UMass Medical wins grant

December 30, 2016 by  

On December 9, 2016, Congressman Jim McGovern announced that the Department of Health and Human Services had awarded $836,858 to UMass Medical School in Worcester, to support its research into treatments and cures for vascular and [Read more]

Worcester-area food pantries benefit from “human food chain”

November 28, 2016 by  

For the 22nd year in a row, a group of volunteers, including food-pantry workers, teachers, farmers, students, and Teamsters got together to create a “human food chain” that stretched to Worcester from farms in [Read more]

New restaurant opens in Worcester

October 26, 2016 by  

Executive chef Enton Mehillaj and his wife Oriola Koci, the owners of Livia’s Dish, have opened a second restaurant in Worcester. Altea’s Eatery has taken over the space formerly occupied by Shiraz, an [Read more]

Worcester to change the way it handles snow operations

September 26, 2016 by  

Worcester is already anticipating the challenges it might encounter with snow removal this winter, and is taking steps to be proactive about them.

On September 20, the [Read more]

Worcester brings music to the streets, literally

August 23, 2016 by  

This week and next, Worcester residents can sit down and play the piano—on the streets of the city.

Worcester officials installed four pianos for [Read more]

Worcester rededicates Civil War monument

July 24, 2016 by  

Last Saturday, July 16, a crowd of people gathered to pay tribute to those who served in the Civil War.

The reason for the gathering was [Read more]

City officials present plan for healthier Worcester

June 30, 2016 by  

Worcester has set an ambitious goal for itself: it wants to become the healthiest city, and the healthiest region, in all of New England. [Read more]

Gluten-free festival will offer bags of advice

June 17, 2016 by  

The Gluten Free and Allergen Friendly Festival is coming to nearby Worcester next month for two days. It is presented by [Read more]

Worcester hopes to find new uses for old building

May 28, 2016 by  

City officials are trying to find new uses for the Worcester Memorial Auditorium, which has been vacant for some time.

Edward M. Augustus Jr., the [Read more]

Conference aims to help female veterans find their future

April 14, 2016 by  

The 8th annual Women Veterans’ Network Conference is taking place next month in nearby Worcester.

The event will feature breakout sessions, workshops, and [Read more]

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