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Oral History with two of three Co-Founders of Roadgnar Daniel Palaez & Noah Parker. Both are WPI graduates who began their project to develop a sensor-system to detect potholes on city roads and effectively distribute this information. They share…
Created By: Devin Guerrera, Daniel Palaez, Noah Parker
Date: 5/9/2021

An oral history with Matteo Cugno, Co-Founder of The Cubby, a digital marketplace for students which has been spreading nationwide, with thousands of users. He shares his unique experience as a college student running a small business, and what…
Created By: Devin Guerrera, Matteo Cugno; Contributed By: Devin Guerrera, Matteo Cugno
Date: 5/7/2021

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CEO Brian Gesiel pictured, who's tech firm Geisel Software, landed a NASA contract in conjunction with Arizona State University in May of 2021. This is their second NASA contract, showing great strength in their work during the pandemic.
Date: 05/11/2021

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Photo of some Worcester storefronts which may be set to be revitalized throughout 2021. The Business Improvement District hosted an art contest for murals to be displayed on windows of stores to encourage foot traffic in the area and revitalize the…
Created By: Devin Guerrera
Date: 4/19/21

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Photo at Percy's Appliances store in Worcester. Alan Levine boasted their best year throughout the pandemic, as forcing the community to stay hope more had taken a toll on supplies and appliances more than usual. Many turned to support his local…
Created By: Devin Guerrera
Date: 5/11/2021

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This image presents some data to put into perspective just how much local businesses are struggling through the pandemic. Seeing the revenue figures, which are recent numbers, should provide insight and motivation to go out and support those who are…
Created By: Devin Guerrera
Date: 12/2/2020

Small Business Saturday 2020_ Worcester Businesses Participating _ Worcester, MA Patch.pdf
Small Business Saturday in November of 2020 was more like Christmas during the pandemic for most local businesses. This all-local shopping event drove customer traffic their way that many businesses more than needed amidst the pandemic. During the…
Created By: Neal Mcnamara; Contributed By: Neal Mcnamara
Date: 11/27/2020

Worcester tech firm awarded NASA contract for swarming robot technology _ Worcester Business Journal.pdf
Geisel Software in Worcester, a small business tech firm was awarded a technology contract from NASA in conjunction with Arizona State University. At a time where small businesses can see the light at the end of the tunnel, after fighting a long,…
Created By: Monica Busch
Date: 04/09/2021

Flowbird and Wescor Hit A Home Run In Worcester, MA.pdf
The City of Worcester has been and is working on efforts to improve the downtown area to make it more easily accessible as well as brighten up the area. One of these examples is a new pay-by-plate system for vehicles to make the parking process much…
Created By: Marielle Ahlfors
Date: 04/19/2021

Worcester eateries, businesses adjust under virus' shadow - News - - Worcester, MA.pdf
This is a more personal account of what kinds of experiences Worcester local businesses have encountered with the pandemic looming over. Maria's Kitchen describes what low customer traffic has done to their business and the area, and how they have…
Created By: Steven H. Foskett Jr.; Contributed By: Steven H. Foskett Jr.
Date: 03/21/2020
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