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  1. GoLocalWorcester | News | Is Mayoral Race a Precursor to Gaffney Challenging McGovern?Read the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Go Local

    As of Monday, only two candidates for an At-Large Worcester City Council seat have declared themselves in the running for Mayor of Worcester: incumbent Joe Petty and city councilor Michael Gaffney. As GoLocalWorcester reported last week, Gaffney is being supported by several individuals who have backed Republican candidates across Massachusetts - including Carl Copeland, Mass Fiscal Alliance's Political Director and Senator Ryan Fattman's campaign manager.

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  2. GoLocalWorcester | News | Body of Worcester Man Found Under Cement Beneath Deck in Rhode IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Go Local

    According to police, the body found was that of missing 60-year-old Worcester man Domingo Ortiz. Oritz had been missing since early May. Two people living at 505 Douglas Pike in Burriville, RI where Ortiz's body was found are being charged in the murder - Michelle Morin, 40 and Steven Pietrowicz Jr., 39. Morin will be arraigned on Monday in Worcester on charges of fugitive from law due to multiple warrants out for her arrest.

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  3. GoLocalWorcester | News | Angiulo: Drug Convictions, Firearms and the Supreme CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2011 | Go Local

    How the Second Amendment should be interpreted is one of those topics that doesn't come up at dinner parties often. One of the reasons is that people tend to feel very strongly on the subject.

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  4. Health | Arvizu: Why Should You Drink Red Raspberry Leaf Tea During Pregnancy?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 30 | Go Local

    Red raspberry leaf tea has been used medicinally for centuries to help relieve indigestion, improve circulation, reduce blood sugar and tone uterine muscles for an easier labor. It's also chuck full of essential vitamins, minerals and antioxidants.

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  5. GoLocalWorcester | News | Monfredo: Let’s Keep Teaching Cursive Writing In Our SchoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 30 | Go Local

    The Worcester School Committee just recently took up the topic of cursive writing. It was an agenda item that was filed by School Committee Member Brian O'Connell and supported by Dianna Biancheria and me.

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  6. GoLocalWorcester | News | Worcester Ranked in Top 30 Users of Green Electricity in the U.SRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 30 | Go Local

    The Environmental Protection Agency has ranked the city of Worcester as a top 30 local government user of green electricity in the United States. In the EPA's quarterly Top 30 Local Government list, Worcester ranks at #28 out of 126 local governments within the Green Power Partnership - a program that encourages organizations to use green power to reduce negative environmental impacts associated with conventional electricity use.

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  7. Food | The Cellar: Great Tasting This SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 29 | Go Local

    At this Sunday's tasting at the Providence Wine Academy participants will be sampling 11 outstanding wines as they explore the various expressions of Pinot Gris, Gamay and Merlot. If you have yet to attend a tasting at the Academy, this is your chance.

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  8. GoLocalWorcester | News | The 20 Best Burgers in WorcesterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 29 | Go Local

    From Shrewsbury Street to Main South, and downtown to North Worcester, GoLocalWorcester has put together a list with options for every burger lover.

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  9. GoLocalWorcester | News | McGovern Leads Groundbreaking for New Bike Path in WorcesterRead the original story

    Friday May 29 | Go Local

    On Thursday, Congressman Jim McGovern led a groundbreaking ceremony for the new Gardner Kilby Hammond bike path in Worcester. McGovern was responsible for securing the $3 million in federal funding to create the lighted bike path.

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  10. GoLocalWorcester | Politics | Green Rainbow Party Convention to Be Held in Worcester This WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 29 | Go Local

    Jason Murphy, Professor of Ethics and Political Philosophy at Elms Collge in Massachusetts will be the keynote speaker. Murphy's presentation will focus on Abolishing Poverty with a Basic Income Guarantee.

