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Explore the latest in local safety with our Police & Fire news. Stay informed from the Massachusetts towns of Westborough, Northborough, Southborough, Marlborough, Shrewsbury, & Hudson updates, along with fire incidents in the area. Discover the latest police and fire local news, ensuring you’re in the know about police news and beyond.

Northborough church begins to rebuild following fire

On the outside, the Church of the Nativity on Howard Street looks the same – except for the caution tape around the main entrances.

Southborough police log, April 19 edition

Southborough Wednesday, March 27 1:10 a.m. River St. Suspicious activity. 3:52 p.m. Framingham Rd./Maplecrest Dr. Motor vehicle stop. 4:02 p.m. Newton St. Motor vehicle stop. 4:18 p.m. Deerfoot/Turnpike Rds....

Shrewsbury police log, April 19 edition

Shrewsbury Wednesday, April 3 8:10 a.m. Greenbriar Dr. Medical call. 8:56 a.m. Francis Ave. Dispute. 9:14 a.m. Grove St. Animal complaint. 10:35 a.m. Flint Pond Cir. Animal complaint. 11:57 a.m....

Northborough police log, April 19 edition

Northborough Wednesday, April 3 10:44 a.m. Goodnow Cir. Ambulance. 12:30 p.m. Arrested, Felipe Amadeo Soto-Peguero, 30, of 30 Bicknell St., Boston, for no inspection sticker, op MV...

Marlborough police log, April 19 edition

Marlborough Friday, April 5 8:48 a.m. Forest St./Simarano Dr. MVA property damage only. 8:56 a.m. Crossroads School/Donald J. Lynch Blvd. MVA property damage only. 9:51 a.m. Stitch This...

Grafton police log, April 19 edition

Grafton Sunday, March 31 1:56 a.m. Worcester St./Brigham Hill Rd. Motor vehicle stop. 4:44 a.m. Main St. Animal complaint. 6:30 a.m. Westboro Rd./Discovery Dr. Motor vehicle stop. 11:06 a.m....

Armed robbery at Marlborough convenience store

Police are searching for three masked persons who robbed a convenience store on Williams Street on the evening of Friday, April 12.

Cruisers, trucks, buses and more: SPD holds second annual Touch-a-Truck

The Shrewsbury Police Department held the second annual Touch-a-Truck event on April 6. The event was popular in the community.

Shrewsbury police log, April 12 edition

Shrewsbury Thursday, March 28 9:02 a.m. Arrested, Vincent George Palermo, 35, of 190 South Quinsigamond, Apt. 202, Shrewsbury, on warrant. 9:31 a.m. Woodland Rd. Medical call. 10:43 a.m....

Marlborough police log, April 12 edition

Marlborough Friday, March 29 8:14 a.m. Marlborough Hills Health Care/Northboro Road East. Disturbance. 9:54 a.m. The Heights/Briarwood Ln. Auto theft. 11:50 a.m. Sudbury St. MVA property damage only. 12:59...

Grafton police log, April 12 edition

Grafton Sunday, March 24 12:48 a.m. Pleasant/Elmwood Sts. Motor vehicle stop. 1:04 a.m. Shrewsbury/Prentice St. Motor vehicle stop. 4:46 a.m. Main St. Ambulance – medical. 9:43 a.m. Waterville St....

Northborough police log, April 12 edition

Northborough Thursday, March 28 3:56 a.m. Catherine Dr. Ambulance. 5:24 a.m. Halloway Ln. Ambulance. 10:55 a.m. Intervale Farm Ln. Ambulance. 12:54 p.m. Avalon Dr. Scams. 1:13 p.m. School St. Ambulance. 6:50...

Southborough police log, April 12 edition

Southborough Monday, March 11 5:18 a.m. Main St./Johnson Rd. Motor vehicle stop. 9:34 a.m. Wyndemere Dr. Disturbance. 9:58 a.m. Woodland Rd. Motor vehicle stop. 10:53 a.m. Arrested, Korey S....

Four arrested in connection with thefts at Savers

Four people have been arrested in connection with a series of thefts at Savers on East Main Street, according to Marlborough Police.

Quick work by firefighters saves church in Northborough

A fire damaged the Church of the Nativity on Howard Street in the early morning of Tuesday, April 9, according to Northborough Fire.

Marlborough resident dies in fatal crash in Southborough

Local and State Police are investigating an accident on Main Street in Southborough that killed a person from Marlborough.

Drugs, ghost guns seized at South Grafton home

A Grafton man is facing a slew of drug charges following an investigation at Keith Hill Road on Wednesday, April 3.

Early-spring storm causes school delays, road closures

An early-spring mix of rain, snow and wind is making for a messy morning commute.

Local police seek woman in connection to 3 robberies

The Westborough, Marlborough and Littleton police departments are looking for your assistance identifying the female depicted regarding three robberies that occurred on Tuesday night.

Grafton police log, April 5 edition

Grafton Wednesday, March 17 12:14 a.m. Upton St. Disabled auto. 1:14 a.m. Worcester St. Suspicious auto. 4:08 a.m. Main St. Suspicious auto. 11:35 a.m. N Main St. Erratic operator. 1:13...