Reading month shows Worcester’s love of literature

February 22, 2017 by  

The child literacy campaign in Worcester is dubbed ‘Worcester: the City that Reads’, and campaign organizers have said it is once again sponsoring the yearly ‘Love a Book Month’ throughout February.

As part of this effort, organizers have [Read more]

Worcester already preparing St. Patrick’s Day parade

January 20, 2017 by  

There’s still snow on the ground, but Worcester, Massachusetts, is already getting ready to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with what organizers say is the [Read more]

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]

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