WORCESTER NEWS

The 6th Worcester Black Tie Gala for The Odd Fellows Home

The 6th Worcester Black Tie Gala for The Odd Fellows Home

We are very excited to announce to you the date and details for our upcoming The 6th Worcester Black Tie Gala. The exciting and much anticipated event will take place on April 15, 2023 at the Beechwood Hotel, 363 Plantation Street, Worcester, Massachusetts. The evening will begin with a 6:30 pm social hour, wine tasting, and a silent auction, followed by dinner and dancing. The Odd Fellows Home is honored to announce that Dr. Charles Steinberg, President, Worcester Red Sox is the recipient of the Odd Fellows Home Salute to Achievement Award for his service, support and professionalism throughout the Worcester community, and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

Worcester City Manager Eric Batista talks about the development around Polar Park and explains how the city is paying for the project.

Worcester City Manager Eric Batista talks about the development around Polar Park and explains how the city is paying for the project.

Worcester City Manager Eric Batista talks about the development around Polar Park and explains how the city is paying for the project. The City Manager is adamant that the city is able to pay for Polar Park. Worcester created a District Improvement Finance area around the ballpark. Money generated in that DIF District are applied to the park and that revenue offsets the debt within the ballpark. It does not pull away from taxes in other areas of the city.

Dave Fontaine Jr., CEO of Fontaine Bros talks spoke with us about the new Doherty H.S. along with other projects in the Central MA area

Dave Fontaine Jr., CEO of Fontaine Bros talks spoke with us about the new Doherty H.S. along with other projects in the Central MA area

Fontaine Bros., Inc. recently doubled its office space in Worcester, increasing its footprint to more than 6,000 SF on East Worcester Street where the Company supports its many projects throughout the City and Eastern Massachusetts. Dave Fontaine Jr. is CEO of Fontaine Bros, a 4th Generation family-owned Construction Management and General Contracting Firm and he spoke with us about the work happening at the new Doherty H.S. along with other projects in the Central MA area.

School Committee member Sue Mailman is running for re-election as an At-Large candidate.

School Committee member Sue Mailman is running for re-election as an At-Large candidate.

School Committee member Sue Mailman is running for re-election as an At-Large candidate. She feels that the public would be better served if school committee members ran every 3-4 years instead of every two. That it would allow more to get done. She spoke about the new School Superintendent and school safety. She would like to see more student advisors. She sees the job as governance, policy and budget and will continue to think about things to strengthen the school system. She will continue to focus on vocational education and look at early education. You can follow her on social media.

Worcester Mayor Joe Petty talks about keeping the WRTA Fare Free. Mayor says he has supported Fare Free from the beginning but that what is upsetting is that “It has never really been advertised.

Worcester Mayor Joe Petty talks about keeping the WRTA Fare Free. Mayor says he has supported Fare Free from the beginning but that what is upsetting is that “It has never really been advertised.

Worcester Mayor Joe Petty talks about keeping the WRTA Fare Free. Mayor says he has supported Fare Free from the beginning but that what is upsetting is that “It has never really been advertised. It has never really been pushed.” That the analysis that was to have been gathered over the last two years needs to be done. (Take our poll at www.radioworcester.com on if you support fare free.) That more needs to be invested in public transportation. The Mayor talks about the swearing in of City Manager Eric Batista, his contract and in-law apartments.

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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