Ruth Wells Center for the Arts to Hold Annual Holiday Sale

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By Sarah Champagne, Managing Editor SOUTHBRIDGE – The Ruth Wells Center for the Arts will launch its annual Holiday Arts and Crafts Sale Friday, Nov. 9. An opening reception that night, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. will kick off the sale with a vendor meet-and-greet, refreshments and a first-pick […]

Shawna Shea Inspires, Brings International Attention to Southbridge

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 📷 Shawna Shea, whose legacy lives on through art. Photo courtesy The Shawna E. Shea Memorial Foundation By Sarah Champagne, Managing Editor SOUTHBRIDGE/WORCESTER –  You’ll hear Shawna Shea’s name a lot in the next few days. You might have heard her name already in The Citizen Chronicle‘s coverage of The Shawna Shea […]

QVCAH Building To Be Renamed Ruth Wells Center for the Arts

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📷 Dick Whitney photo By Sarah Champagne, Managing Editor The Quinebaug Valley Council for the Arts and Humanities is a good neighbor in Southern Worcester County. The organization provides free art classes to children in the summer, offers free exhibits open to the public several times a year, and has numerous […]

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 […]

Historic Bullard Photos Tell Thousands of Stories

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📷   Angeline Perkins and her children Nellie and William. Photographed by William Bullard. ca. 1900. Courtesy Frank Morrill, Clark University and Worcester Art Museum By Sarah Champagne, Managing Editor SOUTHBRIDGE – The Southbridge Historical Society hosted Frank Morrill in a presentation on the photography of William Bullard Wednesday, Sept. 12. […]