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Long Weekend! Thank a Vet!

By Nick D’Andrea I am keeping up with tradition and posting a public thank you to military personnel that I have been lucky to come to know over the years.  Most of the words have stayed the same but my feeling towards the military have not changed.  Some people say…


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We need to correct ourselves

The election is over and I couldn’t be more relieved, but unfortunately this is not the end.  I used to be a political junkie.  So much so that I even ran for local office.  The atmosphere surrounding our recent election cycles has soured me on the whole process.  Every type…


Time to let go

Recently I wrote a piece titled “Always say Goodbye” about the closing of Our Lady of Mount Carmel.  My wife Darcy (aka The Baseball Widow) shared her feeling on the matter as well and asked me to post on her behalf.  Hope you enjoy.   On Saturday afternoon, I took my…


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WPS Students attend Get Fit with the Crusaders game at Holy Cross

Worcester kids fill stands at Holy Cross WORCESTER – Hundreds of Worcester schoolchildren packed the Hart Center at the College of the Holy Cross Monday for the annual “Get Fit with the Crusaders” game. The students watched the Holy Cross women’s basketball team take on Dartmouth (Holy Cross lost) and…


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Worcester Public Schools Students are in the Holiday spirit

On Tuesday December 15th, 2015 people were treated to some performances from talented Worcester Public Schools students at the Worcester Public Schools Holiday Open House.  Communications Specialist Jennifer Roy shared some photographs with Woo Schools of the event. The groups that performed were:  Burncoat Brass Ensemble Claremont Academy Bells Doherty High…


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State to launch savings program for Worcester Students

On Monday, December 14th, State Treasurer Deborah B. Goldberg joined Interim Superintendent Dr. Marco C. Rodrigues, to announce a new program called $eedMA. The initiative will provide each Worcester Public School student in next year’s kindergarten class a $50 deposit for a college savings account. $eedMA, which is being piloted…




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Support Doherty Memorial HS Gym Banners

Click here to support Doherty Memorial HS Gym Banners by Edward Whalen The Doherty High Community is spearheading efforts to improve the appearance of our 50 year old gym. In November, student and faculty volunteers will be cleaning and repainting the gym. It is our goal to upgrade the outdated…


Worcester School Committee likes interim superintendent’s entry plan

Worcester School Committee likes interim superintendent’s entry plan WORCESTER – Continuing to develop the district’s school safety strategy and improving the administration’s communication are among the goals of new interim Superintendent Marco Rodrigues’ entry plan, which he presented to the School Committee Thursday night.The plan, which also prioritizes promoting student…