Village Photo To Close, Owner to Retire

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By Sarah Champagne, Managing Editor As January comes to an end, a longstanding Southbridge business will close its doors. However, it won’t be closing due to the modern economic pressures of running a small business, competition from internet-based products or any other type of pressure that typically puts a strain […]

Southbridge To Hold CDBG Grant Public Hearing, Lists Proposed Grant Uses

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SOUTHBRIDGE – Residents will have access to a forum to discuss proposed projects for the 2019 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program and to provide feedback on previous CDBG programs and projects. The forum will be held Wednesday, Jan. 9, at 6:30 p.m. at Southbridge Town Hall, 41 Elm Street […]

Southbridge Police Toy Drive Takes Over Toys For Tots, One Day Left To Register for Toy Distribution

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📷  L-R: Chief Shane Woodson, Gary Tremblay, Jim Keyes, Deputy Chief Jose Dingui. The SPD, Southbridge Lions Club & Southbridge Credit Union have organized a holiday toy drive. By Sarah Champagne, Managing Editor SOUTHBRIDGE – With 12 days left until Christmas, there is still time to either donate toys to the […]

Cutlery Manufacturer Dexter-Russell Acquires R. Murphy® Knives

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Southbridge, MA, November 7, 2018 – Dexter-Russell, Inc., a professional cutlery manufacturer that has maintained operations in Southbridge, Massachusetts since 1818, is pleased to announce the acquisition of the R. Murphy® Knives company, from Ayer, Massachusetts effective November 6, 2018. Dexter-Russell will retain the R. Murphy name, brand, and will […]

Southbridge Hosts Forum on November Ballot Questions

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📷 Local nurses Elise Wilson and Tracy DiGregorio attended a forum on ballot question 1, Thursday, Oct. 25 at Southbridge Town Hall. Both expressed opposition to the ballot question as written.  Nurse Marie Ritacco and member of the Massachusetts Nurses Association presented arguments in favor of question 1. By Sarah Champagne, […]