COVID-19 confirmed in Oxford

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Vigilance to be a ‘marathon’ effort 📷 The Citizen Chronicle file photo OXFORD — The spread of coronavirus has reached this town with confirmation that one resident has tested positive for COVID-19, according to the local and state officials. Town Manager Jennifer Callahan announced Wednesday afternoon the Town was notified […]

Area’s ‘haunted history’ to be featured at Oxford Library

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Teacher and author Daley to lecture on January 30 OXFORD — With such deep-rooted history across New England, there is no wonder that there is no shortage of ghost tales and stories of things that go bump in the night. Many of these stories will be shared and discussed in […]

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McGovern Applauds $100,000 Federal Grant to Leicester to Help Town Study Improved Water Infrastructure

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“I’m proud my office was able to help secure this important federal investment,” said Congressman Jim McGovern (D-MA). WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Jim McGovern (MA-02) together withLeicester Town Administrator David Genereux, announced that the town of Leicester has received a long-awaited $100,000 grant from the United States Economic Development Administration (EDA) […]

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Sunday routine yields $4 million prize for Oxford resident

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Thomas Minarik of Oxford has a Sunday routine that includes grocery shopping, followed by the purchase of two Massachusetts State Lottery “Monopoly Jackpot” instant tickets. A recent Sunday was anything but routine, as Minarik became the latest $4 million prize winner in the “Monopoly Jackpot” game. Minarik chose the cash […]

Local Realtors sponsor backpack drive

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Hat and mitten drive planned next month 📸 Courtesy photos AUBURN — Members of the REALTOR® Association of Central Massachusetts, led by the Association’s Community Action Committee, spearheaded a Backpack Drive to assist students in need in Worcester County and the surrounding areas. From June to August, Association members rallied […]