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Worcester’s Recycling Dilemma

So the Worcester City Council took up the issue of the City Manager’s new recycling plan at Tuesday night’s meeting.  Much to the chagrin to all this was not the slam dunk that it was once thought to be. The council postponed the vote until August after Councilor Khrys King…


Always say goodbye

Always say goodbye, because you never know if you will get the chance.  That happened to me this past weekend.   I used to travel a lot and in the spring my baseball umpiring duties force me to miss or reschedule some things, including attending mass.  On average I would say…



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2016 Oscars Best Films

The annual tradition of watching the Academy Awards Nominations by the baseball (election) widow and me is complete and this year I am going to take a different approach.  Each year I normally try to predict the winner.  Since I truly feel that this year is set up so “The…


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Trophy Kids

If you have followed me for the past few years, I gravely apologize.  You will know that I am sports coach and official.  Being a basketball coach and being a baseball umpire are two things that I truly love to do.  As you can imagine I have come across a…


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Food Truck Revolution

I have always been a fan of food trucks.  Quick and convenient comfort food that a brick and mortar restaurant can’t provide.  Last year I went and saw the movie “Chef”.  After coming out of the theater two things were on my mind. First, I really wanted a Cuban style sandwich…


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East Side Babe Ruth Spring Registration

The East Side Babe Ruth is currently holding online Registration for the upcoming season.  Cost is $125 per player.  You can register by going to their Facebook page and click sign up, or register at www.eastsidebaberuth.com.  The age group is 13-15 and if they played Little League at either Tom Ash,…


Threat at Quabbin Regional being Investigated

Threat being investigated at Quabbin Regional in Barre BARRE – One person has been detained and students at Quabbin Regional High School are sheltering in place while state and local police investigate unspecified threats made to the school.Police Chief Erik Demetropoulous said students are remaining in their classrooms, but teaching…