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WATCH: President Biden Makes Inauguration Speech

By Tom MarinoJanuary 20, 2021
See Joe Biden's speech at his inauguration as President of the United States on January 20, 2021 in Washington D.C.
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End the Week with a 'Cereal Killer' at Doughnut Homies in Worcester

One of the newest additions to the Worcester Public Market in the city's Canal District is rolling out a new item to look forward to each weekend.

Fitchburg Woman Arrested for Theft in Worcester

The theft of goods from a vendor, Seed to Stem at Crompton Collective in Worcester leaves a 39-year-old Fitchburg woman facing felony charges.

COVID-19 Vaccination Expands to Fenway Park and Pharmacies

The Massachusetts COVID-19 vaccine program will expand statewide including to a second mass vaccination site at Fenway Park and pharmacies.

Mayor Petty to Host Prayer Service for New President, Nation

Mayor Joe Petty is hosting a prayer service on Wednesday morning, January 20

5 Things You Need to Know Today in Worcester – Jan. 20, 2021

In today’s edition, the WRTA Advisory Board will vote to extend the suspension of fare collections this week, and more.
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Fitchburg Woman Arrested for Theft in Worcester

The theft of goods from a vendor, Seed to Stem at Crompton Collective in Worcester leaves a 39-year-old Fitchburg woman facing felony charges.

COVID-19 Vaccination Expands to Fenway Park and Pharmacies

The Massachusetts COVID-19 vaccine program will expand statewide including to a second mass vaccination site at Fenway Park and pharmacies.

Mayor Petty to Host Prayer Service for New President, Nation

Mayor Joe Petty is hosting a prayer service on Wednesday morning, January 20

Juvenile Crashes Stolen Car in Spencer

Police responded to an overturned vehicle with an operator trapped inside on South Spencer Rd. around 8 AM on Tuesday, January 19.

Worcester Offering $1.9M in Rental Assistance to Residents

The City of Worcester and five local housing agencies have partnered to administer $1.9 million in rental assistance to eligible residents.

Gas is Up Nearly 20 Cents a Gallon in MA Since Last Month

Massachusetts’s average gas price is up seven cents from last week ($2.27), averaging $2.34 per gallon.

City Approves Crompton Park Skatepark Master Plan

The master plan for the Crompton Park Skatepark has been approved by Worcester's Parks and Recreation Commission.

MassDOT Issues Advisory for Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday

MassDOT has issued an advisory reminding the public that Monday, January 18, is the celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day,

CDC Discovers COVID-19 Variant in Massachusetts

DPH announced on Sunday, January 17, the first case of the COVID-19 variant detected in Massachusetts first discovered in the United Kingdom.

2 Women Face Mayhem Charges After Large Fight in Worcester

A fight involving some 15 individuals on Park Ave. led to two hospitalized and the arrest of two women who face Mayhem and other charges.

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End the Week with a 'Cereal Killer' at Doughnut Homies in Worcester

 by Patrick SargentJanuary 20, 2021
One of the newest additions to the Worcester Public Market in the city's Canal District is rolling out a new item to look forward to each weekend.

3 Worcester Restaurants Up for 'Most Romantic' in MA

Taste of Massachusetts has released its latest People's Choice competition to find The Most Romantic Restaurants in Massachusetts.

DREAM JOB: Glazy Susan is Hiring a Doughnut Decorator

Glazy Susan continues to grow and they're looking for the right person to join their team.

Here are 5 Great Ways to Spend Your Weekend in Worcester

Celebrate the long weekend and get inspired by ThisWeekinWorcester.com's list of 5 awesome opportunities this weekend!

The Worcester Public Library's Most Read Books of 2020

The Worcester Public Library loaned more than a half a million items last year.

Sports

Holy Cross Honors Grace Rett 1 Year After Tragic Death

 by Tom MarinoJanuary 15, 2021
The College of the Holy Cross, Holy Cross Athletics and its community today remember Grace Rett, who died one year ago on January 15, 2000

Worcester's Energy Athletics Expands, Now Multi-Sport Compatible

Energy Athletics & Nutrition on Stafford St opened two years ago and the business has kept growing -- even during a pandemic. 

Polar Park Seats Honor Worcester's 1880 Major League Team

Park Park's fixed seating design pays respect to Worcester's baseball team of 1880, launched four years after the start of the National League.

Worcester's Green Hill Open for Winter Golf on Saturday

Green Hill Golf Course in Worcester is opening Saturday, January 2 to give local golfers an opportunity to hit the links in the middle of winter.

A 62-Hour Fundraiser Honors Holy Cross Athlete Grace Rett

Holy Cross athlete Grace Rett's elementary school will hold a fundraiser the exact length of her rowing world record on its one-year anniversary.
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