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Historical Commission votes 3-2 against creating historic Mount Carmel district

WORCESTER – The Historical Commission has stopped in its tracks an effort to create a local historic district for the Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church campus on Mulberry Street.By a 3-2 vote, the commission voted Thursday night not to initiate a study to explore the feasibility of establishing a historic district for the roughly 5-acre area, which includes the 88-year-old church, its rectory, the recreation and cultural center, and the Joe DiMaggio Little League […]

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Worcester school department plots course for cleanup, renovations

WORCESTER – The school department Thursday night revealed its latest plans to rid older schools in the district of suspected hazardous chemicals, including possibly seeking state funding to replace windows at Burncoat High School.In a presentation to the School Committee, Chief Financial and Operations Officer Brian Allen said school officials’ hope is that the state will soon approve full renovation or replacement of both Burncoat and Doherty High School, both of which […]

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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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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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