Guest column: Census points to dynamic growth in Worcester over past 40 years

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At the end of July, the Worcester Regional Research Bureau hosted some of the nation’s top governmental researchers, who wanted to see firsthand our city’s changing development in the modern economy.

The bureau was honored to bring them here for the annual conference of the Governmental Research Association, which has served objective, nonpartisan policy researchers since 1914. Worcester is by far the smallest community served by a GRA member, with our most comparable peers serving Philadelphia, New Orleans, Boston and Chicago.

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