33.9 F
Westborough, US
Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Important steps to avoid a house fire and stay safe

Region – According to the National Fire Protection Association, people age 65 and over are twice as likely to be killed or injured by fires compared to the population at large.

Northborough selectmen appoint new fire chief

Northborough - Selectmen Jan. 11 voted to appoint David L. Parenti the town’s next fire chief. His appointment took effect the same day and capped an extensive search and screening process. Parenti replaces longtime chief Richard Durgin, who retired at the end of June.

Grafton Police Alliance donates to Special Olympics

Grafton - The Grafton Police Alliance recently announced that its annual “Beard” fundraiser to benefit the Grafton Unified Chapter of the Massachusetts Special Olympics was “once again, a resounding success.”

Southborough man must complete court’s directives after crash with cruiser

Southborough – Police Chief Kenneth Paulhus released this statement this morning: The charges filed against Mr. William Shields of Southborough, in regards to the 8/22/15...

After 47 years, Toomey says goodbye to Northborough police

Northborough – Chances are if you have stopped in or called the Northborough Police Department for any reason, you have spoken with William Toomey. But as of Dec. 17, Toomey’s long career with the department – an astonishing 47 years – came to an end as he retired from his position of supervisor of communications and records and E-911 PSAP director.

New Jersey man arrested in Northborough stabbing

Northborough – The Northborough Police Department released this statement this morning: On Dec. 12, 11:45 p.m. Northborough police officers were dispatched to the Econo Lodge Inn & Suites on 380 Southwest Cut-off for a reported assault. Upon arrival the officers located a male subject who stated he had been stabbed in his abdomen. After a brief investigation, officers located the suspect, Eduardo Velasques, 27, of Trenton, N.J., outside his motel room and he was subsequently arrested.

Westborough woman charged with DUI after hitting cruiser

Westborough – Police Chief Alan Gordon released this statement this morning: On 12/13/15, at approximately 6:25 PM, Officer David Holt was on a motor vehicle...

Hudson second-graders get a memorable ride to school

Hudson – On an unusually foggy morning Dec. 11, second-graders Kendall Jordan and A.J. Leandres were transported to C.A. Farley Elementary School via a Hudson Fire Department truck by Firefighters Brian Harrington, Matt LaBossiere and Brian Sleeper. Their unique mode of transportation wasn’t due to weather conditions. It was a raffle prize at the annual Ice Cream Social, a fundraiser for the Farley Home & School Association.

Ashland woman charged with DUI in Westborough accident

Westborough – Police Chief Alan Gordon released this statement this morning: On 9/15/15, at approximately 9:04 PM, the Westborough Police Department received a call reporting...

Christopher Buzzell is newest member of Northborough Police Department

Northborough – The Board of Selectmen Nov. 23 confirmed the appointment of Christopher Buzzell as the town’s newest police officer. Buzzell is a 2010 graduate of Algonquin Regional High School and a 2014 graduate of Westfield State University, where he studied criminal justice.