In today’s daily 5 Things You Need to Know feature, ThisWeekinWorcester.com explores five important items and stories that Worcester and Central Massachusetts residents should keep a close eye on.
These five things can cover a whole range of subjects and issues that we feel are pertinent to understanding what’s going on in the city and the cities and towns surrounding Worcester.
In today’s edition - Friday, July 29 - the Worcester Public Library announces an author talk series, the Worcester Fire Department is hosting an information session next week, a candle light vigil will be held Saturday in support of victims of the July 23 fatal crash and their families, the Westborough Police Department is hiring full-time police officers and two full-time 911 dispatchers are needed in Clinton.
The Worcester Public Library now offers a new virtual author talk series connecting our patrons with bestselling contemporary authors.
The new series will cover a wide range of fiction and nonfiction genres including historical fiction, contemporary fiction, romance, OwnVoices, poetry, business, personal growth, social justice, history, art, culture and more. Each talk will include the opportunity for the audience to ask questions. Patrons can look forward to multiple talks each month.
There will be four author talks in August:
To view and register for upcoming talks, visit the Worcester Public Library website.
For more information contact Linnea Sheldon, Community Relations and Communications Manager, at (508) 799-1654 or [email protected]
The Worcester Fire Department currently accepting applications and will hold a public information session on Wednesday, Aug. 3, at the Training Division at 141 Grove Street.
Applications are due by August 30.
The Worcester Fire Department is holding an open house information session August 3rd 2022. 6PM 141 Grove St. Training Division. pic.twitter.com/VHOi2qwKqw
— Worcester Fire Dept. (@WorcesterFD) July 28, 2022
A candle light vigil will be held on Saturday, July 30, at 7 PM, at 627 Main Street for students in support of the five children involved in the vehicle crash on July 23.
Candle Light Community Vigil Saturday, July 30th 7PM
627 Main Street
Candle vigil and healing space for students and community to pray for the five children of the July 23rd car crash and their families pic.twitter.com/KbgkEapav1
— Worcester Schools (@worcesterpublic) July 28, 2022
The Westborough Police Department is hiring full-time police officers. The deadline to apply is August 31.
Applicants must have a Massachusetts LTC (Class A), be CPR and First Responder certified, ad be breath testing equipment and LEAPS/CIIS certified.
To see the full position description and learn how to apply, visit this website.
The Clinton Police Department is hiring two full-time 911 dispatchers to add to their team of nine and four part-time dispatchers.
The individuals chosen for the position work a schedule of four days on and two days off.
Interested candidates can contact Dispatch Supervisor Dan Walsh at [email protected] For more information, see below: