Percocet pills picked up in State Police pinch of Peabody man

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Butler stopped for speeding on I-84 in Sturbridge after midnight 📸 Massachusetts State Police photos STURBRIDGE — A Peabody man is facing a number of charges after a midnight traffic stop uncovered approximately 215 grams of Percocet and an illegal knife. Chaz Butler, 25, was pulled over shortly after midnight […]

Aerial spraying to battle EEE scheduled for May 21-31

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Auburn, Millbury, Sturbridge, Webster among targeted towns The Central Massachusetts Mosquito Control Project (CMMCP) and North Fork Helicopters will perform aerial applications for larval mosquito control from May 21 to May 31. The CMMCP said these applications will occur in low-lying swampy areas where mosquito larvae are present using a […]

Entryway to the Community Food Collaborative's garden, Sturbridge, MA

Community Garden Launching Third Season

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The Community Food Collaborative (CFC) is entering its third growing season at its garden located behind the Sturbridge Town Hall lower parking lot.  The land is owned by the Federated Church of Sturbridge and its use is being generously donated to the CFC garden committee.  The committee members have been […]

Pan-Mass Challenge shifts to virtual space amid COVID-19 concerns

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‘Reimagined PMC’ set for August 1 📸 Pan-Mass Challenge photo STURBRIDGE — Every August this town sees an influx of visitors rolling in, and then out, on two wheels as the starting point for the Pan-Mass Challenge. This summer will be a bit different. The Pan-Mass Challenge (PMC), a bike-a-thon that raises more […]

Southbridge has lost four lives to coronavirus

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More than 62,000 confirmed COVID-19 cases across Commonwealth SOUTHBRIDGE — The most recent data released by local and state officials show more than 3,500 individuals across Massachusetts have died as a result of COVID-19, including four locally. The Town of Southbridge confirmed through its daily update from its Emergency Operation […]