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Worcester, Massachusetts is located in Worcester County. Zip codes in Worcester, MA include 01655, 01603, and 01605. The median home price in Worcester is $198,500 which is roughly $129/per square foot. More Worcester information.

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Feds Pay Tuition, Child Support for Foreign Minors

Teenagers caught illegally crossing the U.S.-Mexico border are being transported via plane to states around the nation.

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5 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Worcester official: Idea of cutting secondary school buses 'an academic disaster'

A school transportation services audit suggests the district could save $1.2 million a year if it eliminated busing for Grades 7-12, but the idea likely won't see the light of day.

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9 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Worcester manager defends beetle-fighters' plan to remove Green Hill trees

City Manager Edward M. Augustus Jr. is defending plans to take down roughly 500 trees near Green Hill Park as part of efforts to eradicate the Asian longhorned beetle, saying such action is needed to protect the park from future infestation.

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10 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Retired Worcester educator presents donation to health center

John Riccio, retired assistant principal of Norrback Avenue School, recently presented a check for $165 to Antonia McGuire, president and CEO of the Edward M. Kennedy Community Health Center in Worcester.

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10 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Worcester Restaurant Week Aug. 4 through Aug. 16

Enjoy prix-fixe dinners at participating businesses during Worcester Restaurant Week , Aug. 4 through Aug. 16. Three-course dinner menus offered at area restaurants are reasonably priced at $23.14 per person.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

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Peggy Serrano

Peggy Sue Serrano, 55, passed away surrounded by her family on Tuesday, July 23, at UMass Medical Center, in Worcester, following a brief illness.

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Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Bicyclist, car collide on Park Ave., Worcester

A man on a bicycle was hit by a car Wednesday night on Park Avenue. A woman who spoke with police said she saw the man on the mountain bike collide with a car about 8 p.m. She said he appeared to be breathing, but was not speaking.

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Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Two Worcester lawyers in line for judgeships

Two Central Massachusetts lawyers have been nominated by Gov. Deval L. Patrick for judgeships on the Probate and Family Court.

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Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Worcester Redevelopment Authority seeks better relationship with City Council

With the Worcester Redevelopment Authority preparing to map a new urban renewal plan for the downtown area, the board's chairman says he wants to tear down barriers that have long existed between his agency, City Hall and the public.

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Cape Cod Times

Veterans housing project in Lewiston progresses

A transitional housing program for homeless veterans in Lewiston is scheduled to open this fall, despite some setbacks including a rash of vandalism.

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Worcester Telegram & Gazette

At vigil against racism in Worcester, a call for respect

Lamar Watkins said shock was the best way to describe his reaction upon seeing a hangman's noose on display in an employee area when he went into the post office in the Denholm Building on June 12. "It was very shocking, especially after I went to the person at the post office and asked if he knew what it represented," Mr. Watkins said Tuesday ... (more)

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Taking to the water

Lora Glenn smiles at her daughter, Corrie, 3, as sister Mystic, 4, reclines on her legs in the state-run Bennett Field pool on Tuesday.

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Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Senate candidate Valanzola makes pitch to Paxton Board of Selectmen

Republican Michael J. Valanzola of Wales, a candidate for the seat being vacated by state Sen. Stephen M. Brewer, D-Barre, presented his qualifications Monday to the Board of Selectmen.

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Worcester Telegram & Gazette

The rewards of Tenacity

From left, Yatnna Pacheco, 8, and Cletus Togba, 6, listen to Derick Dudu, 8, read an X-Men book during afternoon reading time with the Tenacity program at the Worcester Academy fields Monday.

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Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Worcester manhole lid theft uncovered

A city man was arrested Monday morning after a police officer found him lifting a manhole cover into his blue Subaru on Saint Nicholas Avenue.

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Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Managing just fine

We'll take the Worcester Community-Labor Coalition at its word that in calling for a review of the city's form of government, it isn't intending to delay or derail the process of selecting a new city manager.

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Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Accused Worcester kidnapper held for probation hearing; bail set at $100K

A man accused of kidnapping his ex-girlfriend and their baby daughter at gunpoint Sunday afternoon was ordered held Monday pending a Worcester District Court hearing next month on a probation violation, and bail for the new charges he faces was set at $100,000 cash bail or $1 million with surety.

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Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Growing success

We admit we didn't ever expect to see a day when the city of Worcester had to worry about having too many places to buy fresh green beans, blushingly delicious tomatoes, sturdy root crops, and scintillating salad fixings.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Spencer father charged in baby-dunking

A local man told police that when he dunked his 2-month-old son in Stiles Reservoir on Sunday, he and his friends were simply mimicking YouTube videos he'd watched about teaching babies to hold their breath underwater.

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Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Worcester parking meters to go digital, accept payment by cellphone, credit card

The city will install electronic "paystations" - more commonly known as parking meters - at some municipal parking lots next month.

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