Category Archives: cover story

Football kicks off in Worcester

Massachusetts is no stranger to winning football teams, but this spring, fans will have a new reason to cheer. With the official announcement made in November, Worcester’s DCU Center became the home of the National Arena League’s (NAL) latest expansion team, the Massachusetts Pirates.

People to Watch in 2018

With the new year, we always look to those who are going to make our world bigger, brighter and more compassionate. Fortunately, Worcester is full of amazing people bringing their talents to our city. So we’ve rounded up some of the people who are breaking ground, starting businesses, changing the world of politics, feeding the needy and accomplishing things that make us glad they call Worcester home.

Making it – Artists in Worcester

Jason Savio

When you think of popular places for artists and creative people to live, cities like New York and Los Angeles will likely be the first to pop up in your mind. After all, some of the biggest names in the industry have made their way through those areas.

But what about Worcester? Perhaps better put: Why not Worcester?

The Tattoo Issue

Tattoos have a history that is centuries old, with mummified remains being found with tattoos. In fact, Otzi, the oldest mummy found with tattoos (61!), was discovered in glacial ice in the alps and dated to 3,250 BC. The word tattoo is from the Polynesian word “tatau,” which means “to write.”

Haunted Cemeteries in Central Mass

Massachusetts is ripe with history, and its cemeteries are no exception. There are stories of apparitions, inexplicable occurrences and violent murders. Central Massachusetts boasts a handful of cemeteries with tainted pasts. Whether they are haunted remains a mystery. What we do know is the stories are fascinating and need to be told.