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Couple Arrested With Cocaine & Fireworks In Sturbridge

Talk about quite a bang for Sturbridge Police.  On Wednesday, June 20th they had conducted a traffic stop on Route 20 near Applebees.  When they were finishing up with that an officer saw a box of fireworks in plain view inside of a parked car. After a brief search, 4 grams of powder cocaine and…

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65th Anniversary of June 9, 1953 Worcester Tornado

Most of us remember the June 1, 2011 tornadoes that ripped through Springfield, Brimfield and Southbridge that killed 3 and injured hundreds, but there is a chance you might not have been born 65 years ago when the 1953 Worcester Tornado hit the area on June 9, 1953. Just before 4:30PM, the tornado touched down…

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Zero Tolerance For Shoplifting In Southbridge

Something you would think is common sense, just isn’t for some people.  Southbridge Police say “due to the increase in shoplifting in our community” they have partnered with retail businesses and have formed the Counter-Crime Shoplifting Initiative. At their first meeting in March they have decided on a “zero tolerance approach to dealing with the…

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Southbridge Police Make 2 Domestic Violence Arrests

In a post on Facebook, Southbridge Police said, “Our department does not usually post incidents involving domestic violence but we have seen an increase in the the amount of calls for service for these types of calls over the last week.”  They did, however, decide to post 2 recent cases, “to increase awareness” and to…

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Southbridge Woman Arrested For Biting Boyfriend

On Wednesday, March 14th at 8:30PM Southbridge Police officers were called to the second floor apartment of 116 Charlton Street to investigate a domestic disturbance.  When officers arrived they noticed a large amount of blood on the floor.  Officers spoke with a 49 year man who was bleeding heavily from his forehead.  The male subject…

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Is A Fourth Nor’Easter Headed Towards Webster?

This year, the month of March really did come in like a lion, and might even go out like one too. According to the National Weather Service, there another possible Nor’Easter on our doorsteps for next Tuesday.  Yes, March 20th, the day that is supposed to be the first day of Spring! If this forecast…

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A Few Screws Loose In Southbridge

At some point on Sunday morning a truck carrying construction supplies spilled out a large amount of screws onto the road in the area of Elm Street and Lebanon Street in Southbridge.  Police are asking motorists to use caution in that area or avoid it as crews begin to clean up from the spill. If…

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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…

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Southbridge High School Principal Resigns

In an e-mail sent to students, parents, teachers and the high school community last night, Southbridge High School Principal Dr. Andrae Townsel has announced his resignation to accept a new job closer to his hometown in Michigan. Townsel was named principal of Southbridge High School in May 2016.  His announcement came on the same night…

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Watch For Southbridge’s Nick Austin On TV With Shaq

THE LAKE 940 AUDIO: Mike Roberts tracked down Nick Austin in between auditions to chat with us about how he got into acting, what Shaq is really like, and what’s next for him in the acting world. If you’re watching The Olympics on television in the coming weeks, keep a close eye out for 23…

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