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’s annual summer program, Fitness in the Parks, will kick off Monday, June 5.
Posted: Friday 06/02/23
The City of Worcester and the Downtown Worcester Business Improvement District (BID) are thrilled to announce the return of Movies on the Common, an exciting outdoor cinema experience in Downtown Worcester throughout the summer. With a diverse lineup of films and various themed nights, this year's series promises to bring joy, laughter, and family fun to the heart of Downtown Worcester.
Posted: Thursday 06/01/23
City Hall and other municipal buildings will be closed to the public Monday, May 29, in observance of Memorial Day.
Posted: Friday 05/26/23
When: Monday 06/05/23 8:30 AM
Where: Virtual Meeting
When: Monday 06/05/23 5:00 PM
Where: Parks, Recreation and Cemetery Division Building, 50 Officer Manny Familia Way
When: Monday 06/05/23 5:00 PM
Where: Frances Perkins Branch - 470 West Boylston Street
When: Monday 06/05/23 5:30 PM
Where: City Hall, Levi Lincoln Chamber, 455 Main Street
When: Monday 06/05/23 6:30 PM
Where: Police Headquarters, 9-11 Lincoln Square
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 Worcester Public Works Department operates three yard waste drop-off sites for all Worcester residents, open April through November.
The Treasurer & Collector of Taxes periodically holds public auctions for land and/or property that fits into one of three categories; Tax Foreclosure, Tax Collector's Deed Sale and Tax Lien Assignment Sale. All public notices, registration forms, property listings and related content is subject to change and should be checked periodically for updates.
The City of Worcester offers many opportunities for young people to obtain employment at various levels, from supervisory to staff. Interested candidates should follow the instructions for each opening in order to apply for the position(s) of interest.
The goal of this program is to provide Worcester residents with opportunities to engage in healthy eating, active living, community building and spending the summer becoming a healthier Worcester. The program runs from June 5 through August 27, Mondays through Saturdays at 8 City parks. We hope to see you there!
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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.