Soldier Surprises His Sister At Eastford Road School

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📷 Rylee Mongeon, 5, of Southbridge greets her brother Zachary Gendreau, who surprised her at Eastford Road School after completing Army basic training. Rylee did not know that her brother was back home. By Sarah Champagne, Managing Editor SOUTHBRIDGE – It was an ordinary day for Ryleee Mongeon, age 5 of […]

Southbridge Public Schools Awarded 21st Century Community Learning Centers Grant

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SOUTHBRIDGE – Southbridge Public Schools is pleased to announce that the district has been awarded a 21st Century Community Learning Centers (CCLC) Grant by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. In his congratulatory letter to Receiver/Superintendent Jeffrey Villar, Governor Baker states, “Thank you for your commitment to supporting additional academically enriching opportunities […]

Southbridge Teachers Kick Off School Year with Expert Presentation

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“You, in this room, are the best social change agents” -Dr. George Sugai to Southbridge educators By Sarah Champagne, Managing Editor SOUTHBRIDGE – Local educators gathered at the Southbridge High School auditorium Tues, Aug. 21 for a convocation to launch the academic year. The building was full of excitement as […]

Southbridge Parents Start Anti-Bullying and Conflict Resolution Group

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📷 Helen Boyle-Valentino. Clockwise from top right: Magaliz Molina, Katie MacNeil, Erick Nordby and Nicole Duffy meet at Harry J. McMahon Field “It takes a village, so let’s be a village” By Sarah Champagne Citizen Chronicle Managing Editor Sarah@TheCitizenChronicle.com SOUTHBRIDGE — A group of parents and concerned community members gathered at […]

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 […]