On the scene: 40 hours with the Worcester Fire Department

Park Ave.’s Engine 4 is a 2003 E-One Cyclone II. It’s more than 25 feet long, can pump 1,500 gallons of water per minute, and has a 500-gallon water tank and thousands of feet of firehose. But, time and again, the most commonly used equipment is contained in a 9-square-foot cabinet, where the first-responder gear is stored, primarily in two light canvas bags, one of which contains the Narcan supply.

Worcester Sun print edition coming Dec. 9

“Along with features our readers have come to rely upon and expect, we will expand our news coverage as well as our coverage of sports, education, politics and city life. We have a few surprises up our sleeves, as well.”

Q&A: Mike Angelini, Worcester’s power broker, gets down to business

On the fifth anniversary of his paper that dramatically refocused Worcester’s economic development efforts, the chairman of the law firm Bowditch & Dewey, Hanover Insurance Group’s board of directors and Massport discusses the impact of his paper, the city’s current economic development efforts, the role of public and higher education in moving the city forward, the city’s dual tax rate, Worcester Regional Airport, commuter rail, and more.