WORCESTER’S HOMELESS CRISIS

Tonight:
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No, it’s not the streets of war-ravaged Ukraine: it’s downtown Worcester, across the street from our illustrious Hanover Theatre. A homeless person wrapped in a sleeping bag, sleeping on a vent on the sidewalk. … The dead man found outside Chandler Elementary School in Piedmont this morning…Did he freeze to death on the streets of Worcester as he tried to shelter from the cold?

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Outside the federal courthouse …

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The person was just yards away from the full-house Hanover Theatre …

We need solutions NOW, City Manager Ed Augustus and Worcester City Council!

– text/photos: Rosalie Tirella