Jen Caissie is a far-right extremist; vote Democratic for Governor’s Council

While the national battle for Congress is rightly dominating the headlines, there are important local, but far less known, races that matter as well. The struggle to defeat the extremist Trump-Republican Jen Caissie for the ....

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Paul Fullen, ethics violations, and the South High principal

Something unsavory and seemingly illegal is afoot in the 17th Worcester District, comprised of southwestern parts of Worcester and the town of Leicester, in the battle between Democrat David LeBoeuf and the Trump-like Republican Paul ....

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This 4th: “It is not light that is needed, but fire”

It’s Independence Day, that time of year when Americans, whether citizens or new Americans, celebrate the country’s revolutionary founding as the world’s first democratic republic, its history, and its future. This year, however, perhaps more ....

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Community and labor put paid family leave and Fight for 15 on the ballot

WORCESTER, Mass. – A group of activists working with Raise Up Massachusetts dropped off 1,489 signatures at City Hall this morning, in hopes of securing paid family medical leave and a raise in minimum wage ....

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Worcester progressives raise funds, highlight federal neglect of Puerto Rico

WORCESTER, Mass. – “Where else in the United States of America would that ever happen?” Worcester Mayor Joe Petty asked a crowd of about 100 people. Petty was referring to the fact that up to ....

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Worcester rallies against “extremists” to defend labor rights, democracy

WORCESTER, Mass. - Hundreds of people rallied February 26 outside of City Hall, part of a nationwide series of demonstrations, in protest of an expected anti-labor Supreme Court ruling that could cripple public sector unions. ....

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In crafting schools’ new strategic plan, a grassroots approach

WORCESTER, Mass. - On Jan. 24, local residents will again have an opportunity to voice their opinions and concerns about the future direction of the Worcester Public Schools (WPS), as an unprecedented, community-driven data gathering ....

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