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GET YOUR LOCAL ON: Timmy Canty, Special Olympics Medalist

We’re keeping it all in the family on this edition of Get Your Local On! Timmy Canty is the youngest of 10 siblings (6 sisters and 3 brothers) and recently participated in the Special Olympics in Seattle.  He swims regularly at the YMCA in Worcester, is a member of the Seven Hills Barracuda Swim Team…

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GET YOUR LOCAL ON: Rena & Tom Klebart from Gladys E. Kelly Library

As Summer rolls on, crews are still hard at work to open Webster’s new public library.  Rena and Tom Klebart stopped by to discuss all of the exciting changes coming to town when the Gladys E. Kelly Library opens on September 4th.  It is going to be more than just a building with books.  Look…

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GET YOUR LOCAL ON: The Center Of Hope In Southbridge

The Center Of Hope has been located in Southbridge for 65 years, but you may not have heard of it until now.  It was started as a program for children with disabilities who were not able to attend public schools.  Now, they serve over 650 individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities throughout Central Massachusetts and Northeastern…

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GET YOUR LOCAL ON: Connor Brennan – Bartlett Class Of 2018

Connor Brennan, Webster resident and Bartlett High School class of 2018 graduate, is a very busy and smart young man. We first met him back in May when he moderated a debate between the Webster Board of Selectmen candidates.  Not only was he active in many groups in high school, including President of the local…

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GET YOUR LOCAL ON: Lauri Joseph From Blessed Backpack Brigade

One of our favorite local organizations, The Blessed Backpack Brigade, was started in 2016 by Paul and Lauri Joseph after learning of the large population of homeless individuals in the Webster area.  On the second and fourth Wednesday of every month the brigade, made up of volunteers, hosts free fellowship meals at the American Legion in Webster…

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GET YOUR LOCAL ON: Firefighter Angie Roy

Webster resident Angie Roy has been a firefighter in Worcester for 18 years.  Not only does she battle blazes in and around the city, she also visits schools and teaches children about fire safety.  She reflects on some of the things she loves about her job, and also some of the hard parts.  Ever think…

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GET YOUR LOCAL ON: Dave Laabs from The Airbrush Shack

Dave Laabs, owner of The Airbrush Shack in Thompson, specializes in customized airbrushing, signs, banners, vehicle lettering, screen printing and more.  If you are looking for something creative and to stand out Dave is your guy.  He sat down with Tamara Beland to discuss how he started his own small business after the furniture factory…

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Grand Re-Opening Of McDonald’s In Webster

You are invited to the grand re-opening of Webster’s McDonalds, located at 44 East Main Street.  The celebration begins with ribbon-cutting on Wednesday, May 30th at 10AM. The new look of the restaurant is being unveiled with the help of Miss Nashoba Valley, Aubrie Przybys, Webster Town Administrator Doug Willardson, State Representative Joe McKenna, State…

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GET YOUR LOCAL ON: Library Director Amanda Grenier

Everybody’s been wondering, when is Webster’s new library going to open?  Library Director Amanda Grenier gives us details on what is going on inside the new Gladys E. Kelly Library by bridging the past and the future with a larger, modern and more efficient building that will meet the ongoing needs of residents, while also…

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GET YOUR LOCAL ON: Carole Marchand, Recreation Director

Carole Marchand, lifelong resident of Webster and owner of Marchand Insurance, was hired as the town’s Recreation Director last November.  Carole has been involved with various committees over the years and is always looking to add new and exciting local events for families to enjoy. Now that the weather is getting nicer, you can expect…

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