The Hanover Theatre is about a third full in the orchestra, with a steady stream of students, citizens and politicians flowing in. There is a large screen on the stage displaying C-SPAN’s feed from DC.


Tim Murray is giving a lot of props for the deal to Senator Kerry and Jim McGovern.

The train schedule is increasing by five roundtrips a day…five outbound to boston for morning commuters and five inbound for afternoon commuters

The WoMag office building was struck by lightning a short time ago, and we are currently without internet or phone…

And now a talk of proposed freight solutions. Expanding freight yard capacity in the Worcester/Grafton area is NOT the preferred or likely solution, says Cahir.

Cahir says studies have shown there is room for possible passenger expansion but CSX owns the rail.

Down the line, says Cahir, the state and CSX are trying to figure out where the future “centroid” of freight service will be.

Cahir says he feels a bit embarassed that there aren’t more Worcester trains…he also says he’s hoping the state and CSX have good news soon.