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BJ Hill – worcester.ma https://worcester.ma The Worcester Sun, local news worth supporting Wed, 22 May 2019 17:31:20 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.1 Love and the machine: Invasive algorithms help make ‘perfect’ match https://worcester.ma/2018/02/what-if-worcester-love-and-the-machine-invasive-algorithms-help-make-perfect-match/ https://worcester.ma/2018/02/what-if-worcester-love-and-the-machine-invasive-algorithms-help-make-perfect-match/#respond Sat, 10 Feb 2018 14:09:43 +0000 https://worcester.ma/?p=226499  “L.T.R.’s programming has regularly evolved to identify users’ best dating experience. As breakthroughs are made in Artificial Intelligence and data-mining techniques, we’re ready to perfect those advances and pass them on to our users.” ]]> https://worcester.ma/2018/02/what-if-worcester-love-and-the-machine-invasive-algorithms-help-make-perfect-match/feed/ 0 Worcester Sun, Feb. 10-17: Mariano with 3 incredibly real stories of love and devotion, how Worcester became an opioid outlier, Blue Shades, remembering Ed Hyder + much more https://worcester.ma/2018/02/worcester-sun-feb-10-17-mariano-with-3-incredibly-real-stories-of-love-and-devotion-how-worcester-became-an-opioid-outlier-blue-shades-remembering-ed-hyder-much-more/ https://worcester.ma/2018/02/worcester-sun-feb-10-17-mariano-with-3-incredibly-real-stories-of-love-and-devotion-how-worcester-became-an-opioid-outlier-blue-shades-remembering-ed-hyder-much-more/#respond Sat, 10 Feb 2018 14:04:51 +0000 https://worcester.ma/?p=226502 Subscribe now to our new full-color, locally produced print edition, on newsstands (or in your mailbox) Saturday mornings.]]> https://worcester.ma/2018/02/worcester-sun-feb-10-17-mariano-with-3-incredibly-real-stories-of-love-and-devotion-how-worcester-became-an-opioid-outlier-blue-shades-remembering-ed-hyder-much-more/feed/ 0 Trump vows to fight ‘fake news’ by cutting funds to cities https://worcester.ma/2018/01/free-to-read-trump-vows-to-fight-fake-news-by-cutting-funds-to-cities/ https://worcester.ma/2018/01/free-to-read-trump-vows-to-fight-fake-news-by-cutting-funds-to-cities/#respond Wed, 17 Jan 2018 07:32:40 +0000 https://worcester.ma/?p=220769 The tendrils of a freedom-chilling threat by the president to defund communities, large and small, that harbor media outlets that badmouth his administration reach into Central Mass. ]]> https://worcester.ma/2018/01/free-to-read-trump-vows-to-fight-fake-news-by-cutting-funds-to-cities/feed/ 0 Worcester Sun, Jan. 17: Pot, Pats, net neutrality, top stories (Bitcoin, Mariano) + more https://worcester.ma/2018/01/worcester-sun-jan-17-pot-pats-net-neutrality-top-stories-bitcoin-mariano-more/ https://worcester.ma/2018/01/worcester-sun-jan-17-pot-pats-net-neutrality-top-stories-bitcoin-mariano-more/#respond Wed, 17 Jan 2018 07:31:37 +0000 https://worcester.ma/?p=221028 Subscribe now to our new full-color, locally produced print edition, on newsstands (or in your mailbox) Saturday mornings.]]> https://worcester.ma/2018/01/worcester-sun-jan-17-pot-pats-net-neutrality-top-stories-bitcoin-mariano-more/feed/ 0 Fitness fans flock to Worcester’s last gym https://worcester.ma/2018/01/what-if-worcester-fitness-fans-flock-to-worcesters-last-gym/ https://worcester.ma/2018/01/what-if-worcester-fitness-fans-flock-to-worcesters-last-gym/#respond Sat, 06 Jan 2018 06:00:05 +0000 https://worcester.ma/?p=216952 “New Year’s memberships spikes aren’t unusual, but the question is why people are beginning to return to exercising, at a time when, according to a FOXNN poll, 93 percent of people report they are happy with their body image.”]]