High school jazz band performs at Southbridge library

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Band director stresses ‘high quality music’ By Audrey Clark Citizen Chronicle Writer SOUTHBRIDGE — Toes were tapping and heads were nodding along as local library patrons enjoyed a free concert put on by high school musicians on Thursday night. The Southbridge High School Jazz Band treated patrons at the Jacob Edwards library with delightful blend […]

New receiver debuts at Southbridge school board

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District’s 4th in two years says he’s ‘a straight shooter’ By Shaun Moriarty Citizen Chronicle Writer shaun@thecitizenchronicle.com SOUTHBRIDGE — The new school chief’s first public meeting was a quick one, but it was filled with tension and concerns over discipline. Dr. Jeffrey A. Villar sat in on his first Southbridge School Committee meeting on Tuesday […]

Officials react to departure of latest high school principal

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Townsel to leave SHS, return to Michigan By Helen Boyle, Amy Fawe and Shaun Moriarty Citizen Chronicle Writers shaun@thecitizenchronicle.com SOUTHBRIDGE — The leadership of the high school is in flux once again. Dr. Andrae Townsel, the second-year principal of Southbridge High School, announced via e-mail last night that he is leaving his post in order […]

Townsel to resign as Southbridge High Principal

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Leaves Southbridge for promotion in Michigan By Shaun Moriarty Citizen Chronicle Writer shaun@thecitizenchronicle.com SOUTHBRIDGE — In his second year at the helm of the embattled high school, Dr. Andrae Townsel is leaving his principalship for a promotion in his home state of Michigan. In an e-mail sent at 9:01 p.m. on Monday to Southbridge High […]

Hollywood producer to deliver Nichols College commencement address

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Scarface executive producer coming to Dudley By Lorraine U. Martinelle Special to The Citizen Chronicle DUDLEY—Nichols College has announced that Hollywood film producer Louis A. Stroller will deliver the address at the College’s Commencement exercises on Saturday, May 5, 2018, at the DCU Center in Worcester. During the ceremony, Stroller will also receive an honorary doctoral […]