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Past articles by Nick:

Politics & the City: Covering legends, intrigue over nearly 40 years at City Hall

A look back on 39 years as the Worcester city government reporter → Read More

Worcester residents will pay the tax price for hot housing market

With residential property values on a steep climb and businesses struggling because of the pandemic, setting this year's tax rates will be challenging for Worcester. → Read More

Rick Miller resigns from Park Spirit board amid legal fight over Newton Hill land

A longtime board member of Park Spirit resigns to pursue a legal challenge to determine if land at Newton Hill was properly transfer to the Worcester School Department. → Read More

Health care and education sectors help heat up Worcester housing market

City Hall Notebook: Assessor sees fuel for hot housing market; tax-exempt properties add up; financial software is outdated → Read More

Worcester property values keep climbing, set record for fourth year in a row

This is the eighth consecutive year that Worcester's total valuation has increased. → Read More

Step taken to make Worcester city government more inclusive

This action will allow people who are not allowed to register to vote because they are not a U.S. citizen to serve on a city board or commission. → Read More

Special permit granted for marijuana store in Worcester's Main South

The Corner Emporium is the third adult-use marijuana applicant in Worcester given priority status by the Cannabis Control Commission through the Economic Empowerment Program. → Read More

Worcester City Council calls for task force on future for Duffy Field

The task force would be asked to find common ground between the "Save Duffy Field" and "Share Duffy Field" factions. → Read More

Proposed Executive Office of Diversity and Inclusion clears first hurdle in Worcester

A City Council committee unanimously backed a reorganization plan that would create the new office, with Chief Diversity Officer Stephanie A. Williams reporting directly to the city manager. → Read More

Friendlier agenda system on tap for Worcester City Council meetings

For those who feel that accessing agendas for City Council meetings can be a bit complicated, there is some good news. The city is looking at a new agenda management system that is intended to be much more user-friendly and accessible. City Clerk Nikolin Vangjeli said the new system is a product of iCompass, a company that specializes in meeting management solutions for local government. He said… → Read More

Politics and the City: Duffy Field small in size but generates passion regarding its future

Big debate regarding future of Duffy Fld. Neighborhood residents want to keep it the way it is; others want to see a high school athletic field there. → Read More

Union Cafe latest business casualty of COVID-19

Small care at Union Station that offered communities coffee, pastries and juices has notified WRA it will not be reopening. → Read More

Midtown Mall owner obtains permit to demolish building's art deco facade

Building permit pulled to demolish facade of Midtown Mall. Certain art deco elements of facade will be removed, preserved and incorporated inside buiding. → Read More

Worcester entertaining request to use part of DCU Center for federal court trials

Worcester City Manager Edward M. Augustus Jr. told the City Council that the city is entertaining a request from the U.S. District Court to use DCU Center. → Read More

Nonprofits may be asked for one-time, voluntary payment to city

City Council looking into feasibility of asking nonprofits to consider making one-time, voluntary pandemic payment to city. → Read More

Marijuana industry generates $3M for Worcester

Revenue from legal marijuana sales goes into city's general fund for future allocation. → Read More

City Hall Notebook: Virtual hearing set for Duffy Field master plan

Items on Duffy Field master plan, street sweeping, payments-in-lieu-of-taxes proposal and appointments. → Read More

Tax deal revisited as Unum misses jobs benchmark

"Corrective action" is in the works on Worcester's tax-relief deal for Unum, now that 400 employees will keep working remotely rather than return to downtown office building. → Read More

Politics and the City: No news good news in running an election

In overseeing his first presidential election, with many variables at play because of COVID-19, City Clerk Nikolin Vangjeli got the job done. → Read More

Area lawmakers, officials offers congratulations to Biden, Harris

Area lawmakers, officials offers congratulations to Biden, Harris → Read More