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Since 1812: Grand opening of Worcester's Stearns Tavern

Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - Telegram & Gazette - Seven Hills ASPiRE!

The much-traveled Stearns Tavern has found a home alongside a pond, a park and a playground. The 1812 building has had a storied exitence, having served as home to a furniture shop, a house of carpets and a succession of banks. Its new life will be as a Seven Hills Foundation cafe, workforce training center Read more...

Shine Initiative creates mental health app to reach youth on their phones

Monday, October 14, 2019 - Worcester Business Journal - Shine Initiative

In its goal to encourage dialogue about mental health and open up access to services for youth, Worcester's Shine Initiative has gone into dozens of schools across Central Massachusetts to talk with students. Now, thanks to an app created by Worcester tech firm Pagano Media and funded by the nonprofit Health Foundation of Central Massachusetts, that mission can be taken to students when they're not in school - and to other students anywhere. Read more...

Food Hub graduates 18 from Urban Agenda Grant program

Tuesday, October 8, 2019 - Worcester Regional Chamber of Commerce - Food Hub

From mocktails to vegan cuisine, Pre-Columbian dishes to banh mi, the smorgasbord on offer Monday evening at the Worcester Regional Food Hub represented every corner of the Heart of the Commonwealth and beyond. Read more...

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