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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 $195,000 which is roughly $128/per square foot. More Worcester information.

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2 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

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Leroy Jacobs , 40, of 21 Manor Road, Millbury, charged with having no inspection sticker on a vehicle, driving an uninsured vehicle, and driving an unregistered vehicle, continued to Oct. 1. Rafael Almansar , 22, of 185 Pilgrim Ave., Worcester, charged with strangulation or suffocation and assault and battery, continued to Sept.

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6 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Search for Fitchburg State University president launched

The Fitchburg State University board of trustees has launched the search for a successor to President Robert V. Antonucci, who announced in May he would retire at the end of the 2014-15 academic year after 11 years at the post.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Palmieri plans to push for local aid, education in 15th Worcester District

Philip P. Palmieri is no stranger to the local political scene. In his sixth term as a district city councilor, he has been involved in a wide range of community issues over the years, both as an elected official and neighborhood activist.

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Worcester Telegram & Gazette

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Alexis Otero , 32, of 78 West St., Worcester, was sentenced to 4 to 7 years in Walpole state prison after pleading guilty to distribution of cocaine .

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Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Abolish tenure for teachers

With all respect to my friend Arnold Pulda and to the many hardworking and well-qualified teachers in the Worcester Public Schools system, I must take issue with Mr. Pulda's defense of the tenure system for teachers in his August 20 "People's Forum" column "Tenure Not What Ails Education."

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Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Westboro copper thefts bring charges against Worcester men

Three Worcester men have been arrested for the alleged theft of more than $4,000 worth of copper from National Grid and another $16,000 in stolen tools and damages to the utility's property.

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Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Class in session for Worcester schoolkids

The yard at the Canterbury Street Magnet Computer-Based School was filled this morning with energetic students, parents and teachers - all geared up for the first day.

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Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Missed opportunity

The best that can be said about the search for Worcester's next city manager is that the process is likely to produce a new manager on schedule.

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Examiner.com

Sanctuary policy results in rape of 11-year-old girl in Massachusetts

On Sunday, police in Worcester arrested Jhonny Jeres, 20, after he reportedly raped a young girl multiple times over the last several months.

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Worcester Telegram & Gazette

CROP Walk returns Oct. 19 to Worcester

The 40th annual Worcester CROP Walk will be held at 12:30 p.m. Oct. 19 at St. Matthew's Episcopal Church, 695 Southbridge St. The pre-walk rally at 12:30 pm will feature remarks by U.S. Rep. James P. McGovern, D-Worcester.

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Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Natural gas filling station OK'd by Westboro board

The Board of Selectmen last night approved a license expansion to allow compressed natural gas to be stored at the Shell Gasoline Station at 27 East Main St., near Bay State Commons.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Experts say report about Worcester drivers misses mark

On Tuesday morning, social media was abuzz with tweets and posts claiming Worcester drivers are the worst in the country.

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SFGate

Avant-garde rocker Owen Maercks finds an audience after 36 years

Owen Maercks of Richmond shows his 1978 album, "Teenage Sex Therapist," which wasn't released to the public until now.

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Worcester Telegram & Gazette

More school districts consider free meals for all

The adage that there is no such thing as a free lunch is being challenged in Southbridge.

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Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Keep on stuckin'

America really does move by truck, but when truck becomes stuck, no one is going anywhere, and the impact on commerce and motorists alike can be huge.

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Worcester Telegram & Gazette

8 new Worcester principals 'really strong group'

The first day of school Wednesday will feature new faces in many places, as eight schools have new principals.

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Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Report: Worcester drivers among the worst

A tow truck driver works to right an SUV that rolled onto its side after clipping a parked vehicle in front of 16 Plantation St. on Aug. 14. Worcester drivers have navigated their way to the bottom of the list when it comes to accidents.

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Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Dudley woman shaves head after raising $1,000 for Worcester cancer walk

Charity Grzelecki of Dudley, a contact center manager at UHealthSolutions in Worcester, recently shaved her head to mark reaching her fundraising goal of $1,000 for her UHealthSolutions Stompers team in the upcoming UMass Medicine Cancer Walk.

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CBS Local

Daily Talker: What's The Worst Thing About Massachusetts Drivers?

You may already know this. But now, it's official. Massachusetts drivers are some of the worst in the country.

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Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Police: Motorist was looking down at phone when he hit bicyclist

A teenage motorist will be charged with distracted driving after he struck a bicyclist on Route 15 while using his cell phone this morning, according to police The bicyclist, a 66-year-old woman from Sturbridge, was flown to UMass Memorial Medical Center - University Campus in Worcester, where she is being treated for head, neck and back injuries, ... (more)

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