Sturbridge DPW to hold ‘Corona Virus Cleanup’

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DPW to supply collection bags, volunteers supply manpower 📷 Helen Boyle photos for The Citizen Chronicle STURBRIDGE — With so many people home due to COVID-19 self-quarantining, the Department of Public Works is hoping to tap into that manpower to help clean the town. DPW Director Butch Jackson has issued […]

Pellet gun used in standoff with law enforcement

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Police: Suspect yelling ‘someone was going to die today’ STURBRIDGE — A regional SWAT team was dispatched to a local apartment complex where a man was reportedly shooting a pellet gun at a maintenance worker. According to a press release issued by Sturbridge Police Chief Thomas Ford, Kevin Parent was […]

Montessori school engulfed in three-alarm blaze

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School owners investigate ‘recovery options’ after ‘devastation’ 📸Sturbridge Fire Department photos STURBRIDGE — A late night fire at the Treetops Montessori has shuttered the school and left its owners working on “recovery options.” The Sturbridge Fire Department responded to what became a three-alarm blaze at 10:22 p.m. on Monday. Several […]

Police investigate football field vandalism

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Tantasqua turf tagged with red spray paint 📷 Sturbridge Police Department photos of reported vandalism to football field at Tantasqua Regional High School. STURBRIDGE — Police are seeking the public’s help in an investigation into reported vandalism of a high school athletic field. The Sturbridge Police Department was notified of […]

Sturbridge plans community forum on affordable housing production

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Sessions to be held at senior center, town hall STURBRIDGE — The Sturbridge Housing Partnership, in cooperation with the Central Massachusetts Regional Planning Commission (CMRPC), will hold a Community Forum on Wednesday, February 26, to complete a Housing Production Plan for the Town of Sturbridge. The forum will be held […]