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Dual-tax rate hurts Worcester

ALEX GUARDIOLA |

Since 1984, the city council has shifted a portion of the residential tax burden over to the business property tax payers. By doing so, it puts Worcester at a competitive disadvantage to its...

Why I know all of my staff's birthdays

Renee Diaz |

For the past six Thanksgivings, I was exhausted around my family. Thanks to 26 people, that didn't happen this year.

Mentoring takes a village

LUIS PEDRAJA |

Research shows a young person with a mentor is more likely to be successful not only on an academic level, but professional and personal ones.

Support the WooSox public investment

DONNA TRUEX |

With investment pumping into developments all over the city, people throughout Massachusetts are talking about Worcester. Yet, the public investment largely spurring this revitalization has been...

Successful women shape our community

Amy Lynn Chase |

I can't even count the number of times another female business leader in Worcester has offered me a helping hand.

To the editor: Question 1 will improve hospital care

Question 1 was put on the ballot to establish the same benefits here that are in California's healthcare system.

Viewpoint: Question 1 is a bad investment

DOUGLAS S. BROWN |

Massachusetts residents will soon go to the polls to consider Question 1, a ballot measure mandating specific nurse-to-patient staffing ratios in all hospitals.

Be cautious in assessing changes in median income

DAVID LEWIS SCHAEFER |

Much caution needs to be exercised in interpreting figures regarding supposed changes in local income.

Being a baker is not my dream job

Renee Diaz |

After one too many mishaps at The Queen's Cups and an obvious lack of leadership, it was time to address what was going on.

Educate your employees

JAMES VANDER HOOVEN |

Continuing education is key to remaining competitive in our rapidly changing economy. This applies not only to individuals, but businesses. An educated workforce is a huge asset in an industry.

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