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Sandwich & Social Event In Southbridge

The Center of Hope Foundation, Inc., currently serves nearly 200 individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities in its Employment Supports program. The program, which includes adults from both Massachusetts and Connecticut, prides itself on its entrepreneurship and individualized services.  The Department oversees many small businesses in the local community, which are designed to provide on-the…

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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: Don Bourque From Choice1Temps & Choice1Graphics

Don Bourque is an interesting guy!  Not only is he currently serving on the Webster Board of Selectmen, he also owns and operates 2 local businesses.  Choice1Temps, a staffing agency with locations in Webster, Worcester, Millbury, Leominster, Fitchburg and Putnam, and also Choice1Graphics, a printing company specializing in signs, banners and promotional items, on Main Street…

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Shepherd Hill Student Forced To Miss Last Day Of School

It was a memorable last day of school at Shepherd Hill Regional High School for 16 year old Cosmo Casamassa, but not in a good way. He didn’t even get a chance to say goodbye to his teachers or friends before the Summer. School administrators forced the student with Asperger Syndrome to stay at home…

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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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Bourbon Street Bash At Indian Ranch

THE LAKE 940 AUDIO:  Dan DiMezza and Sean Daly of Summit Inc. talk to Mike Roberts about the upcoming Bourbon Street Bash at Indian Ranch, and exciting expansion plans to Summit Academy School in Worcester.    It’s a little taste of New Orleans right on the shores of Lake Chargoggagoggmanchauggagoggchaubunagungamaugg in Webster! What better way to kick…

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Backpacks Needed To Help Area Homeless

The Blessed Backpack Brigade is in desperate need of used backpacks!  Now that the school year is winding down, your child’s unwanted or unneeded backpack would be greatly appreciated. Jennifer Cederberg of the Blessed Backpack Brigade tells THE LAKE 940, June 22nd is the day you can contribute to this worthy local cause.  “I have…

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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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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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Tornado Watch Issued For Webster

The National Weather Service has issued a Tornado Watch for the immediate Webster area, including as far north to Worcester, Fitchburg and as far south as Putnam and Willimantic.  It does not include Rhode Island at this time.  The rest of the area is in a Severe Thunderstorm Watch. It will stay in effect until…

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