Last week’s most popular, May 6-13

Here are the most popular Worcester Sun articles May 6-13

Contractor license suspended, Jay Pelletz still leaving customers in lurch
Altea’s Eatery offers brunch lovers an everyday entree to France
Mariano: A champion for women and girls
Valentino’s has ambitious plans for heart of Shrewsbury Street
Inbox [May 7]: News and notes from Holy Cross, Dept. of Higher Education, Holy Name, St. Peter-Marian, Music Worcester, Worcester Public Schools
Boys & Girls Club has Worcester Police on the run


Mariano: A champion for women and girls

“If she stands on her toes, she is probably 4 feet, 10 inches tall – maybe. For most of her life, she struggled to weigh in at 100 pounds. But when it comes to helping women and girls who are struggling, there is no one bigger or stronger.”

Worcester Weekly: Worcester State’s new gym + 5 more things to do, Sept. 11-17

Fifty-two-point-six [insert Dr. Evil voice] MILLION dollars! More than 100,000 square feet of athletic complex! If that feels a little too big for Worcester State, well, then you haven’t been down Chandler Street in a while (probably stuck behind a construction crew on Flagg, or Shrewsbury … or, really, any Worcester street right now. But we digress). So, there’ll be a ribbon-cutting … and lots of talking this week. Why not round it out with a little high-quality football action on Salisbury Street?

Worcester Sun, July 10-16: In this issue

Worcester Bravehearts fan? There’s an app for that! But there’s no app for the drive that burns inside its principal developer. We have both stories. We also check in on the HeartToHub commuter train, have thoughts on signs of the times, John Henry and gun violence. Big week on Beacon Hill, Augustine Kanjia’s incredible journey continues, and more in your July 10-16 Worcester Sun.