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Anna Maria faculty address domestic violence in the area

The Worcester Regional Research Bureau held the second of its year long Fairman Cowan Collegiate Lecture Series this evening at Anna Maria College, with a focus on the far-reaching effects of domestic violence to local and regional communities.

The panel speakers on hand were Anna Maria faculty members Dr. Allen Brown, Dr. Dianne White and Professor Michael Donnelly.

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Intellectual capital

It would be easy to give in to the weather and to conclude that Worcester is a bleak winter wasteland with nothing going on but the sounds of snow-removal operations that will last for what feels like 30 more years.

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Assumption hosts Worcester Economic Index lecture

Professor Tom White reviewed his “Worcester Economic Index,” which has been in development since the summer of 2012, this evening at Assumption College as the first of a year long series called the Fairman Cowan Collegiate Lecture Series.

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Worcester group names public service award winners

WORCESTER — The Worcester Regional Research Bureau has announced the 2015 recipients of the Thomas S. Green Public Service Award, which are given each year to public employees who have made outstanding contributions to public service.

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Research Bureau launches Worcester Almanac

WORCESTER — The Worcester Regional Research Bureau has released its inaugural edition of the “Worcester Almanac: 2015,” a new publication the organization calls “a compendium of useful information about the city and the region.”

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Common Core demands more

The Telegram & Gazette editorial board may have more questions after the Worcester Regional Research Bureau’s recent forum on Common Core featuring Superintendent Melinda Boone, Commissioner Mitchell Chester, Professor Richard Bisk and English Language Arts Curriculum Liaison Phyllis Goldstein (“Disconnected rhetoric,” editorial, Dec. 15, Telegram & Gazette), but the answers shine more light on local flexibility of the standards.

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