> https://worcester.ma/2018/01/what-if-worcester-fitness-fans-flock-to-worcesters-last-gym/feed/ 0 Worcester Sun, Jan. 6-13: Mariano on Trump’s real danger, what’s missing in the Bump-Baker DCF flap, net neutrality, Mount Carmel + more https://worcester.ma/2018/01/worcester-sun-jan-6-13-mariano-on-trumps-real-danger-whats-missing-in-the-bump-baker-dcf-flap-net-neutrality-mount-carmel-more/ https://worcester.ma/2018/01/worcester-sun-jan-6-13-mariano-on-trumps-real-danger-whats-missing-in-the-bump-baker-dcf-flap-net-neutrality-mount-carmel-more/#respond Sat, 06 Jan 2018 05:52:25 +0000 https://worcester.ma/?p=217060 Subscribe now to our new full-color, locally produced print edition, on newsstands (or in your mailbox) Saturday mornings.]]> https://worcester.ma/2018/01/worcester-sun-jan-6-13-mariano-on-trumps-real-danger-whats-missing-in-the-bump-baker-dcf-flap-net-neutrality-mount-carmel-more/feed/ 0 Nothing but net profit — St. John’s hoop star scores big-league video game endorsement https://worcester.ma/2017/12/free-to-read-what-if-worcester-nothing-but-net-profit-st-johns-hoop-star-scores-big-league-video-game-endorsement/ https://worcester.ma/2017/12/free-to-read-what-if-worcester-nothing-but-net-profit-st-johns-hoop-star-scores-big-league-video-game-endorsement/#respond Wed, 20 Dec 2017 04:53:47 +0000 https://worcester.ma/?p=210254 Donnie Dwyer is the latest student to be picked up by Rideout Entertainment, whose flagship series, “Class of…,” allows subscribers to play as high school basketball teams hyper-local to their markets and divisions.]]> https://worcester.ma/2017/12/free-to-read-what-if-worcester-nothing-but-net-profit-st-johns-hoop-star-scores-big-league-video-game-endorsement/feed/ 0 Worcester Sun, Dec. 20: Veterans Inc., Wormtown Brewery, Puerto Rican student influx, Hitch + more https://worcester.ma/2017/12/worcester-sun-dec-20-veterans-inc-wormtown-brewery-puerto-rican-student-influx-hitch-more/ https://worcester.ma/2017/12/worcester-sun-dec-20-veterans-inc-wormtown-brewery-puerto-rican-student-influx-hitch-more/#respond Wed, 20 Dec 2017 04:40:33 +0000 https://worcester.ma/?p=210333 Don't forget to subscribe to our new print edition on newsstands, or in your mailbox, Saturday mornings. Enjoy your Wednesday, Dec. 20, Worcester Sun.]]> https://worcester.ma/2017/12/worcester-sun-dec-20-veterans-inc-wormtown-brewery-puerto-rican-student-influx-hitch-more/feed/ 0 Trump vows to fight ‘fake news’ by cutting funds to cities https://worcester.ma/2017/12/trump-vows-to-fight-fake-news-by-cutting-funds-to-cities/ https://worcester.ma/2017/12/trump-vows-to-fight-fake-news-by-cutting-funds-to-cities/#respond Sat, 09 Dec 2017 07:44:03 +0000 https://worcester.ma/?p=204935 The tendrils of a freedom-chilling threat by the president to defund communities, large and small, that harbor media outlets that badmouth his administration reach into Central Mass. ]]> https://worcester.ma/2017/12/trump-vows-to-fight-fake-news-by-cutting-funds-to-cities/feed/ 0 Worcester Sun, Dec. 9-16: Mariano’s a homer, Polito on opioids, Railers’ Rome, 40 hours with WFD + much more https://worcester.ma/2017/12/worcester-sun-dec-9-16-marianos-a-homer-polito-on-opioids-railers-rome-40-hours-with-wfd-much-more/ https://worcester.ma/2017/12/worcester-sun-dec-9-16-marianos-a-homer-polito-on-opioids-railers-rome-40-hours-with-wfd-much-more/#respond Sat, 09 Dec 2017 07:37:21 +0000 https://worcester.ma/?p=205147 All this and even more in our new print edition, on newsstands in hundreds of locations around Worcester. Enjoy this week's Worcester Sun.]]