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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Connor Brennan, Webster resident and Bartlett High School class of 2018 graduate, is a very busy and smart young man. We first met him back in May when he moderated a debate between the Webster Board of Selectmen candidates.  Not only was he active in many groups in high school, including President of the local…

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Don Bourque is an interesting guy!  Not only is he currently serving on the Webster Board of Selectmen, he also owns and operates 2 local businesses.  Choice1Temps, a staffing agency with locations in Webster, Worcester, Millbury, Leominster, Fitchburg and Putnam, and also Choice1Graphics, a printing company specializing in signs, banners and promotional items, on Main Street…

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It was a memorable last day of school at Shepherd Hill Regional High School for 16 year old Cosmo Casamassa, but not in a good way. He didn’t even get a chance to say goodbye to his teachers or friends before the Summer. School administrators forced the student with Asperger Syndrome to stay at home…

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