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  • We just opened #Worcester's first ever off leash dog park at Vernon Hill Playground on Providence St. with the help of some four legged friends. - View Photo - Mon 08/21/2017 04:22 PM
  • Today we're opening Worcester's first-ever dog park! Join us to celebrate, 4 pm at Vernon Hill Park, next to Shine Memorial Pool. The park opens for the first time this afternoon, and will be open dawn to dusk every day thereafter. Be on the lookout for announcements of our next two dog parks opening later this year, at Beaver Brook Park and downtown at Green Street and McGrath Blvd. - View Photo - Mon 08/21/2017 09:26 AM
  • It's coming down to the wire between Worcester Police Department (Official) and the Worcester Fire Department at the Red Cross Battle of the Badges blood drive! Thanks to all who came out to give blood to support the American Red Cross of Massachusetts. - View Photo - Fri 08/18/2017 04:29 PM
  • Did you know that every two seconds someone in the U.S. needs blood? Be a hero today and donate with our local first responders at the DCU Center! - View Photo - Fri 08/18/2017 10:23 AM
  • Longtime neighborhood advocate Jane Petrella helped Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito and Mayor Petty flip the ceremonial switch today marking the opening of the Greenwood Street Solar Farm. This project covers the area of 19 football fields with 28,600 solar panels, on the site of a former landfill. It is expected to produce enough energy to power 1,340 homes per year, and is anticipated to save the city $60 million or more over its expected 30 year life. For more on Worcester's green initiatives, visit worcesterenergy.org. - View Photo - Thu 08/17/2017 11:27 AM
  • Michael Botticelli, one of the nation's leading addiction experts, served as the Director of National Drug Control Policy at the White House under President Obama. He will be in Worcester next week for a community forum. The event is free and open to the public. - View Photo - Wed 08/16/2017 03:53 PM
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