Zipcars now available in Worcester

July 11, 2017 by  

Zipcar, the car-sharing network, has just entered the Worcester market, bringing six cars to the city as part of an initial effort.

People can reserve a car and [Read more]

Worcester now has mounted police

June 22, 2017 by  

At a recent ceremony, the worcester Police Department launched its Mounted Patrol Unit.

The Worcester Common Plaza was [Read more]

Worcester bakery changing hands

May 30, 2017 by  

One of the longest-running businesses in worcester is set to have new owners.

Crown Bakery & Cafe is a [Read more]

Worcester schedules fundraising walk

April 22, 2017 by  

For the 15th year, Worcester residents will be walking to raise funds for the fight against scleroderma very soon.

The walk, known as [Read more]

Worcester downgrades drought status

March 26, 2017 by  

Thanks to rainy weather and the efforts of its citizens, Worcester has been able to downgrade its drought status to Stage 1, compared to the high of Stage 3 it declared in September 2016.

Edward M. Augustus, the city manager, made the [Read more]

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]

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