Toy drive underway in Southbridge area

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Police, Lions Club partner once again SOUTHBRIDGE — The Southbridge Lions Club and the Southbridge Police Department are sponsoring their second annual Cops “N” Kids & Lions Toy Drive. Please help us bring Christmas to deserving children in our area by donating new, unwrapped, non-violent toys by December 20.  Of […]

Arizona man arrested for OUI, fleeing scene of accident

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Two tractor-trailer units involved in Sunday crash STURBRIDGE — An Arizona man was arrested by local police after he was allegedly fled from a motor vehicle crash on Sunday. The 58-year-old man, whose name was not provided in a statement issued by the Sturbridge Police Department, will be arraigned in […]

Dozens displaced by three-alarm Easter morning fire

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Portion of Route 20 closed as crews battle blaze STURBRIDGE — A three-alarm fire broke out in a basement apartment on Easter Sunday morning, displacing dozens and temporarily closing a stretch of Route 20 to both east and westbound traffic. Sturbridge Fire Chief John Grasso said in a press release […]

Mileti charged with armed robbery at TD Bank

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Suspect previously blamed crimes on heroin use STURBRIDGE — Local police have made an arrest after an armed robbery of the TD Bank on Route 131 last week. Kenneth Mileti, 52, has been charged with assault and battery, armed robbery, disorderly person, disturbing the peace, and threats to commit a […]

Father Protests Alleged Racism at Tantasqua

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📷 Two signs at the protest site read “Educate your kids on the issue of racism and bullying. Transferred to Quaboag, Racially targeted again at Saturday’s game by several Tantasqua students.” Biracial student allegedly called “monkey” by classmates By Sarah Champagne Citizen Chronicle Managing Editor Sarah@TheCitizenChronicle.com Update Oct. 18, 2018: Erin […]