Southbridge elects four to Town Council

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Newcomers top the ballot, “Experience” falls short By Citizen Chronicle Writers editor@TheCitizenChronicle.com SOUTHBRIDGE — In a crowded field of contenders that included both familiar names and new faces, three of the four winners of Town Council seats are new to the town’s governing board. David Adams, John Daniel, and Kristen […]

Middle school principal “stepping down”

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Sweetman departs, leadership model to change By Citizen Chronicle Writers editor@TheCitizenChronicle.com SOUTHBRIDGE — As the school year rapidly draws to a close, so too is Rebecca Sweetman’s time at the helm of the middle school. Jeffrey A. Villar, the state-appointed receiver and superintendent for the Southbridge Public Schools notified Southbridge […]

Southbridge Town Council Candiates Debate Local Issues

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Ten candidates for town council and one unopposed candidate for School Committee presented their views to Southbridge voters at town hall May 31. The “round-robin” style event was co-organized by the Southbridge Republican and Democratic town committees. Bob Chernisky introduced the event by commenting on the cooperative activities of the […]

Southbridge Town Council Candidate: Scott Lazo

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Scott Lazo Candidate for three-year term on the Southbridge Town Council Scott Lazo has his own twist on a slogan that has become quite familiar across the country. He is hoping voters elect him to the Town Council in an effort to “make Southbridge great again.” Lazo, aged 60, a […]

New receiver debuts at Southbridge school board

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District’s 4th in two years says he’s ‘a straight shooter’ By Shaun Moriarty Citizen Chronicle Writer shaun@thecitizenchronicle.com SOUTHBRIDGE — The new school chief’s first public meeting was a quick one, but it was filled with tension and concerns over discipline. Dr. Jeffrey A. Villar sat in on his first Southbridge […]