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  Worcester, Massachusetts - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Worcester is the second-largest city in Massachusetts, and the county seat of Worcester County.
Worcester resident Joshua Stoddard invented the steam calliope in 1855.
Worcester is home to the American Antiquarian Society, Higgins Armory Museum (the largest collection of arms and armor in the western hemisphere), the Worcester Art Museum, Mechanics Hall, the EcoTarium, and the DCU Center (formerly the Worcester Centrum).
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 Worcester County, Massachusetts - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Worcester County is a county located in the U.S. state of Massachusetts.
Its county seat is the city of Worcester.
When the government of Worcester County was established on April 2, 1731, Worcester was chosen as its shire town (later known as a county seat).
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 MASSACHUSETTS
Massachusetts is a small state in the northeastern United States,that has made contributions to the nation far greater than its size might suggest.
Massachusetts experienced accelerated growth in the early 18th century; settlements arose in the interior, and the Connecticut Valley was settled.
Massachusetts patriots, including John Adams, Samuel Adams, and John Hancock, were leaders in the Revolution, and the state continued to provide leadership for the young American republic.
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 Worcester Massachusetts
Worcester still has a fair number of factories, but the biggest employer is the University of Massachusetts Medical Center.
Worcester is too much in the shadow of Boston, and similarly-sized Providence and Hartford are their state capitals.
Worcester's first Union Station, built with a single tower at Washington Square in 1875, served as a consolidated station for rail lines -- which made it possible for the city to remove the tracks that were crisscrossing the Common at the time.
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 Worcester travel guide - Wikitravel
Worcester was established as a town on June 14, 1722 and as a city on February 29, 1848.
Worcester, MA is the home of nine colleges and universities, the University of Massachusetts Medical Center, and the Massachusetts Bio-Technology Research Park, and the American Antiquarian Society.
Despite their large number, Worcester's colleges and universities have not left much of an imprint on the overall feel of the city-- for better and for worse, it is not the least bit a college town.
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 ipedia.com: Worcester, Massachusetts Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Worcester houses the American Antiquarian Society; Higgins Armory, the largest collection of arms and armor in the western hemisphere; the Worcester Art Museum, the Ecotarium, and the Worcester Centrum Centre.
The Massachusetts Academy of Mathematics and Science, a public magnet school for science and mathematics founded in 1992, is located on the campus of WPI.
The Worcester IceCats is an American Hockey League-affiliated, AAA minor league professional hockey franchise based in Worcester.
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 Worcester, Massachusetts Postal History
It was in Worcester that Charles II was defeated by Oliver Cromwell in 1651.
Worcester, as its current nickname, "The Heart of the Commonwealth" asserts, was located in the geographical center of Massachusetts, it was at the hub of an efficient system of transportation and it produced and nurtured many great inventive minds.
After Worcester County's representative to the Whig Convention of 1848, Charles Allen, declared the Whig Party dissolved because of its stance on slavery and returned to Worcester, he was greeted with jubilation.
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 Worcester, Massachusetts -   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The first female United States cabinet official was Frances Perkins of Worcester; she served as Secretary of Labor in the Franklin Roosevelt administration.
Worcester Indymedia is a community-based news site commited to amplifying the voices of everyday people and especially those working for justice and equality in Central Massachusetts and around the world.
Worcester Indymedia is open to everyone and features open publishing which allows instantaneous web publishing to all.
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 Worcester, Massachusetts, MA, real estate
Worcester Massachusetts, known as the Heart of the Commonwealth, is centrally located in Massachusetts.
A day trip to one of Massachusetts’ beautiful beaches or islands is easily accessible from any part of the state, as is a trip to the Berkshires in the western part of the state.
Government: The capital of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts is Boston, situated on the Atlantic Ocean on the eastern border of the state.
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 Worcester, Massachusetts Photographers - Wedding, Portrait, Commercial, Event and Other Photography Services
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This photographer services: Worcester, Massachusetts from a local, regional or national office.
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 Worcester Worcester, Massachusetts (Cities)
Worcester is located in Worcester County along Interstate 290, 42 miles west of Boston.
Incorporated in 1722, Worcester is the third largest city in New England and home of several colleges dating to the last century.
The city is part of the Worcester, Massachusetts-Connecticut metro area.
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 WFD Home
The mission of the Worcester Fire Department is to improve the quality of life within the city, by providing:
The WFD will accomplish this mission while maintaining a high regard for the safety and health of our personnel, and maintain a high standard of training and education, maintain fire department facilities and apparatus, administer to the fire service work force, and interact professionally with other city departments and divisions.
