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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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3 hrs ago | WHDH

Goodbye July

Last day of July will be fairly nice. Not wicked heat, humidity or washout rains.

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7 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Free admission in August at Worcester Art Museum

To celebrate the last month of summer, the Worcester Art Museum is offering free general admission throughout August.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Berkshire Eagle

Gas pipeline opponents rally on Boston Common

Opponents of expanding a natural gas pipeline through northwestern Massachusetts rallied on Boston Common on Wednesday, asking Gov. Deval Patrick to rescind his support for a new tax on New Englanders' electricity bills to help subsidize it.

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Worcester Telegram & Gazette

State's plans for Grafton Street in Worcester get mixed reactions

Congestion on Grafton Street, looking from Penn Avenue towards Billings Square , on Wednesday.

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The Scarlet

Forbes: Clark among 'Top Colleges' - No. 66 in Northeast, 68th in Research Universities

Clark University appears in Forbes' annual "America's Top Colleges" report, at No.

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MassLive.com

WMass lawyers protest governor's pick of Worcester County man for Hampden County judgeship

Members of the Hampden County Bar Association are protesting a judicial nomination to the local probate court because the nominee is from Worcester County.

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Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Trend sees advanced practice nurses sharing doctor caseloads

While there's debate over whether advanced practice nurses need to have docs peeking over their shoulders, there's little doubt that Massachusetts would see a health care traffic jam if patients had to depend solely on primary care doctors for their needs.

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Worcester Telegram & Gazette

'No fault' approach gyps public

T here are various kinds of no-fault insurance policies, but one of the more exclusive is the one public officials use to cover their inadequacies.

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Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Dancing (almost) in the streets

More than 100 members of Worcester's Liberian-American community marked the 167th anniversary of their homeland with a celebration Saturday that was almost all they had hoped for.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

F&M Magazine

Durable Mecco Acquires Stamp-Rite Steel Stamps Division

With the main focus of customer service in mind, the company has acquired the steel stamp division of Stamp-Rite Supersine, and announced the highly experienced Laurie Barcaskey as the account manager for this section of customers.

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Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Worcester City Council to study cut in sewer hookup fees to encourage new small businesses

Hoping to provide new small businesses with financial relief while also offering an incentive to hire local residents, the City Council has broached the idea of discounts on sewer connection charges in return for job growth.

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Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Worcester police seize phones, brass knuckles in Greenwood St. shooting probe

Police seized cellphones containing text messages, drug paraphernalia, brass knuckles and other items as they investigated the July 14 shooting of a man on Greenwood Street that has landed the daughter of a former state representative in trouble.

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Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Worcester firefighters rescue woman trapped in SUV after crash

Worcester firefighters investigate an overturned Nissan Rogue after a crash with a Honda Civic at Salisbury and Grove streets on Tuesday.

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Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Worcester murder suspect faces charges of threatening jury

A Worcester man whose 2010 murder conviction was overturned last year is facing additional charges of threatening, during a courtroom outburst, to kill the jurors who ultimately found him guilty.

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MassLive.com

Viewpoint: Probation verdict will change attitudes, even if it's overturned

Elizabeth Tavares, a former first deputy commissioner in the Massachusetts probation department, leaves Federal Court in Worcester in March with her attorney R. Bradford Bailey.

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The Item Extra

Barbara Lawson

She leaves her three sons, Wayne W. Lawson of Coco Beach, Fla., Kenneth P. Lawson of Ormond Beach, Fla., and David S. Lawson of Boylston; three grandchildren, Shawn Lawson, April Lawson and Cassandra Pulsifer Lawson; three great-grandchildren; her brother, Allen Earley of Sterling; nieces and nephews.

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Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Talk first

Detente may be too strong a word to describe the process of communication that opened last week between the Worcester Redevelopment Authority and the City Council.

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Worcester Telegram & Gazette

10 homes evacuated after tanker, car crash in Hubbardston

The rollover of a propane tanker after a crash at Routes 68 and 62 has led to the evacuation of about 10 homes in the area, Police Chief Dennis G. Perron said.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

WWLP

Federal emergency aid to VA could help veterans in WMass

The struggling Department of Veterans Affairs could soon be getting the financial help it needs.

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Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Worcester police make 2 gun-related arrests

Police were busy over the weekend tracking down guns. Police went about 1 a.m. Saturday to Plumley Village, where a security guard told them he was informed a man was threatening a woman with a gun in an apartment.

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