Pezzella Makes Safety Recommendations for Worcester Schools

Safety equipment upgrades, more police officers recommended for Worcester schools WORCESTER – The district’s school safety liaison and a special advisory committee advises implementing several recommendations from a recent independent audit of the district’s safety systems, including upgrading school security hardware and adding two police liaison officers.Robert Pezzella also suggests…

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Team work makes the dream work at Burncoat Prep

Forming a new ‘family’ at Worcester’s Burncoat Prep WORCESTER – The sign hanging on the wall behind Deborah Catamero’s desk offers a persuasive bit of advice: “Save time, see it my way.””It’s really our way,” the Burncoat Street Preparatory School principal said Friday, laughing off what is meant to be…

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Fourth Annual Bullying Prevention & Education Conference

The 4th Annual Bullying Prevention and Education Conference will be held on Thursday March 3rd at North High School Keynote Speaker  Kirk Smalley – Stand for the Silent   Stand for the Silent was organized in 2010 by a group of students from the Oklahoma State University/Oklahoma City Upward Bound…

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Whiskey Bars Taking Over Worcester

If you have not noticed there will be thre, count them, three Whiskey Bars in Worcester.  All with a different fervor.  Below is a write up on two of them.  Just a few more things happening in the Woo.   Whiskey on Water will truck in the food for Worcester…

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Worcester School Projects rejected by the MSBA

Worcester school projects don’t make state’s latest cut; will be resubmitted next year WORCESTER – Three school renovation projects district officials had hoped would be picked by the Massachusetts School Building Authority this month did not make the cut.According to a letter from MSBA officials to City Manager Edward M.

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Student suspensions in Worcester decline under new state law

Student suspensions in Worcester decline under new state law WORCESTER – Student suspensions in the city schools for the previous school year fell substantially under a new student discipline law that took effect prior to last school year.According to the state Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, 1,929 Worcester students…

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WAMS Parent continues to promote arts in venture

What’s New: Worcester studio moves beyond the sip-and-paint experience WORCESTER – Susan Dunshee, owner of Just Paint Studio, is all about taking creative ideas and bringing them to life. Starting with a hobby of organizing painting parties with family and friends, Ms. Dunshee launched Just Paint in 2011 and turned…