Welcome to Worcester and Central MA!
Did you know Worcester recently appeared in Forbes magazine as one of CareerBliss' "happiest" cities to work in! Read all about it here!
Five-time winner of the All-American City Award. Second largest city in New England. Worcester is a great place to live and work! Those who live here know all about Worcester's gravitational pull. People who come tend to stay. People who leave seem to always be drawn back.
Worcester's central location in the Heart of the Commonwealth makes it ideal for visits to favorite New England attractions. It's only a 45-minute drive to Boston, an hour to Newport, 90 minutes to Cape Cod, and 3 hours to NYC. Home to ten colleges and universities, the majestic mountains and pristine lakes of New Hampshire, Vermont and Maine are an easy and popular day trip.
Life in Worcester is affordable...a real urban environment without the hassles of the big city. From minor-league baseball teams like the Worcester Tornadoes to the elegant Worcester Art Museum, we've got it all. If you can ski in the mountains or sun at the beach in less than an hour, then you know you're in Worcester!
Check out our exclusive (and well-loved) Worcester Restaurant guide compiled by Michael Ennis, MD, one of our Hahnemann faculty members!
Worcester "Fun Facts"
- The typewriter, sewing machine, shredded wheat, the ballpoint pen and the "smiley face" were all invented in Worcester!
- Dolly, the world's first cloned sheep, was cloned in Worcester.
- The first radio station to play a Beatles song in the U.S. was in, you guessed it, Worcester!
- In 1847, the first commerical valentine was mass produced in Worcester.
- Worcester is the home of the second oldest First Night celebration.
Worcester: "The Essentials"
Official Worcester city site
Worcester School System
Discover Worcester (arts and culture in Worcester)
Worcester's Restaurant Guide
Worcester Telegram & Gazette Online
Central Massachusetts Visitors and Convention Bureau
Davis Farmland & Mega Maze
Higgins Armory Museum
Worcester Art Museum
Worcester Center for Crafts
Worcester Public Library
Worcester Regional Chamber of Commerce
Worcester Tornadoes (minor league baseball team)