Local church responds to COVID-19 pandemic

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Story updated March 27, 2020: A statement from Pastor Sabina Terrades states that “To honor Gov. Charlie Baker’s mandate, FUMC will not host Sunday services starting this week. We will meet live on Facebook every Sunday at 9 am.” SOUTHBRIDGE — The outbreak of the coronavirus in the U.S. comes right before […]

Town Council declares State of Emergency in Southbridge

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Jovan pledges Town to ‘provide safety, security, and services’ during pandemic 📷 Screenshot courtesy of Southbridge Community Television livestream of March 20, 2020 special Town Council meeting. SOUTHBRIDGE — Hours after the Board of Health declared a public health emergency, the Town Council has declared a local State of Emergency […]

Harrington HealthCare launches COVID-19 hotline

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Rapid triage screening tents erected in Southbridge and Webster 📷 Harrington HealthCare Systems courtesy photo SOUTHBRIDGE — In an effort to combat the spread of COVID-19, Harrington HealthCare System has established a special hotline and a pair of rapid triage screening tents. The hotline will be staffed weekdays from 8 […]

Southbridge Health Director quarantined Town employees

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Five employees told to stay out of work after recent air travel 📷 Screenshot courtesy of Southbridge Community Television livestream of March 20, 2020 emergency Board of Health meeting. SOUTHBRIDGE — Five Town employees have been placed under restrictions by the local Health Director after recent air travel during the […]

Southbridge Schools start meals program during closure

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Student medicines to be retrieved no later than Thursday 📸 The Citizen Chronicle file photo SOUTHBRIDGE — With more than 68 percent of its students classified as economically disadvantaged, providing for the needs of the student body has been an important challenge for local school officials during the COVID-19 closure. […]