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Job Fair At Nichols College

February 19, 2018 | Comments Off on Job Fair At Nichols College

Residents of the Webster, Dudley, Oxford and Southbridge area are invited to attend the Nichols College Career and Internship Fair.  The event will be held on Tuesday, February 20th from 1 to 3:30PM in Nichols College’s Chalmers Field House on Center Road in Dudley. The job fair will feature recruiters from more than 70 local employers.  Professional attire and resumes are required. The annual fair offers a convenient opportunity for college students and local community members to network with employers and learn about what it would be like to work for their companies.  Some of the registered employers include Enterprise Holdings, GEICO, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Monster Worldwide, New York Life, TJX Companies, U.S. Customs…

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Uxbridge Police Arrest 2 For Vape Shop Theft

February 19, 2018 | Comments Off on Uxbridge Police Arrest 2 For Vape Shop Theft

The Uxbridge Police Department and detectives assigned to the Blackstone Valley Drug/Counter Crime Task Force executed a search warrant at 8 Briggs Street in Whitinsville.  The crimes were related to a business breaking and entering of Wolfpack Vapor located at 13 Mendon Street in Uxbridge,  where approximately $10,000 worth of product was taken. Much of the stolen content was recovered and 19 year old Joseph Taylor of Whitinsville and 20 year old Lydia Schlegel of North Brookfield were  taken into custody.  Both are being charged with breaking and & entering in the nighttime to commit a felony, larceny over $250 and destruction of property over $250.  They will be arraigned in Uxbridge District Court on Tuesday,…

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A Different Kind Of ‘Dine & Dash’ In Oxford

February 19, 2018 | Comments Off on A Different Kind Of ‘Dine & Dash’ In Oxford

Here we go again.  Do you recognize this man and woman?  They went out to eat over the weekend at J. Anthony’s Italian Grill on the Oxford/Auburn line, and paid for their meal using a counterfeit bill. There have been several fake bills being passed around the Auburn area in recent weeks, so it is possible the couple did not know that the bill was not real, but the Oxford Police Department is hoping you can identify them so they can be questioned.  If you do recognize them, you are asked to contact Officer Gagner at (508) 987-0156 in reference to case number 18-70-OF.

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No Injuries In Serious Leicester Crash

February 19, 2018 | Comments Off on No Injuries In Serious Leicester Crash

On Tuesday morning, February 13th just after 7:30, Leicester Police were dispatched to a serious 2 vehicle crash on Route 9 near Walmart.   The car (shown above) rear-ended the pickup truck (shown below) that had stopped for a school bus.  There were no injuries reported.  After an investigation, the operator of the car was issued a citation.

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FOUND! Missing Man Last Seen In Shrewsbury

February 19, 2018 | Comments Off on FOUND! Missing Man Last Seen In Shrewsbury

1PM UPDATE: Richard was found, he is alive and well. He made contact with his daughter and is not in harm’s way. Thank you for sharing. Have you seen Richard Schutte?  His family is desperate for help trying to find him.  He was last seen at Independence Hall, a recovery center in Shrewsbury, in late January. Kim Jones says that it is very unusual for him to go more than a day or 2 without making contact with his daughter, pictured above. A missing persons report was filed but so far nobody has seen or heard from him in several weeks, according to Jones. Richard was born and raised in Hull, MA and is not…

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Presidents Day – What’s Open & What’s Closed?

February 19, 2018 | Comments Off on Presidents Day – What’s Open & What’s Closed?

In case you didn’t know, today is Presidents Day!  Every year it is celebrated on the third Monday of February.  (Remember when we used to celebrate Lincoln’s Birthday and Washington’s Birthday separately a few weeks apart?)  Now we can just honor all Presidents, past and present on one day. Even though it is a Federal holiday, city and town offices will be closed, but not all businesses will have the day off. Wondering what is open and what isn’t today?  Here’s a quick list: What’s Closed Public Schools Department of Public Works (No town trash collection) Public Libraries Senior Centers City/Town Halls Registry of Motor Vehicles Post Offices (No mail delivery) Courts Most Banks Stock…

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Last Chance To Play Webster Lake’s Ice Out Contest

February 18, 2018 | Comments Off on Last Chance To Play Webster Lake’s Ice Out Contest

It’s your last chance to play!  Temperatures are rising, will Einstein fall through the ice this week?  The chances are pretty good! Monday is your last chance to purchase tickets for The Webster Lake Association’s 11th annual Ice-Out contest.  As we previously reported, Einstein was placed in Lakeview Marine Cove on Saturday, January 20th with 40 pound weight attached. When the ice melts enough for the weight to drop into the water, an timer will be activated.  The winners will be determined by the closest ticket to the exact month, date, hour and minute he went through the ice.  Tickets are $5.00 each. First place prize is $2,000, 2nd place prize is $1,000, 3rd place prize is $500 and 4th and 5th place prize is $250 each. In the unlikely event of a tie, the prize will be divided…

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Power Outage/Road Closed In Uxbridge

February 18, 2018 | Comments Off on Power Outage/Road Closed In Uxbridge

As of 7AM on Sunday morning, Uxbridge Police tell us that North Main Street at Snowling Road to Hazel Street is CLOSED until National Grid can replace a telephone pole in that area.  Power is expected to be out for the rest of this morning, the road is expected to re-open early this afternoon.

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Car Travels Off Road Into Woods Of Dudley

February 18, 2018 | Comments Off on Car Travels Off Road Into Woods Of Dudley

Possible ice or snow covered roads could have lead to a single vehicle crash in Dudley around 7:30 on Saturday night.  Crews from Dudley’s Police and Fire Departments were dispatched to the area of 350 West Main Street for reports of a car into the woods.  All occupants of the vehicle were able to get themselves out before first responders arrived.  Fire Engine 3 crews assisted the towing company in using saws to removing trees so the vehicle could be removed.  There were no injuries reported.

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Sutton Man Charged With Animal Cruelty, 13 Dogs Up For Adoption

February 17, 2018 | Comments Off on Sutton Man Charged With Animal Cruelty, 13 Dogs Up For Adoption

Last Friday, the Douglas Police Department received several phone calls reporting a dog running loose in the State Forest on Southwest Main Street.  After a search by Douglas Police, Regional Animal Control Officer Kevin Sullivan, and several residents, a St. Bernard was spotted multiple times, but, evaded capture throughout the night. Early the next morning the search continued and the St. Bernard dog, Buddy, was captured.  After an investigation by Douglas Police, 14 St. Bernards were located at a residence and ultimately surrendered to Animal Control. As a result of the investigation charges of Animal Cruelty and Misleading a Police Investigation were filed against 38 year old Steven Banville of Duval Road in Sutton. The…

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