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  • You're invited to a celebration marking the opening of the new Blithewood Park: 6:15 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 5. Bring the family! - View Photo - Mon 07/28/2014 04:17 PM
  • Weekly Road Work The Department of Public Works & Parks advises motorists that there will be traffic delays at the following locations, where resurfacing or sewer related construction activity will take place during the week of July 28. The usual hours of work will be from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Roadway Resurfacing Related Work Canterbury Street - Hammond St. to Gardner St. Commercial Street - Front St. to Foster St. Cutler Street - Grafton St. to Aetna St. Davis Street - Piedmont St. to Queen St. Derby Street - 63 to Everton Ave. Elm Street - Linden St. to Park Ave. Eunice Avenue - Clark St. to Brandon Rd. Foster Street - Main St. to Commercial St. Front Street - Main St. to Commercial St. Hackfeld Street - Highland St. to Institute Rd. Hollywood Street - May St. to Oberlin St. James Street - South Ludlow St. to Town Line Lincoln Street - Goldsberry St. to Burncoat St. Lodi Street - Lamartine St to Lafayette St. Midgley Lane - Massasoit Rd. to Blithewood Terr. Queen Street - Austin St. to Kingsbury St. Russell Street - Elm St. to Pleasant St. Sierra Street - Brantwood Rd. to Bellvista Rd. St. Nicholas Avenue - Clark St. to Ontario St. Stearns Street - Main St. to Victor Ave. Tatnuck Square - Chandler St. to Mill St. Tiffany Avenue - Brightwood Ave. E'ly Upland Street - Greenwood St. to Upland Gardens Dr. Whisper Drive - Loop Section Wigwam Avenue - Lake Ave. to Frank St. Sewer Reconstruction Kilby Street - Main St. to Tainter St. Plantation Street - Wells St. to Franklin St. Toronita Ave. Area Drain/Sewer Project - Fri 07/25/2014 10:02 AM
  • City Manager Ed Augustus read "The Watermelon Seed", "Lost and Found" and "Because I Stubbed My Toe" to some very attentive kids today at the Great Brook Valley branch of the Worcester Public Library - View Photo - Thu 07/24/2014 04:51 PM
  • Thank you to the hundreds of citizens, elected officials, community leaders and city hall employees who stood in front of City Hall on Tuesday and pledged to help fight racism and bigotry in our community. - View Photo - Wed 07/23/2014 12:18 PM
  • Our very own American Antiquarian Society is being honored by the White House! Congratulations to the staff, board, and President Ellen Dunlap for this well-deserved national honor. http://www.neh.gov/news/press-release/2014-07-22 - View Link - Wed 07/23/2014 09:42 AM
  • Reminder that the Community Gathering for Unity is TONIGHT at 5 p.m. in front of Worcester City Hall. The Mayor and City Manager's Community Coalition Against Bias and Hate, in collaboration with the NAACP, United Families for Change and the Worcester Black Clergy Alliance, is coordinating this community vigil in front of City Hall to affirm that Worcester is not a place where hateful or violent acts will be tolerated. We ask that you join us by attending this vigil as a display of solidarity with members of the community. - View Photo - Tue 07/22/2014 10:50 AM
  • Some crafty kids made these sand art keychains today at University Park during the Wheels to Water & Beyond program. Come join the fun! Drop-in sports, games and activities every weekday between now and Aug 8. Visit the city's website for schedules and more information: http://www.worcesterma.gov/dpw/parks-rec/recreation/sports-games - View Photo - Fri 07/18/2014 04:36 PM
  • The Department of Public Works & Parks advises motorists that there will be traffic delays at the following locations where resurfacing or sewer related construction activity will take place during the week of July 21. The usual hours of work will be from 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Roadway Resurfacing Related Work Apthorp Street - West Boylston St. to Burncoat St. Buckingham Street - Lincoln St. E'ly Canterbury Street - Hammond St. to Gardner St. Commercial Street - Front St. to Foster St. Cutler Street - Grafton St. to Aetna St. Davis Street - Piedmont St. to Queen St. Derby Street - 63 to Everton Ave. Elm Street - Linden St. to Park Ave. Eunice Avenue - Clark St. to Brandon Rd. Foster Street - Main St. to Commercial St. Front Street - Main St. to Commercial St. Hackfeld Street - Highland St. to Institute Rd. Hollywood Street - May St. to Oberlin St. James Street - South Ludlow St. to Town Line Lincoln Street - Goldsberry St. to Burncoat St. Linden Street - Dix St. to Pleasant St. Lodi Street - Lamartine St to Lafayette St. Midgley Lane - Massasoit Rd. to Blithewood Terr. Oriol Drive - Lincoln St. to Cul-De-Sac Queen Street - Austin St. to Kingsbury St. Sierra Street - Brantwood Rd. to Bellvista Rd. St. Nicholas Avenue - Clark St. to Ontario St. Stearns Street - Main St. to Victor Ave. Tatnuck Square - Chandler St. to Mill St. Tiffany Avenue - Brightwood Ave. E'ly Upland Street - Greenwood St. to Upland Gardens Dr. Vassar Street - Amherst St. to Fenwick St. Whisper Drive - Loop Section Wigwam Avenue - Lake Ave. to Frank St. Sewer Reconstruction Dale Street - Murray Ave. to Jaques Kilby Street - Main St. to Tainter St. Plantation Street - Wells St. to Franklin St. Toronita Ave. Area Drain/Sewer project Tupelo Road - Burncoat St. to Blue Bell Rd. - Fri 07/18/2014 03:04 PM
  • Friends, your presence is requested for a Community Gathering for Unity on Tuesday July 22nd at 5 p.m. in front of Worcester City Hall. The Mayor and City Manager's Community Coalition Against Bias and Hate, in collaboration with the NAACP and the Worcester Black Clergy Alliance, is coordinating this community vigil in front of City Hall to affirm that Worcester is not a place where hateful or violent acts will be tolerated. We ask that you join us by attending this vigil as a display of solidarity with members of the community. - View Photo - Thu 07/17/2014 02:40 PM
  • We've got some great weather for today's Out to Lunch concert event. Come out to Mullaney Plaza, behind City Hall, and enjoy some spectacular indie rock with Jubilee Gardens, an all-original eclectic mix of rock, pop, folk and world music, with an ensemble cast of talented players and varied instruments. The Farmers market, artisan and food vendors open at 11 a.m. Main stage talent performs 12 noon - 2 p.m. - View Photo - Thu 07/17/2014 10:19 AM
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