Martin Dyer, Acting Chief
City Hall and other municipal buildings are open to the public by appointment.
In addition to City Hall, the appointment scheduling includes Department of Public Works and Parks offices and 25 Meade St., which houses Inspectional Services, Worcester Division of Public Health and Fire Prevention.
The Worcester Senior Center remains closed to the public.
City Hall appointment hours are 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. View full deails below:
To date, there have been 45,065 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 in the City of Worcester. That represents an increase of 6,723 cases from the City’s last report Wednesday, Jan. 5, which was 38,342. It represents an increase of 4,786 since last Friday, when the total was 40,279. The actual total is suspected to be higher due to at-home tests, which are not reflected in the total count.
Posted: Friday 01/14/22
Extremely cold temperatures are expected in the region this weekend. The City will provide outreach to homeless individuals who may be particularly vulnerable to the harsh weather conditions.
Posted: Thursday 01/13/22
To date, there have been 38,342 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 in the City of Worcester. That represents an increase of 3,513 cases from last Wednesday, which was 34,829, and we suspect the actual total to be much higher due to unreported at-home tests.
Posted: Friday 01/07/22
Andy Allain worked his last shift yesterday after over 30 years of service. Congratulations Andy, have a long, happy and safe retirement.
Posted: Thursday 12/30/21 8:39 AM
Wishing everyone a safe and happy holiday season!
Posted: Saturday 12/25/21 11:20 AM
Worcester Fire Department updated their profile picture.
Posted: Friday 12/10/21 2:27 PM
3 years ago today Worcester FF Chris Roy made the ultimate sacrifice. Today we keep Chris and his family in our thoughts.
Posted: Thursday 12/09/21 7:49 AM
Worcester Fire Department updated their cover photo.
Posted: Thursday 12/09/21 7:47 AM
No. Fireworks are illegal in the City and in the State of Massachusetts. Violators may be subject to fines, inspections and possible criminal complaints.
No. Open burning prohibitions are authorized by the Massachusetts Air Pollution Control Regulation. 310 CMR 7.07(3)(e) prohibits open burning completely in 22 urbanized municipalities, which includes the City of Worcester.
Please contact the Prevention Division by calling 508-799-1822 or email email@example.com.
State law requires that residential buildings be equipped with approved smoke alarms and carbon monoxide alarms. To schedule an appointment and to ensure that the life safety devices are properly located, please contact the Fire Prevention Division at 508-799-1822 or send an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Also, please note that State Law requires that every building have its address number affixed to the building and is visible from the roadway.
There are many different permits for construction and demolition projects available through the Worcester Fire Prevention Office. Please see the attached flyer below for complete details.
All homes are required to have smoke detectors. In general, the requirements for smoke detectors vary depending on when the residence was constructed or underwent renovation, addition or modification.