Did You Know?
The first radio station in the U.S. to play the Beatles was Worcester's own WORC.
By The Numbers
Owned by the New York Times Co., The Worcester Telegram & Gazette is the city's only daily newspaper.
News and Resources
As the second largest city in Massachusetts, Worcester is a hub of activity. Whether you're a Sox fan looking for the latest baseball scores, a pop-culture junkie dying to find out about the latest entertainment trends, or in the mood for a restaurant review, the city's news sources will keep you up-to-date.
The Student Government Association sponsors free copies of The New York Times, USA Today, The Washington Post, The Boston Globe and the Worcester Telegram and Gazette in convenient locations including the Hogan Campus Center Basement, Hogan 2, Stein Hall, Smith Hall, Kimball Dining Hall and Williams Hall
Telegram & Gazette - The city's only daily newspaper, known as "the Telegram" or "the T&G"; named New England Newspaper of the Year for 2010.
Worcester Magazine - "The leading alternative weekly newspaper in Central Massachusetts."
Worcester Living - This full-size glossy is "reflects the unique culture and lifestyle of Central Massachusetts."
thePulse - A lifestyle and entertainment magazine designed for young adults living, working and going to college in the Worcester and Metrowest communities.
WCTR TV-3 - Airing daily, Worcester News Tonight, produced in conjunction with New England Cable News, packs local news, sports, weather and more into 30 minutes.
WTAG AM 580 - Locals have been tuning in to "TAG" for 85 years, for the latest on what's happening in central Mass.
City of Worcester - Learn everything you wanted to know about Worcester at this official site.
Central Mass. Convention & Visitors Bureau - For extended information on the region's lodging, dining, sports, attractions and more, this site showcases "The Heart of New England."
Chamber of Commerce - If you want to know how much money the city spent on redeveloping its Union Station or need a list of the latest business events, here's your source.
CitySquare - Worcester's $563 million downtown redevelopment project, promises to turn the heart of Worcester into a vibrant destination.
Colleges of Worcester Consortium - A true "UniverCity," Greater Worcester boasts 12 colleges and universities. This site lets you know how they work together, from cross-registration to inter-campus transportation services. It also shows you how "Worcester Rocks!"
Destination Worcester - Tourism marketing entity that helps attract events, conventions and meetings to the city.
Woo Card – Created by the Worcester Cultural Coalition, the card grants discounts at many of the cultural venues in Worcester.