Local news for Worcester, MA continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.
Trending on the Topix Network
Police are investigating three recent attacks in the city they believe are part of the 'knockout" game, in which an unsuspecting person is attacked for no reason with the goal of knocking the person out with one punch.
Worcester DJs, musicians and fans will gather at Jillian's in Worcester on Wednesday at 7 PM to celebrate and honor Central Massachusetts' best musicians at Pulse Magazine's Worcester Music Awards.
Both agencies are receiving grants for a second time from the Foundation. AIDS Project Worcester was awarded $25,000 to continue and expand testing for HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases.
After a brief taste of warmth, the weather is going to take a drastic turn today, bringing pounding rain, below-freezing temperatures, and on Wednesday the possibility of snow in some areas, forecasters said.
What if there was actually an exciting new use for the existing hospital building? What if BMC and decisionmakers determine that the present North Adams Regional Hospital structure is simply too large for the present and declining population in North Adams and Northern Berkshire? Besides the difficult road to recovery for all of the displaced ... (more)
Worcester's Pay-As-You-Throw trash removal system has saved the city an estimated $10 to $20 million dollars in the past 20 years, according to a recent case study published by WasteZero, the company that has produced and distributed the yellow bags for trash collection since January 2006.
Why Me is holding their 25th Annual "You Gotta Have Heart" Premier Auction, Dinner and Dance on Saturday, April 26th at The Beechwood Hotel in Worcester from 6 PM until midnight.
An apartment building on Tampa Street in Worcester is the former location of the Bloomingdale School building No 2. Photographed on Friday, Jan. 31, 2014.
Concerned that some of his supporters might be under a misapprehension that there will be two nominating votes at the June convention, which he said has veered to the left over the years, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Joe Avellone has reached out to delegates to remind them of the rules.
Assabet Valley Technical High School again hosted poets associated with The Massachusetts Literary Education and Performance Collective - also known as MassLEAP.
The Junior League of Worcester will host its fourth annual Kentucky Derby Spring Fundraiser from 4 to 7 p.m. May 3 at Sweet Pastry Shop and Dessert Bar, 72 Shrewsbury St. The themed cocktail party helps support the JLW and its community projects.
Residents at the Donna Kay Rest Home on Marble Street are mourning the loss of an 83-year-old fellow resident who was fatally struck just before 3 a.m. Saturday and wondering why the van that hit him did not stop.
They've been knocked aslant by wayward cars, snapped by falling trees, targeted by pellet gun snipers and periodically marked for extinction by forward-looking mayors and city managers since the 1950s.
They have become fixtures in the dense urban fabric of the city. Movable fixtures.
Fire damaged the basement and first floor of a home on Catharine Street Sunday night.