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  • A good day to consider a rain barrel. - View Video - Fri 07/29/2016 08:38 AM
  • Attention parents: Recreation Worcester programming is CANCELED Friday, 7/29, due to inclement weather in the forecast. - View Photo - Thu 07/28/2016 12:13 PM
  • The Worcester Local Weekend Kickoff has been POSTPONED to Aug. 19. - View Photo - Thu 07/28/2016 10:35 AM
  • Tonight marks the first-ever meeting of the city's Diversity and Inclusion Committee. This nine-member committee's function is to advise the City Manager, Chief Diversity Officer and the Director of Human Resources on diversity and equal opportunity in the areas of recruitment, hiring, promoting and retaining a diverse pool of city employees. The meeting is at 5:30 pm at City Hall, in the Levi Lincoln Chamber on the third floor. - View Link - Wed 07/27/2016 01:14 PM
  • In addition to the great exercise and free healthy meals that kids get when they take part in Recreation Worcester, they also get a series of educational and cultural experiences from local organizations. The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts will help kids explore the amazing world of storytelling this summer, through theatre games, improvisation, character development, music and acting on-camera! Presented by the theatre's guest artist, Annie Kerins. Visit for more information, or to sign up today! - View Photo - Wed 07/27/2016 11:12 AM
  • Looking to work for the City? We have a wide variety of openings, from youth librarian to elder services coordinator. Apply online today! - View Link - Tue 07/26/2016 01:34 PM
  • Congrats to a Worcester institution, Polar Beverages, on some well-deserved recognition from the Boston Globe. - View Link - Tue 07/26/2016 11:11 AM
  • Worcester Fire is on the scene of a commercial structure fire in the 100 block of SW Cutoff. Several crews are working. Many residents have their windows open because of the warm weather, but may want to close them until the air clears if smoke drifts through the area. Please seek alternate routes as Rt.20 is closed in this area until crews clear. - Mon 07/25/2016 09:36 PM
  • ATTENTION: Avoid Rt. 20 near Grafton Street, road is closed to Massasoit Road due to a three alarm fire at 182 SW Cutoff. Worcester Fire Department is on the scene. - Mon 07/25/2016 08:43 PM
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