Tantasqua team to fight for ‘High School Quiz Show’ wild card spot

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Local students to appear in WGBH show’s season premiere Photo credit: ©2019 WGBH/Elizabeth Friar STURBRIDGE — Local high school students will soon be squaring off with peers in a test of brainpower, and it will all be filmed for television. Tantasqua Regional High School will be sending a team to […]

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 […]

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Joshua Hyde Library Lecture by Ken Gloss on the Value of Old and Rare Books, Wednesday November 6

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Sturbridge/Boston –  Kenneth Gloss, proprietor of the internationally known Brattle Book Shop in Boston’s Downtown Crossing section, will give a free and open talk Wednesday, November 6, 6:30 pm at the Sturbridge Senior Center, 480 Main Street, Fiskdale, MA. The event is sponsored by the Joshua Hyde Library.  Ken will discuss the value of old and […]

Community Garden credits volunteers for success

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STURBRIDGE — In its second year of operation, the volunteer-driven Community Food Collaborative in Sturbridge gives full credit to its volunteers for the success of the garden.  All produce from the garden is organic and is donated to the Saint John Paul II Food Pantry located in Southbridge.  The Pantry […]

Bronx man arrested in Sturbridge for suspected heroin trafficking

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State Police K-9 involved in Route 84 arrest STURBRIDGE — Massachusetts State Police arrested a New York man for allegedly trafficking in heroin on Route 84 over the weekend. Feidel Bautista, 33, of the Bronx, was behind the wheel of a 2015 Infiniti Q40 when he was stopped by State […]