A 25-year-old Southbridge man was arrested just after 2:30PM on January 1, 2020.  Southbridge Police say Giovanni Torres was arrested after leaving his Hamilton Street apartment after conducting surveillance in the area.  Detectives were assigned to the area after receiving numerous complaints about the distribution of drugs in the vicinity. Torres was seen getting into…

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On the afternoon of Friday, December 13th at around 5:40 PM police in Sturbridge were called to Route 131 at the intersection of Fairview Park Road for a report of a pedestrian struck by a vehicle. The man, who had been walking on the westbound side of the road, was hit in an area that…

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On Saturday, December 14th, many area police departments will be taking part in a “Goods For Guns” campaign.  Local residents with unwanted or unsafe firearms will be able to take them to a participating police station and trade them in for gift cards for local supermarkets. For each operable gun, you will receive $25 per…

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At around 7:30PM on Saturday night, a Massachusetts State Police trooper assigned to the Athol Barracks, was patrolling in Gardner when he ran a license plate of a 2013 Chevrolet Impala with a suspended registration.  While trying to pull over the vehicle, the driver pulled into a CVS parking lot at a high rate of…

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A man and woman from Dudley are facing kidnapping and robbery charges after being accused of threatening a woman at gunpoint and forcing her to drive them around Dudley and Webster for an hour on Tuesday evening. Dudley Police say 44-year-old Jessie Thibodeau and 31-year-old Nichole Murphy approached the victim in her car in the…

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The Webster Fire Department is on scene battling a 2 alarm blaze at the Holy Trinity Church Rectory located on 68 Lake Street in Webster. Portions of Lake Street are closed at this time.  More information will be posted as it becomes available.   @BreakngNewsPhtg @pauls612 68 Lake St Webster. Mutual Aid on scene. pic.twitter.com/P5D8qxJn5E…

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Their tweet says it all, “#100 is ours!” as Webster’s Bartlett High School Indians were victorious over the Southbridge Pioneers for the 100th annual Thanksgiving Day football rivalry. Bartlett upset Southbridge by a score of 46 to 36 in the game held at McMahon Field in Southbridge.  This year’s match-up was significantly milder than last…

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The Shepherd Hill Student Council is inviting the community to a free Thanksgiving dinner on Monday evening, November 25th.  The community dinner will take place from 6-7:30PM and all are welcome. Ray Kane from Shepherd Hill Regional High School tells THE LAKE 940, “This event will provide families and friends with a free hot meal…

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Massachusetts State Police are investigating a pedestrian crash on the Massachusetts Turnpike in Millbury that has resulted the death of local woman. Police say at approximately 11 PM on Friday night, a 2013 Nissan Altima was in a single-car crash on the eastbound side of Route 90 in Millbury at the 95.6 mile marker.  The…

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No matter the age of your vehicle, proper maintenance is very important to keep it running for years to come.  Pro Automotive in Webster is hosting a free car care clinic on Saturday, October 26th at 9 AM to answer any questions you may have about your vehicle. Because choosing where to get your car…

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