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Westborough Friday, Oct. 19 12:52 a.m. Arrested, Thomas P. Orlando, 25, of 35A Warren St., Westborough, for OUI-liquor, leaving accident scene after property damage, marked lanes violation. 3:25 a.m. Oak St. Ambulance. 8:21 a.m. E. Main St. Accident – property damage. 8:57 a.m. Turnpike Rd. Accident – property damage. 11:02 a.m. Flanders Rd. Ambulance. 5:02 [...]
Marlborough Friday, Oct. 19 11:53 a.m. Lincoln St. Vandalism. 11:56 a.m. Broad St. Fraud/forgery. 1:19 p.m. Arrested, Steven O. Perez, 23, of 460 Boston Post. Rd. East, Apt. B708, Marlborough, for A&B (3 cts), failing to stop for police, negligent operation of MV. 6:46 p.m. Arrested, Robin Robinson, 18, of 174 Ponakin Rd., S. Lancaster, [...]
Southborough Friday, Oct. 19 1:27 a.m. Arrested, Connor Sullivan of Lanes End Road, Westford, on an active arrest warrant out of Cambridge District Court for nonpayment of fines. 7:23 p.m. Framingham Police Department requested assistance from Southborough Police in searching a business on New York Ave. for a suspect dressed in camouflage and possibly breaking [...]
Northborough Friday, Oct. 19 12:00 p.m. Village Dr. Ambulance. 1:52 p.m. Main St. Ambulance. 2:50 p.m. Washburn St. Larceny. 6:55 p.m. main St. Ambulance. 7:40 p.m. Southwest Cutoff. Assisted Fire Department. 10:03 p.m. Solomon Pond Rd. Family offense. 11:59 p.m. Forbes Rd. Assisted Fire Department. Saturday, Oct. 20 12:21 a.m. Belmont St./Route 9. Assault. 12:05 [...]
Westborough – Police Chief Alan Gordon released this statement this morning: On 10/31/12, at approximately 2:32 AM, the Westborough Police Department responded to the intersection of Olde Coach Rd. and Bowman Ln. for a motor vehicle accident. The arriving units located a 98 Toyota Van on the front lawn of 29 Olde Coach Rd. fully [...]
Shrewsbury – Barbara Ann (Burke) Carpenter, 69, of Shrewsbury, passed away Monday, Oct. 29, 2012, at home surrounded by family. Barbara is survived by her loving husband of 47 years, C. Allan (Skip) Carpenter Jr.; three daughters, Christine Carpenter and her husband, Erik Cade of Rutland, Kimberly and her husband, Karl Youkstetter of Shrewsbury, and [...]
Tamarac, Fla. – Jane F. (Lennon) Windecker, of Tamarac, Florida, died Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012 with family gathered by her side at UMass Medical Center in Worcester. She was 85. Born on July 5, 1927 in Brooklyn, New York, she was a daughter of the late Albert and Mildred (Hortsman) Lennon. Raised and educated in [...]
Marlborough – Charles R. LeBlanc, 80, of Marlborough, died Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012 at Westborough HealthCare and Rehabilitation Center. Born in Pawtucket, R.I. and educated at Mt. St. Charles, Woonsocket, R.I., and Sacred Heart Academy, Andover, he entered the Augustine Order and served for 14 years before returning to secular life. Mr. LeBlanc had been [...]
Westborough – Police Chief Alan Gordon released this statement this morning: On Saturday, October 27th, at approximately 7:33 AM, the Westborough Police Department received a call from 134 South St. for larcenies from two separate motor vehicles. The owners of the vehicle reported that the vehicles were left unlocked overnight. One vehicle had numerous credit [...]
Region – Today is Wednesday, Oct. 31, the 305th day of 2012. Today is Halloween!
In honor of this wonderful spooky holiday, we offer a few interesting Halloween tidbits.
Halloween (or as it was commonly known, “All Hallows Eve,”) has its origins in the ancient Celtic festival, Samhain, which celebrated the end of the harvest season in Gaelic culture. Other theories have the holiday linked to pagan festivals of the dead. Many believe Oct. 31 was the day the dead would come back to cause havoc, by making people sick or damaging crops.