Fire Damages Historic Estate with Painful Past in Whitinsville
A historic property in Whitinsville, also involved in the clergy child abuse scandal, suffered significant damage in a 5-alarm fire early Friday morning.
Worcester Area Program Offers Free E-Bikes to Residents
MassBike opens applications for residents of Worcester and surrounding towns to apply for a free or subsidized e-bike through March 31.
Early Voting is Open in Worcester through March 1
Early voting is open for the March 5 presidential primary in Worcester at the Worcester Public Library at 3 Salem Sq. through Friday, March 1.
DA Early Issued $100k Grant to Fight Gangs, Support Youth
Worcester County DA Joseph D. Early, Jr. received a $100k grant to fight gang-related crime and support at-risk youth.
Worcester Public Library Offers Fee Forgiveness for Cat Pics
The Worcester Public Library offers fee forgiveness in exchange for showing staff a picture of a cat during March Meowness.
See the WRRB Review of Worcester’s Now | Next Plan
See the breakdown of Worcester's long range plan by the Worcester Regional Research Bureau. Public comments on the plan ends Feb. 25.
Worcester Kicks Off Safe Streets Action Plan on Feb. 29
The City of Worcester kicks off its Vision Zero Safety Action Plan to prevent traffic deaths on Feb. 29 at the Brickbox Theatre.
Shrewsbury Woman, Librarian, Author, Turns 100
Isabelle Chang moved to Shrewsbury in 1948, became director of the library and an author, while her husband co-developed the birth control pill.
Local Group’s Ads Get Shut Down by WRTA Drivers
Days after invoicing a local advocacy organization, the WRTA adopted new policies for advertising and pulled ads based on driver complaints.
Worcester’s Municipal Bond Rated Stable for 9th Year
The City of Worcester's municipal bond has been rate stable for nine years by two agencies. See how its rating compares to other cities in Mass.