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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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Fight Leads To Stabbing In Webster, 2 Arrested

On Wednesday afternoon, May 8th, just after 1:30 PM Webster Police were called to a reported fight in the area of Pearl and Wall Street. Officers responded to the area and encountered a male on North Main Street at the intersection of Wall Street. The male was the victim of an apparent stabbing.  Another male…

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Charlton Home Fire Under Investigation

On Wednesday afternoon, May 8th at 1 PM, Charlton Fire Department responded to a home on fire at 124 Osgood Road. When crews arrived, they made entry to the structure and fought the flames with an aggressive interior attack.  The fire was deemed under control about an hour later. Mutual aid was brought in from…

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Large Oil Spill In Oxford Makes Routes 56 & 20 Slick

On Wednesday afternoon, crews are on scene of a “large oil spill” reported on Route 56 in Oxford near where it crosses with Route 20. Oxford Police, Fire and EMS report that MassDOT and the Department of Environmental Protection have been called in to assist.  If you need to travel in that area you are…

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Webster Election Results: Gabor & Kontoes Elected To Board Of Selectmen

Polls closed at 8 PM on Monday, and the people of Webster have spoken.  Approximately 1400 residents turned out to elect Earl Gabor and Lisa Kontoes to the 2 open seats on the Webster Board of Selectmen. In this race, it was incumbents Mark Dowgiewicz and Bob Miller against newcomers Earl Gabor and Lisa Kontoes.…

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Free Workouts For Webster Area Teens All Summer Long

Planet Fitness, with a location at 120 East Main Street in Webster, is offering teenagers age 15 to 18 to workout for free as part of their nationwide Teen Summer Challenge. The program was announced on Friday and will run from Wednesday, May 15th through Sunday, September 1st.  In addition to a free summertime gym…

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Walk For Paws Event In Uxbridge This Weekend

Dog Orphans is holding their 21st Annual Walk for Paws at River Bend Farm in Uxbridge this Sunday, May 5th at noon.  If you haven’t been in the past, it is a fun, family-friendly event featuring great music, food and over 20 vendors.  Make plans to attend this free rain-or-shine event this weekend, and bring…

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Meet The Candidates For The Webster Board Of Selectmen

There is another town-wide election for residents of Webster coming up on Monday, May 6th.  There are 4 candidates running for 2 open seats on the Board of Selectman. We invite you to listen and read more about all four candidates for the Board of Selectmen.   As a public service to our community, THE LAKE…

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