Interview With Webster Fire Chief Brian Hickey [AUDIO]

THE LAKE 940 AUDIO: Doc Siddall spoke with Webster Fire Department Chief Brian Hickey to learn more about the 175th Anniversary Firefighter’s Ball this weekend at Samuel Slater’s Restaurant.    The public is invited to this event, celebrating the 175th anniversary of the Webster Fire Department.  The festivities will begin at 6 pm on November…

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Masks Now Required In All Webster Municipal Buildings

Beginning today, October 5, face-covering masks will now be required in all municipal buildings in Webster, regardless of vaccination status. The announcement was posted on the town’s website as the latest COVID-19 emergency public health order, “based upon a review of current COVID-19 caseload and testing positivity rates in Webster.”  This new order will be…

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Webster Police Investigating Reported Axe Attack

Not many details have been released, but THE LAKE 940 has learned Webster Police are investigating a reported attack with an axe in town on Monday. WHDH-TV reports the domestic incident happened on Brookside Avenue just after midnight, leaving 2 people with serious injuries. The Worcester District Attorney’s Office is assisting with the investigation.  As…

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George Thorogood Ready To Rock Webster At Indian Ranch

THE LAKE 940 AUDIO:  Doc Siddall chats with George Thorogood, performing this Sunday at Indian Ranch.   Since 1976, they’ve sold over 15 million albums, built a classic catalog of hits, and played more than 8,000 live shows.  It’s George Thorogood and The Destroyers at Indian Ranch this Sunday, September 19th. Does he like playing…

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Pursuit From Webster To Dudley Ends In Driveway, Officer Injured

  At around 10 PM on Monday, September 13th, Webster Police tried to pull over a red Jeep that was traveling down Main Street with no headlights on.  After a failed pullover attempt, police followed the vehicle over the Dudley line where officers there provided assistance. After stopping at a red light at the intersection…

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Teens Charged With Armed Robbery After Holding Up Webster Sunoco

Webster Police have announced the arrest of 2 teenagers in connection with an armed robbery at the Sunoco Gas Station on East Main Street.  The hold-up took place on the afternoon of Monday, September 6th just before 6PM.  A 62-year-old female clerk was behind the counter when 911 was called. One of the juveniles was…

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Webster Police Searching For Missing 57-Year-Old Man (Updated)

UPDATE – AUGUST 18TH 5PM – John Connor has been found.  Webster Police say no further information is available at this time. Webster Police Detectives are currently working on a missing person investigation.  Police say 57-year-old John Connor was last seen on August 10th, 2021 in the area of Blueberry Hill in Webster.  It was…

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Brief Foot Pursuit To Arrest Drug Suspect In Webster

It was an active morning for area police as the Worcester Drug Enforcement Administration Task Force and Southern Worcester County Drug and Counter Crime Task Force were in Webster to assist with an arrest. While taking 39-year-old Jarquin Dyshawn Baldwin into custody for an outstanding warrant, he escaped and fled on foot.  Police say a…

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Webster’s Memorial Beach Closed This Weekend

The town of Webster has announced a triathlon is returning to the area this weekend, and for the safety of the racers, Memorial Beach will be closed for much of Saturday, August 7, and Sunday, August 8. The boat ramp is scheduled to be opened on Saturday at 11 AM and Sunday at 3 PM…

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Search For Webster’s New Town Administrator Begins

Webster Town Administrator Doug Willardson has announced he is leaving his position, “with a heavy heart” as he looks forward to starting a new job in North Carolina. In a post on Facebook, Willardson, who arrived in Webster in 2016, says his last day working for the town will be September 3rd. In thanking residents…

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