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Drugs & Gun Seized During Traffic Stop On Route 395 In Oxford

On Tuesday, May 28th, just before noon, Trooper Steven LaRocco assigned to the Massachusetts State Police Sturbridge Barracks, stopped a black Toyota Corolla on Route 395 North for operating without a front license plate. After a search of the vehicle, the rear passenger, 25-year-old Eliezer Delvalle of Webster was arrested for illegally possessing a firearm,…

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High Beam Headlights Leads To Major Drug Bust In Webster

While on patrol of town on Tuesday, May 14th at about 10:30 PM, Officer Michael Reardon was in the area of Harris and Elm Street responding to a report of a person looking into parked vehicles when he observed a car drive past him with its high beams on.  The officer signaled his high beams…

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Webster Election Results: Gabor & Kontoes Elected To Board Of Selectmen

Polls closed at 8 PM on Monday, and the people of Webster have spoken.  Approximately 1400 residents turned out to elect Earl Gabor and Lisa Kontoes to the 2 open seats on the Webster Board of Selectmen. In this race, it was incumbents Mark Dowgiewicz and Bob Miller against newcomers Earl Gabor and Lisa Kontoes.…

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Free Workouts For Webster Area Teens All Summer Long

Planet Fitness, with a location at 120 East Main Street in Webster, is offering teenagers age 15 to 18 to workout for free as part of their nationwide Teen Summer Challenge. The program was announced on Friday and will run from Wednesday, May 15th through Sunday, September 1st.  In addition to a free summertime gym…

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Webster Board Of Selectmen Candidate Profile: LISA KONTOES

THE LAKE 940 AUDIO: Lisa Kontoes, candidate for the Town of Webster Board of Selectmen, sat down with Mike Roberts to tell residents who she is, what her goals are for Webster in the next 3 years and why she thinks you should vote for her on Monday, May 6th. Listen to the interview: CANDIDATE…

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Webster Lake Featured On Jeopardy! [VIDEO]

On Thursday afternoon the word was out.  Webster was buzzing after a post on social media from Carla Manzi, owner of Webster Lake Gifts on Thompson Road.  In just a few short hours her status had been shared over 80 times. A portion of the post read, “So last October, I got a call from…

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Webster Students In Paris Are Safe After Visiting Notre Dame Cathedral

Students studying abroad from Bartlett High School are all confirmed safe this afternoon after flames broke out at Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, France. Webster Superintendent of Schools Ruthann Goguen tells THE LAKE 940, “I spoke with our chaperone Mrs. Melinda Doherty and she confirmed everyone is safe.” Superintendent Goguen says that the students did…

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Town Of Webster Begins Enforcing Water Shut-Off Policy

The town of Webster Water & Sewer Departments have announced they will begin to implement their water shut-off policy in an effort to recover $400,000 in outstanding bills. According to a post on the town’s website, the policy was created in 2014 and approved by the Board of Selectmen to help the departments recover outstanding…

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Water Main Rehabilitation Begins In Webster On Monday

The town of Webster Water Department has announced they will begin rehabilitating the water main located under Myrtle Avenue beginning on Monday, March 25th. The main, which was installed in 1908 between Park Street and First Street, will be taken off-line while it is mechanically cleaned and re-lined with a cured-in-place structural liner.  The water…

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Ice On Webster Lake Deemed Unsafe After Fisherman Rescued

Even though the temperatures outside have been cold, the Webster Fire Department is reminding area residents and visitors not to venture out onto the ice on Webster Lake. In a message posted on the town’s website, “As Webster Lake is a spring fed lake, significant variation in ice thickness can potentially occur with little or…

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