Throwback Thursday: “A long and useful life closed”

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From time to time, The Citizen Chronicle delves into local archives and reprints news of note. Today we share a story from this date 120 years ago — August 2, 1898 — as The Southbridge Journal wrote of the passing of Sylvester Dresser, a prominent resident of the town. The […]

The Last Green Valley Calls for Photo Submissions For 2019 Calendar

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SOUTHERN MASS., NORTHEAST CONN.: The Last Green Valley, Inc. (TLGV) is searching for 13 photos that capture the unique spirit of the National Heritage Corridor. The selected images will appear in the 2019 TLGV Calendar and hang proudly in businesses and homes throughout the National Heritage Corridor and beyond! Photos […]

United Way seeking volunteers for Day of Caring

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The United Way of Southbridge, Sturbridge and Charlton is seeking volunteers for their annual Day of Caring events on September 14. Organizers are seeking help with landscaping, painting and crafting for 18 different projects in Charlton, Southbridge and Sturbridge. Projects include cleaning up playgrounds in Southbridge to painting fences and […]

Seussical To Be Performed By Pasture Bedtime Players

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By Audrey Clark, Citizen Chronicle Correspondent CHARLTON – “Oh, the thinks you can think!” In less than one week, the Pasture Prime Bedtime Players will be presenting “Seussical” – a musical based on the beloved stories by Dr. Seuss. This will be the Players’ first large musical which will be performed […]

“Significant” damage to 1820 home as a result of three-alarm fire

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No injuries reported, dogs rescued in overnight fire CHARLTON — Three residents were taken to the hospital for smoke exposure and two family dogs were rescued as crews responded to a three-alarm fire just after midnight on Saturday. The Charlton Fire Department was initially dispatched to a reported structure fire […]