Exclusive pop-up boutique opens in Southbridge for prom season

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Access expanded to serve area students 📸 Courtesy photos SOUTHBRIDGE — The annual Prom Closet Project is underway with the help of community members Deb Mercure and Michelle Aronson, who have organized the elegant temporary boutique each year since its inception. At the boutique, students have the opportunity to choose […]

image showing Thanksgiving food and a football

The Game

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In case you missed Charlie Bickerstaff and Lefty Varin’s “The Sports Historians” column in The Southbridge News this week, here is their history of the Thanksgiving Day game. Thursday will be the 100th game of the historic rivalry that has connected generations of local athletes. You can also find this […]

Kim Arthur Palmerino, 71

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MANCHESTER, CONN. — Kim Arthur Palmerino, 71, passed away peacefully on Thursday, August 15, in the Hartford Hospital, Hartford, Conn., after a brief illness. He leaves his sister, Nancy Palmerino of Arlington, VA; his brother, Charles and his wife Helene of Southbridge; and many nieces and nephews.  Kim was predeceased […]

Award-winning playwright speech to Southbridge graduates

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Southbridge High School Alumna lives and works in New York City, Los Angeles 📸 Shaun Moriarty photos. The following is the commencement speech given by Mfonsio Udofia at the Southbridge High School graduate on June 7, 2019. Udofia is an accomplished and dynamic playwright, actress, television writer, and artist who […]

Southbridge High sends 116 graduates into the world

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Senior class says goodbye in stirring commencement ceremony 📸 His peers reflect in the sunglasses of a Southbridge High School graduate during the school’s commencement ceremony on Friday evening at Harry J. McMahon Field. Shaun Moriarty photo. SOUTHBRIDGE — On a sun-soaked Harry J. McMahon Field on Friday evening, 116 individuals […]