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Southbridge Pair Arrested After Donation Theft From Dudley Dunkin’

On January 7th the Dudley Police Department asked for help from the public in identifying two individuals wanted in connection with removing a Knights of Columbus donation box from Dunkin’ Donuts store in town. Just a few days later, with assistance from Southbridge Police, Massachusetts State Police and information provided by the public the pair…

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Meet Southbridge’s Newest Millionaire, Timothy Perry

Congratulations are in order for Timothy Perry of Southbridge.  The Massachusetts State Lottery announced he claimed a $1 million prize awarded from the “$4,000,000 Payout” scratch ticket. The Lottery says Perry chose the cash option on his prize and received a one-time payment of $650,000 before taxes.  He plans on using his winnings to buy…

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Submissions Needed For Winter Art Show In Webster

A winter blast of cold air has moved into the Webster area, but so far we have been lucky with relatively little snow this season.  That’s not stopping a winter art show from taking place in town. Local artists are invited to display and sell their work through the month of February at Booklovers’ Gourmet,…

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Webster Police Investigating Lake Street Shooting

For the second time this week, Webster Police were called to Lake Street.  At around 7:30AM on Wednesday, January 9th, police received a call about possible gunshots fired on Robinson Street.  After a short investigation, it was found that the rear of 69 Lake Street had been hit by 2 bullets. Police secured the street…

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Armed Home Invasion On Lake Street In Webster

On the afternoon of Sunday January 6th, Webster Police were dispatched to an apartment on 40 Lake Street for the report of a resident inside that had been assaulted by male with a firearm. Webster Police say 4 officers responded to the home in under a minute.  Two officers attempted to make entry into the…

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‘Short Tribute’ To Remember One Of The Family In Douglas

If you are driving by The Family Fuel Convenience Store on Main Street (Route 16) in Douglas today, you may notice a pair of black shorts hanging under the sign.  They were placed there in memory of Joel Bylund. Joel was the morning pump attendant at the store for over 20 years.  His friend Jack Keough tells…

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Webster Police Searching For Missing 16 Year Old Girl – FOUND

The Webster Police Department is asking for help from the public in trying to locate a missing 16 year old girl.  Iniajia Johnson was last seen on  Tuesday evening at her home on School Street.  Police say she may be staying with friends with in the Webster area. At the time of her disappearance she…

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Oxford Police & Fire Rescue 2 Capsized Kayakers From French River

It was a rough start to 2019 for 2 people kayaking on the French River in Oxford on New Year’s Day.  Oxford Police were dispatched to the area of 80 Harwood Street on the French River Bridge for the report of 2 kayakers requesting assistance. The pair was uninjured, but were stuck in the woods…

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Free Rides On New Year’s Eve In Webster, Dudley & Oxford

  Due to the success of offering free rides on New Year’s Eve for the last several years, local courier company KC Rides is once again offering to drive you home from your celebrations. In a post on Facebook, KC Rides says, “Our drivers will be working til 1AM on tips alone to make sure…

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Webster Area Christmas Tree Disposal Locations

When it’s time to “un-deck” the halls and get rid of that old, dried out Christmas tree, you will have a few options. The town of Webster has announced that residents may drop off their unwanted Christmas trees at the Public Works Department’s compost located at 23 Cudworth Road.  Hours of operation are  7:30AM to 2:30PM,…

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