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Noah R. Bombard is editor of Worcester Wired. He's a former newspaper and magazine editor who's covered news in Central and Eastern Massachusetts since 1997. Noah previously served as editor in chief of Worcester Magazine and prior to that was a managing editor with GateHouse Media New England. If you've got news or story tips or ideas for improvements to Worcester Wired, you can reach him at worcesterwired@gmail.com

Worcester farmers markets
July 17, 2014 – 9:43 pm | No Comment
Worcester farmers markets

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Free horse and wagon tours of Canal District promote past and future
July 4, 2014 – 1:32 am | No Comment
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 | No Comment
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.

11 great hikes right here in Worcester
June 27, 2014 – 11:14 am | No Comment
11 great hikes right here in Worcester

1. Broad Meadow Brook

More than 400 acres and headed by the Audubon Society, this Sanctuary is open spring through fall. Visitors can walk through impressive hiking trails and experience the beauty of wildflowers and wildlife. …

10 reasons to love Worcester
June 24, 2014 – 11:45 am | No Comment
10 reasons to love Worcester

We’re Bay Staters. And no one is more critical of us than … well, us. Don’t get a Worcesterite started on what they don’t like about where they live. But in Worcester, our best-kept secret is that we’re …

Nantucket beaches
June 18, 2014 – 4:20 pm | No Comment
Nantucket beaches

40th Pole –Located on Nantucket Sound at the end of Eel Point Road. A bit of a local secret. Nicknamed “The Bathtub” for its calm surf and warm waters. Restrooms. Limited parking.
Brant Point –Close walk …

Martha’s Vineyard beaches
June 18, 2014 – 4:09 pm | No Comment
Martha’s Vineyard beaches

 
East Beach –(Cape Pogue Wildlife Refuge and Wasque Reservation) Located on Chappa-quiddick Island, Edgartown. One-thousand acres of preserved land. Beautiful barrier beach with sandy shoreline, salt marsh and pond. Swimming, fishing, bird-watching, and hiking. Restrooms and …

Cape Cod beaches
June 18, 2014 – 2:39 am | No Comment
Cape Cod beaches

Craigville Beach — Centerville, off Route 28, Barnstable. Gentle surf, no undertow. Lifeguards, restrooms. Parking is $15. Weekly and season visitor passes of $50 and $200 purchased from Recreation Department.
Sandy Neck Beach — Off Route …

North Shore beaches
June 18, 2014 – 1:57 am | No Comment
North Shore beaches

Good Harbor Beach — Located off Route 127 in Gloucester. Lazy rolling surf, picnic tables, concession stand, snack bar, showers, bathrooms, lifeguards and bathhouse. Parking is $20. Weekends $25.
Stage Fort Park — Located off Route …

South Shore beaches
June 18, 2014 – 1:03 am | One Comment
South Shore beaches

Dorchester Hills Reservation –Malibu, Savin Hill, and Tenean beaches link up to form part of the continuous greenway system from Castle Island in South Boston to the Neponset River.Open year-round, dawn to dusk. For Malibu …

Boston beaches
June 18, 2014 – 12:33 am | No Comment
Boston beaches

Castle Island: Pleasure Bay, M Street Beach, and Carson Beach  — Located in South Boston. Take the Red Line to JFK/UMass. Beautiful picnic area, fantastic views of harbor. Run by Department of Conservation and Recreation. …

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

By Matt LaBarre
Contributor
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 …