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Talk of the Commonwealth

Aug 28, 2019

#WorcesterWednesday with Mayor Joe Petty comes your way every Wednesday morning at 7:00am when the Mayor of the 2nd largest City in New England talks with Hank about the issues of the day here in the City

Today we talked about the new Doherty High and how Worcester State has chimed in. We touched on the City's...


Aug 22, 2019

Jay Ash is the Massachusetts Competitive Partnership President and CEO, and before that he served as the Baker Administration's Housing & Economic Development Secretary, and as Chelsea City Manager (his home town).

Jay was instrumental in helping get the PawSox to Worcester and getting Polar Park to the Canal District....


Aug 21, 2019

Mayor Petty joins us for our weekly #WorcesterWednesday conversation, as he does every Wednesday at 7:00am.

today we talked about the new Doherty and where it would be located - right ow it's narrowed down to 3 possible sites; Current Site, Foley Stadium, and Chandler Magnet. (August 21st, 2019)

Mayor Petty gave us an...


Aug 19, 2019

Presidential candidate Andrew Yang joined Walter Bird on Strictly Speaking to talk about his Presidential run and some of his policy proposals.

Yang talked to Walt about UBI (Universal Basic Income - his signature policy proposal), Automation and manufacturing, Gun Control and Gun Violence, Social Media, being an...


Aug 15, 2019

State Rep. Jeff Roy (Democrat - 10th Norfolk) joined us this morning to talk about Safe Injection Sites. He is the Massachusetts House representative on the Harm Reduction Commission that was tasked with trying to combat the opioid scourge and find ways to minimize the consequences of addiction.

He has advocated for...