Nicole Shih, Telegram & Gazette

Nicole Shih

Telegram & Gazette

Chicago, IL, United States

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City starts final phase of softball field and playground at Indian Hill Park

The second and final phase of the construction project at Indian Hill Park on Ararat Street is underway. → Read More

Long walk to opportunity: Daughter, mother from El Salvador open restaurant in Worcester

Morales and her mother opened their own business in June 2020, Pupuseria and Restaurant Al Sazón de Mi Tierra, at 591 Park Ave. → Read More

Lt. Gov. Polito visits Worcester preschool program to celebrate Mass. STEM week

Children at Greendale Head Start high-fived Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito, who visited the federally-funded preschool program during Massachusetts STEM Week. → Read More

'No sign of relief': Worcester gas prices rise to $3.24 per gallon

Gas at the cheapest station in Worcester was priced $3.03 Monday, while the most expensive was $3.69 per gallon, a difference of 66 cents, according to GasBuddy. → Read More

More than 5K drawn to Polar Park Sunday for UMass Cancer Walk and Run

The 23rd annual UMass Cancer Walk and Run drew upward of 5,000 participants to Polar Park Sunday. → Read More

French restaurateur feeds souls, not stomachs, at Worcester creperie

French restaurant owner Jean-Luc Wittner came to the United States not to pursue a better life, but to embrace the country's differences. → Read More

Worcester Common Ground opens Chandler Street housing project for low-income residents

A 31-unit low-income housing project on Chandler Street opened Thursday after renovations in a former razor factory, → Read More

Worcester farmers markets offer fresh produce for all budgets, target food insecurity

Worcester's farmers markets offer fresh produce for all budgets with a eye for raising awareness on food insecurity. → Read More

Kenyan immigrant and Worcester restaurateur fulfills childhood dream of living in US

The couple knew each other since they were young, but it wasn't until years later that they started talking over the phone, with Issa in the U.S. and Mohamed still in Kenya. → Read More

Worcester gas prices rise to $3.08 per gallon

Gas prices in Worcester have risen 2.4 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.08 per gallon Monday. → Read More

United Way of Central Mass. gifts $100K to assist in resettlement of Afghan evacuees

The United Way of Central Massachusetts donated $100,000 to the Boston-based Fish Family Foundation as the U.S., state and Worcester welcomes evacuees from Afghanistan. → Read More

Worcester gas prices dip to $3.05 per gallon, but $1 higher than last year

Gas prices in Worcester have fallen 0.6 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.05 per gallon Monday → Read More

Worcester singer Ricky Duran among hundreds take part in annual suicide prevention walk

Karen Milani and Megan McCann came to remember their son and brother, who, at 18, took his own life five years ago. → Read More

Worcester gas prices remained unchanged after weeks of increase

Gas prices are unchanged in the past week, averaging $3.07 per gallon Monday. → Read More

WPI student launched breakfast stand to address food insecurity throughout Worcester

WPI grad student Justin Amevor has launched DoughBoyz Breakfast, a stand serving food to insecure college students and underserved communities. → Read More

City solicits input from residents how best to use $111 million in Rescue Plan Act funds

Worcester residents attended a community input session Thursday evening at the Boys & Girls Club to brainstorm how the city should use its $111 million share of the American Rescue Plan Act. → Read More

Worcester gas prices jump to $3.07 per gallon

Nationally, the average price of gasoline has fallen 0.4 cents per gallon in the last week, averaging $3.17 per gallon Tuesday. → Read More

Worcester Police Officer Iggy Garcia dies after battling pancreatic cancer

After months of battling stage 4 pancreatic cancer, Worcester Police Officer Ignacio J. “Iggy” Garcia has passed away. → Read More

Low pay, shrinking substitute teacher pool leaves schools scrambling to cover classrooms

At Worcester Public Schools, finding enough subs to cover teacher absences was an issue even before the pandemic, says superintendent Maureen Binienda → Read More

Worcester nonprofit receives $2.5M to address food insecurity due to COVID-19

The Greater Worcester Community Foundation received more than $2.5 million from $27.1 million in federal Community Development Block Grant Food Security Program funding. → Read More