the Worcester Cultural Coalition in honor of 10 years of “creative city-making”. The Worcester Cultural Coalition is: the unified voice of Worcester’s cultural community whose members are the leaders of the City’s sixty-plus arts and […]

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Worcester Tornadoes In Championship Series

Filed in Sports by on September 14, 2009 0 Comments
Worcester Tornadoes In Championship Series

If you had asked realists in Worcester a few weeks ago whether there was hope the Tornadoes would be in the Championship Series you might have gotten a few laughs. The Tornadoes struggled at the end of the year with 8 straight losses. They turned it around though and were able to sweep the stunned […]

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USDA Awards Worcester $4.5 million from Recovery Act

Filed in Business by on September 11, 2009 2 Comments
USDA Awards Worcester $4.5 million from Recovery Act

This past Wednesday the USDA issued a press release announcing $89 million for projects across the US, including Worcester. The $4.5 million will be used to plant trees around the Central Massachusetts areas that were affected by the Asian Longhorned Beetle infestation that has taken many trees in the Worcester area. The American Recovery and […]

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Worcester’s Pet Rock Festival Takes Us to the 70’s

Filed in Arts & Entertainment by on September 10, 2009 0 Comments
Worcester’s Pet Rock Festival Takes Us to the 70’s

This Sunday the annual Pet Rock Festival is taking place at Worcester’s Quinsigamond Community College starting at noon.  If you have never heard of it before you may ask yourself is it “Pet Rock” Festival or Pet “Rock Festival”?  I guess it depends how you look at it. The official story is that it is […]

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Blackstone Valley To Educate Green Workforce

Filed in Business by on September 9, 2009 0 Comments
Blackstone Valley To Educate Green Workforce

This month Governor Patrick announced the beneficiaries for the Clean Energy Workforce Development Grants.  Blackstone Valley Vocational School District in Upton is one of six organizations to receive grant money.  According to the press release the Upton school will receive: $150,460 for professional and curriculum development in weatherization, solar photovoltaic and solar thermal for vocational […]

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Holy Cross Offense Finally Explodes in the 4th Quarter

Filed in Sports by on September 8, 2009 0 Comments
Holy Cross Offense Finally Explodes in the 4th Quarter

If you were at the Holy Cross versus Georgetown game this Saturday and left before the fourth quarter you might have been wondering if the offense was going to break through in the red zone.  Sader Nation breathed a sigh of relief when they finally did and seemed to shake off what might have been […]

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Spencer Fair Family Fun on Labor Day Weekend

Filed in Lifestyle by on September 4, 2009 0 Comments
Spencer Fair Family Fun on Labor Day Weekend

Are you still figuring out what to do this Labor Day Weekend?  Central Massachusetts is lucky enough to have the Spencer Fair all weekend.  Located in Spencer, Massachusetts the fair has been entertaining central mass for more than 100 years.  This year is the 121st year. Highlighted events include a Karaoke Contest with cash prizes […]

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Worcester at Risk for West Nile Virus

Filed in Lifestyle by on September 3, 2009 0 Comments
Worcester at Risk for West Nile Virus

Tuesday the Massachusetts Department of Public Health issued a press release warning that West Nile Virus had been found in samples across the state including samples from Worcester.  Many of us in Massachusetts may not take this seriously since we hear this warning every year around this time for some part of Massachusetts.  This time […]

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Tom Cruise To Descend On Worcester Airport

Filed in Arts & Entertainment by on September 2, 2009 1 Comment
Tom Cruise To Descend On Worcester Airport

Yes the rumors have finally been confirmed. After weeks of speculation the Telegram has confirmed that Tom Cruise will be filming part of the yet unnamed “Wichita” movie in Worcester. Even better they will be utilizing a currently underutilized Worcester Regional Airport. Cameron Diaz is also in the movie and will most likely be here […]

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Worcester Councilor Haller Advocate for Victims

Filed in Lifestyle by on August 31, 2009 0 Comments
Worcester Councilor Haller Advocate for Victims

Worcester City Councilor Barbara Haller has been front and center in the effort to slow down the increase in level 3 sex offendors.  She has compiled a list/book with pictures of sex offendors that she recently showed at National Night out.  The information was gathered from the sex offender registry which can be accessed online.  […]

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Central Mass Gets More Pro Hockey

Filed in Sports by on August 28, 2009 0 Comments
Central Mass Gets More Pro Hockey

The Worcester Sharks will be getting some professional hockey neighbors in Fitchburg Massachusetts.  A new league called the North East Professional Hockey League(NEPHL) is starting up in November of this year.  Fitchburg will be the home to the Yeti.  Yes the same Yeti that came out in Star Wars in other words the abominable snow […]

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