Aerial spraying to battle EEE scheduled for May 21-31

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Auburn, Millbury, Sturbridge, Webster among targeted towns The Central Massachusetts Mosquito Control Project (CMMCP) and North Fork Helicopters will perform aerial applications for larval mosquito control from May 21 to May 31. The CMMCP said these applications will occur in low-lying swampy areas where mosquito larvae are present using a […]

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 […]

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 […]

Whitin Mill workshops help build stronger, more inclusive communities

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Open Sky contracts with EmcArts to tackle complex social challenges NORTHBRIDGE — Open Sky Community Services is pleased to announce a partnership with EmcArts, a nationally recognized service organization and think tank which assists individuals, organizations and communities tackle their most complex social challenges. The outcome is a series of […]