68-year-old man killed in Monson car crash

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Residents tried to help victim after vehicle struck a small tree MONSON — A 68-year-old man has died after an early afternoon accident on Wood Hill Road. The Monson Police Department reported the man, whose name and town of residence was not released, was killed after his vehicle traveled off […]

Monson Summerfest, fireworks to be canceled

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Committee scraps events due to ‘very real threat’ of COVID-19 📸 Monson Summerfest 2019 photos from Monson Summerfest, Inc. MONSON — An annual summer tradition will be taking a one-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, organizers announced Friday. The Monson Summerfest committee has voted to suspend all of the […]

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 […]

Charges pending in rollover crash in Palmer overnight

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Driver, passenger taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries 📸 Palmer Police Department photos PALMER — Two people were taken to an area hospital overnight after a rollover accident on South Main Street overnight. According to the Palmer Police Department, the rollover accident occurred at approximately 12:59 a.m. when a […]

Coronavirus confirmed in Monson

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More than 4,200 cases across Massachusetts MONSON — The COVID-19 pandemic has reached this small town as a local resident has tested positive for coronavirus. Town Administrator Evan Brassard announced the confirmation on Sunday afternoon, though he noted the individual had been quarantined prior to testing positive. No other information […]