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Friday, April 24, 2009 - 2:20pm

 Have you ever wondered how one develops a serious interest in the natural world? Is it due to your schooling? Your parents and family? Or, perhaps, a book you happened to read?  Tonight, natural historian, teacher and noted photographer JOHN GREEN  speaks about his long and passionate career of observing the plants and creatures of Massachusetts (and elsewhere). John talks about his complex and extraordinary life and how he became such an incisive and discriminating observer of our natural environment. Along the way, you’ll learn about Skunk Cabbage, False Hellebore, and John’s continuing passion for photographing the ever-changing patterns of ice in streams, rivers and waterfalls. For some examples of John Green's photography, go to:

Wednesday, April 15, 2009 - 2:21pm

Hank Stolz is host of Wake Up Worcester!, a 30-minute TV show seen Monday through Friday at 8 a.m. on Charter Channel 3. 
Some of you may know him from his 10 years waking up Worcester County on The WTAG Morning News or from The Hank Stolz Experience the last couple of years on AM 830 WCRN.   

He says that being on the air the last dozen years in Worcester has really driven home just how special this area is.  He feels he can fill hundreds of shows as the ideas just keep spilling out.

Tuesday, March 10, 2009 - 12:05pm

The mission of InncerCity Entrepreneurs, which is based in Boston, is to promote job creation, wealth generation and community development by helping a diverse group of urban entrepreneurs strengthen and grow their existing small business.

Tuesday, January 20, 2009 - 11:05am

“Women In Wine”


move is on. Increasingly more and more women are playing an important
role in the wine industry. This truly long overdue evolution and
revolution finds more women entering and becoming acknowledged in the
wine world as winemakers, sommeliers, negotiants, writers and
merchants. From the way they purchase wine to the way they taste and
evaluate it women have made a lasting impression on this once male
dominated industry. It’s a great time to enjoy the fruit of the vine. 
So please join me for this special series that highlights a number of
remarkable and talented women who want to share their wine experiences
with you.


Segment 1. Sunday January 25: Tilar Mazzeo, Author of “Widow Clicquot” and “Back Lane Wineries of Sonoma”.

Segment 2. Sunday February 1: Mary Ann Vangrin, Director of Public Relations, Clos Du Val Winery Napa Valley, California.


Segment 3. Sunday February 8: Gina Gallo, Winemaker, Gallo Wines, Sonoma County, California.

Tuesday, December 16, 2008 - 1:14pm
Tuesday, December 16, 2008 - 11:29am
Friday, November 21, 2008 - 11:39am

David O'Toole, President of Labor Cost Control in Worcester, talks about controlling labor costs in a tough economy.

Thursday, November 20, 2008 - 2:25pm

Michael Covino, principal of Niche Hospitality Group and chair of the Canal District Business Association talks about running three local, independent restaurants in a tough economy.

Tuesday, November 11, 2008 - 10:59am

Drawing on previously unknown sources, unpublished letters, and
unprecedented access to all the key figures, author and journalist
Philip Norman gives us the most complete and revealing portrait of John
Lennon that is ever likely to be published.


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