Help the visually impaired with “Dinner in the Dark”

Published on :

Hitchcock Academy, First Church of Monson, Lions Club team up for meal MONSON — It has been said that when one sense is hindered, others may be heightened. In an effort to help the visually impaired, a special dinner may prove to make tastebuds tingle. Hitchcock Academy in Brimfield is […]

John J. Szanderowski, Jr., 69

Published on :

MONSON — Affectionately known as “Trapper,” John J. Szanderowski, Jr., of Ray’s Trailer Park in Monson, has relocated to Heaven. The world is a far lesser place without him and even Heaven is improved with his presence there. He was a much-loved son, nephew, brother, and uncle. Born in Ware on […]

James G. Samar, 95

Published on :

MONSON — James G. Samar, 95, passed away on August 28 with his family by his side. Born July 14, 1923 in Webster, he was the son of proud Greek immigrants George and Beatrice (Stavropoulou) Samar. James proudly served his country as part of the “greatest generation” in the U.S. Navy […]

Lost and Found: Remembering the Tornado Seven Years Later

Published on :

Life seemed pretty ordinary in Central Massachusetts before the tornado of June 1, 2011 carved a destructive path through the area.  Pia Rogers, owner of Sturbridge Coffee House, and her family were visiting friends at B.T.’s Smokehouse when she received a call from her staff saying that a tornado was […]

Three arrested following multi-town police pursuit

Published on :

Palmer PD lays out spike strip to stop police chase By Shaun Moriarty Citizen Chronicle Writer Shaun@TheCitizenChronicle.com PALMER — Authorities apprehended three drug dealers who fled a traffic stop and led police on a chase through four western Massachusetts communities on Monday night. Each of the three men were arrested […]