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5 Things You Need to Know Today in Worcester – September 1

By Tom Marino | September 1, 2022
Last Updated: September 1, 2022

In today’s daily 5 Things You Need to Know feature, 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 – Thursday, September 1 – teachers can get free coffee today at Dunkin’, vote early at Seventh-Day Adventist Church today, support the Elder Services of Worcester’s Walk to End Alzheimer’s by eating at D’Angelo on Lincoln Street today, get three pizzas for $30 on Thursdays at Olo Pizza and Cornerstone Bank has pledged $20,000 to the Quinsigamond Community College Foundation.

Teachers Get Free Coffee on Thursday at Dunkin’

To celebrate the start of the new school year, Dunkin’ is offering teachers a free medium hot or iced coffee on Thursday, Sept. 1.

To find the Dunkin’ nearest you, click here.

The deal can be claimed at any participating Dunkin’ restaurant. No purchase necessary.

Early Voting Today at Worcester Seventh-Day Adventist Church

Early voting for the Sept. 6 Massachusetts state primary is underway from now through Friday, Sept. 2.

Here’s a schedule of early voting locations in Worcester:

  •  Thursday – Sept. 1 – 9 AM to 7 PM – Worcester Seventh-Day Adventist Church, 2 Airport Dr.
  • Friday – Sept. 2 – 9 AM to 5 PM – Central Community Branch YMCA, 766 Main St.

For more information on the early voting locations, use the map below: 

Support the Walk to End Alzheimer’s with Dinner at D’Angelo

Support the Elder Services of Worcester Area’s Walk to End Alzheimer’s on Thursday, Sept. 1, by having dinner at D’Angelo at 537 Lincoln St. between 5 PM and 9 PM.

See below for instructions to support the walk.

Cornerstone Bank Pledges $20,000 to QCC Foundation

Cornerstone Bank has pledged $20,000 to the Quinsigamond Community College (QCC) Foundation Inc. to continue and enhance its higher education offerings to Southbridge and surrounding communities. Cornerstone will donate $5,000 per year for four years, beginning in 2022.

QCC Southbridge provides general education courses and some lab courses towards an associate degree or certificate and/or transfer to a bachelor’s degree at a state college or university. In addition, QCC Southbridge offers pre-college programming for high school students in-person and remotely. Day, evening, and weekend classes have been available since September 2020 from the college’s location at Southbridge High School.

Olo Pizza’s 3 for $30 Thursdays

Olo Pizza, at 40 Millbrook Street in Worcester, hosts 3 for $30 Thursdays.

Order three of any specialty pizza or build your own two toppings for $30. See more information here.

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