Bikers banned from Worthington St. during the summer concert series

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – A biking tradition has been kicked to the curb, and now, the riders are making moves to change it. Bikers across Springfield met with City Council on Monday night, to protest the recent decision to close off Worthington Street to motor vehicles during the CityBlock Concert Series at Stearns Square. Bikes were […]
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Beer Nut: Wormtown Brewing of Worcester fighting child hunger

After today, I’m even a bigger fan of the brewery because I just received a press release about how Wormtown is teaming up with the Massachusetts Restaurant Association and the Worcester Chamber of Commerce to raise money for Share Our Strength, an initiative to provide innovative solutions to end child hunger across the United States. […]
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Downed tree, power lines among damages from storm

PITTSFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Strong thunderstorms blew through western Massachusetts early Sunday evening, part of a system that saw funnel clouds in upstate New York, south of Albany. Things quieted down in Berkshire County after storms rolled through the area but during the storm, there were reports of hail in Pittsfield. As for damage caused […]
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Western Massachusetts prays for Gunnery Sgt. Sullivan

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – The faithful prayed Sunday for the soul of Gunnery Sergeant Thomas Sullivan and his family. “…Holy Mary, Mother of God, pray for us sinners, now and at the hour of our death. Amen.” Under the Crucifix and American flag, parishioners at St. Michael’s Cathedral in Springfield prayed for one of their […]
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United Way gives out $2.8M in grants in Worcester region

The United Way of Central Massachusetts has awarded nearly $2.8 million in grants to 35 agencies, representing 49 programs that serve the Greater Worcester area. Of the $2.8 million, more than $1.9 million was invested into programs that provide services in one or more of the following areas: education, health, and family stability. (Source)
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