508 #121: SWIP

posted by Mike on July 23rd, 2010

508 is a show about Worcester. This week’s panel is Brendan Melican.

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[0:56] The George Street Challenge is coming up.

[2:15] They’re doing The Taming of the Shrew in Green Hill Park the next few weeks.

[3:00] Billy Blue is coming back to Worcester Saturday.

[3:30] Gary Rosen thinks Brendan is running for City Council next year.

[3:46] There was a Tea Party protest Saturday at which an interloper attempted to desecrate the flag.

[5:46] We oppose the City Council’s planned anti-pit bull ordinance, as does the Worcester Animal Rescue League.

[14:33] New York Times operating profit is up, whereas the Globe + T&G’s revenue is down. (To clarify, their circulation revenue is up, but circulation is probably down.)

[15:10] We revisit the long and frustrating history of the South Worcester Industrial Park. Thanks to Nicole for helping produce this segment.

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