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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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24 min ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Councilor questions origin of sign on Worcester Common

From left, Mike M. Madelle of Worcester, Blerim Preniqi of Agawam, Nicholas J. Rinaldo of Millbury and Don L. Messier of Chicopee install granite stones that spell out "Worcester Common" at Church and Front streets in Worcester.

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24 min ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Former Worcester firefighter gets 18 months for possession of firearms

A former city firefighter was sentenced to jail Monday after pleading guilty to charges of unlawfully possessing several firearms, including a sawed-off shotgun.

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1 hr ago | The Item Extra

Making hats to help those with cancer

A large donation of warm hats is heading to cancer patients, thanks to knitters and crocheters based at the United Church of Clinton.

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5 hrs ago | WSTM-TV Syracuse

NY pool owners asked to look for invasive beetles

The Department of Environmental Conservation is inviting pool owners to participate in its third annual Asian long-horned beetle survey now through August 29. The beetles have killed hundreds of thousands of trees across the country.

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9 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

Obama practically weepy over daughter Malia leaving White House in 2 years to attend college

She won't be leaving the White House until the fall of 2016 but recent Obama comments suggest that day is on his mind now.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

For once, hacks taking it on the chin

For many years, when it came to public hiring in Massachusetts, you didn't get a job based on what you knew - it was who you knew.

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Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Rapid flooding stalls cars, dampens basements

A young man walks through flood waters on Austin Street at Bellevue in Worcester this afternoon.

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Cape Cod Times

Baker raising more than other candidates in governor's race

Republican Charlie Baker is not only leading every other candidate in the fundraising race for governor, but his financial support is also deeper across a wider swath of Massachusetts than any of his rivals.

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Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Do you know where this is?

The story of this school, like so many in the industrial towns outside Worcester, is directly tied to the industrial history of the towns.

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Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Construction delays this week on Worcester streets

Motorists should expect delays this week on the following city streets because of resurfacing or sewer-related construction: Canterbury Street - Hammond St. to Gardner St. Commercial Street - Front St. to Foster St. Cutler Street - Grafton St. to Aetna St. Davis Street - Piedmont St. to Queen St. Derby Street - 63 to Everton Ave. Elm Street - ... (more)

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Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Liberians gather in Worcester to mark anniversary

There would be no official parade, but the mood of the group of Liberians gathered in front of City Hall Saturday morning remained upbeat.

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Foster's Daily Democrat

Check pool filters for invasive beetles

New Hampshire residents with swimming pools are being asked to check their filters for an invasive insect that poses a serious threat to the state's forests and trees.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Worcester man indicted in Auburn Mall slaying

A city man has been indicted on a charge of murder in the slaying of a Worcester woman whose body was discovered in the Auburn Mall parking garage in February.

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Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Worcester Animal Resue League luau doggone fun

The Worcester Animal Rescue League had its annual Bow Wow Luau on Saturday, where dog owners and friends of the organization donated dog food, toys, treats and other items.

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Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Cycling: Setting out to take on the toughest of Worcester's hills

Made famous as the training ground for 1899 world champion Major Taylor, George Street surely tests a cyclist's climbing strength.

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Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Liberians gather to mark anniversary

Edward Dinyeah of Worcester stands among a group of more than 125 Liberians who gathered this morning under the Liberian flag at City Hall before going to the soccer fields at Worcester Academy on Providence Street for a daylong celebration on the anniversary of the west African nation's independence 167 years ago.

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Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Friday, July 25, 2014

Even as violent crime has receded across New York City, arrests are near historic highs, driven by an increasingly controversial imperative that no offense is too minor for police officers to pursue.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Item Extra

Residents grill company on pipeline plans

Residents eager for information on the proposed gas pipeline, that would run through town, turned out to get details from representatives of the company proposing the new line.

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SouthCoastToday.com

Family feud sparked revolt at Market Basket

A customer walks by the empty produce isle Thursday July 24, 2014 at a Market Basket supermarket in Concord, N.H. A decades-long family feud, which brought about the ouster of Arthur T. Demoulas as CEO of the privately held company, led to a worker revolt, customer boycotts and empty shelves in the grocery chain's stores in Maine, Massachusetts and ... (more)

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Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Peter Gardner to receive 2014 Westboro Good Scout Award

The 2014 Westboro Good Scout Award will be presented to Peter Gardner on Nov. 10 at the DoubleTree Hotel in Westboro.

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