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Worcester’s Cara Brindisi and The Voice

Worcester’s Cara Brindisi and The Voice

Millions watched as Cara Brindisi from Worcester appeared on NBC’s The Voice and chose Superstar Gwen Stefani as her coach. Cara tells us about her career, what it was like to perform on The Voice and what happens next. America will be watching her journey and interest from her home city will be intense. Cara tells us why she’ll always be a Central Mass/Worcester girl. Her recent performances at stART on the Street and The Johnny Appleseed Festival show how she’s staying grounded in the community.

Lisa Mair – Independent Running for State Senate

Lisa Mair – Independent Running for State Senate

Lisa Mair is an Independent running for State Senate in the 1st Worcester District. She was energized by the Bernie Sanders campaign but left the Democrats over the way he was treated and their support of the lockdowns. Something she opposed. Health care is her top priority. She is against the Defund movement and as a small businesses owner wants to roll back regulations to help keep and attract business to the state. lisaformasenate.com


Improving Your Health with Fallon Health’s Richard Burke

The Evolution of Medicare Part III

In the second part of a three-part series, we’re talking with Fallon Health President and CEO Richard Burke about the evolution of an important program for many of us, especially those who are 65+ or getting close. Last month, we learned more about what Medicare is and why it’s so important. In this month’s Improving Your Health, our focus shifts to the role of private plans including Worcester’s connection to Medicare Advantage.


Table Talk Pie and Mount Carmel Sites

The podcast of the WBDC centers on two new housing projects going up in Worcester. One at the site of the former Table Talk Pie bakery next to Polar Park. The other off 290 at the former site of Mt. Carmel. Craig Blais, President and CEO of The Worcester Business Development Corporation is joined by Rich Mazzocchi, Partner at Boston Capital and Jim Lambert, Development Director at Wood Partners. They go into detail about the need for housing, the projects they are bringing to Worcester and what attracted them to the city, and comment on inclusionary zoning.


A full house on this week’s Voice of Business. Worcester Public Schools Kelsey Lamoureaux filled us in on a great program available to Worcester High School students. The Technical H.S. has a long waiting list but through this program students at all of Worcester’s High Schools are able to take advantage of technical training. Listen to learn more. Chase Bank is opening in Worcester and Ali Zaidi, Market Director came into the studio to give the details on why Chase is so bullish on Worcester and Central MA. Chase is looking to eventually open at least four branches in the area. Danny DiRoberto- DiRoberto Management, talked about the Worcester housing market and what professional management can do to ease the burden of the property owner. Greg from Not Ya Mama’s Vegan Cafe on Waldo St. rounded out the program talking about the opening of what is sure to be a popular new restaurant.

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...

Rollstone CEO Martin Connors

Rollstone Bank & Trust President and CEO Martin Connors runs talks about commercial and personal loans. He also warns that all the signs of recession are here. Listen here and then talk to Rollstone.

Fan Appreciation Week at Polar Park

It’s Fan Appreciation Week at Polar Park. Join the Worcester Red Sox for these great events. Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, WooSox players will meet fans in the Sherwood’s Diner on Summit Street from 5–5:45 p.m. The last “Take Two Tuesday” of the season, fans will receive two free photo retrospectives of five finishes, each a walk-off win, in WooSox ’22. Popular Bobbleheads featuring Smiley Ball will be given to the first 5,000 fans attending on Wednesday.

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 Massachusetts Episode 4

On the latest edition of the Discover Central Massachusetts podcast we check in with Mechanics Hall. Built in 1857 it celebrates to this day what man can build. The acoustics at Mechanics Hall are world renowned and musicians from all over the world come to record there. It is fully open, post covid, and ready for you to come to an event or have your next meeting there. We are also joined by the AC Marriott Hotel downtown. So many events are coming downtown and the Marriott Hotel in Worcester is a great destination to stay or get something to drink or eat. Finally, we visit with Corporate Events New England. They work with great organizations to help them plan so they can have the best trade show presence possible. They are an all in one trade show and events provider. Discover Central Mass’s goal is to bring tourists into Central Massachusetts. They also work to bring meetings and conventions into the area which helps to fill our restaurants and stores. They represent Worcester and thirty-four other cities and towns.

Inside Mechanics Hall

Inside Mechanics Hall with Executive Director Kathleen Gagne. Join Mechanics Hall on September 27th for the Celebration of Excellence and 179th Annual Meeting. State Senator Harriette Chandler will speak and be honored with the Master Mechanics Award. Organist Will Sherwood will also receive the Master Mechanic Award. On October 16th it is Founders’ Day and on the 17th don’t miss The President’s Own – United States Marine Band. They only come around every five years. Information on these and other great events on this edition of Inside Mechanics Hall.

Joy Guru Humanitarian Services

Our latest podcast centers on Joy Guru and their good works. Joy Guru Humanitarian Services primarily serves Worcester and Central Massachusetts but also helps other underdeveloped countries. Joy Guru Humanitarian Services provides services for the blind, helps in the war on poverty, homelessness and works to empower women and underprivileged students in our community. Dr. Satya Mitra is the driving force behind Joy Guru. He has faced many hardships in his life and through Joy Guru Humanitarian Services is giving back to the community he loves.

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