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Local Residents to Participate in “Re-imagined” Pan-Mass Challenge

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Locals will participate to raise funds for life-saving cancer research and patient care at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Particpants include include residents of Auburn, Brimfield, Brookfield, West Brookfield, Charlton, Dudley, Holland, Southbridge, Sturbridge, Wales, and Webster SOUTHERN WORCESTER COUNTY – On Saturday, August 1, more than 10,000 participants, including a total […]

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Chief’s Corner

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Week of May 10, 2020 A weekly column by Police Chief Steven Wojnar of the Dudley Police Department The COVID-19 situation continues to evolve.  Last week, Governor Baker announced an order requiring the wearing of face coverings.  Several questions have been brought to me about how and when they are […]

Fundación MAPFRE donates $200K to Harrington for PPE purchases

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Donation is part of $38 million contribution to global coronavirus relief 📸 The Citizen Chronicle file photo SOUTHBRIDGE — Fundación MAPFRE, a global nonprofit foundation created by MAPFRE, has donated $200,000 to Harrington HealthCare System to support the purchase of personal protective equipment (PPE) for HHS staff during the coronavirus […]

UMass Amherst Engineers, Nurses Design Fast-track, Low-cost Face Shield to Provide PPE Devices for Health Care, Production in Southbridge

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AMHERST & SOUTHBRIDGE – In just under two weeks, researchers at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, with engineers, nurses and other health care professionals, have developed a design informed by clinical feedback for protective plastic face shields as the nation combats the spread of the coronavirus. It will be made […]

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Chief’s Corner: Covid-19 Precautions

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Week of March 22, 2020 A weekly column by Police Chief Steven Wojnar of the Dudley Police Department SOUTHERN WORCESTER COUNTY – As everyone is aware, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts has declared a state of emergency and has urged other agencies to take action to prevent the spread of the […]