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Worcester, Massachusetts is located in Worcester County. Zip codes in Worcester, MA include 01655, 01603, and 01605. The median home price in Worcester is $198,500 which is roughly $129/per square foot. More Worcester information.

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2 hrs ago | Cape Cod Times

Veterans housing project in Lewiston progresses

A transitional housing program for homeless veterans in Lewiston is scheduled to open this fall, despite some setbacks including a rash of vandalism.

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6 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

At vigil against racism in Worcester, a call for respect

Lamar Watkins said shock was the best way to describe his reaction upon seeing a hangman's noose on display in an employee area when he went into the post office in the Denholm Building on June 12. "It was very shocking, especially after I went to the person at the post office and asked if he knew what it represented," Mr. Watkins said Tuesday ... (more)

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Taking to the water

Lora Glenn smiles at her daughter, Corrie, 3, as sister Mystic, 4, reclines on her legs in the state-run Bennett Field pool on Tuesday.

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Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Senate candidate Valanzola makes pitch to Paxton Board of Selectmen

Republican Michael J. Valanzola of Wales, a candidate for the seat being vacated by state Sen. Stephen M. Brewer, D-Barre, presented his qualifications Monday to the Board of Selectmen.

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Worcester Telegram & Gazette

The rewards of Tenacity

From left, Yatnna Pacheco, 8, and Cletus Togba, 6, listen to Derick Dudu, 8, read an X-Men book during afternoon reading time with the Tenacity program at the Worcester Academy fields Monday.

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Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Worcester manhole lid theft uncovered

A city man was arrested Monday morning after a police officer found him lifting a manhole cover into his blue Subaru on Saint Nicholas Avenue.

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Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Managing just fine

We'll take the Worcester Community-Labor Coalition at its word that in calling for a review of the city's form of government, it isn't intending to delay or derail the process of selecting a new city manager.

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Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Accused Worcester kidnapper held for probation hearing; bail set at $100K

A man accused of kidnapping his ex-girlfriend and their baby daughter at gunpoint Sunday afternoon was ordered held Monday pending a Worcester District Court hearing next month on a probation violation, and bail for the new charges he faces was set at $100,000 cash bail or $1 million with surety.

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Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Growing success

We admit we didn't ever expect to see a day when the city of Worcester had to worry about having too many places to buy fresh green beans, blushingly delicious tomatoes, sturdy root crops, and scintillating salad fixings.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Spencer father charged in baby-dunking

A local man told police that when he dunked his 2-month-old son in Stiles Reservoir on Sunday, he and his friends were simply mimicking YouTube videos he'd watched about teaching babies to hold their breath underwater.

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Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Worcester parking meters to go digital, accept payment by cellphone, credit card

The city will install electronic "paystations" - more commonly known as parking meters - at some municipal parking lots next month.

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Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Farmers market coupons available to Worcester seniors

Elder Services of Worcester Nutrition Program and Friendly House will hold a Farmers Market Coupon Kick Off Event at 11 a.m. July 28 at Worcester Youth Center, 306 Chandler St. Distribution sites will be announced at that time or contact Elder Services at 852-3205.

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Freshnews

Online Learning Consortium Names Kathleen Ives CEO and Executive Director

The Online Learning Consortium , formerly The Sloan Consortium, today announced its board of directors has named Kathleen S. Ives, D.M., as the Consortium's Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director.

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Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Augustus sets out to prove Worcester is welcoming to LGBT community

City Manager Edward M. Augustus Jr. is recommending changes to the ordinance governing the city's Human Rights Commission, so it is brought closer in line with state and federal legislation that provide civil rights protections.

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Sexual offender sentenced

A transient man who had been classified as a violent sexual predator in Maine was sentenced to a nine-month term in jail after he pleaded guilty to a charge of failing to register as a sex offender.

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Boston.com

JetBlue Pilot Arrested in Boston on Drug Charges

A JetBlue pilot is among six arrested six in connection with a drug investigation in downtown Boston on Sunday, according to multiple media outlets.

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Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Gunshots reported near Barre campground; 2 injured

State and local police were investigating a report that shots were fired and two people were injured Sunday night at Camp Coldbrook Golf and RV Resort on Old Coldbrook Road.

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Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Vital EMS, 1013 Main St., Worcester

Now the site of Vital EMS, 1013 Main St. is still a business site. In 1956, when our "Then" photo was taken, this section of Main South, once called New Worcester, was a mixture of early high-density city apartments and the family housing known as the three-decker, as well as the businesses and industries that supported the residents.

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Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Courthouse Records

Angel J. Carrasquillo , 32, of 25 Hooper St., Worcester, charged with driving with a suspended license, dismissed, $100 costs; having no inspection sticker on a vehicle and failing to wear a seat belt, found responsible, filed; assault and battery, intimidation of a witness/juror/police officer/court official, and larceny from a person, amended ... (more)

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Worcester kidnap suspect caught in Ludlow; woman, baby unharmed

In a posting on Facebook, the suspect in an armed kidnapping seemed to make an ominous prediction.

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