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PODCAST: Prelim Election Results, WPD Reform After Chief Resigns

The TWIW Podcast, Sept. 3, 2022 discusses the prelim election results and the retirement of the chief of police. reform, is anyone going to fix WPD.

Disabled Military Veteran Fired by Worcester Police

The Worcester Police Department fired this disabled veteran for issues directly connected to diagnosed PTSD related to military service.

Class Action Lawsuit Alleges Mental Health Discrimination by Mass. Parole Board

A lawsuit claims the Massachusetts Parole Board consistently denies equal access to parole to incarcerated people with mental health disabilities
Massachusetts Parole Board hearing room

Worcester Funds Two-Year Basic Income Pilot to Launch this Fall

The City of Worcester has awarded ARPA funds for a UBI program. See the details and the economic arguments basic income advocates make.

Report: $1,625 for Fair Market 2-Bedroom Rental in Worcester Area

A new study finds that Massachusetts has the third most expensive housing rental costs, with housing cost unaffordable for those at median income.

How Massachusetts Fails Survivors of Sex Crimes

A local woman's fight for Massachusetts to provide legal protection from a man convicted of sexually abusing her nearly 20 years go.

Lawsuit Claims 44 Civil Violations by WPD in 2020 Protest Arrests

A 44 count civil lawsuit was filed on Wednesday, May 31, related to Worcester police action in response to a demonstration in 2020.

Sexual Assault Survivors Fighting for Changes to Mass. Law

Two survivors of sexual assault spoke in Milford on Wednesday, recounting their experiences and advocating for changes to Massachusetts law.