Nichols students spread holiday cheer

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Bison give back to local community By Hope Rudzinski Special to The Citizen Chronicle DUDLEY — Christmas for children who are less fortunate can leave a hole in little hearts. But with the help of Nichols College community members, that void was filled — at least a little. The Nichols College […]

Ryan, Villar Clash Over Transparency, Right to Call Meetings

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By Sarah Champagne, Managing Editor SOUTHBRIDGE – Dr. Jeffrey Villar, receiver of Southbridge schools, sits at a meeting table in his office with pages of data from several reports and surveys on the troubled district. The data is uneven at best. It shows occasional strengths or improvements in some aspects […]

Southbridge School Committee Meets Without the Receiver to Address Bullying

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📷  School Committee Members Tanya Duval, Martena Shea, Amelia Peloquin and Chairwoman Jacquelyn Ryan attended the School Committee Meeting Tuesday night By Kaitlin Servant SOUTHBRIDGE –  Tuesday night, four members of the Southbridge School Committee met to address concerns about bullying in Southbridge Schools. The regularly scheduled meeting was canceled […]

As Education Activists Press, Peyser Says State “Trying To Do The Best We Can”

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📷 Members of Stand for Children Massachusetts delivered more than 1,700 letters to Gov. Charlie Baker on Monday asking for equity in school funding. [Photo: Katie Lannan/SHNS] Courtesy State House News Service By Katie Lannan, State House News Service STATE HOUSE, BOSTON, DEC. 10, 2018…..A group of parents and advocates making their […]

Trinity Catholic Academy Students to Perform at State House

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📷 The Grand Staircase at the Massachusetts State House, where students from Southbridge’s Trinity Catholic Academy will perform. Photo courtesy Mass.gov.  By Sarah Champagne, Managing Editor SOUTHBRIDGE –Students in the after-school chorus at Trinity Catholic Academy will create special holiday memories Tuesday, Dec. 11, when they perform at the State House […]