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Don’t Miss Dinosaurs at Worcester’s DCU Center

Don’t Miss Dinosaurs at Worcester’s DCU Center

When you think of “Arena Spectacular” do you think of dinosaurs?  I admit it I think of Monster Jam Truck type of events.  Walking with the Dinosaurs surprisingly is not new though it may be new to Worcester and Massachusetts.  I first heard of this realistic dinosaur show from a friend who had seen it […]

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stART On The Street Brings the Art Festival to Spring

stART On The Street Brings the Art Festival to Spring

“Started” back in 2002 stART on the Street takes Art to the Street in an effort to showcase Worcester’s art and culture.  Most people think of the stART on the Street festival as taking place in September and it does but they also are putting on a Spring Edition this weekend.  It is taking place […]

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Worcester’s Hanover Theatre Bringing You Laughter

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Worcester’s Hanover Theatre Bringing You Laughter

I would like to say you would be able to buy tickets to this weekend’s Jimmy Fallon performance at Worcester’s Hanover Theatre. Unfortunately it appears to be sold out unless you have some other connections.  The Hanover Theatre has a seating capacity of 2300 so it isn’t a surprise that a Jimmy Fallon show would […]

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Worcester Thinks Its Prepared for Water Emergency

Filed in Lifestyle, Local News by on May 4, 2010 0 Comments
Worcester Thinks Its Prepared for Water Emergency

Though the Metro Boston water main break and resulting state of emergency has not been reported on much in the National Media it would be pretty hard to miss it in Massachusetts. Worcester which was not affected by the MWRA problem seems confident that they would be able to handle a similar emergency. They are […]

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Beetle Battle Heats Up as Arbor Day Approaches

Filed in Local Events by on April 28, 2010 0 Comments
Beetle Battle Heats Up as Arbor Day Approaches

Worcester has started their next wave of measures to prevent the Asian Long Horned Beetle from infesting any more trees. It is starting to inject chemicals into healthy trees that will stop the beetle from laying eggs in the trees as well as basically killing off any would be larvae from becoming viable. We have […]

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Celebrate Earth Week at EcoTarium’s Earth Day Festival

Celebrate Earth Week at EcoTarium’s Earth Day Festival

A trip to Worcester’s EcoTarium is must for kids and adults alike but nothing brings it all together like the Earth Day Festival.  The Earth Day Festival takes place tomorrow April 23, 2010.  Though today is the official date for Earth Day this is also considered Earth Week.  I think coincidentally takes place during Massachusetts […]

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Worcester VegFest 2010 – Bringing Health Together with Conscience

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Worcester VegFest 2010 – Bringing Health Together with Conscience

Worcester State College will be hosting this weekend’s 2010 Worcester Vegfest.  If you are a vegetarian or ever thought of being one here is your chance to get informed.  As the VegWorcester website states: Our event features socially responsible businesses, inspiring speakers, musicians, and lots of free samples of tasty vegan food. The event will […]

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Worcester’s Hanover Theater Hosts Riverdance Farewell

Filed in Arts & Entertainment by on April 6, 2010 0 Comments
Worcester’s Hanover Theater Hosts Riverdance Farewell

If you weren’t from Worcester you might wonder why the farewell performances of Riverdance would be held here in Worcester.  Worcester Massachusetts has a very active Irish Population and even recently was visited by the Irish President.  It is more than appropriate that the performances of this tribute to Irish stepdancing happen at Worcester’s Hanover […]

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Massachusetts Loses Race to the Top Phase 1

Filed in Featured, Lifestyle by on March 31, 2010 0 Comments
Massachusetts Loses Race to the Top Phase 1

The US Department of Education announced the 2 winners of the Race to the Top grants this past Wednesday.  Though Massachusetts  made it to the list of 16 finalists it lost out to Tennessee and Delaware. In the announcement and the call with reporters Secretary of Education Arne Duncan discussed how the winners had been […]

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Championship Ice Hockey Comes to Worcester’s DCU

Filed in Sports by on March 25, 2010 0 Comments
Championship Ice Hockey Comes to Worcester’s DCU

Boston College will be one of four teams competing for the 2010 NorthEast Ice Hockey Championship at the DCU Center this weekend March 27 and 28.  There should be quite a few BC fans at the Worcester DCU Center since it is only 45 or so minutes from Boston.  Boston College fought tooth and nail […]

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Healthcare Debate in Massachusetts – Far from Over

Filed in Featured, Lifestyle by on March 23, 2010 0 Comments
Healthcare Debate in Massachusetts – Far from Over

As much as Scott Brown may have wanted to stop the current health care reform bill, one Senator was not enough to turn the tide.  Some Worcester Bloggers(Wormtown Taxi) are even insinuating that his election actually sparked the actions from Democrats to get to the point where the bill passed in the House this past […]

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Is Worcester Ready to Woogle?

Filed in Featured, Lifestyle by on March 16, 2010 1 Comment
Is Worcester Ready to Woogle?

Google fiber may be coming to Worcester county but it might not be to Worcester.  Currently the competition is heating up as the March 26th deadline to apply looms closer.  Shrewsbury has put in a strong showing in the past couple of weeks adding a slew of videos to their TownofShrewsbury channel on Youtube.  The […]

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President Obama Recognizes Worcester Area Colleges

Filed in Featured, University College Life by on March 11, 2010 2 Comments
President Obama Recognizes Worcester Area Colleges

President Obama announced the winners of the 2009 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll recently.  I am proud to say four Worcester Colleges made it to the list. The initiative was started in 2006 to recognize colleges and universities that contribute to their communities in significant ways.  An important part of it is volunteerism. […]

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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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