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Coronavirus Information

We are currently monitoring the Coronavirus situation and will provide further updates as needed. We encourage you to check out the following information from the State of Massachusetts and the CDC.

Dog Licenses Issued April 1 - May 31

Licenses are issued each year, expiring on March 31. The renewal period for said licenses begins April 1 and goes until May 31. Licenses renewed after the renewal period may be subject to a late fee.

Green Hill Golf Course

The Division of Parks, Recreation & Cemetery maintains and manages a par 72, 18-hole municipal golf course offering City residents and non-City residents alike an exciting and challenging round of golf.

Leaf & Yard Waste Drop-Off Sites Open

The Worcester Public Works Department operates three yard waste drop-off sites for all Worcester residents, open April through November.

Seasonal Employment

The City of Worcester offers many opportunities for young people to obtain employment at various levels, from supervisory to staff. Interested candidates should follow the instructions for each opening in order to apply for the position(s) of interest.

Spring Street Sweeping

DPW&P will sweep arterial streets from 11:30 p.m. to 7:30 a.m. Monday through Friday, and residential streets from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Tax Payment History

You may search the City of Worcester Tax Payment database for Excise, Personal Property and Real Estate net tax payments per calendar year.

Winter Parking Ban

The Winter Parking Ban is designed to keep streets open, safe and essential traffic moving during snow storms. The PERMANENT BAN will remain in effect from December 1st through April 30th.

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Reopening Worcester

City Hall and other municipal buildings are open to the public by appointment.

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Programs & Initiatives

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A Way Forward: Latino Youth & Families in Worcester

A report from the Worcester Mayoral Commission on Latino education and advancement.

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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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Cybersecurity Awareness

Cybersecurity Awareness is a global effort to help everyone stay protected whenever and however you connect. Do Your Part. #BeCyberSmart.

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Informing Worcester

Informing Worcester is the City's new open data portal, focusing on functional transparency.

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