Webster Police Need Your Help To Identify Suspect

December 6, 2017 | Comments Off on Webster Police Need Your Help To Identify Suspect

The Webster Police Department is asking for your help in identifying the woman in this photo. She is a person of interest in a theft from the K-Mart store located at 70 Worcester Road. If you know who she is, you are asked to contact Officer Spencer Donovan at (508) 943-1212, or you can send a message to him on the department’s Facebook page. All tips will be kept anonymous.  

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Southbridge Releases Annual Town Report

December 5, 2017 | Comments Off on Southbridge Releases Annual Town Report

Ron San Angelo, Town Manager of Southbridge has released his town’s second annual report.  Residents are able to read it and find out what each town department has accomplished over the last 2 years. In the report, Manager San Angelo said, “I am pleased to state that the Town of Southbridge has had another very successful year.  The Town Council had established a strong list of Goals and Objectives for my office and I am proud to say that as a team we have made tremendous progress.” His message in the report continued, “The success of these accomplishments belongs to the whole team of Department Heads and employees who have worked hard to provide quality…

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Attempted Theft Of Christmas Decorations Reported In Webster

December 5, 2017 | Comments Off on Attempted Theft Of Christmas Decorations Reported In Webster

It was just after midnight on Sunday night when Webster resident Ewerton Santos was getting ready for bed and noticed some suspicious activity in his neighborhood.  He had just spent the day setting up Christmas lights and decorations in his yard so that he and his family and neighbors could get into the holiday spirit. He lives on School Street close to the Thompson Line.  He told WGFP he was just getting ready to turn the lights off for the night when he heard a truck slow down in front of his house.  “There was an old, white F-150 with wood pallets on the back” and a younger male, most likely in his 20s ran…

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Water Alert For Webster Residents

December 5, 2017 | Comments Off on Water Alert For Webster Residents

The Webster Water Department will be performing insurance required fire flow tests on Wednesday, December 6th throughout town starting at 9 AM. You may experience discolored water or a brief loss of pressure due to these tests.  Please prepare to have a small backup water supply in case discolored water takes place. The Water Superintendent Doran Crouse also recommends you check water quality prior to use on laundry and call the Water Department at (508) 949-3861 should you experience discolored water. The hydrant test sites are as follows:  Cudworth Road at Goya Drive, Sutton Road at Cudworth Road, Park Street at Maple Street, Lake Parkway at Poland Street, Main Street at Davis Street, East Main…

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Remembering Worcester’s Six, 18 Years Later

December 3, 2017 | Comments Off on Remembering Worcester’s Six, 18 Years Later

It was 18 years ago today, 6 Worcester Firefighters lost their lives battling a huge 5 alarm fire at the former Worcester Cold Storage Building that was located at 266 Franklin Street. The fire was started accidentally by two homeless people who were staying in the building and knocked over a candle.  They left the scene without reporting the fire.  The 6-story building, previously used as a meat cold storage facility, had no windows above the ground floor and no fire detection or suppression systems. Today, 18 years later, we remember the lives of Fire Lieutenants Thomas Spencer, Timothy Jackson, Sr and James Lyons III as well as Firefighters Jeremiah Lucey, Paul Brotherton and Joseph…

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Warning For Southbridge Residents

December 2, 2017 | Comments Off on Warning For Southbridge Residents

The Southbridge Police Department has issued a warning to residents after they received several reports of a suspicious male driving a white passenger van going door to door trying to sell cleaning products. Southbridge Police say he is sometimes accompanied by a female and may have other occupants inside the van. The Southbridge Police Department says they have not issued a permit for anyone to go door to door selling cleaning products and they ask that you notify them immediately if you are approached this way. Police remind you that it’s never a good idea to allow strangers into your home.  All verified door to door sales people will have been issued a permit and…

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Blake Shelton Sends Message To Local Students

December 2, 2017 | Comments Off on Blake Shelton Sends Message To Local Students

Blake Shelton recently shared a special message to students of Warren’s Quabog Regional Middle &  High School.  The message was included in a longer tribute video to 3 students who died in a car accident in West Brookfield on November 6th. In the video, Blake says, “I can understand how you guys feel.  It’s the worst possible feeling.  It’s confusion.  It’s anger.  It’s just an overall brokenness that’s just gonna take a lot of time to heal.” Shelton’s brother died in a car accident back in 1990.  He found out about the local teens who were killed through his mother, who grew up with a member of Quaboag’s school committee. A spaghetti supper is planned for 6PM…

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