Daily Archives: March 16, 2010

City Council live blog: 3/16/10

Posted by Jeremy Shulkin

Your live coverage is here. Mine begins in this space somewhere around 7:00. Tonight’s meeting will most likely be a short one, unless the councilors really like talking about HOME grants and sewage.

7:12: Party time. Lukes is in the tall chair tonight. Paul Clancy isn’t here. We’re starting with a proclamation: Worcester England and Worcester, MA have strong ties, and the Worcester Academy chorus is traveling there as “music ambassadors.” They’re singing “Adieu, Sweet Amaryllis” for us.

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Best of Worcester, Best of Mass.

Posted by Brittany Durgin

While we here at Worcester Mag want you to vote for what you love in the city with our Best of Worcester contest, we think you should also be casting another opinion here. 1,000 great places in Massachusetts will officially be named under a law passed by Governor Deval Patrick to recognize the Bay State’s beauty, and to encourage tourism. I’m sure we can all think of a few places in Worcester that should make the list- Green Hill Park? Coney Island Hot Dogs?

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Protest/Stand out outside Jim McGovern’s office

Posted by Jeremy Shulkin

Anti-healthcare reform Tea Partiers (they were very adamant this morning that they’re not called “Teabaggers”) including Marty Lamb, who is running against McGovern in the November election, and members of a new pro-healthcare reform group called Stand Up to Stupid are standing outside Congressman Jim McGovern’s office (34 Mechanic’s street) this morning holding up signs and engaging in healthy debate. Both groups will be there from 8 am to 10 am, and again from 4 pm to 6 pm.

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