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Military Notes

Military NotesU.S. Air Force Reserve Airman 1st Class Caridad E. Perez, daughter of Mireya and Joseph Watson of Worcester, has graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio.Veterans NotesMondayAMVETS Post 38 wil…

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Politics and the City: Turning down the flow on sewer-use hikes

For many years, Worcester has been at odds with federal and state environmental regulators over mandates to improve the city’s storm water and wastewater infrastructure.Because those mandates came without any funding, the cost of the upgrades and improvement projects have had to be passed on to Worcester water users in the form of dramatic increases to the city’s sewer-use rate.In just the past dozen years, the sewer-use rate has gone from $1.90 for every 100 cubic feet […]

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College Town: Library’s Libby rolls along thanks to HC

The guest of honor at a recent celebration at the College of the Holy Cross was just a little larger than a school bus and chock-full of knowledge.The college hosted a rededication ceremony for the Worcester Public Library’s “Libby” Library Express last week. Students, faculty, staff and the public joined representatives from the college, the city of Worcester, the WPL and the Worcester Public Library Foundation for the event.The rededication of […]

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Worcester Dining Center Menus

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. 25 is:Monday: Hot dog on bun, baked beans, cold potato salad, peachesTuesday: Salmon boat, dill sauce, mashed potatoes, peas and pearl onions, cookieWednesday: Chicken primavera, penne pasta, spinach, apple streusel […]

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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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