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Gun-toting selfie nets Southbridge man 8 months - EAST BROOKFIELD - A Southbridge man who sent a text message including a photograph of himself pointing a gun at the camera must spend 8 months in jail after pleading guilty to a charge of witness intimidation. - Sat, 19 Apr 2014

Southbridge officials missing from action - SOUTHBRIDGE - Defendants in separate criminal cases in Dudley District Court - Dr. Thomas E. O'Leary of the School Committee and Town Councilor Amelia L. Peloquin - have not resumed their elected duties since October and January, respectively. - Sat, 19 Apr 2014

Southbridge man gets 3 years for attack on man who answered ad for iPhone - WORCESTER and#8212; A Southbridge man was sentenced to state prison Thursday on assault and robbery charges. - Fri, 18 Apr 2014

Five fires set overnight in Southbridge - SOUTHBRIDGE - Joanne Boisvert of 173 Everett St. said she was sleeping when a neighbor in the multifamily home woke her up around 4:15 a.m. Sunday to say she smelled something burning. - Tue, 15 Apr 2014

Officials probe five fires set Sunday morning in Southbridge - SOUTHBRIDGE - Joanne Boisvert of 173 Everett St. said she was sleeping when a neighbor in the multifamily home woke her up around 4:15 a.m. Sunday to say she smelled something burning. - Mon, 14 Apr 2014

Southbridge neighborhood jittery after five-fire day - SOUTHBRIDGE and#8212; The five fires have been extinguished, but a neighborhood was still reeling Monday. - Tue, 15 Apr 2014

Hyde IBS Veteran Tapped to Lead New Product Development Initiatives for Customers - Southbridge, MA – Hyde Industrial Blade Solutions (IBS), a leading manufacturer of industrial knives and blades, today announced that Leon Lavallee has been promoted to the role of Product Development Manager. In this position, Lavallee will be responsible for spearheading the company’s efforts in product design development for new and existing markets. “Having worked across ... - Fri, 18 Apr 2014

Southbridge food pantry founder takes donations at his funeral - SOUTHBRIDGE - William C. Mason of Sturbridge took the fight against hunger to his grave. - Tue, 15 Apr 2014

Southbridge arsons investigated - Five fires set overnight in Southbridge are being investigated as arson, according to State Fire Marshal Stephen D. Coan. “We have reason to believe all five were intentionally set,” said Coan. Three of the fires caused damage to homes on Cohasse Street, Oakridge Street, and Everett Street in Southbridge. The other two of the fires were set outside in the same neighborhood. Coan said one of the ... - Sun, 13 Apr 2014

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Southbridge officials missing from action - Worcester Telegram - SOUTHBRIDGE — Defendants in separate criminal cases in Dudley District Court — Dr. Thomas E. O'Leary of the School Committee and Town Councilor Amelia L. Peloquin — have not resumed their elected duties since October and January, respectively. - Sat, 19 Apr 2014

QCC looking to expand Southbridge campus and its scope - Worcester Telegram - SOUTHBRIDGE — The continually expanding Quinsigamond Community College is exploring the launch of a regional higher education center that would allow a student to join a manufacturing training program and advance to associate's and four-year ... - Sun, 13 Apr 2014

Rob Scoble, president, Hyde Tools, Southbridge - Worcester Telegram - Hyde Tools was founded in Southbridge in 1875, when Isaac Hyde started selling leather and shoe knives. The company has two divisions: Hyde Tools, which manufactures tools for the consumer and construction markets; and Hyde Industrial Blade Solutions ... - Sun, 13 Apr 2014

Southbridge food pantry founder takes donations at his funeral - Worcester Telegram - He was an active member and past president of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul in Southbridge, and became founding director of the food pantry after he retired, his obituary said. Mr. Mason helped the pantry grow from serving 50 families a month to ... - Wed, 16 Apr 2014

Southbridge Savings president to retire - Worcester Business Journal - After almost 42 years with the company, Southbridge Savings Bank President & CEO Philip Pettinelli will retire May 13, the bank announced Thursday. Pettinelli will be replaced by Todd M. Tallman, who's currently an executive vice president & chief ...Longtime Southbridge Savings president retiring - Worcester Telegram - Thu, 10 Apr 2014

Southbridge neighborhood jittery after five-fire day - Worcester Telegram - Southbridge neighborhood jittery after five-fire day. Picture. From left, Southbridge Fire Inspector Lt. Steve Lavoie and Deputy Fire Chief Paul Normandin look over the damaged three-decker at 46-48 Cohasse St. Sunday while an unidentified man looks on. - Tue, 15 Apr 2014

Blunt-talking superintendent shakes up Southbridge's underperforming schools - Worcester Telegram - SOUTHBRIDGE — Superintendent Basan "Buzz" Nembirkow said he walked into the equivalent of a Laurel and Hardy skit when he started working in the Southbridge school system in January 2013. During his budget message to the School Committee last ... - Thu, 03 Apr 2014

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