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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.

Crews search Lake Quinsigamond near Burns Bridge

First responders are currently responding to an incident on Lake Quinsigamond near the Kenneth F. Burns bridge.

Former Westborough man told police he intended to kill mother, records say

Daniel Uhlman, 53, of Marlborough, was arraigned in Marlborough District Court on Friday, June 2, following the death of his mother June 1.
The Southborough Police department will soon have two new portable radios to help improve communication. (Photo/Dakota Antelman)

Police arrest four people after posing as escort services

Newash Ghishing, Joshua Young, Bryan Anderson, and Daniel Gebremichael have all been charged with sexual conduct for a fee.
Cars drive in the rain on South Street in Hudson. Photo/Laura Hayes

Hudson man arrested following armed robbery on South Street

By Dakota Antelman and Laura Hayes HUDSON - Police arrested a man, Wednesday, who allegedly robbed a woman at knifepoint in the municipal parking lot...

Shrewsbury police respond to bus crash on South Quinsigamond

The Shrewsbury Police Department is responding to a crash involving a school bus on South Quinsigamond Avenue.

Body recovered following Lake Quinsigamond search

According to the Worcester Fire Department, the body was recovered by department divers on Jan. 3 following a search of Lake Quinsigamond. 

Shrewsbury woman dies as a result of bus crash

A Shrewsbury woman has died following a crash involving a school bus on Sept. 15 at the intersection of South Quinsigamond and May Street.

Worcester man arrested following shoplifting at Tractor Supply Store

A Worcester man faces charges after he allegedly attempted to shoplift items from the Tractor Supply Store on Milk Street. 

Fatal accident under investigation in Westborough

State Police and other authorities are investigating a fatal accident that occurred this morning at a trucking facility behind 4400 Computer Drive.

Grafton man killed in Westborough car crash

Photo Westborough – Police Chief Alan Gordon released this statement regarding a fatality that occurred late Monday evening as a result of a motor vehicle...

UPDATE: Multiple vehicles involved in crash on I-495 near Westborough/Hopkinton town line

A crash on I-495 on Friday morning sent multiple vehicles careening off the road near the Westborough/Hopkinton town line.

Drugs, ghost gun found at Hudson home

Police discovered a variety of drugs, along with a ghost gun and cash, at a home in Hudson over the weekend of June 17-18.

Hazmat, bomb squad crews respond to Marlborough condominiums

Hazmat and bomb squad crews are currently responding to the Sheffield Court Condominiums on Boston Post Road East.

Shrewsbury police investigating bus stop incident

The Shrewsbury Police Department is investigating an incident which allegedly took place at a school bus stop, Wednesday morning.

Apparent murder-suicide under investigation in Marlborough

An apparent murder-suicide that occurred at a Rice Street home in Marlborough this morning is under investigation. 

UPDATE: No one injured in ‘fast moving’ house fire in Shrewsbury

A fire broke out near Sherwood Middle School in Shrewsbury last night, drawing first responders from multiple are agencies to town.

Marlborough police caution against theft groups

The Marlborough Police Department is warning residents about “theft groups” involving multiple people targeting wallets in bags.

Neo-Nazi group protests in front of Marlborough hotel

A group of suspected neo-Nazis protested in front of a Marlborough hotel last weekend, leading to increased police patrols in the area. 

UPDATE: Shrewsbury police arrest three on drug, firearm charges

Three people are facing drug and firearms charges following a traffic stop in Shrewsbury early Thursday morning. 

Shrewsbury man killed in skiing accident at Wachusett Mountain

A 67-year-old man from Shrewsbury was killed in a skiing accident at Wachusett Mountain in Princeton on Sunday, March 19.