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  1. GoLocalWorcester | News | Boone Reveals New Safety Measures for Burncoat High SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Go Local

    On Sunday afternoon, Worcester Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Melinda Boone sent out an email to the Worcester School Committee and other administrators detailing new safety measures being put in place Monday at Burncoat High School. As GoLocal Worcester reported , on April 17 a gun and ammunition was found in a locker at Burncoat.

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  2. GoLocalWorcester | News | 50 Highest Paid State Employees in MassachusettsRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Go Local

    University of Massachusetts basketball coach Derek Kellogg and head football coach Charley Molnar top the list of the highest paid employees in Massachusetts in 2014. According to data from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, the state paid out nearly $6 billion in salaries last year.

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  3. Health | The Four Habits That are Keeping (or Making) You FatRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Go Local

    My acupuncture practice revolves around food. I talk with patients daily about their eating habits, their cravings, how food affects their overall health, how certain foods can help or hurt their specific health issues, and many days I talk with people about weight loss.

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  4. GoLocalWorcester | News | Worcester to Host First ‘Spring Onto the Common”Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Go Local

    Next Saturday, the city of Worcester will host its 1st Annual Spring onto the Common - a celebration of warm weather and healthy living at the Worcester Common Oval. Worcester City Manager Ed Augustus and local organizations will be joining together on the Common for a day of fun celebrating Spring.

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  5. GoLocalWorcester | Sports | Sharks Drop Game 1 to Hershey 4-1Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Go Local

    The Worcester Sharks fell 4-1 to the Hershey Bears in game 1 of the first round of the Calder Cup playoffs on Friday night at the DCU Center. The Sharks now trail the series 1-0 with game two taking place tonight at the DCU Center.

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  6. GoLocalWorcester | News | Worcester Labor Coalition to Host MayDay Rally for Workers RightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Go Local

    On May 1, the Worcester Community Labor Coalition will be holding a rally at the Worcester Memorial Auditorium in support of good local jobs and workers rights.

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  7. GoLocalWorcester | Lifestyle | 10 Ways to Look Hot in Worcester with Little EffortRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Go Local

    Exercise, laughter, learning, eating, and socializing are all ways to improve your self-esteem, your confidence, and your hotness. In Worcester, there are plenty of ways to improve all three things without having to try too hard.

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  8. GoLocalWorcester | Business | Mass Life Science Center to Announce Grants for Schools in Central MARead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | Go Local

    On Monday, Burncoat Middle School in Worcester will host the announcement of grants for two life sciences-related capital projects an funding for equipment and supplies for high schools and middle schools in Central Massachusetts. The grants will be announced by the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center .

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  9. GoLocalWorcester | Sports | Sharks, Bears Set to Drop Puck on Calder Cup PlayoffsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | Go Local

    The Worcester Sharks get set to begin their run in the Calder Cup playoffs tonight when they host the Hershey Bears in game one at the DCU Center. Puck drop is set for 7 p.m. The Sharks and Bears battle in a best of five series with games one and two being held at the DCU Center on Friday, April 24 and Saturday, April 25. The series will then shift to Hershey starting on Wednesday, April 29 and concluding with game 5 on Sunday, May 3. All games face off at 7 p.m. except game five if it is need.

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  10. GoLocalWorcester | Lifestyle | Condit: Provocative Pink Martini Mixes with Young ProfessionalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | Go Local

    I admit there are times when I've never heard of some of the acts that will be performing at The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts . Pink Martini is one of those groups.

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  11. GoLocalWorcester | Politics | Who's Hot and Who's Not in Worcester? - April 24Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | Go Local

    Every Friday, GoLocal Worcester will examine who is rising and who is falling in Worcester politics, education, business and sports. This week's Who's Hot and Who's Not in Worcester? identifies two professional sports teams, business award winners, local schools doing making the city proud, the head of the school district, and an outspoken city councilor.

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  12. GoLocalWorcester | News | The State of Worcester’s Public School SafetyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | Go Local

    Pezzella's role with WPS requires him to work with the Worcester Police Department, school administration and local community groups to help ensure the safety of the students in Worcester schools. Following Friday's discovery of a gun at Burncoat High and the well-documented fights and bomb threats at North High, GoLocal Worcester wanted to go to the source and ask Pezzella what the state of student safety in Worcester really looked like.

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  13. GoLocalWorcester | News | Research Bureau Reveals Worcester Owes $727 Million in Benefit LiabilitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Go Local

    On Thursday, the Worcester Research Bureau released a report Bureau Brief - Worcester's Unfunded OPEB Liability that revealed the city of Worcester owes $727 million in unfunded post-employment benefit liabilities. According to the Research Bureau's report, the city's unfunded OPEB liabilities will reach $1 billion by 2023 and $2 billion by 2042.

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  14. GoLocalWorcester | Business | U.S. Unemployment Rate: See Where MA RanksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Go Local

    Over the last two years, the unemployment rate in Massachusetts has dipped nearly 2% from 6.8% in May 2013 to 4.9% last month. GoLocal Worcester and FindtheBest have put together a graph below that shows the unemployment rate dropping while jobs have increased exponentially in the Commonwealth.

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  15. GoLocalWorcester | News | Who's Really Benefiting from Newton Hill Tennis Court Deal?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Go Local

    Just a few weeks ago, the City of Worcester and the Worcester Tennis Club announced that they had come to agreement on working together to reconstruct the tennis courts at Newton Hill and provide a permanent home for the WTC. Recent reports have brought this agreement between the club and the city to light in the past two weeks.

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  16. GoLocalWorcester | News | Boone's Statement On Contacting Burncoat Principal Found UntrueRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Go Local

    On Wednesday, GoLocal Worcester reported that Worcester Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Melinda Boone failed to contact Burncoat High School principal William Foley following Friday's discovery of a gun and ammunition in a locker at the school. When GoLocal Worcester asked for comment from Dr. Boone, WPS Communication Specialist Jen Roy sent a statement from Boone's office that implied that Boone had indeed "reached out" to Foley.

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  17. GoLocalWorcester | Business | Worcester College Students to Attend MassBigData ‘Tech Trek’Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Go Local

    Almost 50 Worcester area college students interested in careers in the Big Data sector will attend the MassBigData 'Tech Trek' in Worcester on Wednesday, April 22 from 5-7 p.m. This is the first time this series will take place outside of greater Boston. The event will take place at Gateway Park at Worcester Polytechnical Institute and will seek to strengthen the Big Data talent pipeline in Massachusetts.

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  18. GoLocalWorcester | Business | Chamber of Commerce Announces Reception for StartUp Worcester WinnersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Go Local

    A reception will be held next month to announce the twelve winners of StartUp Worcester . With the help of Higher Education - the Worcester Regional Chamber of Commerce, Venture Forum and Running Start - the twelve entrepreneurs will get to work on their startups.

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  19. Health | Worcester Man Finds Solution for CaregiversRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Go Local

    Following the death of his father, John Harris of Worcester decided to open a business that would offer help to people seeking care. Harris said, "I am a problem solver and I saw this as an opportunity to help people solve problems that would help continue to live out their lives where they felt the most comfortable while maintaining their dignity and independence."

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  20. GoLocalWorcester | News | EXCLUSIVE: Boone Didn’t Contact Burncoat Principal After Gun IncidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Go Local

    On Friday, a gun was found in locker at Burncoat High School. The only word from Worcester Public Schools has been a released statement from the WPS' Communication Specialist Jen Roy.

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