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Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Law enforcement, mental health care converge as jail diversion programs expand

By Dakota Antelman, Contributing Writer Marlborough/Hudson - Police and social workers have been working together to address the convergence of mental health care and law enforcement in Marlborough for nearly a decade. As the mental health crisis deepens, organizers hope to expand the Jail Diversion Program that facilitates that cooperation.

Former employee charged with alleged Southborough theft

Southborough – Police Chief Kenneth Paulhus released this statement this morning: On February 22, 2018, the Southborough Police Department took a formal Larceny Over $250.00...

Worcester girl survives after man allegedly throws her off Lake Quinsigamond bridge

Shrewsbury/Worcester – The Worcester Police Department released this statement this morning:  On August 27th at about 4:00 AM, a seven-year-old female was found in Shrewsbury....

As opioid epidemic rages, area police departments seek to educate communities on drug abuse

By Dakota Antelman, Contributing Writer Region - Marlborough Police Chief David Giorgi said he saw little need for community outreach in response to the scattered...

Damage estimated at $100,000 after church fire

By Ron Ayotte, Contributing Writer Marlborough – Late Sunday night, Jan. 20, Marlborough firefighters made quick work of a fire that had the potential to...

UniBank serves up a heaping helping of kindness to Shrewsbury’s finest

Shrewsbury – Employees of Shrewsbury’s newly opened UniBank branch delivered sandwiches, salads and sodas to the town’s Police and Fire departments Nov. 17, as part of the bank’s “Random Acts of Kindness Week.”starbucks

Florida man arrested in Westborough Verizon dispute

Westborough – Police Chief Alan Gordon released this statement this morning: On May 12th, at approximately 8:20 AM, the Westborough Police Department was assisting with...

Marlborough fire chief issues cold weather fire safety warning

Marlborough - Fire officials issued a fire safety warning as the region enters a period of extremely cold weather.

Westborough Fire Department working on HAZMAT situation

Westborough - The Westborough Fire Department is reporting on a HAZMAT situation they have been dealing with since early this morning: Firefighters have been working...

Shrewsbury fire captain graduates from management training program

Shrewsbury – Shrewsbury Fire Department Captain Seth Colby was one of 33 fire officers from 33 communities who graduated Dec. 11 from the 21st offering of the Massachusetts Firefighting Academy’s Chief Fire Officer Management Training Program.