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Worcester Will Miss Clark University President

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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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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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Spencer Fair Family Fun on Labor Day Weekend

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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

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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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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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Worcester Cash for Clunkers Car Dealers

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Worcester Cash for Clunkers Car Dealers

The Cash for Clunkers program is not getting as much press coverage as before.  Things have slowed down a bit even though the program received an additional $2Billion back on August 7th.  Is it still worth looking into?  If you are really in the market for a new car it is definitely something you should […]

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Free Concerts in Worcester Common

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Free Concerts in Worcester Common

The “Out to Lunch” Concert Series started last Friday at the Worcester Common.  The free concerts take place at 12 noon and give you the opportunity to eat lunch on the Common to the sounds of a variety of performers. Based on the Worcester City Manager’s press release from August 3rd the remaining schedule is: […]

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Worcester Latin American Festival on the Common

Filed in Lifestyle by on August 13, 2009 1 Comment
Worcester Latin American Festival on the Common

Worcester’s Annual Latin American Festival is taking place this Saturday from 12 noon to 9pm. The event is free and will have live Latin American music, food and even a Children’s Tent which will have multicultural art activities provided by the Worcester Art Museum and Centro Las Americas, a rock climbing wall provided by the […]

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Eunice Kennedy Shriver’s Contribution to Worcester

Filed in Lifestyle by on August 12, 2009 0 Comments
Eunice Kennedy Shriver’s Contribution to Worcester

If you do not have a family member or friend that has some form of mental or physical disability it may be hard to grasp Eunice Kennedy Shriver’s legacy of the Special Olympics.  I admit I was not that informed about it.  The Worcester area hosted the Winter Games this year. I ran across this […]

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Worcester’s Restaurant Week Ends This Week

Filed in Lifestyle by on August 10, 2009 0 Comments
Worcester’s Restaurant Week Ends This Week

It’s not too late to take advantage of Worcester’s Restaurant Week.  Cities and towns across the country participate in this type of program to get people dining out during the dog days of summer. This is Worcester’s first annual restaurant week and I am sure it won’t be the last.  Restaurant “Week” actually runs for […]

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Murray Getting a Shot at the Governor’s Chair

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Murray Getting a Shot at the Governor’s Chair

Worcester’s own Lieutenant Governor Murray is expected to take over for a couple of days in September to address any “time sensitive” issues that may come up while Patrick is in the hospital.  Governor Patrick is going in for hip replacement surgery at the beginning of September so he will be out of commission for […]

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Kimball Farms Much More Than Ice Cream

Filed in Lifestyle by on August 6, 2009 1 Comment
Kimball Farms Much More Than Ice Cream

As those summer days start dwindling it’s hard not to think about cramming in as many ice cream outings as you can.  Earlier this summer my family and I took a trip up to Kimball Farms based on a friends recommendation about their ice cream.  We were surprised to find much more than that. Kimball […]

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Worcester Police Getting the Job Done For Now

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Worcester Police Getting the Job Done For Now

Worcester Police are getting praise for having been part of finding the newborn baby that was taken from suspected murder victim Darlene Haynes.  The last few weeks have not been good for PR for police departments in the area.  Cambridge and Boston Police departments have had to deal with incidents that have not brought out […]

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Worcester Area Real Estate on the Up Trend

Filed in Lifestyle by on July 31, 2009 1 Comment
Worcester Area Real Estate on the Up Trend

Are you confused about the trend in Real Estate values here in Massachusetts?  Earlier this week the Boston Globe reported that the Warren Group reported another monthly drop(of 8%) in the median price of a home sold in Massachusetts.  They also reported that the Massachusetts Association of Realtors reported that median home prices are above […]

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DCU Center to Host Both Democrats and Republicans

Filed in Lifestyle by on July 29, 2009 0 Comments
DCU Center to Host Both Democrats and Republicans

The DCU Center is no stranger to hosting politicians.  One of the most famous democrats President Bill Clinton visited the Worcester DCU Center this past June.  According to the Telegram Lieutenant Governor Tim Murray announced the Worcester DCU Center as the 2010 Massachusetts Democratic State Convention location.  This is great news since these types of […]

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