Second Chance receives $500 grant

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Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation selects animal shelter as beneficiary EAST BROOKFIELD — Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation recently announced that the Second Chance Animal Shelter was awarded $500 from the Foundation’s Community Spirit 9/11 Mini-Grant program. Elisabeth Dumas, an employee of Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, nominated the organization for […]

Southbridge has lost four lives to coronavirus

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More than 62,000 confirmed COVID-19 cases across Commonwealth SOUTHBRIDGE — The most recent data released by local and state officials show more than 3,500 individuals across Massachusetts have died as a result of COVID-19, including four locally. The Town of Southbridge confirmed through its daily update from its Emergency Operation […]

Administration, educators pledge support for SEBRSD students

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Superintendent, teachers’ union issue joint statement SPENCER — The administration and local teachers’ union have reasserted their commitment to support students and families during the COVID-19 school closures, according to a joint statement released Monday. Spencer-East Brookfield Regional Superintendent of Schools Paul Haughey and Peter Bogren, president of the Spencer-East […]

SEBRSD offering ‘Grab & Go’ meals for students

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Phone reservations urged in first come, first serve situation SPENCER/EAST BROOKFIELD — Local students in need during the coronavirus school shutdown will have the opportunity to get a few free meals starting next week. The Spencer-East Brookfield Regional School District is offering free breakfast and lunches for its students, with […]

District, teachers’ union on same page on COVID-19

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Spencer-East Brookfield taking precautions while schools remain open SPENCER — Local teachers and school district officials have urged parents and students to take precautions as classes will, for now, continue as scheduled. The Spencer-East Brookfield Regional School District issued a statement early Thursday afternoon about its efforts to protect staff […]