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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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1 hr ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Worcester hearings on form of government are put on hold

A petition requesting the City Council to hold public hearings this fall on the city's form of government has been placed on hold and will not be taken up until mid-September at the earliest.

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Taylor Swift - Shake It Off

This Little Kid Is DEVASTATED When His Dad "Steals" His Ear and Nose

Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

This Woman Looks Like She's Wearing Makeup. She's Not.

3 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Arraignment postponed for former Millbury policeman accused of stalking

The arraignment of a former Millbury police officer, charged with stalking and harassing a woman he met on Facebook, was postponed for a week while his defense attorney files a motion to dismiss the stalking charge.

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7 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Song to get you through the week: 'Butterfly,' by Nemes

Song to get you through the week: 'Butterfly,' by Nemes When local folk-rockers Nemes beat their goal on their recent Kickstarter, it was clear they were beginning to ride a wellspring of support and popularity.

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11 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Milford man, 59, sentenced in Worcester bank robbery

A 59-year-old Milford man was sentenced to state prison today for holding up a Park Avenue bank last year with a pellet gun.

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11 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Worcester County jobless rates fall

Unemployment rates fell in Central Massachusetts metropolitan areas during July over the same month last year, according to data released Tuesday by the state.

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12 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Grossman confident that poll gap is melting in governor's race

Gubernatorial candidate Steve Grossman chats with supporters at the grand opening of his campaign headquarters in Worcester.

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16 hrs ago | Sentinel & Enterprise

Fitchburg armed-robbery suspects held on high bail

A Fitchburg man was held on $20,000 cash bail, and his female accomplice was held on $10,000 cash bail, Monday after an armed robbery Thursday night.

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21 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

The wait at the VA

It would be nice to think that the problems plaguing the nation's Veterans Administration hospitals are far away, and that local facilities are doing just fine.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

High walls OK'd as sound barriers for National Grid substation in Worcester

National Grid has received the go-ahead to erect two imposing sound barriers along the north and south perimeters of its substation property on Tory Fort Lane to buffer noise from its mechanical equipment there.

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Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Worcester is warned that residency limits for sex offenders could be challenged

The city's chief lawyer is advising that limiting areas where Level 2 and Level 3 sex offenders could live may prompt a legal challenge based on court rulings stemming from efforts undertaken by other cities and towns.

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Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Teen arrested after report of shots fired in Worcester

A teenage girl was arrested Sunday on a charge of carrying a dangerous weapon after police responded to a report of gunshots on Perry Avenue.

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Shrewsbury First Congregational Church, Master Singers Auditions for Fall Season

The Master Singers of Worcester invites singers to attend open rehearsals at the First Congregational Church of Shrewsbury in early September.

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Worcester Telegram & Gazette

2nd inmate in Clinton District Court to face murder charge in prisoner death

A second inmate is headed to court to face a murder charge in connection with the death of another prisoner.

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Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Vintage is the collective theme at The White Room

Raw. Industrial. Sleek. Vintage. Those are just a few adjectives that describe Crompton Collective's new event space, The White Room, which officially opens Aug. 21. Its first official event is hosting the Business After Hours series by the Worcester Regional Chamber of Commerce, a networking session for Worcester area professionals in a laid-back ... (more)

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Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Bottom Line to host annual benefit in Worcester

Bottom Line will host its sixth annual Get In, Graduate and Go Far Reception from 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 8 at Mechanics Hall, 321 Main St. The benefit supports the college access and college success organization's Worcester programs, which help disadvantaged students prepare for and get into and graduate from college.

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Worcester Telegram & Gazette

57-59 Jackson St., Worcester

The first home of the Cereal Machine Company at 57-59 Jackson St. produced not just the machines that made the first shredded wheat, but made the shredded wheat itself.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Community Advocate Newspaper

Don't bug us again

Since 2008, when Asian Longhorned Beetles were first identified in Worcester and then in Shrewsbury, the pests have decimated thousands of trees.

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Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Worcester woman scheduled to enter plea in identity fraud case

A Worcester woman accused of stealing someone's identity and using it to receive over $50,000 in government disability money is scheduled to enter pleas Tuesday in federal court.

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Banker & Tradesman

Climbing Back From The Bottom

The following data shows the fastest-growing lenders in Massachusetts, comparing the first six months of 2013 to the first six months of 2014.

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Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Worcester gauges interest in city-owned courthouse

Having taken ownership of the former Worcester County Courthouse less than two weeks ago, the city is preparing to see what interest there is in redeveloping the Main Street property.

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