Southbridge Food Share Honors Donors, Volunteers

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📷 Ray Fournier and Nancy Fournier receive an award for years of service to Southbridge Food Share from Dennis Pancoe. Kathy VanCamp photo. By Sarah Champagne, Managing Editor SOUTHBRIDGE – Southbridge Food Share held its annual meeting Wednesday, Oct. 17, and used the occasion to thank volunteers and donors who had […]

United Way Coordinates Local Volunteers for Day of Caring

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📷 Volunteers from The Center of Hope lay mulch and weed the playground at Morris Street Field. L-R: Ken LaHue, Byrant Chaffee, Matt Lasorsa, Ben Peristere and Kerri Fairbrother UPDATE/CORRECTION: A previous version of this story incorrectly identified Kerri Fairbrother as “Kelly Fairbanks.” SOUTHBRIDGE/STURBRIDGE/CHARLTON – The United Way Day of Caring […]

Local United Way Celebrates Annual Day of Caring

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SOUTHBRIDGE – The United Way of Southbridge, Sturbridge and Charlton will hold its 12th Annual DAY OF CARING on Friday, September 14, 2018.  This day helps to promote the value of volunteerism, increase the awareness of local non-profit agencies and schools, and demonstrate what people can accomplish when joining forces […]

Four recognized for efforts in response to West Street fire

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Applauded for “extraordinary actions” to save live By Shaun Moriarty Citizen Chronicle Writer Shaun@TheCitizenChronicle.com SOUTHBRIDGE — A quartet of Center of Hope executives were recognized by the town for heroic actions as a fire raged on West Street last month. Southbridge Fire Chief Mark DiFronzo presented Monique Chapdelaine, Cindy Howard, […]

Fortunate timing helps save lives in Southbridge blaze

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Center of Hope staffers aid woman, children at West Street fire By Citizen Chronicle writers editor@TheCitizenChronicle.com SOUTHBRIDGE — A serendipitous decision may have saved lives Thursday afternoon in the three-alarm fire on West Street. A trio of executives from the Center of Hope were making an impromptu visit to their […]