Men in blue to walk for kids with cancer

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Area police chiefs lacing up for Jimmy Fund Walk 📸 Shaun Moriarty file photo BOSTON — A group of current and former police chiefs from southern Worcester County will be hitting the streets, not in the fight against crime but rather the fight against pediatric cancer. Dudley Police Chief Steve […]

Area police collaborate on cocaine bust in Spencer

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Two men arrested with more than half a kilo of uncut cocaine 📸 Spencer Police Department photos SPENCER — Law enforcement from around Central Massachusetts converged on a Bixby Road apartment early Friday morning, arresting two men on multiple drug-related charges. According to a statement issued by the Spencer Police […]

Fitchburg shooting suspect captured in Southbridge

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Rodriguez found hiding in High Street basement 📸 Southbridge Police Department SOUTHBRIDGE — A Worcester man was arrested in this town on Wednesday morning and arraigned on charges stemming from a shooting in Fitchburg last month. Concepcion O. Rodriguez, 33, of Lucian Street in Worcester, was taken into custody on […]

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 […]