Firefighter accused of assaulting civilian dispatcher

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LaFlash placed on paid administrative leave 📸Auburn Fire Rescue Department photo STURBRIDGE — A local firefighter is off the job after multiple counts of assault and battery have been filed against him after allegedly assaulting a civilian dispatcher. Adam LaFlash was arraigned in Dudley District Court on Monday and pleaded […]

Cat saved from late night basement fire

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Two-alarm fire on Berlin Street with heavy smoke AUBURN — Firefighters battled a two-alarm blaze on Berlin Street late Thursday night, rescuing a cat from the single-story home inundated with heavy smoke. It was shortly after 11:30 p.m. when a 911 call was received reporting a fire in the basement […]

Ronald S. Woolhouse, 77

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STURBRIDGE — Ronald S. Woolhouse, 77, died suddenly while in Maine, surrounded by his wife and 2 daughters. He leaves his wife of 55 years, Jackie “Precious” (Collette) Woolhouse.  They were married June 1, 1963 at St Mary’s Church in Southbridge on a beautiful summer day. He also leaves his […]

Fatal Sturbridge fire started in microwave, smoke alarm dated

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Victim volunteered at senior center, former nurse’s aid By Citizen Chronicle Writers STURBRIDGE — A fire claimed one life Sunday, April 22. Charlotte Lloyd, the only resident of a one-bedroom apartment at 16 Fairgrounds Road was rescued from the fire, but the elderly woman later succumbed to injuries at Harrington […]