Worcester Sun, June 1: In this issue

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Universal Wind Power could end up in the city after all -- at Worcester Regional Airport.

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Universal Wind Power could end up in the city after all — at Worcester Regional Airport.

Universal Wind Power has eyes on veterans, Worcester Airport |  Columbia Tech, a contracting arm of the Coghlin Companies, is planning to build Universal Wind Power’s first three large (100 kilowatt hours per month) turbines. Universal Wind Power’s CEO also said he’s working toward a deal with Massport, and one of the initial turbines could be cited at Worcester Regional Airport. Patrick Sargent has the latest on Worcester development.


It may soon be easier for the public -- and the media -- to gain access to public documents in Massachusetts.

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It may soon be easier for the public — and the media — to gain access to public documents in Massachusetts.

Editorial: Records access reform an important step toward progress |  A bill awaiting Gov. Baker’s signature is the first overhaul of public records access since 1973. While not perfect, the bill provides needed change and reminds us that the state and its cities and towns have generally operated in a manner not consistent with openness and transparency.


June1SunSpot_teaseSun Spots with Hitch [Vol. 63]: Turn, turn, turn … wait, where are we? |  Seasons — we’ve got a few; in New England, of course, your run-of-the-mill four are only the beginning. There’s lobster season. Country fair season. Bravehearts season. Roadwork season. Always a crowd-pleaser, that last one. Worcester’s haphazardly climbing hills are never easy to navigate as it is; indeed a wayfinding project comprising hundreds of signs and markers has been in the works for some time and is expected to move along later this year. Hitch has an idea of just how helpful the new signs will be.


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Inbox [June 1]: Hanover Theatre ribbon cutting tomorrow; WCAC’s Action Hero Awards; Chamber’s Business Awards; two new stores in Auburn Mall |  Interesting and worthwhile things happen every day in our community. Alas, we can’t cover them all. That’s where Inbox comes in, to offer readers an easily digestible compilation of interesting and noteworthy items you and your neighbors keep telling us about. Have a release or a photo you or your group would like to share? Let us know by emailing it to info@worcester.ma. Be sure to include a link to the full release on your site or Facebook page so we can include it and send Sun members your way.

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