United Way Coordinates Local Volunteers for Day of Caring

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📷 Volunteers 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 […]

Southbridge Autumnfest to Feature a  Full Schedule of Events and Entertainment

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SOUTHBRIDGE – The town common will be bustling with activity Saturday, Sept. 22. The Southbridge Business Partnership and Schott North America will present Autumnfest with a wide variety of vendors, kids activities, performances and even a beer tent. The event is from the same organizers of last year’s Octoberfest on […]

Local United Way Celebrates Annual Day of Caring

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SOUTHBRIDGE – The United Way of Southbridge, Sturbridge and Charlton will hold its 12th Annual DAY OF CARING on Friday, September 14, 2018.  This day helps to promote the value of volunteerism, increase the awareness of local non-profit agencies and schools, and demonstrate what people can accomplish when joining forces […]

Community Food Collaborative Wraps Up First Season in Sturbridge

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📷L-R, Jim Waddick, Joe Coan, Roberta Watson, Bill Pioppi and Ron Delage gather near the Sturbridge Community Food Collaborative garden. By Sarah Champagne, Managing Editor SOUTHBRIDGE – The Head Cabbage, Beet Guy, and Mr. Potato gathered Monday, Sept. 10 to discuss their successful first year at Sturbridge’s Community Food Collaborative, […]

First Annual Old Sturbridge Academy Ox Trot 5k a Success

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📷 Old Sturbridge Academy students Colton Zwirko, Caleb Lindsey, Asher Zwirko and Sawyer Blinn prepare to give medals to runners crossing the finish line. Sarah Champagne photo. STURBRIDGE- Old Sturbridge Academy had great weather for its first annual Ox Trot 5k fundraiser Saturday, Sept. 8, avoiding rain or extreme temperatures. Organizers […]