Olivo recognized for charitable efforts in 50 Yard Challenge

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Southbridge boy given lawncare equipment for his birthday 📸 Camden Olivo of Southbridge recently completed the “50 Yard Challenge” by mowing lawns of neighbors in need. Last weekend he was recognized by Rodney Smith, Jr., the man behind the viral challenge. Courtesy photos. SOUTHBRIDGE — In cities and towns across […]

NYC duo flees from police at 130 mph until crashing on Route 20

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Suspects allegedly delivering cocaine to individual in area 📸 Massachusetts State Police photos CHARLTON — An area cocaine delivery from New York City led to two suspects fleeing from police at high speeds before crashing on Route 20, and fleeing on foot before being apprehended by law enforcement. According to […]

Positive COVID-19 cases in Charlton, Oxford schools

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Bus driver, individual in high school ‘community’ confirmed to have coronavirus Two local school districts announced positive COVID-19 cases on Monday, with officials urging proper precautions to be taken by all. A school bus driver whose route is in Charlton has tested positive according to Dudley-Charlton Regional School Superintendent Steven […]

Heroin found on Millbury man arrested on warrant

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Crespo allegedly had 16 grams of drug hidden ‘in his groin area’ 📸 Webster Police Department photos WEBSTER — A Millbury man with an active arrest warrant is now facing new charges after law enforcement affirms he was allegedly carrying 16 grams of heroin at the time of arrest. Uriel […]

Local woman killed in three alarm blaze in Southbridge

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Fire chief cites ‘hoarding conditions’ as factor in unsuccessful rescue attempt 📷 Helen Boyle file photo for The Citizen Chronicle SOUTHBRIDGE — A local woman was killed on Thursday morning as firefighters were unable to rescue her from a three-alarm fire, due in part to “hoarding conditions” in the home. […]