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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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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Lawmakers seek to abolish statute of limitations in rape cases

WORCESTER – The dismissal of charges alleging a man raped a woman in a Worcester alley in 1999 has prompted a state senator to propose the elimination of the time limit to prosecute rape cases altogether. Sen. Jennifer L. Flanagan, D-Leominster, filed legislation this week to end the 15-year statute of limitations after learning Rudolph […]
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2 held without bail in fatal shooting at Worcester party

Two people were ordered held without bail Friday on charges stemming from the March 22 shooting death of 27-year-old Christian Omar Puello-Rosado at a party on Narragansett Avenue. Angel Ortiz-Santos, 22, of 40 Belmont St. entered not-guilty pleas in Worcester Superior Court to charges of murder, assault and battery with a firearm, assault and battery […]
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UMass Memorial Realty fined over asbestos removal at former Worcester City Hospital

WORCESTER – The state Department of Environmental Protection  has issued a $45,412 fine to UMass Memorial Realty Inc. of Worcester for improperly removing asbestos-laden floor tiles from the former Worcester City Hospital. UMass Memorial is to pay $15,000 of the penalty, with the remainder suspended for a year “as long as they remain in compliance with […]
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