Southbridge native to talk “Ghosts and Legends”

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Belanger to visit Warren library on Thursday By Helen Boyle Citizen Chronicle Writer WARREN — Have you ever had the chills go down your spine? Or seen something out of the corner of your eye only to look to find nothing there? Many stories have been written about ghost and […]

United Way of Southbridge, Sturbridge and Charlton Kicks off 2018 Campaign

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📷  Weayonnoh Nelson-Davies (Community Legal Aid), April Parzych (Campaign Chair), Jessica Brigham (UWSCC Board President), Kimberly Dupuis (Pathways for Change), Marcia Szymanski (New Hope) and Mary O’Coin (UWSSC Executive Director) STURBRIDGE – The United Way of Southbridge, Sturbridge and Charlton (UWSCC) held it’s kickoff for its 2018 Community Campaign on […]

QVCAH Building To Be Renamed Ruth Wells Center for the Arts

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📷 Dick Whitney photo By Sarah Champagne, Managing Editor The Quinebaug Valley Council for the Arts and Humanities is a good neighbor in Southern Worcester County. The organization provides free art classes to children in the summer, offers free exhibits open to the public several times a year, and has numerous […]

The Legacy of Ruth Wells, As Told By Dick Whitney

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📷 An inscription that Ruth Wells wrote to a reader of her book, The Wells Family. Courtesy Dick Whitney and The Optical Heritage Museum Ruth Wells- Her influence to Southbridge and the region continues today By Dick Whitney, Executive Director of the Optical Heritage Museum (Sponsored by Zeiss) Sept. 2018 – I was […]

First Annual Old Sturbridge Academy Ox Trot 5k a Success

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📷 Old Sturbridge Academy students Colton Zwirko, Caleb Lindsey, Asher Zwirko and Sawyer Blinn prepare to give medals to runners crossing the finish line. Sarah Champagne photo. STURBRIDGE- Old Sturbridge Academy had great weather for its first annual Ox Trot 5k fundraiser Saturday, Sept. 8, avoiding rain or extreme temperatures. Organizers […]