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  11. Food | Saint Vincent Hospital Kicks Off Healthy Over Hunger Cereal DriveRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 29 | Go Local

    From Saturday May 29 through June 5, Saint Vincent Hospital will be leading an effort to provide Worcester children struggling with hunger with a healthy breakfast over summer vacation. Through the hospital's Healthy Over Hungry Drive benefiting the Worcester County Food Bank, is seeking to help the 10.3 percent of the Worcester County population that is living at or below the poverty level.

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  12. GoLocalWorcester | Lifestyle | Condit: History Comes Alive Through Theatre Tales and ToursRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 29 | Go Local

    If you think history is irrelevant and boring, I challenge you to hear the stories told by a committed group of docents during the Historical & Architectural tours at The Hanover Theatre. Historical architect, Susan Ceccacci, provided research and met with a group of dedicated volunteers: Marshall and Judy Rothbard Tate , Bob Breault , John Riccio , and Renee Peace .

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  13. GoLocalWorcester | Lifestyle | Five Fun Things to Do This Weekend: May 29-31Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 29 | Go Local

    This week's Five Fun Things include a women's night out, a motorcycle ride benefit for a Worcester fallen soldier, learning why animals make noises, seeing a folk rock duo, and testing your knowledge of science fiction. "Join us on May 29 in the back room of Urban on Shrewsbury Street for a night of pampering, shopping, and drinks! Selected vendors from around Worcester County will be there, providing mini services, samples, and discounts.

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  14. GoLocalWorcester | News | The 20 People from Worcester That Spend the Most Money on PoliticsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 29 | Go Local

    In 2014, 183 Worcester residents contributed more than $172,000 with donations between $200 and nearly $20,000 to political campaign committees during the election year. According to 2014 data from the Center for Responsive Politics and Insidegov.com , the 20 individuals that spent the most on political committees gave just over a combined $90,000.

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  15. Health | Worcester Ranked City with Best Air Quality in MassachusettsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 28 | Go Local

    The city of Worcester ranks as the city with the best air quality in Massachusetts. Worcester ranks #144 in the United States and #1 overall in Massachuetts due to low levels of ground level ozone.

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  16. GoLocalWorcester | Lifestyle | Worcester's Briana Sasso Releases Second Novel, The HarpRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 28 | Go Local

    Briana Sasso is apparently having no trouble finding creative inspiration. On May 14, Sasso, of Worcester, released her new novel, The Harp - the second self-published novel of her young writing career and the second novel released by Sasso in less than twelve months.

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  17. GoLocalWorcester | News | Over 50% of Gaffney's and Petty's Campaign Money Has Come from Outside the CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 28 | Go Local

    Only two individuals running for an At-Large City Council seat in Worcester have declared their candidacy for Mayor. Current Mayor Joseph M. Petty and City Councilor Michael Gaffney appear to be aimed for expensive campaigns and have reached beyond the boundaries of Worcester to help pay for their run for Mayor.

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  18. GoLocalWorcester | News | Worcester Set to Honor Fallen Soldier With 9th Annual Ride this WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 27 | Go Local

    On Saturday morning, KasBar in Worcester will host the 9th Annual Pfc. Moquin Memorial Ride & Benefit for the Fallen.

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  19. GoLocalWorcester | Business | MA Unemployment Rate Down 1.4% in Past Year, 10,000 Jobs AddedRead the original story

    Wednesday May 27 | Go Local

    On Tuesday, the Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development reported that the seasonally unadjusted employment rates from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for April were down in all labor market areas. Last month, all 15 areas in which job estimates are published saw seasonal job gains.

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  20. GoLocalWorcester | News | Congressman McGovern to Help Plant 14 Trees at Roosevelt School in WorcesterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 27 | Go Local

    On Wednesday, Congressman James McGovern will be visting Roosevelt School in Worcester to help Principal Ellen Kelley and Roosevelt students plant 14 trees in front of the schoool. The event is a thank you from the Roosevelt school children to the Wal-Mart Foundation for their many years of support of the Worceter Tree Initiative program.

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