Over $3,000 worth of marijuana and $900 in cash was found during a traffic stop on Route 16 in Webster this week.  Webster Police say that an officer spotted a driver with an outstanding warrant near Honey Farms on Tuesday, August 20th around 10AM. The operator of the vehicle was identified as 28-year-old Ruben Viruet-Stevens of…

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The Webster Police Department have intercepted a kilogram of cocaine that was sent through the U.S. Postal Service. In a press release, Chief of Police Mike Shaw said the department received an anonymous tip.  Detective Christopher Trainor, who is also a member of the DEA High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area Task Force in Worcester, conducted…

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The town of Webster has announced a grant of $30,000 has been awarded from the Massachusetts Historical Commission.  The money will be used for design work to renovate the Town Hall that was built in 1927. An architect is expected to be hired and will review and design any upgrades needed, including possible work in…

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On Tuesday, May 28th, just before noon, Trooper Steven LaRocco assigned to the Massachusetts State Police Sturbridge Barracks, stopped a black Toyota Corolla on Route 395 North for operating without a front license plate. After a search of the vehicle, the rear passenger, 25-year-old Eliezer Delvalle of Webster was arrested for illegally possessing a firearm,…

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While on patrol of town on Tuesday, May 14th at about 10:30 PM, Officer Michael Reardon was in the area of Harris and Elm Street responding to a report of a person looking into parked vehicles when he observed a car drive past him with its high beams on.  The officer signaled his high beams…

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Polls closed at 8 PM on Monday, and the people of Webster have spoken.  Approximately 1400 residents turned out to elect Earl Gabor and Lisa Kontoes to the 2 open seats on the Webster Board of Selectmen. In this race, it was incumbents Mark Dowgiewicz and Bob Miller against newcomers Earl Gabor and Lisa Kontoes.…

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Planet Fitness, with a location at 120 East Main Street in Webster, is offering teenagers age 15 to 18 to workout for free as part of their nationwide Teen Summer Challenge. The program was announced on Friday and will run from Wednesday, May 15th through Sunday, September 1st.  In addition to a free summertime gym…

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THE LAKE 940 AUDIO: Lisa Kontoes, candidate for the Town of Webster Board of Selectmen, sat down with Mike Roberts to tell residents who she is, what her goals are for Webster in the next 3 years and why she thinks you should vote for her on Monday, May 6th. Listen to the interview: CANDIDATE…

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On Thursday afternoon the word was out.  Webster was buzzing after a post on social media from Carla Manzi, owner of Webster Lake Gifts on Thompson Road.  In just a few short hours her status had been shared over 80 times. A portion of the post read, “So last October, I got a call from…

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Students studying abroad from Bartlett High School are all confirmed safe this afternoon after flames broke out at Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, France. Webster Superintendent of Schools Ruthann Goguen tells THE LAKE 940, “I spoke with our chaperone Mrs. Melinda Doherty and she confirmed everyone is safe.” Superintendent Goguen says that the students did…

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