Southbridge Police Toy Drive Takes Over Toys For Tots, One Day Left To Register for Toy Distribution

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📷  L-R: Chief Shane Woodson, Gary Tremblay, Jim Keyes, Deputy Chief Jose Dingui. The SPD, Southbridge Lions Club & Southbridge Credit Union have organized a holiday toy drive. By Sarah Champagne, Managing Editor SOUTHBRIDGE – With 12 days left until Christmas, there is still time to either donate toys to the […]

Annual Holiday Events Fill First Weekend of December in Southbridge

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📷 A festive holiday arrangement to be sold by the Southbridge Garden Club at their annual greens sale. Photo courtesy Barbara Kalber. SOUTHBRIDGE – As we enter December, several popular holiday events are scheduled for this weekend. Notre Dame’s annual Festival of Giving Trees opened Thursday, Nov. 29 and continues with […]

Jacob Edwards to Screen ‘Greater Southbridge’

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📷 A moment in the filming of Greater Southbridge. L-R: Rod Murphy, Justin Earls, Gina B. Murphy and Jerry Sciesniewski. Photo courtesy Rod Murphy. By Sarah Champagne, Managing Editor SOUTHBRIDGE – More than 15 years ago, the town that calls itself The Eye of the Commonwealth became the subject of a […]

Dale Monette, Quabbin Photographer to Present at Jacob Edwards

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📷 Dale Monette will present a selection of his nature photography and the stories behind the shots at Jacob Edwards Library Oct. 18. By Sarah Champagne, Managing Editor SOUTHBRIDGE –  2018 is The Year of the Bird; that’s the designation given by National Geographic to mark the 100-year anniversary of the […]

Félix Gatineau’s History of Southbridge Revealed After A Century

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📷 A birds-eye view of the audience for Dr. Elizabeth Blood’s presentation at Jacob Edwards Library. Blood recently translated Félix Gatineau’s account of French Canadian history in Southbridge. Photo by Helen Boyle Valentino. Gatineau’s account of French Canadian history in Southbridge contains valuable historic and genealogical information, alongside humorous accounts of […]