DCRSD eyes work to improve ventilation at Heritage School

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Current ‘closed air systems’ deemed ‘not appropriate’ during pandemic CHARLTON โ€” An assessment of ventilation and HVAC systems in local school buildings have been largely positive, though Heritage School’s library media center and offices did not fare as well. Dudley-Charlton Regional Schools Superintendent Steven M. Lamarche released an open letter […]

Shepherd Hill graduation event canceled due to COVID-19 concerns

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‘Uptick’ in cases leads to decision made ‘out of an abundance of caution’ DUDLEY โ€” Plans for a traditionally-inspired graduation this weekend have been canceled due to an “uptick” in COVID-19 cases. Dudley-Charlton Regional School Superintendent Steven Lamarche announced the commencement ceremonies would no longer be held. “It is with […]

Start of Southbridge schools pushed out to September 8

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Villar discusses COVID response in open letter to local families SOUTHBRIDGE โ€” The following is the entire transcription of an open letter to local families from Southbridge Public Schools Receiver/Superintendent Jeffrey Villar. Dear Families, I hope you are having a restful summer. As you are probably aware, the Massachusetts Department […]

Athletes Yearn for Fall Sports

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Samantha Zannotti is a rising senior at Shepherd Hill Regional High School. She writes for the Shepherd Hill Regional High School newspaper, the Hill TelegRam. Zannotti writes here about how the loss of the spring sports season affected different high school athletes and how they have overcome this challenge.  ๐Ÿ“ธ The Citizen Chronicle […]

Who are the best teachers in the area?

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The Citizen Chronicle seeks to recognize excellence amid COVID-19 chaos ๐Ÿ“ธThe Citizen Chronicle file photo Over the last three months, educators have had to reinvent the ways they taught lessons, communicated with students and peers, and provide some sense of normalcy and routine to children during the coronavirus pandemic. Teachers […]