Sen. Markey hits Sturbridge in re-election bid

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Incumbent challenged by Rep. Kennedy, Liss-Riordan STURBRIDGE — The Ed Markey for Senate campaign has completed a statewide, jam-packed tour of 25 cities and towns in 12 days, visiting thousands of residents — from Gloucester, to Pittsfield, to Randolph, to Sturbridge. The campaign has also now hired 21 local, full-time […]

Boston man cuffed for allegedly trafficking crystal meth

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State Police made arrest on Route 84 in Sturbridge on Monday night 📸 Massachusetts State Police photo STURBRIDGE — A motor vehicle stop on Monday night on Route 84 led to the arrest of a man for trafficking in methamphetamine. At about 10 p.m., Trooper Joel Daust stopped a 2006 […]

Sturbridge firefighters to get cancer-fighting equipment

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Grant a welcome Christmas gift for local first responders STURBRIDGE — A potentially life-saving present will be under the local fire station’s Christmas tree this year. The Sturbridge Fire Department has received more than $7,000 in grants for gear and equipment from the Massachusetts Executive Office of Public Safety and […]

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 […]

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 […]