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17-Year-Old Suspect In Custody After 15-Year-Old Shot In Oxford

At just before 4:30PM, Oxford Police responded to the center of town for reports of a fight with shots fired.  Officers arrived moments later to find a 15-year-old Oxford boy suffering from a gunshot wound in front of the library.   Police believe the original altercation occurred outside in front of St. Roch’s Rectory. After the…

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2019 Webster Area Memorial Day Parades

Memorial Day Weekend is here, and to most people, it is the unofficial start to Summer, but it is more than just cookouts and an extra day off.  It is a day designed to honor the men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military. Veterans and their families from the Webster-Dudley area…

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The Gift Gallery Building Gets New Owner, Tennants

Things are looking a little different on South Main Street in Webster.  At number 505 to be exact.  The former home of The Gift Gallery for over 30 years has now been purchased by Donald Bourque. Earlier this month, Don’s companies Choice1Graphics and Choice1Temps moved from their old locations downtown on Main Street to this…

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Southbridge Teacher Charged With Bringing Ammunition To School

On Thursday, May 16th, just after 8 AM a teacher at Southbridge High School reported to staff that he had just found one live round of 9mm ammunition in the rear stairwell of the building.  As a result, the school was placed on lockdown. After reviewing video surveillance during the lockdown, police determined that the…

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Stolen Items From Webster Boy’s Grave Replaced With Kindness

In 2016, 6-year-old Jaeden Robinson of Webster passed away.  After battling leukemia for more than half of his life, it had gone into remission, but sadly he contracted meningitis and died suddenly. His parents, Shawn and Samantha, and siblings Devin and Alexa are determined to keep Jaeden’s memory alive. Recently, The Robinson Family went to…

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High Beam Headlights Leads To Major Drug Bust In Webster

While on patrol of town on Tuesday, May 14th at about 10:30 PM, Officer Michael Reardon was in the area of Harris and Elm Street responding to a report of a person looking into parked vehicles when he observed a car drive past him with its high beams on.  The officer signaled his high beams…

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CT State Police Searching For Webster/Thompson Area Burglar

Connecticut State Police Troop D have announced they are looking to locate and arrest 27-year-old Patrick Salvas. Salvas, who was arrested last year after a Webster burglary, is also wanted for another burglary and larceny in Thompson earlier this year. Police say a warrant for his arrest with extradition has been authorized.  The suspect is…

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Grand Re-Opening Of McDonald’s In Uxbridge

You are invited to the grand re-opening of the McDonald’s Restaurant, located at 200 Quaker Highway (off Route 146) in Uxbridge.  The celebration begins with ribbon-cutting on Wednesday, May 15th at 10 AM. In addition to a new look outside, the restaurant is putting more choice and control in the hands of customers, giving them…

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Driver Flees After Crashing In Dudley, Charged With DUI

At around 1 AM on Friday morning, May 10th Dudley Police were called to 13 West Main Street for a report of a motor vehicle crash.  The driver had fled the scene on foot.  As officers arrived, they found a 2008 Silver Chevrolet Pickup had struck a utility pole.  The vehicle was heavily damaged, and…

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