Drunk driver pinched in hit and run, police pursuit

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Webster PD make arrest, incident started in Douglas 📷 Webster Police Department photos WEBSTER — A local man was arrested after allegedly fleeing the scene of an accident in a neighboring town before leading police on a highway pursuit while drunk on Tuesday evening. According to a statement issued by […]

Homeless man scuffles with police after woman lacerated

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Police report eventful Friday in Webster 📷 Harold Rumrill was arrested after scuffling with police on Friday morning. Webster Police Department photo. WEBSTER — While police investigated a reported assault, a tussle with a homeless man ensued at the start of a busy day for local law enforcement. According to […]

Harrington HealthCare launches COVID-19 hotline

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Rapid triage screening tents erected in Southbridge and Webster 📷 Harrington HealthCare Systems courtesy photo SOUTHBRIDGE — In an effort to combat the spread of COVID-19, Harrington HealthCare System has established a special hotline and a pair of rapid triage screening tents. The hotline will be staffed weekdays from 8 […]

List of schools to close on Friday continues to grow

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Dudley-Charlton faces second COVID-19 scare this week Schools throughout the area are taking more aggressive steps to combat the coronavirus pandemic, with several cancelling classes on Friday. The Dudley-Charlton Regional School District (DCRSD), Bay Path Regional Vocational Technical High School, and Leicester Public Schools have joined other districts, such as […]

Northbridge, Webster shutter schools

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COVID-19 precautionary closings expected to follow in other districts With six confirmed cases and 102 presumptive cases of COVID-19 in Massachusetts as of late Thursday afternoon, public schools in Northbridge and Webster have been closed in an effort to slow the spread of the coronavirus. Schools in both districts will […]