The Town of Webster and the Webster Lake Association have announced there will be no boating or swimming allowed on Webster Lake on Wednesday, June 16th.  The annual treatment of weeds is scheduled for that day.  The beach, the walking tracks, dog park, and Lakeside boat ramp will all be closed. A full map of…

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Samuel Slater’s Restaurant and Indian Princess are looking to salute local Veterans with their annual Flag Day cruise around Webster Lake.  The free event includes lunch at the restaurant beginning at 12 Noon, then a voyage at 1:30 PM on Monday, June 14. This complimentary cruise is open to Veterans only, and a reservation must…

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It was “all smiles” at the dental offices on Thompson Road in Webster when free lunch was delivered to the staff of Dr. Stephen Lorkiewicz and Dr. Ryan Harrington.  Of course, being Covid-19 safe, those smiles were hidden under protective masks. With all the hardships that came in 2020, there were also countless stories of…

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The Gladys E. Kelly Library is inviting the public to check out some new soon-to-be fuzzy friends.  Seven chicken eggs are currently incubating in the lobby of the library located at 2 Lake Street in Webster. In addition to the new chicks, there are even some books about how to raise chickens available to read…

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Last week, Dudley Police were en route to a possible breaking and entering of a vacant house in town.  Once they arrived, two suspects fled the scene on foot on Pleasant Street towards Webster. After police were able to apprehend one suspect, the second eluded officers for a short time.  Dudley officers were unable to…

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The Webster Police Department is asking for help from the public in identifying the individual in the photos above.  A local resident who wished to remain anonymous told THE LAKE 940 that this suspect is wanted in connection with a wallet being stolen from a vehicle on May 16th.  The incident happened on Nelson Street…

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On May 17th, Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. visited with police chiefs and command staff officers of the South Worcester County Drug and Counter Crime Task Force.  This took place at the Webster Police Department.  D.A. Early presented the group with a check for $10,000 to assist the organization with their drug…

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In the early morning hours of April 22nd, Webster Police were called to an apartment that had been broken into by the resident’s ex-boyfriend.  A video was taken of a male, later identified as 28-year-old Jonathan Martin of 11 Harris Street.  As officers began to investigate, they received several calls from residents reporting sightings of…

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  If your Massachusetts auto inspection sticker ran out at the end of March, you’ve got to wait until next week to get it renewed.  On March 30th, THE LAKE 940 learned about some local service centers being unable to print new stickers.  The machines used were still down on March 31st and April 1st.…

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The Webster Public Schools will be closed for deep cleaning throughout the schools, starting tomorrow, March 13th until further notice according to a message from Superintendent Ruthann Goguen. The closure of Park Avenue Elementary, Webster Middle School and Bartlett High School is “due to the possible contact through a family member who may fall under…

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