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McGovern Applauds $100,000 Federal Grant to Leicester to Help Town Study Improved Water Infrastructure

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“I’m proud my office was able to help secure this important federal investment,” said Congressman Jim McGovern (D-MA). WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Jim McGovern (MA-02) together withLeicester Town Administrator David Genereux, announced that the town of Leicester has received a long-awaited $100,000 grant from the United States Economic Development Administration (EDA) […]

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The Game

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In case you missed Charlie Bickerstaff and Lefty Varin’s “The Sports Historians” column in The Southbridge News this week, here is their history of the Thanksgiving Day game. Thursday will be the 100th game of the historic rivalry that has connected generations of local athletes. You can also find this […]

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House of Destiny Ministries, Inc. to hold its 8 th Annual Thanksgiving Day Meal

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SOUTHBRIDGE – House of Destiny Ministries, Inc. will hold its 8th Annual Thanksgiving Day Meal, November 28, 2019. Thanksgiving is a day that we have set apart to spend with our community, family and friends. This year we have partnered once again with the Elm Street Congregational Church to host […]

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Joshua Hyde Library Lecture by Ken Gloss on the Value of Old and Rare Books, Wednesday November 6

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Sturbridge/Boston –  Kenneth Gloss, proprietor of the internationally known Brattle Book Shop in Boston’s Downtown Crossing section, will give a free and open talk Wednesday, November 6, 6:30 pm at the Sturbridge Senior Center, 480 Main Street, Fiskdale, MA. The event is sponsored by the Joshua Hyde Library.  Ken will discuss the value of old and […]

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Gateway Players to Present Free Reading of Play “Eclipse” Tonight

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SOUTHBRIDGE _ On Friday, November 1, at 7:30 p.m., Gateway will hold a staged reading of “ECLIPSE.” This is an original play written by Jeffrey Coggins. The event is free and open to the public and will be held in Fellowship Hall at Elm Street Congregational Church. “Eclipse” tells the […]