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  • Take advantage of the Worcester Free Tax Service Coalition's FREE tax preparation services for qualifying households. Households with earned income less than $54,000 in 2015 may be eligible for this free service. It's easy! Go to one of 4 VITA (volunteer income tax assistance) sites: Main South CDC (875 Main Street), Worcester Community Action Council (484 Main Street), Plumley Village (16 Laurel Street), and Worcester State University (486 Chandler Street). Sites are currently taking appointments and they also accept walk-ins. - View Photo - Tue 02/09/2016 01:30 PM
  • Looking for a new job? - View Link - Tue 02/09/2016 11:45 AM
  • Congrats Worcester Art Museum on making The New York Times: "A 19th-century photographic printing process is making a resurgence, notably in a show at the Worcester Art Museum in Worcester, Mass." - View Link - Tue 02/09/2016 11:06 AM
  • DPW workers will continue plowing well into the middle of the night in addition to continuing sand and salt operations overnight and into the morning. Thank you to the approximately 350 drivers on the streets this storm. - Mon 02/08/2016 10:26 PM
  • Zoning Board of Appeals Meeting originally scheduled for tonight has been CANCELLED due to inclement weather. All agenda items are POSTPONED to Mon. Feb. 29 at 5:30pm. - Mon 02/08/2016 03:00 PM
  • Pro hockey is back in Worcester! The East Coast Hockey League announced that Worcester Pro Hockey HC will be their 29th member! President and GM of Worcester Pro Hockey, Toby O'Brien, among others, made the aannouncment to city officials, media, and business owners at the DCU Center this afternoon. Play will begin in October 2017, but there's lots of fun before then. For info on events, memberships, and more, visit www.worcesterprohockey.com - View Photo - Mon 02/08/2016 02:14 PM
  • WINTER WEATHER UPDATE DPW has commenced snow operations. Snow is expected to continue until late tonight. As of now, a Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 7 am Tuesday. - Mon 02/08/2016 11:07 AM
  • Please note that Recreation Worcester programming planned for Goddard School is cancelled for today due to inclement weather. - View Photo - Mon 02/08/2016 09:41 AM
  • Another storm is on its way. Be prepared! A declared winter parking ban will be in effect as of 6 am Monday, Feb 8. Find out what that means on your street: http://www.worcesterma.gov/e-services/winter-parking-ban - View Photo - Sun 02/07/2016 04:53 PM
  • Check out these photos of the Quinapoxet reservoir--at normal levels and at reduced capacity (taken in Dec. 2015). Even though the city's reservoir system's capacity has increased to 61.7%, we are still experiencing a stage 1 water supply alert. That means that wasting water is prohibited. Please be sure to identify and repair any leaks that you may have on your plumbing, automatic irrigation systems, and service lines. - View Photo - Sat 02/06/2016 12:00 PM
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