Prohibited Open Burning in the City of Worcester - Please be advised that open burning is prohibited under the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Reg 310 CMR 7.07.
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 Worcester, Massachusetts MA, city profile (Worcester County) - hotels, festivals, genealogy, newspapers - ePodunk
Massachusetts > All counties > Worcester County > Worcester
At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Worcester was $18,614, compared with $21,587 nationally.
Median rent in Worcester, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $505.
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 Welcome to the University of Massachusetts Medical School! - UMass Medical School
Welcome to the University of Massachusetts Medical School!
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This is an official Page/Publication of the University of Massachusetts Worcester Campus
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 Worcester Massachusetts - Massachusetts Lawyer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
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 Worcester, Massachusetts Web Design Services - Web Site Design Firms
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 Worcester County Massachusetts Books
From the Introduction “Northborough Notables Includes profiles of eleven persons who were either born In Northborough, Massachusetts or made it their home for a substantial portion of their lives, and who made a significant contribution to a profession or to a larger community.
The growth of Worcester County is reflected in the growth of the bank.
It is a Worcester Bankbook representing a legacy left by the years to both community and bank.
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 Worcester, Massachusetts   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
"Worcester" is correctly pronounced with two syllables, not three: \'wʊstər\ (IPA) —; listen.
The first syllable of "Worcester" is stressed and usually rhymes with the first syllable of "pussycat"; however, some residents pronounce "Worcester" to rhyme with "mister." (The speakers in that group have the non-rhotic accent common in New England, and so would say \'wɨstɐ\ ("WIH-stuh").)
Russell L. Hawes, a Worcester physician, invented the first machine for folding plain paper into envelopes in 1852.
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 Worcester County Massachusetts Cemeteries
To locate an "active" cemetery in Massachusetts that does have an administrative office, mass-doc.com has also developed a pre-formatted directory of addresses and phone numbers.
A total of 232 cemeteries for Worcester County have been extracted.
Please understand that this guide is by no means meant to be an all inclusive directory of all cemeteries in Worcester County.
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 Directions and Phone Numbers - Contact Us - Worcester State College
Worcester State College is located in Worcester, Massachusetts, a thriving community of over 172,000 residents.
Worcester is located approximately 40 miles west of Boston.
Neither company is affiliated with Worcester State College.
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 Worcester County, Massachusetts History and Genealogy Research Guide and Links
Worcester County is located in central Massachusetts, with boundaries extending through Massachusetts, from its northern neighbor, the State of New Hampshire, to its southern neighbors the states of Connecticut and Rhode Island.
Worcester county is bordered to the east by the Massachusetts counties of Middlesex and Norfolk, and to the west are the Massachusetts counties of Franklin, Hampshire and Hampden.
The Discourse of Disappearance and Nipmuc Indians of Central Massachusetts, An abbreviated version of this paper was read by Nipmuc historian Thomas Doughton at the American Antiquarian Society, Worcester, Mass., May 20, 1999.
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 Worcester Real Estate Agents, Worcester Homes For Sale, REALTORS and Worcester
We also have information on Worcester home selling, home buying, mortgages, insurance, movers and other realty services for anyone looking to sell a home or buy a home in Worcester, MA.
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HomeGain has services to help you find a top Worcester real estate broker or agent, get the value of your Worcester home and a comparative market analysis (CMA), view Worcester real estate and MLS listings, prepare your home for sale, and more.
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 Visit Worcester, Massachusetts: Worcester info
Within the pages of this extensive website, you will be able to locate shops, restaurants, hotels, businesses and most anything else you may wish to find.
Locating information in Worcester is easy, and here is how to start.
If you are looking for a Hotel in Worcester, simply click on the category at the bottom part of this screen i.e.
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 Worcester, Mass The Second Largest City in New England
Worcester, Mass The Second Largest City in New England
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This is not an official page of the city of Worcester.
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 Worcester Telegram & Gazette Online
WORCESTER — In the weeks leading up to her murder, Janice L. Giovanelli Ruth and her husband of nearly three years, Carl W. Ruth III, often argued about his addiction to crack cocaine, according to those who knew them.
WORCESTER— They may have been inspired by a movie, but the 30 young spellers of the Salvation Army’s after-school program had to tap into their own wellsprings of hard work and determination and those endless flashcards.
WORCESTER— Anyone who has followed local activism in the last decade knows Scott Schaeffer-Duffy as a left-leaning idealist who doesn’t hesitate to criticize the Bush administration.
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