4 employees of Worcester and Douglas receive Thomas S. Green Public Service Awards

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WORCESTER — The Worcester Regional Research Bureau sang the praises of four “unsung heroes of municipal government” Thursday at the 31st annual Thomas S. Green Public Service Awards night at Assumption College.

The awards were presented to Thomas Barrett, the Worcester public schools’ coordinator of buildings and grounds; Nicole Cooney, the Worcester Public Works and Parks Department’s finance manager; Michael Daigneault, the DPW’s assistant director of water in the department’s water division, and Adam Furno, working foreman for the Douglas Highway Department. The recipients were announced last month.

In his capacity as Worcester Public Schools’ coordinator of buildings and grounds, Mr. Barrett and his team are responsible for the maintenance of 63 buildings and 3.6 million square feet.

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