Southbridge suffers first COVID-19 death

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Jovan stresses need for ‘serious’ effort against ‘invisible enemy’ SOUTHBRIDGE — The first local death attributed to COVID-19 has occurred, local officials confirmed on Tuesday evening. The identity of the deceased was not released, nor were any identifying characteristics such as age or gender. Town officials offered their condolences to […]

Town Council declares State of Emergency in Southbridge

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Jovan pledges Town to ‘provide safety, security, and services’ during pandemic 📷 Screenshot courtesy of Southbridge Community Television livestream of March 20, 2020 special Town Council meeting. SOUTHBRIDGE — Hours after the Board of Health declared a public health emergency, the Town Council has declared a local State of Emergency […]

San Angelo out as Southbridge Town Manager

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Town Council Chairman announces move during meeting SOUTHBRIDGE — The Town Council will soon begin the process of searching for a new Town Manager, according to an announcement by Chairman Jack Jovan during Monday night’s Town Council meeting. Jovan said that while the Town Council had agreed earlier this year […]

Five of nine Town Council seats decided in election

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Lazo, Manna win in head-to-head contests 📸 Southbridge Town Council candidates Jacquelyn Ryan, Monique Manna, and Joseph Cotrona shared tent space by the entrance to the community center as voters made their ways to the poll on Tuesday afternoon. Shaun Moriarty photo. SOUTHBRIDGE – Results of the annual town election are […]

Steeves wins Vice Chair on Southbridge Town Council

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SOUTHBRIDGE – In an unexpected vote at the end of a three-hour town council meeting, Councilor Gus Steeves was elected as vice chair of the Southbridge town council. It initially seemed that in the third meeting of the newly configured town council since the June elections that the council would remain […]