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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 $184,900 which is roughly $127/per square foot. More Worcester information.

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4 hrs ago | Go Local

See the Nominees: Worcester Music Awards

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.

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11 hrs ago | Go Local

Health | NEW: 2 Worcester Agencies Awarded MA Medical Society Grants

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.

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12 hrs ago | Boston.com

Heavy rain and colder temperatures moving in

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.

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16 hrs ago | IBerkshires

What If: Engineer a New Use for North Adams Hospital

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)

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20 hrs ago | Go Local

Worcester's Pay-As-You-Throw Trash Removal Saves City $10-20M

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.

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20 hrs ago | Go Local

Don't Miss: Why Me's You Gotta Have Heart Auction, Dinner + Dance

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.

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20 hrs ago | Go Local

Big Brothers Big Sisters Forms New Alumni + Friends Association

As part of Big Brothers Big Sisters National Organization's "Reunite Now" campaign, former mentors "Bigs" and mentees "Littles" are being encouraged to reconnect with the organization and each other.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

1949 - Tampa Street - 2014

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.

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Lowell Sun

Fitchburg woman pleads guilty, gets prison for stealing nurse's identity

A Fitchburg woman was sentenced to prison Monday after pleading guilty to stealing the identity of a retired nurse to get a job at a Fitchburg nursing home.

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Lowell Sun

Avellone still confident he'll make the ballot

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.

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Patch.com

Poetry Slam at Assabet Valley Celebrates National Poetry Month

Assabet Valley Technical High School again hosted poets associated with The Massachusetts Literary Education and Performance Collective - also known as MassLEAP.

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Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Junior League to hold benefit May 3 in Worcester

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.

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Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Worcester police looking for van that struck and killed elderly man

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.

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Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Past's warm glow - gaslights - still alive in Worcester

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.

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Worcester Telegram & Gazette

'Shippers' on Worcester streets fill container trucks bound for Third World

They have become fixtures in the dense urban fabric of the city. Movable fixtures.

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Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Fire damages house on Catharine Street in Worcester

Fire damaged the basement and first floor of a home on Catharine Street Sunday night.

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Go Local

Is Worcester New England's New Tech Hub?

Technologies such as the largest fleet of zero-emission electronic transit buses in North America; a spike in growth to the professional, scientific, and technical job markets; as well as technical schools and programs dedicated to serving Worcester's youth, are all exciting and innovative ways helping to push Worcester to the forefront of the ... (more)

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Examiner.com

A feminist world: Marilyn French

To continue with our look at women in feminism and the arts we will now turn to Marilyn French who was an academic, philosopher and American author.

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Sentinel & Enterprise

Family of Warriors

"We're trying to build positive individuals from Fitchburg," said Albert Ortiz, 32, a Fitchburg native who serves as assistant director, while members practiced at Green Street Park Wednesday evening.

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Lowell Sun

Lowell Catholic gets it write

Four Lowell Catholic students joined aspiring writers from across Massachusetts at the recent Betty Curtis Worcester County Young Writers' Conference.

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