Worcester’s Power Players, a more definitive list

If we are going to honor the developers, we also have to acknowledge the role of those who create the crucial infrastructure of a vital built environment – the artists, the preservationists, the tree huggers and the tree planters. … They too are the “power players.”

Editorial: Oohs and aahs for ofo

There’s something new and noticeable on the streets of Worcester: bright-yellow bikes from a sharp young company in China. Adding to the fun, Worcester’s only the second U.S. city to get the ofo bike-sharing system — further proof we’re on a roll.

Worcester Sun, Sept. 18-24: In this issue

It’s all fun and games — well, sort of. We spotlight a group of Becker alums led by Breeze Grigas that’s powering a gust of momentum into the gaming world. A feature story on a tucked-away community on the shores of Lake Quinsigamond. Chris Sinacola takes on charter school detractors. Thoughts on Worcester going to the dogs and Ed Augustus being caught in the crossfire. An incredible chapter in the unbelievably true story of Augustine Kanjia’s journey to Worcester. And much more in your Sept. 18-24 Worcester Sun.

Troy Thompson

Sun Shine: Troy Thompson and the ‘No Evil Project’

Long before social entrepreneurship was a thing, long before the words “recruit, retain and incubate” became a mantra. … Troy B. Thompson was doing his part to make the city a better place. See how his current project is making an introspective impact on the community.