Start of Southbridge schools pushed out to September 8

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Villar discusses COVID response in open letter to local families SOUTHBRIDGE — 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 […]

Gov. Baker: School buildings to remain closed

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Remote learning to continue as Bay State deals with peak of pandemic 📸 Classroom lights are off and the parking lot is empty at Charlton Street School in Southbridge. Governor Charlie Baker’s announcement on Tuesday afternoon assured this will remain the case for the remainder of the school year. Kathy […]

List of schools to close on Friday continues to grow

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Dudley-Charlton faces second COVID-19 scare this week Schools throughout the area are taking more aggressive steps to combat the coronavirus pandemic, with several cancelling classes on Friday. The Dudley-Charlton Regional School District (DCRSD), Bay Path Regional Vocational Technical High School, and Leicester Public Schools have joined other districts, such as […]

Northbridge, Webster shutter schools

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COVID-19 precautionary closings expected to follow in other districts With six confirmed cases and 102 presumptive cases of COVID-19 in Massachusetts as of late Thursday afternoon, public schools in Northbridge and Webster have been closed in an effort to slow the spread of the coronavirus. Schools in both districts will […]

Shepherd Hill receives $327,255 skills grant

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Funds for Innovation Pathways Programming in Engineering and Manufacturing DUDLEY — Shepherd Hill Regional High School will be upgrading and enhancing its Innovation Pathways Programming in Engineering and Manufacturing through a large grant. Governor Charlie Baker announced on February 25 that $14.6 million in grants have been awarded to 54 […]