Milling and paving projects upcoming in Sturbridge

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Roadwork projects outlined for first week of August STURBRIDGE — Local roadways will be worked on starting next week. The Town of Sturbridge is beginning its milling and paving program on Monday, August 3. According to a traffic advisory announcement from the Sturbridge Department of Public Works (DPW), “It will […]

State funds for area bridge projects announced

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Charlton, Southbridge to receive $500,000 each; $100,000 in Webster BOSTON — Several local communities are among the more than two dozen who will receive state funds for bridge projects. The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) announced a new round of Municipal Small Bridge Program Grant Awards in which 27 communities will be […]

McCall chosen for Southbridge’s next town manager

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Town Council unanimously chooses Chelmsford assistant town manager 📸Town of Chelmsford photo SOUTHBRIDGE — Pending successful contract negotiations, Michael McCall will soon be settling into the town manager’s office. On Thursday evening, the Southbridge Town Council unanimously appointed McCall as the successor to Ronald San Angelo, besting two other finalists […]

Daou, Steeves, Ryan win Town Council seats

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Clemence falls short in bid to return 📸 Joseph Daou, at left, received the most votes in the Town of Southbridge’s Town Council race. SOUTHBRIDGE — A five-person race for three at large seats was narrowly decided at the polls today, with the second through fourth place finishes separated by […]

Police, community show support for chief who laid down during protest

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Shaw took part in Black Lives Matter protest at Webster Town Hall 📸 Webster Police Chief Michael Shaw hugs a protestor during a June 6 Black Lives Matter protest on the steps of Webster Town Hall. Cody Peck photo. WEBSTER — Two days after he laid face down on the […]