Historical Newspaper, Southbridge Journal, Announces New Ownership in 1874, Reaches Out for a Relationship with Local Readers

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📷 Excerpt from The Southbridge Journal, edition of Friday, Jan. 23, 1874. Images courtesy Google Scholar and Jacob Edwards Library Excerpt from The Southbridge Journal, edition of Friday, Jan. 23, 1874 with an introduction by Sarah Champagne, managing editor, The Citizen Chronicle.  SOUTHBRIDGE – The town of Southbridge was the home […]

CCC Says Host Agreement Law is Unclear

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By Colin A. Young, State House News Service Courtesy State House News Service BOSTON – State law around the required contracts between marijuana companies and their host communities is not clear enough, the Cannabis Control Commission concluded Thursday as it agreed to formally request that the Legislature amend the law […]

Mayors, Lawmakers Turn Out for Education Bill Presser

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Courtesy State House News Service From Michael P. Norton and Katie Lannan, State House News Service [Story Developing] About two dozen lawmakers and the mayors of Boston, Easthampton, Holyoke, Lawrence and Worcester visited the State House Wednesday to join the push for an education bill that could send more money […]

But What About Those Pictures?

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📷 Justin Lawson’s photography is exhibited at Jacob Edwards Library, January 2019. Helen Boyle photo of exhibit. Jacob Edwards Library Hosts an Unusual Exhibit With Mental Illness Theme By Sarah Champagne, Managing Editor SOUTHBRIDGE – An exhibit at Jacob Edwards Library is getting a lot of attention for the disarming images […]

Haunting Photography of Justin Lawson Exhibited at Southbridge Library

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📷 The photography of Justin Lawson is displayed at Jacob Edwards Library for the month of January. Helen Boyle photo. “Many beautiful people have a disturbing sense of self-worth and through my art, they worked up the courage to try and crack through their walls of depressions, anxiety, and insecurities and […]