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TALK OF THE COMMONWEALTH: Jeff Hall from American Red Cross

On this week’s episode of Talk of the Commonwealth, Jeff Hall of the American Red Cross speaks with Hank Stolz about the cleanup efforts in Florida and the southeast in the aftermath of Hurricane Michael. First responders are still making their way into the affected communities to assess the extent of damage.  More than 1,000…

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ASK THE TOWN ADMINISTRATOR: Doug Willardson

This week’s episode of Get Your Local On was recorded live at the brand new Gladys E. Kelly Library in Webster.  Wondering what was discussed at this week’s Board of Selectmen meeting?  What’s going on at Town Hall?  Could a gas explosion like the one in Lawrence happen in Webster?  There’s an update on the…

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Thompson Schools Announce Early Dismissal

FROM THE LAKE 940 STORM CENTER: Due to the heavy rains and afternoon forecast, Thompson Public Schools are letting students home early today, Tuesday, September 18th. The school’s website mentions flooding as a concern at one of the schools.  Thompson Middle and High Schools will be released at 1:30, the elementary schools at 2:30.  No…

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GET YOUR LOCAL ON: David Hurton, Webster School Committee

On this week’s episode of Get Your Local On, David Hurton the Chairman of the Webster School Committee chats with Tamara Beland about why he is excited to get another school year underway in Webster, and what changes may be in store for the students of Park Avenue Elementary, Webster Middle School and Bartlett High…

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GET YOUR LOCAL ON: Joe Bugan from New England Home Cabinetry

On this week’s episode of Get Your Local On, Tamara Beland sat down with Joe Bugan from New England Home Cabinetry on Lake Street in Webster.  Joe and his partner, Susan Vanderhoof, started their kitchen and bath remodeling business in January of 2017 to give local residents a one-stop shop for cabinets, countertops, sinks, faucets,…

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GET YOUR LOCAL ON: Rev. Janice Ford

On our latest episode of Get Your Local On, Tamara Beland welcomes Rev. Janice Ford, Pastor from The Church Of The Reconciliation located at 21 North Main Street in Webster.  In addition to her clergy work, Rev. Ford is also a member of the Town of Webster Opiate Task Force and runs The Opening The…

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How To Get Your Very Own Webster Strong T-Shirt

Hot off the presses at The Airbrush Shack in Thompson, you could be one of the first people in town to get your very own Webster Strong T-shirt, to benefit local businesses affected by the recent Webster tornado. Tamara Beland from Get Your Local On started the online fundraiser with the goal of helping the establishments…

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GET YOUR LOCAL ON: Brian Kretchman of Kretschmann Brewing Company

On this week’s episode of Get Your Local On, Brian Kretchman stopped by to chat with Tamara Beland about Kretschmann Brewing Company in Webster. The brewery started out in 2012 on Thompson Road, and is now located at 9 Frederick Street behind the Webster Police station.  In 2014 a German themed taproom was added, followed…

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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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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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