Local business, police team to provide kids with bike helmets

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Daou’s Auto helps to keep kids safe 📸 Southbridge Police Department photos SOUTHBRIDGE — School is out for summer and many kids are spending their days on bicycles. With this in mind, a police and a local business spent part of Wednesday making sure those young bicyclists are safe. Joseph […]

Teacher arrested after allegedly planting live ammunition in school

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Purcell reportedly claimed act was to show metal detectors needed By Shaun MoriartyCitizen Chronicle Editorshaun@TheCitizenChronicle.com SOUTHBRIDGE — A biology teacher was arrested on Thursday morning after allegedly placing live ammunition in a high school stairwell in an effort to prove a need for metal detectors in the building. According to […]

Mileti charged with armed robbery at TD Bank

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Suspect previously blamed crimes on heroin use STURBRIDGE — Local police have made an arrest after an armed robbery of the TD Bank on Route 131 last week. Kenneth Mileti, 52, has been charged with assault and battery, armed robbery, disorderly person, disturbing the peace, and threats to commit a […]

Southbridge Police Toy Drive Takes Over Toys For Tots, One Day Left To Register for Toy Distribution

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📷  L-R: Chief Shane Woodson, Gary Tremblay, Jim Keyes, Deputy Chief Jose Dingui. The SPD, Southbridge Lions Club & Southbridge Credit Union have organized a holiday toy drive. By Sarah Champagne, Managing Editor SOUTHBRIDGE – With 12 days left until Christmas, there is still time to either donate toys to the […]

Argument leads to arrest of Spencer man with guns, fireworks

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Keller denies, hides rifle before more guns recovered SOUTHBRIDGE — Local police arrested a Spencer man after a gun was allegedly brandished Monday evening during a dispute on High Street. Chase Keller, 20, of 45 Main Street in Spencer, was arrested on multiple gun-related charges after police responded to 115 High […]