The town of Webster Water & Sewer Departments have announced they will begin to implement their water shut-off policy in an effort to recover $400,000 in outstanding bills. According to a post on the town’s website, the policy was created in 2014 and approved by the Board of Selectmen to help the departments recover outstanding…

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The town of Webster Water Department has announced they will begin rehabilitating the water main located under Myrtle Avenue beginning on Monday, March 25th. The main, which was installed in 1908 between Park Street and First Street, will be taken off-line while it is mechanically cleaned and re-lined with a cured-in-place structural liner.  The water…

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Even though the temperatures outside have been cold, the Webster Fire Department is reminding area residents and visitors not to venture out onto the ice on Webster Lake. In a message posted on the town’s website, “As Webster Lake is a spring fed lake, significant variation in ice thickness can potentially occur with little or…

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Just after 9AM on Wednesday February 6th, Webster Police were dispatched to the parking lot behind Dunkin’ Donuts on Main Street for what was described as a possible drug transaction. Upon arrival, Officer Timothy Moran noticed two vehicles, one of which was occupied by 30 year old Andrew Conant of Southbridge. Police say Conant was…

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On February 4th, members of the Drug Enforcement Agency High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area Task Force, of which the Webster Police has a detective assigned, developed information pertaining to a suspicious package being delivered to 36 Lake Street apartment 5 in Webster. Webster Police, along with the both the members of HIDTA and the South…

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Connecticut State Police were on scene of a tractor trailer truck fire on Route 395 North on Friday. Traffic was detoured this morning after a truck carrying beer went up in flames.  The fire is believed to have started in the front portion of the truck, but quickly spread to the trailer as well.  No…

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Check those lottery tickets! The Massachusetts State Lottery has announced a Powerball Ticket sold at Mac’s Convenience Store located at 77 East Main Street in Webster was a $100,000 winner in Wednesday night’s drawing. Those winning numbers were: 15  29  31  37  43 and the Powerball number was 16. Nobody successfully matched all of the numbers, so…

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Just after 2AM on Saturday, crews from the Webster Police and Fire Departments were called to a home on Birch Island Road with reports of smoke in the basement. Upon arrival, authorities spotted a fire on the porch and were able to quickly extinguish it.  After further investigation, firefighters believe a spotlight being used to…

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It was a festive night for family and friends at the 2018 Webster Town Hall Christmas Tree Lighting on Saturday.  The evening got started around 5 with a concert inside town hall with students from Park Avenue Elementary, Webster Middle School and Bartlett High School performing holiday favorites. Hundreds were in attendance as the excitement moved…

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After a day-long search, Massachusetts State Police and Worcester Police arrested the man who was wanted in connection to an overnight armed carjacking on Route 290. The suspect, 28 year old Donald Foy of Spencer, was taken into custody Thursday evening after another short chase and foot pursuit that ended on the roof of a…

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