Public Meeting Announced for Hook, Central, Foster Streets Project

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SOUTHBRIDGE – The Department of Economic Development and Planning has announced a public meeting Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018 at 6 p.m. in the Veterans’ Conference Room, 41 Elm Street, Southbridge. The announcement states as follows: ÔÇťNicholas Bosonetto, P.E. of VHB, Inc. will present proposed improvements to the intersection of Central, […]

Southbridge Nearing Completion of Zoning Overhaul

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By Sarah Champagne, Managing Editor SOUTHBRIDGE – Southbridge has almost completed a yearlong process of reviewing and updating town zoning bylaws, with a hearing of the Planning and Board a scheduled for Oct. 3. The revisions to the zoning bylaws are expected to make the bylaws document easier to navigate. […]

Southbridge Boy Scouts, Cub Scouts to Hold Sign-Ups on Town Common

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Submitted by Helen Boyle Valentino SOUTHBRIDGE- Boy Scouts of America Boy Scout troop 160 and Cub Scouts pack 140 will host a sign-up night Wednesday, Sept. 19 2018 from 6:30 p.m. to 7:15 p.m. on the Southbridge town common in front of the police station. Girls and boys ages five […]

As Merrimack Valley Recovers, Investigation Begins Into Fires, Explosions

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By Colin A. Young COURTESY STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE STATE HOUSE, BOSTON, SEPT. 14, 2018….Public safety officials in the Merrimack Valley are getting a clearer view Friday morning of the destruction from Thursday’s fatal gas-related explosions and fires and though an over-pressurized gas distribution system is thought to be at […]

United Way Coordinates Local Volunteers for Day of Caring

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­čôĚ┬áVolunteers from The Center of Hope lay mulch and weed the playground at Morris Street Field. L-R: Ken LaHue, Byrant Chaffee, Matt Lasorsa, Ben Peristere and Kerri Fairbrother UPDATE/CORRECTION: A previous version of this story incorrectly identified Kerri Fairbrother as “Kelly Fairbanks.” SOUTHBRIDGE/STURBRIDGE/CHARLTON – The United Way Day of Caring […]