> https://worcester.ma/2017/12/worcester-sun-dec-9-16-marianos-a-homer-polito-on-opioids-railers-rome-40-hours-with-wfd-much-more/feed/ 0 Last week’s most popular, Nov. 26-Dec. 2 https://worcester.ma/2017/12/last-weeks-most-popular-nov-26-dec-2/ https://worcester.ma/2017/12/last-weeks-most-popular-nov-26-dec-2/#respond Wed, 06 Dec 2017 05:00:04 +0000 https://worcester.ma/?p=203614 Here are the most popular Worcester Sun articles Nov. 26-Dec. 2.]]> https://worcester.ma/2017/12/last-weeks-most-popular-nov-26-dec-2/feed/ 0 Thirteen stripes, 13 sponsors — selling out the American flag https://worcester.ma/2017/11/free-to-read-thirteen-stripes-13-sponsors-selling-out-the-american-flag/ https://worcester.ma/2017/11/free-to-read-thirteen-stripes-13-sponsors-selling-out-the-american-flag/#comments Wed, 29 Nov 2017 04:12:43 +0000 https://worcester.ma/?p=200125 “A Worcester company has become the 13th and final firm whose name will appear on the New Flag of the United States of America. For $2 trillion, D&A Cybernetics purchased the rights to place its moniker and logo within the red bottom stripe of the flag.” ]]> https://worcester.ma/2017/11/free-to-read-thirteen-stripes-13-sponsors-selling-out-the-american-flag/feed/ 1 Worcester Sun, Nov. 29: Baker and Polito to run in 2018, Hitch on Crusader moniker, What if … Worcester, top stories + more https://worcester.ma/2017/11/worcester-sun-nov-29-baker-and-polito-to-run-in-2018-hitch-on-crusader-moniker-what-if-worcester-top-stories-more/ https://worcester.ma/2017/11/worcester-sun-nov-29-baker-and-polito-to-run-in-2018-hitch-on-crusader-moniker-what-if-worcester-top-stories-more/#respond Wed, 29 Nov 2017 04:09:09 +0000 https://worcester.ma/?p=200912 Enjoy your Wednesday, Nov. 29, Worcester Sun.]]> https://worcester.ma/2017/11/worcester-sun-nov-29-baker-and-polito-to-run-in-2018-hitch-on-crusader-moniker-what-if-worcester-top-stories-more/feed/ 0 What if … Worcester: Destructive climate erupts at Clark meat-eater protest https://worcester.ma/2017/11/free-to-read-destructive-climate-erupts-at-clark-meat-eater-protest/ https://worcester.ma/2017/11/free-to-read-destructive-climate-erupts-at-clark-meat-eater-protest/#respond Wed, 01 Nov 2017 04:14:58 +0000 https://worcester.ma/?p=189970 As temperatures across the country topped 105 degrees for the 13th straight day, protesters nationwide have embarked on campaigns to eradicate monuments and memorials to anyone who had contributed to the current climate change by consuming meat.]]> https://worcester.ma/2017/11/free-to-read-destructive-climate-erupts-at-clark-meat-eater-protest/feed/ 0 Worcester Sun, Nov. 1: Mount Carmel advocates not done yet, state leaders tackle harassment claims, Healey v. Trump + more https://worcester.ma/2017/11/worcester-sun-nov-1-mount-carmel-advocates-not-done-yet-state-leaders-tackle-harassment-claims-healey-v-trump-more/ https://worcester.ma/2017/11/worcester-sun-nov-1-mount-carmel-advocates-not-done-yet-state-leaders-tackle-harassment-claims-healey-v-trump-more/#respond Wed, 01 Nov 2017 04:10:24 +0000 https://worcester.ma/?p=190257 Be sure to check back for more announcements, including the date of our inaugural print edition. But for now, might as well soak in your Wednesday, Nov. 1, Worcester Sun.]]