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Location:  Massachusetts, United States (Central MA)
Incorporated as a Town:  1722
Incorporated as a City:  1848
Population:  182,596 (Estimate)
Government Type:  Council-Manager (Also Known as "Plan E")
FY 2016 Tax Rates:  Residential: $20.61 per $1,000 Assessed Valuation
 Commercial: $33.98 per $1,000 Assessed Valuation
Current Water Rate:  $3.60 per Hundred Cubic Feet
Current Sewer Rate:  $6.62 per Hundred Cubic Feet
*Utilities:  Landline Telephone: Verizon
 Cable TV Franchise: Charter Communications
 Electric (Delivery): National Grid
 Gas: Eversource
Transportation:  Bus: Worcester Regional Transit Authority (WRTA)
 Plane: Worcester Regional Airport
 Taxi: Yellow Cab or Red Cab
 Train: MBTA Commuter Rail or Amtrak
Sports Teams:  Baseball: Worcester Bravehearts (Futures Collegiate
 Baseball League)
 Hockey: Worcester Railers (East Coast Hockey League - ECHL)

*Residents and businesses also have the option of choosing from competing wireless telephone, satellite television and electricity suppliers.

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