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2020 Call for Grant Applications

Janet Malser Humanities Trust: dealine April 1

The Janet Malser Humanities Trust is now accepting applications for the 2020 grant cycle. Ms. Malser set up the charitable Trust in order to support the arts and humanities, community service and conservation in the towns of Dudley, Oxford, and Webster, MA.

The causes for which funding... Read More

Winter’s track is beyond your window

What was that New Year’s resolution? Grab your hat, mittens; let’s go!

By Sandy Quadros Bowles

The couch can be a tempting place to spend the cold winter.

But there’s plenty to see and enjoy in central Massachusetts beyond the comforts of your living room.

Wildlife viewing should not be limited to warmer weather, nature enthusiasts advise. All four seasons offer the chance to observe, says Viola Bramel, park ranger at West Hill Dam in Uxbridge.

Winter brings its own serene beauty, Ms... Read More

Maxwell Luciano’s builds on Gus Giordano’s standing as dine-and-dance master

By Rod Lee

Robert “Gus” Giordano might not have known what to expect when he took the first steps towards opening Maxwell Luciano’s Banquet and Conference Center at Union Station in 2010, but people familiar with the Worcester restaurant scene were probably certain he would make it work.

With now fifty years in the entertainment and hospitality business behind him, going back to his days at Sir Morgan’s Cove and Steeple Bumstead... Read More

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