Survival training: One woman’s story of perseverance

A terrible car accident in 2010 was life-altering for a Leicester woman who refused to allow her fate to keep her from pursuing something better. Rehabilitation led to an epiphany, which led to a career change — and that turned out to be Jen Burtt’s saving grace. She lost her friend that harrowing night, but through it all she finally found herself.

Last week’s most popular, July 2-8

Here are the most popular Worcester Sun articles July 2-8

Mariano: Choose your words carefully; obscene, crude language is bad enough without making it worse. She’s always been a hustler: The Soofi family story
Access Denied: Mounting opposition buries pipeline plans
Editorial: A week’s worth of fireworks in Worcester
New mandatory minimum sentence would target tricks of drug trafficking trade
Area artist molds a new career, city narrative with Mugged in Worcester

Last week’s most popular, June 25-July 1

Here are the most popular Worcester Sun articles June 25-July 1

Mariano: Which City Council candidate in District 5 has the advantage? In Worcester, battle for pedicab supremacy is afoot
Nothing usual about The Chameleon opening on Shrewsbury Street
Songs in the key of healing: Worcester Center for Expressive Therapies offers hope
Altea’s Eatery offers brunch lovers an everyday entree to France
Meet Worcester’s clinical trial pioneers

Last week’s most popular, June 18-24

Here are the most popular Worcester Sun articles June 18-24

Nothing usual about The Chameleon opening on Shrewsbury Street
Mariano: Thought police take over the Citizen Advisory Council
Editorial: Leadership fails test over candidate’s Turtleboy tie
Worcester 2.0: An outsider’s inside look at the city’s developing future
For George’s Bakery, bread is where the heart is
No child’s play: Simon Says Give Worcester chapter packs a serious charitable punch

Last week’s most popular, June 11-17

Here are the most popular Worcester Sun articles June 11-17

Mariano: In praise of our teachers
To the editor: After years of negotiations, Worcester Central Catholic School teachers plan protest to urge fair compensation
Free to read: Cosmopolitan Club endures ever-changing landscape
Superintendent, union hope leadership change adds up to progress at Elm Park Community School
Sources: House leaders roll out 18.75 percent tax rate in revised recreational marijuana law regulations
What if … Worcester: Gardens and gargoyles: Dilapidated churches grow into urban farms