The Webster Public Schools will be closed for deep cleaning throughout the schools, starting tomorrow, March 13th until further notice according to a message from Superintendent Ruthann Goguen. The closure of Park Avenue Elementary, Webster Middle School and Bartlett High School is “due to the possible contact through a family member who may fall under…

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  Webster Police are being credited with stopping a speeding vehicle this week.  Just after 5PM on Thursday, March 5th police in Webster were alerted to a vehicle traveling in excess of 80 miles per hour on Route 16 that refused to stop for Douglas Police. When the speeding Dodge Neon crossed the line from…

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Webster Police say that just before 1PM on Thursday, February 27th a Dudley man was arrested after what was believed to be a drug transaction take place. A short time later, police made a motor vehicle stop and placed 34-year-old Mark McDonald into custody for Distribution of a Class B Substance (Crack Cocaine).  McDonald was…

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At around 10PM on Sunday, February 2nd, New Hampshire State Police pulled over a 29-year-old Webster woman on Route 93 North in Bow, NH after the trooper observed her making several motor vehicle violations. Police say Felicia Purcell was operating under the influence of alcohol and traveling with two children, ages 4 and 6. Purcell…

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On Saturday, December 14th, many area police departments will be taking part in a “Goods For Guns” campaign.  Local residents with unwanted or unsafe firearms will be able to take them to a participating police station and trade them in for gift cards for local supermarkets. For each operable gun, you will receive $25 per…

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A man and woman from Dudley are facing kidnapping and robbery charges after being accused of threatening a woman at gunpoint and forcing her to drive them around Dudley and Webster for an hour on Tuesday evening. Dudley Police say 44-year-old Jessie Thibodeau and 31-year-old Nichole Murphy approached the victim in her car in the…

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Their tweet says it all, “#100 is ours!” as Webster’s Bartlett High School Indians were victorious over the Southbridge Pioneers for the 100th annual Thanksgiving Day football rivalry. Bartlett upset Southbridge by a score of 46 to 36 in the game held at McMahon Field in Southbridge.  This year’s match-up was significantly milder than last…

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The Shepherd Hill Student Council is inviting the community to a free Thanksgiving dinner on Monday evening, November 25th.  The community dinner will take place from 6-7:30PM and all are welcome. Ray Kane from Shepherd Hill Regional High School tells THE LAKE 940, “This event will provide families and friends with a free hot meal…

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No matter the age of your vehicle, proper maintenance is very important to keep it running for years to come.  Pro Automotive in Webster is hosting a free car care clinic on Saturday, October 26th at 9 AM to answer any questions you may have about your vehicle. Because choosing where to get your car…

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The Webster and Oxford Police Departments are looking for help from the public to identify the man in the photos below. While not much information is known, it appears he may be driving a green Jeep and is wanted in connection to some crimes that may have been committed in the local area. If you…

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