Four-year-old child drowns in Southbridge pool

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Police officer was performing CPR as paramedics arrived on scene SOUTHBRIDGE — Despite the efforts of first responders, a four-year-old child drowned late Sunday afternoon. According to the Southbridge Fire Department, it was just minutes after 4:00 p.m. when a report was received for a child at the bottom of […]

Three sent to UMass Memorial after late morning collisions

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Multiple departments respond as Charlton first responders deal with flurry of calls 📸 The Citizen Chronicle file photo CHARLTON — First responders were stretched thin on Monday as they worked multiple car crashes. In barely more than a 45-minute period, the Charlton Fire Department reported it responded to five calls […]

Three taken to hospital in overnight accident on Pike

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Two tractor-trailers among the vehicles inolved in accident 📸 Charlton Fire Department photos CHARLTON — A multi-vehicle accident led to three individuals being taken to the hospital in the pre-dawn hours Saturday morning. The accident occurred on the Massachusetts Turnpike at approximately 3:10 a.m., according to the Charlton Fire Department. […]

68-year-old man killed in Monson car crash

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Residents tried to help victim after vehicle struck a small tree MONSON — A 68-year-old man has died after an early afternoon accident on Wood Hill Road. The Monson Police Department reported the man, whose name and town of residence was not released, was killed after his vehicle traveled off […]