2018 News

Do all state offices need to be in Boston?

THE COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS is one of the largest commercial office tenants in the state, leasing just under 5 million square feet of space for employees throughout its various agencies and departments. Nearly 1.7 million square feet, approximately 35 percent of the state’s rental space, is in Boston, the region’s most expensive office market. Worcester, the next largest location of state offices, hosts 350,000 square feet – approximately 7 percent.

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Worcester sets the stage for its next master plan

WORCESTER – From addressing LULUs – locally unwanted land uses – to providing pizza at meetings, a panel of city planners Thursday offered suggestions large and small as the city embarks on its first master planning process in three decades.

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Tuesdays With Tom: Buck Bus Episode 1

The Worcester Railers HC teamed up with the Worcester Regional Research Bureau and the WRTA to bring you Buck Bus — a Worcester trivia game show played on the Worcester buses —in honor of Jane Week! Here is Episode 1. Stay tuned for a new episode each day this week!

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Monfredo: Worcester Public Schools Moving Forward With Strategic Plan for Education

The Strategic Plan for education, two years in the making and twenty-five years since the last plan, was unveiled by the two organizations involved in its implementation… the Worcester Regional Research Bureau and the Worcester Education Collaborative. The final version of the plan must be approved by the School Committee when they receive the final report in June.

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