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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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Worcester to hold hearing on Americans with Disabilities Act report

A public hearing to review the city's draft update of its Americans with Disabilities Act plan will be held at 4 p.m. Aug. 12 in Room 309 of City Hall.

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Fri Aug 01, 2014

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Worcester business partners raise money for Ebola crisis

When Weah Wisner has something to say, he puts it on a T-shirt. Mr. Wisner is using his Africa Forever Clothing line to raise awareness of and money for the West African Ebola crisis that is affecting his home country of Liberia.

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Community Advocate Newspaper

Worcester: 7th annual Barbara J. Walker Butterfly Festival

The 7th annual Barbara J. Walker Butterfly Festival will be held Saturday, Aug. 9, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Broad Meadow Brook Wildlife Sanctuary, 414 Massasoit Rd. Rain date is Aug. 10. Admission is $5 per person for ages 3 and above, $4 per person for Mass Audubon members, and $20 max per family.

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MassLive.com

Old Chapel at UMass nominated for historic status

The Old Chapel ,which has served as a library, assembly hall, and heart of the former Massachusetts Agricultural College campus, has been nominated for listing on the National Register for Historic Places.

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Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Worcester man faces 5th OUI - at least

A dangerousness hearing is scheduled next week in Central District Court for a city man arrested Friday morning in Auburn for what a judge determined to be at least his fifth alleged drunken driving offense.

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Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Purgatory Chasm as Japanese forest: 'Sea of Trees' filming begins in Massachusetts

A suicidal American befriends a Japanese man lost in the Aokigahara forest at the northwest base of Mount Fuji in Japan and the two men search for a way out.

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Sentinel & Enterprise

Leominster nurses rally to fight proposed staffing cuts

Linda Grossi, a nurse in the emergency room at HealthAlliance in Leominster, address nurses gathered Thursday at UMass Memorial Medical Center in Worcester to oppose proposed nursing cuts.

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Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Worcester police cruiser hits man on Grafton Street

A man was struck by a police cruiser Thursday afternoon on Grafton Street. Police said he suffered a possible broken leg when the cruiser hit him in the westbound lane in front of 177 Grafton St. Police said the man walked out into traffic around 3:45 p.m. Bystanders at area businesses said they saw traffic backing up and looked outside to see the ... (more)

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Worcester Telegram & Gazette

TelexFree co-owner pleads not guilty to fraud

James Merrill of Ashland, right, talks with his lawyer, Robert M. Goldstein, outside U.S. District Court in Worcester after his arraignment Wednesday.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

WHDH

Family looking for answers after Worcester wheelchair death

Stewart Merchant was in the back of a van in his wheelchair Monday when the van was involved in a crash, knocking him over and killing him, now his family wants answers.

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Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Pool staff vendor for Southbridge was fired over alleged drug use, skimming money

On-the-job marijuana use was one of six reasons the town gave for firing an out-of-state vendor 13 months into a three-year contract to manage the state-owned, town-run pool on Randolph Street, the Telegram & Gazette has learned.

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Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Weathering storm of son's cancer

A blizzard effectively ended the life of 49-year-old Raymond F. McPadden Jr. He was plowing snow from his driveway in February 2013 when his truck got stuck in a drift.

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Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Worcester man pleads not guilty to murder, firearm charges in slaying of woman at Auburn Mall

A city man charged in the shooting death of a Worcester woman pleaded not guilty to murder and firearm charges Thursday in Worcester Superior Court.

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Worcester Telegram & Gazette

'Ambient Folklore' exhibition at Worcester Center for Crafts

There should be a good "ambience" at the opening reception for a new exhibition at the Krikorian Gallery of the Worcester Center for Crafts from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Aug. 7. The exhibition "Ambient Folklore" - which runs until Sept.

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WHDH

Goodbye July

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

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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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