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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 $184,900 which is roughly $127/per square foot. More Worcester information.

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2 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Assumption theater director among those cut

Brian Tivnan works with youngsters involved in the production of "Seussical the Musical" in 2012.

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6 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Worcester parents frustrated by dual-language program move out of Norrback Ave. School

Heather Juhascik's daughter, Amy, is a kindergarten student in the dual-language program at Norrback Avenue School.

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6 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Convict in 1988 Worcester slaying is released again after serving about a year for parole violation

A Worcester man who had been granted parole after serving time for his role in the January 1988 killing of a cab driver, and then was imprisoned again for a parole violation last year, was released again.

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11 hrs ago | MassLive.com

Urban farming groups in Greater Springfield win grants from Project...

A statewide anti-hunger charity has given more than $100,000 in grants to 20 groups in Massachusetts, including five in Western Massachusetts.

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15 hrs ago | WSRS-FM Paxton

Taylor Swift Surprises Bride

Taylor Swift is the queen of the party crashers!!! Here's a sweet video of her showing up at an Ohio bridal shower.

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19 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Boy Scouts' database maps veterans' graves in Grafton

The veterans in Grafton won't be forgotten. That's the message Boy Scout Troop 107 gave selectmen Tuesday, when three Eagle Scouts presented their project to identify and build an online database of veterans' graves in three of the town's cemeteries.

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23 hrs ago | Go Local

FlyORH: Vote for Worcester in JetBlue Contest

I received many insightful comments through social media after I wrote this column last week.

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Yesterday | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Passover underway for Jewish faithful

Cantor Kim Singer of Berlin leads a Passover Seder on Tuesday at Temple Emannuel-Sinai in Worcester.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Boston.com

UMass Memorial Medical cutting more than 100 jobs

UMass Memorial Medical Center will shed more than 100 full-time jobs, including over 50 nursing jobs on two Worcester campuses, in the latest restructuring move at a health care system that is the largest employer in central Massachusetts, the hospital said Wednesday.

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The Scarlet

Clark University Ph.D. student economist selected for prestigious Young African Scholars Program

Somasse's research is built on his insights about the problems faced by African countries during the development process - especially the role played by education.

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Michael Graham Taking Conservative Talk Show to Atlanta

Talk radio host and political commentator Michael Graham has announced that he is leaving his show on WCRN in Worcester to host a daily FM show in Atlanta for Cumulus Broadcasting.

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Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Craft beer festival returns April 19 to Worcester

Here's lookin' at the best of craft beers at the annual Brew Woo Craft Beer Festival, presented by The Ranch, from 1 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 9 p.m. April 19 at the DCU Center, 50 Foster St. Attendees must be 21 and older.

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Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Falling tree leaves injuries and challenges for Leicester victim

The enormous falling tree came down in slow motion as retired Leicester Fire Chief Jacob Menzigian watched through the windshield of his truck.

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Former White House Advisor to Deliver Assumption College Lecture

The 11th annual Assumption College Business Ethics Lecture will be held at 5 PM on April 22nd, in La Maison Franaise Salon in Worcester.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Worcester man pleads guilty to stealing IRS payments

A Worcester man pleaded guilty in federal court to his role in a scheme to steal more than $110,000 in government cash by stealing Social Security and IRS tax refund payments.

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Worcester Telegram & Gazette

3 recent attacks in Worcester believed to be part of 'knockout game'

Police are investigating three recent attacks in the city they believe are part of the 'knockout" game, in which an unsuspecting person is attacked for no reason with the goal of knocking the person out with one punch.

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See the Nominees: Worcester Music Awards

Worcester DJs, musicians and fans will gather at Jillian's in Worcester on Wednesday at 7 PM to celebrate and honor Central Massachusetts' best musicians at Pulse Magazine's Worcester Music Awards.

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Health | NEW: 2 Worcester Agencies Awarded MA Medical Society Grants

Both agencies are receiving grants for a second time from the Foundation. AIDS Project Worcester was awarded $25,000 to continue and expand testing for HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases.

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Boston.com

Heavy rain and colder temperatures moving in

After a brief taste of warmth, the weather is going to take a drastic turn today, bringing pounding rain, below-freezing temperatures, and on Wednesday the possibility of snow in some areas, forecasters said.

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What If: Engineer a New Use for North Adams Hospital

What if there was actually an exciting new use for the existing hospital building? What if BMC and decisionmakers determine that the present North Adams Regional Hospital structure is simply too large for the present and declining population in North Adams and Northern Berkshire? Besides the difficult road to recovery for all of the displaced ... (more)

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