> https://worcester.ma/2017/11/worcester-sun-nov-1-mount-carmel-advocates-not-done-yet-state-leaders-tackle-harassment-claims-healey-v-trump-more/feed/ 0 Nothing but net profit — St. John’s hoop star scores big-league video game endorsement https://worcester.ma/2017/10/what-if-worcester-nothing-but-net-profit-st-johns-hoop-star-scores-big-league-video-game-endorsement/ https://worcester.ma/2017/10/what-if-worcester-nothing-but-net-profit-st-johns-hoop-star-scores-big-league-video-game-endorsement/#respond Sun, 22 Oct 2017 05:47:18 +0000 https://worcester.ma/?p=186103 Donnie Dwyer is the latest student to be picked up by Rideout Entertainment, whose flagship series, “Class of…,” allows subscribers to play as high school basketball teams hyper-local to their markets and divisions.]]> https://worcester.ma/2017/10/what-if-worcester-nothing-but-net-profit-st-johns-hoop-star-scores-big-league-video-game-endorsement/feed/ 0 Worcester Sun, Oct. 22-28: Mariano on the Amazon effect, Sinacola on swerving, Railers, Puerto Rico, black mambas + more https://worcester.ma/2017/10/worcester-sun-oct-22-28-mariano-on-the-amazon-effect-sinacola-on-swerving-railers-puerto-rico-black-mambas-more/ https://worcester.ma/2017/10/worcester-sun-oct-22-28-mariano-on-the-amazon-effect-sinacola-on-swerving-railers-puerto-rico-black-mambas-more/#respond Sun, 22 Oct 2017 05:26:22 +0000 https://worcester.ma/?p=186087 We hope you enjoy your latest edition of the Worcester Sun.]]> https://worcester.ma/2017/10/worcester-sun-oct-22-28-mariano-on-the-amazon-effect-sinacola-on-swerving-railers-puerto-rico-black-mambas-more/feed/ 0 State Rep. Kate Campanale talks Trump, Dixon, guns and making things happen https://worcester.ma/2017/10/free-to-read-state-rep-kate-campanale-talks-trump-dixon-guns-and-making-things-happen/ https://worcester.ma/2017/10/free-to-read-state-rep-kate-campanale-talks-trump-dixon-guns-and-making-things-happen/#respond Wed, 11 Oct 2017 02:16:03 +0000 https://worcester.ma/?p=180691 “I'm Kate Campanale, and I'm a Republican, and this is what I've done, and this is how I've represented my district. It's made it difficult for people to see beyond the ‘R’ when all they're getting is the national news. And that can be a little troubling for some Republicans, especially in Mass.”]]> https://worcester.ma/2017/10/free-to-read-state-rep-kate-campanale-talks-trump-dixon-guns-and-making-things-happen/feed/ 0 Thirteen stripes, 13 sponsors — selling out the American flag https://worcester.ma/2017/09/what-if-worcester-thirteen-stripes-13-sponsors-selling-out-the-american-flag/ https://worcester.ma/2017/09/what-if-worcester-thirteen-stripes-13-sponsors-selling-out-the-american-flag/#respond Sun, 24 Sep 2017 05:13:00 +0000 https://worcester.ma/?p=174763 “A Worcester company has become the 13th and final firm whose name will appear on the New Flag of the United States of America. For $2 trillion, D&A Cybernetics purchased the rights to place its moniker and logo within the red bottom stripe of the flag.” ]]> https://worcester.ma/2017/09/what-if-worcester-thirteen-stripes-13-sponsors-selling-out-the-american-flag/feed/ 0 Worcester Sun, Sept. 24-30: Mariano on Trump and other political clowns, pot commissioner Flanagan talks with the Sun, POW! WOW! + more https://worcester.ma/2017/09/worcester-sun-sept-24-30-mariano-on-trump-and-other-political-clowns-pot-commissioner-flanagan-talks-with-the-sun-pow-wow-more/ https://worcester.ma/2017/09/worcester-sun-sept-24-30-mariano-on-trump-and-other-political-clowns-pot-commissioner-flanagan-talks-with-the-sun-pow-wow-more/#respond Sun, 24 Sep 2017 05:07:57 +0000 https://worcester.ma/?p=174810 What if ... the American flag was sold to the highest bidders? Hitch on McGovern and Bernie. Plus all your favorites in your Sept. 24-30 Worcester Sun.]]