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Heart to Hub ridership good, but missing targets for reliability

WORCESTER – An MBTA official said daily ridership on the Heart to Hub – between Worcester and Boston – is trending positively, particularly on the morning train.“It’s going in the right direction in the morning; it’s slow in growth, but it’s growing,” said John “Jody” Ray, MBTA assistant general manager for Commuter Rail. “We thought we’d start off with 100 people on the train, and now we’re approaching counts of 200. In […]

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Autopsy: Wellington Street toddler died from meningitis

WORCESTER – The cause of death of a toddler last fall inside a Wellington Street apartment was meningitis, according to the state medical examiner’s office.The case remains under investigation by the Worcester District Attorney’s office, while the reported lethargy of another child taken from that home a few months later has led to criminal charges against a 23-year-old woman. No charges have been filed in the case of the 2-year-old girl who died Sept. 28, 2015. […]

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Weekend Game Plan: Childrens’ plays spring to stages

For many kids, summer is synonymous with sun, sand and swimming, but for others, this time of year means it’s time for summer theatre. This weekend will not disappoint for families looking to enjoy the finest children’s theatre experiences the Worcester area has to offer.Kids who have been working through Calliope Theatre’s summer session since the end of school are gearing up to hit the stage on Saturday with their one-time production of “James and the Giant […]

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Heart to Hub ridership good, but missing targets for reliability

WORCESTER – An MBTA official said daily ridership on the Heart to Hub – between Worcester and Boston – is trending positively, particularly on the morning train.“It’s going in the right direction in the morning; it’s slow in growth, but it’s growing,” said John “Jody” Ray, MBTA assistant general manager for Commuter Rail. “We thought we’d start off with 100 people on the train, and now we’re approaching counts of 200. In […]

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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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Worcester Dining Center Menu

Hot meals: Elder Services of Worcester Area Inc. and Tri-Valley Inc. sponsor a dining program on weekdays for people 60 and older.For a list of dining sites and other information, call (508) 852-3205.The menu for the week of Sept. 6 is:Monday: No meals servedTuesday: Alaskan salmon with dill, vegetable couscous, California vegetables, peachesWednesday: American chop suey, broccoli and red peppers, baked applesThursday: Chicken with asparagus, […]

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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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