Nov 8, 2011

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Monday, November 7, 2011

No shelter here

At 10 a.m. on October 27 it's 50 degrees and the rain, coming down in steady thick drops since early morning, has soaked anyone outside longer than 10 minutes. Three 20 year olds, two wearing flannel pajama bottoms and all decked out in hooded sweatshirts are about to cross from Green Street to Franklin Street. They're stopped and asked if they know anyone their age who might be homeless.

Homemade apple pies to benefit YouthGROW

YouthGROW, run by the Regional Environmental Council, is a food justice program giving employment and leadership development skills to Worcester Youth through lessons in urban agriculture. This fall YouthGROW is whipping up homemade apple pies just in time for Thanksgiving.

Supermarket home to quality cuisine

Wegmans Market Café
9102 Shops Way, Northborough • October...

Point and Shoot

In an effort to increase traffic-citation revenues, improve stolenvehicle recovery, assist gang-unit officers in finding persons of interest, locating AMBER alerts and identifying sex offenders near school zones and playgrounds, the Worcester Police Department has turned to a new technology that is in use by some of the country's largest police forces: the automated license plate reader.