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Local reps speak out against Baker’s midyear budget cuts

WORCESTER – Ken Hannaford-Ricardi isn’t sure what impact a $150,000 budget cut will have on the Down Syndrome Clinic his 15-year-old son attends.The $150,000 for the clinic at UMass Memorial Hospital is among at least $745,000 in local program reductions included in the $98 million midyear cuts that Gov. Charlie Baker announced Tuesday to help balance the budget.Mr. Hannaford-Ricardi attended a press event Friday at Friendly House on Wall Street during which state […]

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Paramedic John Lynch mourned in Worcester

WORCESTER – Firefighters, police officers and emergency workers from throughout the region were on hand Friday for the funeral of John F. Lynch of Auburn, the former paramedic at UMass Memorial Medical Center who died Monday. Mr. Lynch, 60, was a liver and kidney transplant recipient in 1984, having contracted hepatitis C when he was bitten by a […]

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Audubon activities at Princeton’s Wachusett Meadow

Wachusett Meadow Wildlife Sanctuary has planned several programs during January.A New Year’s Hike will be held on the sanctuary trails on Saturday, Jan. 7 from 1-3 p.m. Participants will walk or hike, depending on the weather. The fee is $7 adult members, $9 adult nonmembers. Snowshoes are available to rent for an additional $2 per hour for members; $4 per hour for nonmembers. For more information and to register, call 978-464-2712.Preschool Story and Nature Hours […]

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Preventing Work Related Back Pain

  To no one’s surprise sitting at your desk all day can do damage to your back and neck. But with proper techniques and practices you can reduce the risk of developing serious spine conditions. Many spine conditions are caused by posture problems, like a bulging...

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Local reps speak out against Baker’s midyear budget cuts

WORCESTER – Ken Hannaford-Ricardi isn’t sure what impact a $150,000 budget cut will have on the Down Syndrome Clinic his 15-year-old son attends.The $150,000 for the clinic at UMass Memorial Hospital is among at least $745,000 in local program reductions included in the $98 million midyear cuts that Gov. Charlie Baker announced Tuesday to help balance the budget.Mr. Hannaford-Ricardi attended a press event Friday at Friendly House on Wall Street during which state […]

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Paramedic John Lynch mourned in Worcester

WORCESTER – Firefighters, police officers and emergency workers from throughout the region were on hand Friday for the funeral of John F. Lynch of Auburn, the former paramedic at UMass Memorial Medical Center who died Monday. Mr. Lynch, 60, was a liver and kidney transplant recipient in 1984, having contracted hepatitis C when he was bitten by a […]

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Politics

Worcester’s South High could be in line for makeover – or replacement

WORCESTER — City Manager Edward M. Augustus Jr. is seeking an additional $1.35 million loan order for a feasibility study to determine whether South High Community School should be renovated or replaced by a new building.The loan authorization being sought by the manager is in addition to the $1 million loan approved by the City Council in February.Mr. Augustus is seeking the additional loan authorization because of the anticipated complexity of the study, and the city’s […]

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Entertainment

Annual stART festival opens eyes along Worcester’s Park Avenue

WORCESTER – There was art as far as the eye could see – wearable art, edible art, aromatic art, whimsical art, tinkling art, techno 3D-art, nourishing art, historical art and good old-fashioned art. And stART on the Street founder Tina Zlody declared…its our 10th year on Park Avenue so people know where to find us to shop, eat, enjoy the festivities.

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Auto Insurance Price Breakdown

  Auto Insurance. Shopping for it is not enjoyable. Trying to figure out which policy is best for you is confusing. Typically we just like to choose the cheapest, however, depending on where you live geographically that may not be the choice as those of us...

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