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The Massachusetts Pirates Become the Newest Pro Team in Worcester

Are you a football fanatic looking for a team to root for who is closer to home? If so, I have good news for you.

The Massachusetts Pirates, a National Arena League Football Team, announced they will be the next pro team to enter Worcester’s sports scene. The team will play its home games at the DCU Center in 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.”

Dining review: Tatnuck Grille offers a neighborhood vibe with plenty of choice

Of Worcester’s many neighborhoods, the Tatnuck area may be least recognized as a dining destination. That’s too bad because it obscures from wider view the Tatnuck Grille, a restaurant whose executive chef, Angel Barbosa, cooked for Coral Seafood during its golden age on Green Street. Taken alone, that should attract people’s attention. Browse the seafood sections of Tatnuck’s menu and you might even experience a flicker of déjà vu. I did.

WAM offers a glimpse into Worcester’s past with ‘Community of Color’

Photographs are a tangible reminder of the past. They serve as both evidence and reassurance that there was life before our own.

Gio: the transformation of a rapper

Giovanni Petrella may be new to the rap game, but he’s not letting that slow him down. When the 17-year-old Worcester native isn’t hitting the books as a student at Worcester State University, Gio, as he prefers to be called, is writing and recording his own music with ambitions of having his voice heard. There was a time, however, when it looked like he wouldn’t get the opportunity.