> https://worcester.ma/2017/09/worcester-sun-sept-24-30-mariano-on-trump-and-other-political-clowns-pot-commissioner-flanagan-talks-with-the-sun-pow-wow-more/feed/ 0 Worcester scofflaws find thrills — and trouble — with invisible cloaks https://worcester.ma/2017/09/free-to-read-worcester-scofflaws-find-thrills-and-trouble-with-invisible-cloaks/ https://worcester.ma/2017/09/free-to-read-worcester-scofflaws-find-thrills-and-trouble-with-invisible-cloaks/#respond Wed, 06 Sep 2017 04:13:52 +0000 https://worcester.ma/?p=167193 “The crime is just one of many that have occurred nationwide since a Chinese-American venture, Shìlì, began to market invisibility cloaks to consumers last year as part of the Harry Potter 50th Anniversary Commemoration.”]]> https://worcester.ma/2017/09/free-to-read-worcester-scofflaws-find-thrills-and-trouble-with-invisible-cloaks/feed/ 0 Worcester Sun, Sept. 6: Doherty’s Tajon Vassar, Mass Fury, defending DACA + more https://worcester.ma/2017/09/worcester-sun-sept-6-dohertys-tajon-vassar-mass-fury-defending-daca-more/ https://worcester.ma/2017/09/worcester-sun-sept-6-dohertys-tajon-vassar-mass-fury-defending-daca-more/#respond Wed, 06 Sep 2017 04:10:28 +0000 https://worcester.ma/?p=167273 The final installment of the Sun Football Forecast will brighten your day. If not, read all about DACA and the opioid crisis -- then try the football stuff again! It's your Wednesday, Sept. 6, Worcester Sun.]]> https://worcester.ma/2017/09/worcester-sun-sept-6-dohertys-tajon-vassar-mass-fury-defending-daca-more/feed/ 0 Destructive climate erupts at Clark meat-eater protest https://worcester.ma/2017/08/what-if-worcester-destructive-climate-erupts-at-clark-meat-eater-protest/ https://worcester.ma/2017/08/what-if-worcester-destructive-climate-erupts-at-clark-meat-eater-protest/#respond Sun, 27 Aug 2017 05:08:32 +0000 https://worcester.ma/?p=163605 As temperatures across the country topped 105 degrees for the 13th straight day, protesters nationwide have embarked on campaigns to eradicate monuments and memorials to anyone who had contributed to the current climate change by consuming meat.]]> https://worcester.ma/2017/08/what-if-worcester-destructive-climate-erupts-at-clark-meat-eater-protest/feed/ 0 Worcester Sun, Aug. 27-Sept. 2: Mariano on #WooSox, area football stars to watch, buying in on marijuana, echoes of Charlottesville + more https://worcester.ma/2017/08/worcester-sun-aug-27-sept-2-mariano-on-woosox-area-football-stars-to-watch-buying-in-on-marijuana-echoes-of-charlottesville-more/ https://worcester.ma/2017/08/worcester-sun-aug-27-sept-2-mariano-on-woosox-area-football-stars-to-watch-buying-in-on-marijuana-echoes-of-charlottesville-more/#respond Sun, 27 Aug 2017 04:42:41 +0000 https://worcester.ma/?p=163616 What if ... Worcester. Hitch. Sinacola. Augustine Kanjia's incredible journey. And still, there's more! All in your Aug. 27-Sept. 2 Worcester Sun.]]> https://worcester.ma/2017/08/worcester-sun-aug-27-sept-2-mariano-on-woosox-area-football-stars-to-watch-buying-in-on-marijuana-echoes-of-charlottesville-more/feed/ 0 Last week’s most popular, July 23-29 https://worcester.ma/2017/08/last-weeks-most-popular-july-23-29/ https://worcester.ma/2017/08/last-weeks-most-popular-july-23-29/#respond Wed, 02 Aug 2017 04:17:35 +0000 https://worcester.ma/?p=151967 Here are the most popular Worcester Sun articles July 9-15.]]> https://worcester.ma/2017/08/last-weeks-most-popular-july-23-29/feed/ 0