Welcome to Worcester, Massachusetts, the heart of the Commonwealth!
Great cities share common traits - undeniable energy and a vibrant culture that drives growth and epitomizes livability. A center of commerce, industry, and education, Worcester has redefined its identity and refashioned its urban form to accommodate the needs of a dynamic economy. Today, those changes are bearing fruit as Worcester is the focus of an incredible amount of public and private investment - conservatively more than $2.2 billion. Worcester’s success is attributable to its low cost housing, high quality of life, an increasing knowledge-based economy and geographic accessibility. As a dynamic community, Worcester is not only a smart city, but a smart choice.
New days are dawning... everyday in Worcester!
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It's hard to believe another year will soon draw to a close! Get ready to ring in 2014 with First Night Worcester - the largest single day celebration of arts & culture in Central Massachusets, including fireworks at both 7 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. on Tuesday, December 31st! Get your button now so you don't miss out on a minute of the fun! Button up!
From long standing family traditions to new seasonal experiences, from lively music, theatre and art to outdoor adventures, there's no shortage of fun to be had throughout Worcester, throughout the holiday season! Click below for sampling of Holiday Happenings!
The City of Worcester is one of just three communities in the United States selected to share a $2.6 million National Science Foundation grant - The Art of Science Learning -to study and measure the links between arts-based learning, best corporate practices, STEM (science, technology, engineering, & math) innovation and economic competitiveness. Read more
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Join a growing network of Worcester County residents eligible to receive discounts and special offers for concerts, theatre, museums, outdoor adventures, street festivals and more – throughout Worcester County, throughout the year! Now save at restaurants, retailers, hotels and more... Save! Swipe! Win! WOO! Get your WOO Card today.
Click here to link to official municipal website for the City of Worcester, Massachusetts