SCHOTT announces continued investment in Southbridge Lighting and Imaging facility

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SCHOTT plans to invest additional $2M over next two years SOUTHBRIDGE — SCHOTT, the international technology company, commemorated a $750,000 renovation at its Lighting and Imaging division with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Wednesday. Locally, SCHOTT is investing an additional $2 million over the next two years. The company is currently seeking […]

Ban on plastic bags debated by Selectmen, business owners

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Ban could be on Special Town Meeting warrant in the fall By Shaun Moriarty Citizen Chronicle Writer Shaun@TheCitizenChronicle.com AUBURN — Selectmen are seeking additional public input as they weigh one member’s draft proposal of a plastic bag bylaw. The Board of Selectmen held a public hearing Monday evening regarding the […]

‘Shark Tank’ contestants to keynote Nichols College Empowering Women in Business Conference

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Founders of Wicked Good Cupcakes whipping up address DUDLEY—The Institute for Women’s Leadership (IWL) at Nichols College will host the 8th annual Empowering Women in Business Conference (EWIB) Thursday, March 22, from 12:45 to 6 p.m. This year’s keynote speakers are mother-daughter entrepreneurs and former contestants on ABC’s “Shark Tank” Tracey Noonan and Dani Vilagie, […]

Loss of three major bus routes looms for region’s riders

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WRTA proposes cutting Southbridge, Webster, Spencer buses By Laurie Schlatter Citizen Chronicle Writer SOUTHBRIDGE — The three major public bus routes serving southern Worcester County are slated for complete elimination, according to a proposal unveiled last week by the Worcester Regional Transit Authority. All three fixed-community routes provide service into […]