Shepherd Hill graduation event canceled due to COVID-19 concerns

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‘Uptick’ in cases leads to decision made ‘out of an abundance of caution’ DUDLEY — Plans for a traditionally-inspired graduation this weekend have been canceled due to an “uptick” in COVID-19 cases. Dudley-Charlton Regional School Superintendent Steven Lamarche announced the commencement ceremonies would no longer be held. “It is with […]

Local districts react to extended school closure

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Meal plans continue in many districts 📷 The Citizen Chronicle file photo Area superintendents, principals, and teachers were learning along with the general public this afternoon that all schools across the state would remain closed until at least May 4. On Wednesday afternoon, Governor Charlie Baker and Department of Elementary […]

List of schools to close on Friday continues to grow

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Dudley-Charlton faces second COVID-19 scare this week Schools throughout the area are taking more aggressive steps to combat the coronavirus pandemic, with several cancelling classes on Friday. The Dudley-Charlton Regional School District (DCRSD), Bay Path Regional Vocational Technical High School, and Leicester Public Schools have joined other districts, such as […]

Pair of students sent home as COVID-19 precaution

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Charlton parent tested for Coronavirus after overseas trip CHARLTON — A pair of local students were sent home Monday as a precautionary measure after a parent was tested for COVID-19. The dismissals came after school officials consulted the local health director upon learning the mother of two students had been […]