Struggle to put healthy food in Main South still faces challenges
July 17, 2014 – 8:52 am | 3 Comments

Main South is a desert when it comes to healthy food choices. And although farmers markets place nutritious foods right within reach, for some, it’s still just too pricey.

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New organization targets inner-city schools with African art and music
July 23, 2014 – 9:29 am | 7 Comments
Sidy Maiga, Zach Combs and Issa Coulibaly. (Photo courtesy of African Arts in Education)

Sidy Maiga, Zach Combs and Issa Coulibaly. (Photo courtesy of African Arts in Education)

By Rodrigo Saavedra

After a successful collaboration through 24 New England area schools, Crocodile River Music and the Gallery of African Art in Clinton are moving an African arts education initiative to Worcester to target inner-city youth.

“Last year we launched it as a pilot program and residency outreach program from Crocodile River Music and the Gallery of African Art in Clinton as way to bring the music and arts together with dance and connect school students with the rich heritage of Africa,” said Zach Combs, director of the Gallery of African Art and a musician in Crocodile River Music.

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Free horse and wagon tours of Canal District promote past and future
July 4, 2014 – 1:32 am | 3 Comments
Free horse and wagon tours of Canal District promote past and future

By Noah R. Bombard
Worcester Wired
You can’t miss them. The two giant draft horses pulling a wagon-load of passengers around the Canal District are traffic stoppers. They’re meant to be.
Mixed on those wagons of passengers are …

Crowdfunding your college education
July 1, 2014 – 11:22 pm | 6 Comments
Crowdfunding your college education

Mitchell Pandolph is only $10K short of reaching his dream of being the first person in his family to go to college. So he’s turning to the Internet for help.

Mayor O’Brien updates progress on storm recovery
October 31, 2011 – 5:04 pm | Comments Off

Mayor Joseph O’Brien releases a statement updating residents on the cleanup and restoration efforts under way since Saturday’s storm that left much of the region without power.

Bishop McManus optimistic about diocese’s future
October 13, 2011 – 9:52 pm | Comments Off

By Matt LaBarre
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Bishop Robert McManus has been responsible for overseeing the Worcester Roman Catholic Diocese for more than seven years now and has seen the diocese through a number of changes. His passion for reaching …

Books for free — if you don’t mind the smoke
October 2, 2011 – 10:58 am | Comments Off
Books for free — if you don’t mind the smoke

Staff Report
Piece by piece, the smokey remains of the Ben Franklin Bookstore on Salem Street are finding their way out the door. But there’s still a lot to go. The used bookstore closed in May …

Photo: Bell Pond at Dusk
August 26, 2011 – 9:45 pm | One Comment
Photo: Bell Pond at Dusk

Mike Nyman is a Worcester-based photographer specializing in wedding, portrait, and dance photography.

Photo: Black Eyed Susans
August 17, 2011 – 8:25 pm | One Comment
Photo: Black Eyed Susans

In opposition to the coming end of summer.

Photo: Rockport
August 10, 2011 – 9:55 pm | Comments Off
Photo: Rockport

Mike Nyman is a Worcester-based photographer specializing in wedding, portrait, and dance photography. He frequently posts his favorite photos on his website, MikeNymanPhotography.com.

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Photo: Skate Park
August 3, 2011 – 10:29 am | Comments Off
Photo: Skate Park

Shane O’Dwyer shows his skills at the Green Hill Skate Park.

Troupe delivers Shakespeare under the stars throughout summer
July 28, 2011 – 1:22 pm | Comments Off

At Worcester’s Memorial Grove Green Hill Park, the play’s the thing. Running now through Aug. 21, the Worcester Shakespeare Company aims to whisk audiences out of the mid-summer heat wave and into two of Shakespeare’s masterpieces.

Photo: Weathered
July 27, 2011 – 6:10 pm | Comments Off
Photo: Weathered

Mike Nyman is a Worcester-based photographer specializing in wedding, portrait, and dance photography. He frequently posts his favorite photos on his website, MikeNymanPhotography.com.

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Photo: Homerun
July 20, 2011 – 3:11 pm | Comments Off
Photo: Homerun

Mike Nyman is a Worcester-based photographer specializing in wedding, portrait, and dance photography. He frequently posts his favorite photos on his website, MikeNymanPhotography.com.
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