EDITORIALS

The panel talked about the Worcester PD in the wake of the Tyre Nichols video. Further reforms for the department? Defund movement was politically active in the city.

The panel talked about the Worcester PD in the wake of the Tyre Nichols video. Further reforms for the department? Defund movement was politically active in the city.

The panel talked about the Worcester PD in the wake of the Tyre Nichols video. Further reforms for the department? Defund movement was politically active in the city. Will they make a comeback? Comments made at the Tyre Nichols vigil.
Some continued push back on the homeless shelter at Blessed Sacrament Church. Different models being discussed in Worcester to address the homeless problem. Pallet Housing, Housing First and more. Worcester is seeing growth other cities are not. How do we address affordable, market rate, luxury housing -all of which is needed?

The panel talked about the Worcester PD in the wake of the Tyre Nichols video. Further reforms for the department? Defund movement was politically active in the city.

Matt Wally and Walter Bird join Hank and Ben to talk about if City Council and School Committee members should serve three or four year terms instead of two year terms.

Matt Wally and Walter Bird join Hank and Ben to talk about if City Council and School Committee members should serve three or four year terms instead of two year terms. Should they be paid more and should it be a full time job? What does the announcement of the suspension of some routes mean for the future of the WRTA and was the “Polar Park – Restaurant Killer” storyline a complete fabrication.

The panel talked about the Worcester PD in the wake of the Tyre Nichols video. Further reforms for the department? Defund movement was politically active in the city.

Matt Wally and Walter Bird join Hank and “Big” Ben to talk about Worcester Community Housing Project turning Quality Inn on Oriol Drive into 90 units of housing for the homeless using the Housing First model.

Matt Wally and Walter Bird join Hank and “Big” Ben to talk about Worcester Community Housing Project turning Quality Inn on Oriol Drive into 90 units of housing for the homeless using the Housing First model. There is neighborhood pushback as their has been on the homeless shelter at Blessed Sacrament. Is it just NIMBYism or something more? Latest on the City Council race.

The panel talked about the Worcester PD in the wake of the Tyre Nichols video. Further reforms for the department? Defund movement was politically active in the city.

City Manager Salary – A hefty increase over the previous Manager and seemingly not keeping in line with the more modest pay raises given in the past.

On the Radio Roundtable Walter Bird and Matt Wally talk about the swearing-in of City Manager Eric Batista. The conversation swings to the large salary the Council voted the Manager. A hefty increase over the previous Manager and seemingly not keeping in line with the more modest pay raises given to past, incoming, managers. Batista with a two year contract to start instead of three. Wally and Bird support a Fare Free WRTA but say the entire structure of public transportation and what the city is trying to accomplish needs to be looked at.

Diane Casey Luong with Abby Waltz

Diane Casey Luong with Abby Waltz

Diane Casey Luong speaks with National Director Abby Waltz and Diane’s over $100,000 in rewards delivered to community heroes.

Joy Guru Humanitarian Services Event

Joy Guru Humanitarian Services Event

Save the Date! June 3rd at Mechanics Hall will see some of the world's greatest musicians in concert to benefit Joy Guru Humanitarian Services. The Raag Raagini Concert will fill Mechanics Hall with classical Indian music featuring the world's foremost sitar player....

Inside Mechanics Hall – Inside the Portraits Project

Inside Mechanics Hall – Inside the Portraits Project

Photo - Kill the Ball Media Big doings at Mechanics Hall for the holidays. The Cara Brindisi "Snow Globe Holiday Tour" arrives on December 21st. Comedian Bob Marley has added a third show as he comes to Mechanics Hall on the 28th and 30th. Mechanics Hall Executive...

Spread the Love – Katie Talks About Matt Bruce

Spread the Love – Katie Talks About Matt Bruce

Matt Bruce was a young man who loved life and although he passed away in 2014 less than a year after being diagnosed with ALS he continues to be an inspiration to those who knew him. He had an indomitable spirit and lived life to the fullest, traveling, going to sporting events, spending time with family right up until the very end. His brother AJ and sister Lauren join Katie Benison Camell on the Spread the Love podcast and tell his story.

Saint Gobain and the WBDC

Saint Gobain and the WBDC

We throw around words like transformative too easily but in this case it is accurate. The deal between Saint Gobain and the WBDC that sees 51 acres, half of the campus being transferred, is truly transformative and historic. Craig Blais, President WBDC, and Patrick...

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