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Learn About Free Workshops "Starting a Business in Worcester" and Other Related Events.

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Programs & Initiatives

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Building Worcester

The City of Worcester is working proactively to attract new residents, visitors and businesses through small- and large-scale development projects.

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Census 2020

Every 10 years the federal government undertakes a census of the U.S. population to determine the allocation of seats held by each state in the House of Representatives.

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Green Worcester Plan

Help make our city a sustainability leader by participating in the creation of the Green Worcester Plan, to be released on the 50th anniversary of Earth Day!

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Municipal Electrical Aggregation

Worcester Community Choice is launching in February 2020 and is bringing you greener electricity, stable prices and strong consumer protections.

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Welcome to Worcester

Welcome to the country's most vibrant and livable mid-sized city! With a population of more than 182,000 and more than 35,000 college students, Worcester is the second largest city in New England. Centrally located, the City is under an hour from Boston, Providence and Hartford.

Learn more about the "Heart of the Commonwealth."

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City of Worcester
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Monday - Friday
7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
508-929-1300
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