WORCESTER, MA — Welcome to a slushy Wednesday afternoon — nevertheless it will not keep like that for lengthy with wind chills under zero anticipated throughout the area starting on Thursday.
In Worcester final night time, Metropolis Councilors approved a $14 million loan for the Worcester Pink Sox to assist the staff repay $17.3 million in value overruns for Polar Park. The staff pays the town again, in accordance with the phrases of the deal.
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No thrill for Schill: Former Pink Sox pitcher Curt Schilling says he’s “mentally executed” together with his push to be enshrined into the Baseball Corridor of Fame and is asking to be taken off of future ballots. Schilling, who claims he’s being denied a spot in Cooperstown due to his conservative political beliefs and post-career controversies, was the highest vote getter on this yr’s polling of baseball writers, however nonetheless fell 16 votes quick.
Moulton tells veterans to skip state’s vaccine line: Rep. Seth Moulton voiced frustration with the state’s distribution of the coronavirus vaccine and advised veterans to contemplate enrolling with the VA to get the therapy faster. “The coronavirus vaccine is probably the most valuable commodity on the planet, however it’s ineffective except it’s in folks’s arms,” Moulton mentioned in an announcement. “Too many doses in our state are sitting in freezers.
Down with white robes: The Braintree Excessive Faculty class of 2021 will put on blue robes at commencement, ending a practice the place boys wore blue and ladies wore white. The school committee approved the change in a 6-1 vote, saying the transfer was extra inclusive for transgender and non-binary college students.