Bartlett Beats Southbridge In 100th Annual Thanksgiving Game

November 29, 2019 | Comments Off on Bartlett Beats Southbridge In 100th Annual Thanksgiving Game

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 year, when the game was played with temperatures in the teens when Southbridge failed to score. Congratulations are in order for Bartlett quarterback Logan Paranto for being named most valuable player after achieving 4 touchdowns during the game.  Donald Speight was named defensive player of the game. Some fabulous photos from the game are below.  Congratulations to all for a…

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Shepherd Hill Hosting Free Thanksgiving Dinner

November 24, 2019 | Comments Off on Shepherd Hill Hosting Free Thanksgiving Dinner

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 that will include turkey and all the fixings, in part sponsored by local farms.” Kane says, the doors to the high school cafeteria “will be open to all who would like to join us, those in need of a hot meal, those looking for a night out, those looking for a community gathering, anyone and everyone.” It is the goal…

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Douglas Woman Struck And Killed On Mass Pike In Millbury

October 26, 2019 | Comments Off on Douglas Woman Struck And Killed On Mass Pike In Millbury

Massachusetts State Police are investigating a pedestrian crash on the Massachusetts Turnpike in Millbury that has resulted the death of local woman. Police say at approximately 11 PM on Friday night, a 2013 Nissan Altima was in a single-car crash on the eastbound side of Route 90 in Millbury at the 95.6 mile marker.  The driver and lone occupant of the Altima, a 27-year-old Douglas woman, exited her car.  The woman attempted to cross the highway on foot and was struck by a car traveling westbound. The victim was found in the westbound side of the highway near the median.  She was transported to St. Vincent’s Hospital in Worcester, where she was pronounced dead. According…

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Free Car Care Clinic In Webster This Weekend

October 22, 2019 | Comments Off on Free Car Care Clinic In Webster This Weekend

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 worked on isn’t always easy, owner and ASE certified mechanic Jason Rousseau wants to give back to the community and supply residents with more knowledge and help you feel more confident in taking care of it. Jason tells THE LAKE 940, “Lots of people don’t feel confident when it comes to their car. Everyone is busy and people (understandably) just…

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Ribbon Cutting Ceremony & Open House For New Dudley Fire Station

October 13, 2019 | Comments Off on Ribbon Cutting Ceremony & Open House For New Dudley Fire Station

The town of Dudley will officially dedicate the newly renovated and expanded fire station located at 128 West Main Street, on Saturday, October 19th with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and open house. Fire Chief Dean Kochanowski says, “We’re inviting everyone in town to come and tour our new facility.” The fire station upgrades started in 2017 after being approved by voters.  About $6.5 million was borrowed thanks to a proposition 2 ½ debt exclusion.  The original firehouse was built in 1960. At that time, the building consisted of a small garage-like structure that housed a few fire trucks and an all-volunteer staff.  In 1983, a second floor was added to accommodate a meeting room and kitchen. …

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Over 3,000 Customers Without Power In Dudley, Webster & Charlton

October 6, 2019 | Comments Off on Over 3,000 Customers Without Power In Dudley, Webster & Charlton

Thousands of people in the Webster, Dudley and Charlton area have woken up on this Sunday morning with no power.  National Grid estimates about 3,100 customers are affected at this time.  Crews have been assigned and estimated restoration of power will be at 10:15 this morning. The cause of the outage is unknown at this time.

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Indian Princess Runs Aground With 60 On Board

October 4, 2019 | Comments Off on Indian Princess Runs Aground With 60 On Board

Just after 11AM on Friday, crews were called to South Pond after getting a call that the Indian Princess riverboat had run aground.  Webster Police say 60 senior citizens from Wilmington were on board at the time.  Police and fire department boats arrived at the scene where first responders helped to evacuate the occupants to the shore. The boat was blown off course due to high winds, and no injuries were reported.  Police say everyone was “in great spirits and hope they return to resume their voyage at another time.” It is not known if the boat sustained any damage.  It is expected to be towed away in the near future. More photos from the…

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Webster Police Investigating Stabbing At Mario’s Showplace

October 4, 2019 | Comments Off on Webster Police Investigating Stabbing At Mario’s Showplace

Webster Police are investigating a reported stabbing that took place at 1AM on Friday.  Officers arrived to Mario’s Showplace on Thompson Road to find one victim suffering from a non life threatening wound to his abdomen.  Police say it appears an argument broke out as patrons were leaving the club.  The male victim was transported to a local hospital. Police are working to identify the suspect, who fled the scene.  The victim was uncooperative with police, and the incident is still under investigation.  Anyone with information is asked to call Webster Police at (508) 943-1212. At approximately 1 am, Police responded to Mario's Showplace on Thompson Road for reported stabbing. Officers arrived to… Posted by…

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No Injuries After 4 Car Crash In Sutton

October 4, 2019 | Comments Off on No Injuries After 4 Car Crash In Sutton

A four vehicle crash was cleared from Providence Road in Sutton on Friday.  Sutton Police say there did not appear to be any serious injuries to any occupants.  The scene was cleaned up quickly and traffic returned to normal a short time after. More photos from Sutton Police are below. We just cleared a 4 car accident on Providence Road where thankfully, there did not appear to be any serious injuries…. Posted by Sutton Police Department on Friday, October 4, 2019

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Charlton Police Searching For Man With White Truck

September 14, 2019 | Comments Off on Charlton Police Searching For Man With White Truck

The Charlton Police Department, which often shares photos from neighboring departments that they call “Security Cameras Ruin Everything,” are looking for someone who has committed a crime in town this time. Police are searching for the male suspect in connection to a theft that took place recently.  Even though the photos are a little “fuzzy,” police are hoping you recognize the man in the photo, or his white Ford Ranger pickup truck, with “louvers or some distinctive accessories on the rear, side windows.” If you have any knowledge of who the suspect may be, or any information about the vehicle, you are asked to “drop a dime” to solve a crime and call Detective Beaudry…

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