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  • Attention #Worcester: Watch out for road work at these locations next week. - View Photo - Fri 08/28/2015 10:28 AM
  • A great story of leadership and giving back to the community at the Worcester Senior Center. Congratulations to Ben Lapin (and his mom, Suki!) for a job well done. - View Link - Fri 08/28/2015 09:01 AM
  • Today, we unveiled the Morse Stroll, a walking path circling Elm Park. The stroll honors Dr. Leonard Morse, the city's former commissioner of public health, who worked for 49 years to make Worcester a healthier place. Thank you Dr. Morse! - View Photo - Thu 08/27/2015 08:59 PM
  • WOO Moves, a new physical activity initiative brought to you by the city of Worcester Employee Wellness Program, officially kicks off today! Celebrate the launch at 4:00pm on the Front Street side of the Worcester Common--just look for the sneaker marker. Visit for maps of four walking routes, health facts, and more. - View Photo - Thu 08/27/2015 12:41 PM
  • Monday, August 31st is International Overdose Awareness Day and Worcester will recognize it with a candlelight vigil. Join us at Fuller Family Park at 5:30pm to light a candle in remembrance of a lost loved one. The event is open to everyone and there is no need to register. Visit to post a tribute or learn more. - View Photo - Wed 08/26/2015 12:27 PM
  • Check out this story on the WPD's summer jobs program. And listen to WTAG AM 580 - FM 94.9 at 5 pm today to hear City Manager Augustus and some hardworking young people talk about the city's new YouthCorps program, which just wrapped up its first summer providing jobs in city government to Worcester high school kids. - View Link - Mon 08/24/2015 11:10 AM
  • We hope you will join us next Thursday at Elm Park as we honor a truly dedicated Worcester leader. Dr. Leonard Morse, former Commissioner of the Worcester Division of Public Health, dedicated his career to improving the health of the Worcester community. His 50 years of service to the City of Worcester will be celebrated with the dedication of the new Morse Stroll, a commemorative walking path surrounding Elm Park, at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, August 27. More information: - View Photo - Fri 08/21/2015 01:54 PM
  • All are welcome to join us at 4 p.m. today in the Levi Lincoln Chamber at City Hall, as five Worcester Fire Department officers are promoted. Being promoted today are: * District Chief Michael Lavoie, being promoted to Deputy Chief pinned by wife, Patty * Captain Daniel O'Neil, being promoted to District Chief pinned by wife, Roberta * Lieutenant Adam Roche, being promoted to Captain pinned by children, Megan and Jack * Lieutenant Mark Chestna, being promoted to Captain pinned by son, Blake * Lieutenant Kurt Richard, being promoted by Captain pinned by wife, Danielle - View Photo - Fri 08/21/2015 12:40 PM
  • We want to hear from you! - View Link - Fri 08/21/2015 12:25 PM
  • Looking for a fun field trip? The Worcester Senior Center has announced that this year's Walking Club Field Trip at the Broad Meadow Brook Wildlife Sanctuary on Tuesday, September 22, will be hosted by the Worcester Mass Audubon Society in partnership with Worcester Academy and Holy Trinity Hospice. Worcester Academy vans will leave the Senior Center for the Sanctuary at 9:30 AM and return at 1:00 PM. - View Link - Fri 08/21/2015 11:00 AM
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