Welcome to the City of Worcester Resident Guide! Here you can quickly find our most popular information and resources listed below:
We encourage residents to sign up for our automated notification system to receive emergency, community and weather alerts and important DPW&P notices.
Check out the new features, including our fitness center on the 1st floor, at the Worcester Senior Center.
The City of Worcester will assist members of the public in accessing public records within the requirements of state and federal law through our Public Records Portal.
Learn more about the Smart911 system, which allows residents to provide the details that 911 call takers may need in order to assist them during an emergency.
The City of Worcester has been awarded $8.6 million for the hiring of 30 firefighters to supplement the expansion of the Worcester Fire Department.
Posted: Thursday 09/28/23
The City of Worcester will host a ceremony Thursday celebrating the official unveiling of Coal Mine Brook Park.
Posted: Tuesday 09/26/23
The Massachusetts Department of Public Health announced that West Nile Virus has been detected in mosquitos for a second time collected in a trap on the western side of the Grafton Hill neighborhood. The Central Massachusetts Mosquito Control Project CMMCP has scheduled a truck-mounted pesticide application to the designated area for after sunset on Thursday, Sept. 21, weather permitting.
Posted: Wednesday 09/20/23
When: Monday 10/02/23 4:00 PM
Where: Worcester Senior Center, 128 Providence Street
When: Monday 10/02/23 5:30 PM
Where: City Hall, Levi Lincoln Chamber, 455 Main Street
When: Monday 10/02/23 6:00 PM
Where: City Hall, Esther Howland Chamber, 455 Main Street
When: Monday 10/02/23 6:30 PM
Where: Inspectional Services, 25 Meade Street
When: Tuesday 10/03/23 4:45 PM
Where: Durkin Administration Building, Room 410, 20 Irving Street
Eversource and National Grid authorized vendors will be in Worcester during the month of October bringing the Mass Save Main Streets program to Worcester small businesses!...
Posted: Friday 09/29/23 4:06 PM
The City of Worcester has been awarded $8.6 million from FEMA Federal Emergency Management Agency for the hiring of 30 firefighters to supplement the expansion of the Worcester Fire Department....
Posted: Friday 09/29/23 10:38 AM
City Council 09/26/2023
Posted: Tuesday 09/26/23 6:30 PM
Join us Thursday, September 28 at 3:00 p.m. for the official unveiling of Coal Mine Brook Park....
Posted: Tuesday 09/26/23 1:45 PM
View a list of scheduled construction related activity for resurfacing, water and sewer work city-wide. Motorists are advised that there will be traffic delays at these locations.
The Division of Parks, Recreation & Cemetery maintains and manages a par 72, 18-hole municipal golf course offering City residents and non-City residents alike an exciting and challenging round of golf.
The City of Worcester DPW – Parks, Recreation & Cemetery Division respectfully requests that all Spring/Summer decorations, flowers, fences and/or religious objects be removed from the lots including the Children's Garden by Sunday, October 1, 2023.
The Worcester Public Works Department operates three yard waste drop-off sites for all Worcester residents, open April through November.
We are now hiring snow plowing equipment for the upcoming winter season. Please fill out and return an application if you are interested.
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One of the duties of the City Manager as Chief Executive Officer of the City of Worcester is to appoint members of municipal boards, commissions, and advisory committees. In some cases the nominated appointees must have their nominations approved by vote of the Worcester City Council.
All residents committed to preserving the vitality of our democratic institutions are urged to volunteer their services to one of these local government agencies whose effective operations depend so heavily upon enlightened citizen participation.