Unfortunately, I have lived in Worcester all my life, and it is an ugly, bombed-out, filthy, old, exhausted New England mill town that will probably never rise again.
-- Scott Wolfe, responding to Brian McGrory's column, "Wowed in Worcester"
The city does have excellent restaurants, world-class colleges, and a surging biotech industry. ... Maybe the next time McGrory is in Worcester, he could actually try a meal or explore the city's other virtues.
-- Rory Harrity
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Columnist Shirley Leung says Boston mayor-elect Martin J. Walsh should focus on middle-class housing. Read more