Worcester Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. Faculty members vote no confidence in Assumption College presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2017 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    WORCESTER – A portion of Assumption College's faculty on Wednesday voted they had no confidence in the school's president, Francesco Cesareo, according to a communique from the college. The message, which was reportedly shared with families with students at Assumption, said the vote is not binding and "will not alter the leadership" of the college, and provided statements from both Assumption's Board of Trustees and the Augustinians of the Assumption reiterating their support for Mr. Cesareo, who has served as president of the college since 2007.

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  2. Worcester students take part in Read for the RecordRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2017 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Schoolchildren throughout the city took part in Read for the Record on Thursday, a program that featured classroom guests reading the book, "Quackers."   The program, also held in schools throughout the world, is sponsored locally by the United Way of Central Mass, UMass Memorial Healthcare and AbbVie.

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  3. Table Hoppin': Heat is on for Why Me & Sherry's House Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2017 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Ignatius Chang, owner of Nancy Chang Restaurant in Worcester, challenges spicy food fans to take the heat in support of the Why Me organization in Worcester. Chang, with David Hagan, executive director of Why Me & Sherry's House, and Fran Pisegna of the Worcester County Sheriff's Office in Worcester were hosts at the kickoff of the Spicy Bucket Challenge, Chang's one-year commitment to help raise money for Why Me & Sherry's House, in support of Central New England families coping with childhood cancer.

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  4. 'Swerving' brings dangerous bike-riding trend to city streetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2017 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    After school he gets on his bike and rides - often down the middle of the road, sans helmet - practicing his swerves and - like many other young bikers in the city - frightening motorists trying to avoid hitting the rogue cyclists. He owned up to it when asked if he rides in traffic, though his friends deny that they do.

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  5. Worcester council candidates talk diversity, developmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2017 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Housing, neighborhood development and diversity in the city government were among a wide range of topics six of the remaining seven at-large City Council candidates took on Wednesday night at a forum sponsored by the Worcester NAACP Unit. While the candidates agreed that much progress has been made in recent years to have the city government better reflect its population, they acknowledged more needs to be done.

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  6. Director says Worcester airport ready for takeoffRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2017 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Whatever cards Worcester Regional Airport director Andy Davis had about new flights or carriers at a community meeting Wednesday night, he kept them close to the vest, but he said long-term investment in the airport has made it well-positioned to create new opportunities. Since 2010, when the Massachusetts Port Authority bought the airport from the city, it has met annually with Tatnuck Neighborhood Association to keep lines of communication open.

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  7. 'Swerving' brings dangerous bike-riding trend to Worcester streetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2017 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    After school he gets on his bike and rides - often down the middle of the road, sans helmet - practicing his swerves and - like many other young bikers in the city - frightening motorists trying to avoid hitting the rogue cyclists. He owned up to it when asked if he rides in traffic, though his friends deny that they do.

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  8. Southbridge to plow roads in 2 subdivisions abandoned by builderRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2017 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    SOUTHBRIDGE – Private roads for the Hunter's Ridge and Tall Pines subdivisions will be plowed by the Department of Public Works this winter, after Mutual Builders of Worcester abandoned the projects and left residents to fend for themselves last winter. In the meantime, the town is taking steps to assume ownership of the roads, Town Manager Ronald San Angelo said this week.

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  9. Report says high incarceration rates raise crime in Worcester neighborhoodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2017 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    WORCESTER – The idea that too many people are given prison sentences instead of treatment for addictions or mental ailments is nothing new. But a new study released recently by an independent Boston think tank urging criminal justice reform uses Worcester's neighborhoods to support that theory, mapping in detail where offenders live and suggesting that crime in some areas might actually be driven by high rates of imprisonment.

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  10. Man taken safely off roof of downtown parking garage in WorcesterRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2017 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    A man on the roof of the Union Station parking garage who was apparently distraught was safely taken into custody Monday night after a standoff with police that lasted nearly three hours. Around 7 p.m., the man appeared to come down off the ledge as police stood nearby, behind an officer carrying a shield.

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  11. WPI professor turns class into interactive gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2017 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    WORCESTER – Lee Sheldon has written countless books, television shows and video games over his career. But when he had to craft an engrossing college lecture, he struggled.

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  12. Chick-fil-A to open in WorcesterRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2017 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    WORCESTER – The city's first Chick-fil-A will open Oct. 26 and will be independently owned and operated by Worcester native and local resident Chris Spring. An Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom veteran, Mr. Spring served 22 years on active duty in the U.S. Air Force, with multiple deployments, and is a Bronze Star recipient.

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  13. 3 hurt in crash on Southbridge St. in WorcesterRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2017 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    WORCESTER - A 50-year-old Worcester man is in good condition at a local hospital after suffering a head injury in a car crash on Southbridge Street, according to police. The man was driving a 2013 Kia east on Hammond Street about 5 p.m. Sunday.  When he tried to turn onto Southbridge Street, the car collided with a 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee that witnesses told police failed to stop at a red light.

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  14. Man accused of trying to grab officer's pistol in Canal District brawlRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2017 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    WORCESTER - A city man faces several charges for reportedly fighting with a police officer and trying to grab his pistol early Monday morning on Harding Street, according to a Police Department press release. Gabriel Padin, 21, of 45 Tirrell St. was arrested just after 1:40 a.m. by an officer attempting to break up a fight outside the Compass Tavern.

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  15. What's open or closed on Columbus DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2017 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Mail: No regular delivery. Express mail will be delivered, and the lobby of the main post office on East Central Street in Worcester will be open.

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  16. Then & Now: 75 Quinsigamond Ave., WorcesterRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2017 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Residents of this South Worcester neighborhood once had the pure pleasure of smelling the bread baking at the Nissen factory at Quinsigamond and Arwick avenues. But change was always on the horizon, for businesses as well as for residents.

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  17. Mass. lawmakers concerned about 'unaccounted for' sex offendersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2017 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    After a report from the state auditor found that nearly 1,800 sex offenders lacked a current address in the Sex Offender Registry Board's database and more than 900 sex offenders had not been classified regarding their risk of re-offending, a legislative committee led by two Central Massachusetts lawmakers announced it plans to hold a hearing on SORB. The oversight hearing by the Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security is scheduled for 10 a.m. Oct. 24 at the State House, Hearing Room B-1.

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  18. Diversity on display for Columbus Day Parade in WorcesterRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2017 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    The good ladies of the Mount Carmel Apartments know where to sit for a Columbus Day parade in the rain.  “You know it!” exclaimed Catherine Fanion, 91, who with two friends from the housing complex for the elderly had staked out a dry vantage point Sunday inside the plexiglas bus-stop shelter at the end of the parade route on Shrewsbury Street.  They attend the parade every year. “I'm Italian, so I gotta be there for the Italians,” said Ms.

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  19. Rain lets up for Worcester Columbus Day ParadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2017 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    With the rain and wind letting up a bit, marchers and parade-goers converged on Shrewsbury Street for the annual Worcester Columbus Day Parade on Sunday. Floats, bands and politicians covered the route, along with Grand Marshal  Mauro DePasquale.

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  20. Then & Now: Do you know where this is?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2017 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    While New Englanders will find the Nissen brand name familiar, this chain is also associated with a larger brand name that raised a furor several years ago when its demise threatened to remove from the shelves an iconic sweet treat. Interstate Bakeries Corp. acquired Nissen in 1998.

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