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Monday Apr 14 | Go Local

Is Worcester New England's New Tech Hub?

Technologies such as the largest fleet of zero-emission electronic transit buses in North America; a spike in growth to the professional, scientific, and technical job markets; as well as technical schools and programs dedicated to serving Worcester's youth, are all exciting and innovative ways helping to push Worcester to the forefront of the ... (more)


Related Topix: Worcester, MA, Electronic

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Go Local

5 Businesses Getting Boycotted in New England

Elections come and go, but Americans can vote every day with their wallets. That's what's happening now at Hobby Lobby, a 560-store national chain with locations in the Providence and Worcester areas.


Related Topix: Providence, RI, US News, US Supreme Court


Hampshire, Franklin, Metro East Plus Just Folks: College honors...

Participants had just 48 hours to write a script and have it performed by actors chosen at random.


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Thu Apr 03, 2014


class acts

There's at least one way to tell spring is in the air - even if it doesn't feel like it.


Related Topix: Education Etc., Boston College, Wentworth Institute of Technology, New Bedford, MA

Wed Apr 02, 2014


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The systems specialist assigned to the Department of Transportation was recently honored for two initiatives that saved the state thousands of dollars and employee hours.


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Tue Apr 01, 2014


Hoarders Cause Piles of Trouble at Fires

March 31--Firefighters crawled over piles of books, newspapers and boxes to extinguish the heavy flames rising from the second floor of a vacant home last week in Homestead.


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Thu Mar 27, 2014

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

'Peacemakers' choral concert March 30 in Worcester

With 72 minutes in which to move the audience in ways they are perhaps not expecting, this Sunday's performance of "The Peacemakers" will be the fullest expression of the work that local conductor and pianist Malcolm Halliday can manage.


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Mon Mar 24, 2014

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

North High student bound for Harvard credits teachers

Rose Payva, a senior at North High School in Worcester, is going to Harvard University.


Related Topix: Worcester, MA, Harvard University

Fri Mar 21, 2014

Watertown Daily Times

SUNY Chancellor recommends Zvi Szafran for next SUNY Canton president

The SUNY board of trustees will hold a special meeting April 3 to consider appointing Mr. Szafran, who is vice president for academic affairs at Southern Polytechnic State University in Georgia.


Related Topix: Canton, NY, University of Georgia Southern Polytechnic State, Chemistry, Science, University of South Carolina, New England College

Crain's Cleveland Business

Tressel among applicants for University of Akron presidency

In response to a public records request from the local media, the University of Akron has released a list of individuals who applied for the university's presidential post - a list that includes Jim Tressel, a current executive vice president at the university and former head football coach at Ohio State University.


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Thu Mar 20, 2014

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Worcester Symphonic Project a magnificent musical collaboration

As the Worcester Symphonic Project takes its second-year steps, it is already standing up to be counted as a major collaborative musical event in the community.


Related Topix: Worcester, MA, Symphony, Arts, Clark University, Assumption College, College of the Holy Cross