Here are the most popular Worcester Sun articles Feb. 12-18
Ray Mariano: Should Worcester be a sanctuary city? The votes are in. Nick Duffy, Grafton Hill free spirit, self-published author, ‘real-world’ skeptic
Railers players’ first stop? Their new apartments at the Edge
Sina-cism: Hating Trump no substitute for a real policy
Free to read — Sina-cism: When Nikola Tesla didn’t come to Worcester
Here are the most popular Worcester Sun articles Feb. 5-11
Ray Mariano: VOTE: Should Worcester be a sanctuary city? ABA basketball hopes to drop Anchors in Worcester
Melifonwu and McCubrey: Two football futures kick off with no-nonsense announcements
Bluefin Technology connects with customers, Worcester
Editorial: Short-term fixes boost commuter rail performance
Star, hardworking local athletes Ifeatu Melifonwu of Grafton and West Boylston’s Cole McCubrey know where they’re going — to Syracuse University and UMass-Amherst. The high hopes of their fans and teammates will follow them there.
A downtown startup that’s latched onto the IoT revolution is in our Local Business Spotlight. The ABA’s back and looking at you, Worcester. A pair of local scholastic gridiron greats gird for the next level. Don’t worry, Sinacola’s on sanctuary cities, too. And much more in your Feb. 5-11 Worcester Sun.
Hopes remain high that a match with a top collegiate program — maybe nearby? — could be on the horizon for one of the area’s most talented football players as Signing Day nears. Joe Parello has the story.
Also, a local jazz saxophonist on “making a living” as a musician. Augustine Kanjia’s incredible tale continues with disappointment and perseverance. Sinacola channels Stalin in an open letter to Betsy DeVos. An inauguration editorial. Inbox, On Beacon Hill, Worcester Weekly. It’s all in your Jan. 22-28 Worcester Sun.
How’s your swordsmanship? The ancient practice of fencing, which eventually became a sport known mostly in movies and the Olympics, involves agility and strategy, and can be learned and practiced right here in the city. The Worcester Fencing Club, at 243 Stafford St., offers classes and programs for children and adults — and an athletic alternative for the adventurous. Joe Parello is back with a closer look.
A couple of our top recent pieces — on the (g)rowing community at Lake Quinsig and an Olympic sport getting the Worcester treatment — hit the free-to-read bin. We have thoughts on getting out the vote. Hitch has his eye on Moses Dixon. And much more in your Wednesday, Oct. 19, Worcester Sun.
“I’m just trying to take advantage of every rep I get,” Boston College’s Davon Jones told Sun sports reporter Joe Parello. “The transition [to running back] has been good. I credit that to coach White and coach Addazio for believing in me, and believing I can play running back. I’m happy with it, and I’m just trying to help my teammates.” Oh, he’s helping all right — already second on the team in rushing yards after shifting from safety in spring, things appear to be looking up for the former St. John’s star at The Heights.