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Fiber Arts Class Joins Summer Offerings at Ruth Wells Center

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SOUTHBRIDGE – It seems like summer has just begun, but members of The Ruth Wells Center for the Arts in Southbridge have already launched two summer art workshops for kids. The workshops are offered free of charge to kids from any of the 19 towns in Massachusetts or six towns […]

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3rd Annual Southbridge Credit Union Tour Opacum Bike Ride for Land Conservation – July 7th.

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Opacum Land Trust is pleased to announce its third annual Southbridge Credit Union Tour Opacum – a bike ride for land conservation- to be held on July 7th in Brimfield.  Opacum, named after the endangered marbled salamander, Ambystoma opacum, has helped conserve over 2,000 acres of natural land in south-central […]

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“John Doe” Arrested For Passport Fraud

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Defendant allegedly served more than 20 years in federal prison in U.S. citizen’s name BOSTON – A Southbridge man whose identity is unknown has been arrested and charged in federal court in Boston with making false statements in an application for a U.S. passport. It is alleged that Doe has […]

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MassDEP Assesses $136,500 Penalty to Southbridge Landfill Operator for Nuisance Odor, Solid Waste and Stormwater Discharge Violations

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Violations relate to off-site odors, incomplete cover of solid waste, stormwater discharge, and erosion controls. BOSTON — The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) has issued a Demand to Southbridge Recycling & Disposal Park, Inc. (SRDP) for the payment of $136,500 for violating the provisions of a previous consent order that was […]

Becker College to hold STEAM camp for girls

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WORCESTER/LEICESTER – Becker College is hosting a video game summer camp for seventh and eighth grade girls from inner city and rural parts of New England. The goal of the ForEach (For Each Girl to Reach) STEAM camp, which runs from June 24-28, is to inspire a love of science, technology, engineering, […]