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Drought!  Not quite yet in Worcester.

Drought! Not quite yet in Worcester.

We could potentially be in Stage 1 drought at the end of August but Acting City Manager Eric Batista says we are at 79% capacity and right now he just asks that residents think about water use but nothing mandatory.

Cindy Fitzgibbon Chief Meteorologist at WCVB

Cindy Fitzgibbon Chief Meteorologist at WCVB

Cindy Fitzgibbon is the new chief meteorologist at WCVB in Boston. We had the chance to catch up with Cindy, offer our congratulations and talk about everybody’s favorite subject – the weather.

Candidate Forum State Senate First Worcester District

Candidate Forum State Senate First Worcester District

Held mere days before the Sept. 6 Primary Election, this forum will allow JOE PETTY and ROBYN KENNEDY to meet, greet and inform voters of their platforms and how they plan to make the Senate District and the City of Worcester a better place to live, work, own a business, go to school and to visit.

Interest in this forum is expected to be high so it also will be live streamed at www.radioworcester.com

Joe Petty Interview 08/10/22

Joe Petty Interview 08/10/22

State Senate Candidate Joe Petty on the Issues – August 10th, 2022

More info at www.joepetty.org

WORCESTER PODCASTS

Improving Your Health with Fallon Health’s Richard Burke

How Medicare Has Changed the Landscape of Health Care Access

Medicare’s promise is that Americans over 65 and people with disabilities can age with dignity, knowing they will have fair access to affordable health care. In a three part-series, Improving Your Health with Fallon’s Richard Burke takes a closer at the evolution of this vitally important program. This morning, we start with how Medicare has changed the landscape of health care access in the U.S. over the last 57 years.

WBDC-PODCAST

The WBDC and the Worcester’s BID District

The podcast of the Worcester Business Development Corporation. This month we learn about Worcester’s BID District.(Worcester Business Improvement District) Learn how the WBDC was involved in and remains involved in downtown Worcester. Evelyn Darling is the Executive Director of Downtown Worcester Business Improvement District talks about the diverse culture of the area. The Hanover, the JMAC, Mercantile Center, the Ambassadors and more. Find out more at thewbdc.com and downtownworcester.org

Voice of Business Friday July 29

This week on Voice of Business, Hank is joined by – Lauren Crossman-Nanof- REVIVE Painting and Finishing(Clinton), Clinton Chamber of Commerce. Doug Cooney- Owner, 2 Chefs Worcester, Betsy Brewer- Southwick’s Zoo, Elijah Amanor- Owner, Elidon Cleaning Services

Joy Guru Humanitarian Services

Joy Guru Humanitarian Services was founded by Dr. Satya Mitra and his wife Sheema Mitra. This is another example of how Dr. Mitra gives back unselfishly to the community, something he says his guru taught him. Dr. Mitra hopes that at some point Joy Guru Humanitarian Services will find a permanent home in Worcester. He is presently looking at buildings in the city to house the diverse works of Joy Guru. Joy Guru helps the visually impaired, helps women with self defense and works with the city’s immigrant community, most recently helping with the settlement of our allies from Afghanistan, and much more. Now, hear the story behind these good works and what drives Dr. Mitra to make the world a better place.

Better Business Bureau – Airfare Scams

Airfare Scams. With many people getting back to traveling again this summer and the combination of airline staffing issues and the high cost of travel, it’s ripe for scammers. Gary Hunter, Director of Marketing and Communications gives us the heads up.

The Difference between Hard and Soft Skills

Karyn Rhodes, VP/Director Complete Payroll Solutions . It’s not easy to know which employees will lead in performance and productivity when you’re hiring, especially because everyone has different talents they bring to the table. Sometimes, these are hard skills and...

CEO Martin Connors talks about Wealth Management

On this edition of the Rollstone Bank and Trust podcast President and CEO Martin Connors talks about Wealth Management.  Wealth Management is a critical part of Rollstone Bank and Trust.  Connors speaks to us about traditional trust and the brokered dealer platform. ...

Bill Russell and Vin Scully

Don’t miss this week’s Worcester Red Sox Show with Dr. Charles Steinberg’s tribute to both Bill Russell and Vin Scully. Including a special song written about Vin Scully by Dr. Charles and sung by Bob Cowsill.

Tercentennial Weekend June 10th, 11th and 12th

One of the highlights of Tercentennial Weekend June 10th, 11th and 12th will be the parade Saturday morning. One of the highlights of the parade will be the giant marionettes representing the different ethnic groups in the city. Representatives from the Creative Hub, Guardians of Traditions, The Hector Reyes House and the artist behind the marionettes talk about a collaboration that will not only honor the city but that has bound the participants together.

Discover Central MA Podcast Episode 3

On this edition of the Discover Central MA podcast we learn more about the role of DCM in the community and get you ready for summer. We take you to the ribbon cutting of Nuestra, a new restaurant at 55 Pearl St. in the city. 3Step Sports which helps with the branding of youth sports. They can help you with tournaments, club sports, apparel and media content. The Mercantile has been a hit since opening in Worcester. Featuring a rooftop bar, this 500 seat venue is the “it” place to go for young professionals and more. The Mercantile is helping transform the downtown district as a true destination.

Kathy Gagne of Mechanics Hall – History of the Hook Organ

Kathy Gagne, Executive Director Mechanics Hall, gives us the history of the Hook or Worcester organ. The Hook brothers installed the 3,504 pipe tracker organ in 1864. It is the oldest, unaltered four-keyboard pipe organ in the Western hemisphere that is still located at its original installation site. It will be played twice in August and the public is invited. The public is also invited to the 179th Annual Meeting of the Worcester County Mechanics Association on September 27th. Master Mechanic Award Recipients will be Mechanics Hall Principal Organist, Will Sherwood. And, Senate President Emerita, Senator Harriette Chandler, who will also be the evening’s guest speaker.

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