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POLICE & FIRE LOCAL NEWS

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.

Westborough man arrested for alleged fourth DUI

Westborough – Police Chief Alan Gordon released this statement this afternoon: On 2/9/17, at approximately 12:35 PM, the Westborough Police Dept. responded to a motor...

Men arrested in prostitution sting in Northborough

Westborough – Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. released this statement this afternoon: Ten men, charged with sexual conduct for a fee, were...

Marlborough police search for man in connection with alleged home invasion

Marlborough –  Police Chief Mark Leonard released this statement this afternoon: On January 1, 2017 at approximately 7:30pm the Marlborough Police Department responded to a...

McCarthy promoted to Southborough Police Department sergeant

Southborough – Southborough Police Chief Kenneth Paulhus has announced that Detective Sean P. McCarthy has been promoted to the rank of sergeant. McCarthy is...

Westborough man injured after being hit by SUV

Westborough – Police Chief Alan Gordon released this statement this morning: On 12/8/16, at approximately 9:25 PM, the Westborough Police Dept. responded to 175 Flanders...

Southborough police warn of credit card skimmer at local station gas station

Southborough – Police Chief Kenneth Paulhus released this statement this morning: The Southborough Police Department would like to alert the public to the discovery of...

Shrewsbury police investigating fatal car-tractor trailer crash

Shrewsbury – The Shrewsbury Police Department released this statement this evening: On Saturday, November 19th, 2016 at 12:53 A.M. the Shrewsbury Police responded to 307...

Westborough man killed in car crash

Westborough – Police Chief Alan Gordon released this statement this morning- On 11/18/16, at approximately 9:35 PM, the Westborough Police Department responded to Otis St....

Police seek missing Northborough man

Northborough/Westborough – The Northborough Police Department released this statement this afternoon: Brian Carens, age 22 of Northborough, was reported missing by his family yesterday, Nov....

Police seek possible missing person in Westborough

Westborough - Northborough and Westborough police, along with the Mass. State Police, have converged upon Sandra Pond Reservoir on Upton Road in Westborough as...

Shrewsbury Fire Department hosts open house

Shrewsbury – Families, especially their young children, enjoyed visiting the open house held at the Shrewsbury Fire Department’s Church Street headquarters Oct. 8. Kids enjoyed...

Two arrested in Marlborough for drug trafficking

Marlborough – Police Chief Mark Leonard released this statement today: In August 2016 the Marlborough Police Investigations Unit initiated an investigation into the distribution of...

Moose causes three vehicle accident in Westborough

Westborough - Police Chief Alan Gordon released this statement this morning: On 9/22/15, at approximately 12:37 AM, the Westborough Police Department received a call reporting...

Westborough man arrested for lewd and lascivious conduct

Westborough – Westborough Police Chief Alan Gordon released this statement this morning: 9/11/16, at approximately 9:18 AM, the Westborough Police Department responded to the area...

Fund set up to help Northborough family after fire

Northborough – Residents and friends are rallying to support the Yellick family of Northborough after a devastating fire that destroyed their home on Hudson...

Grafton Fire Department receives donation of equipment to save pets’ lives

Grafton -The Grafton Fire Department has received a donation of three sets of pet oxygen masks specially designed for use in rescues involving pets. Grafton...

Marlborough supports the campaign to honor law enforcement

Marlborough--The wives of the Massachusetts State Police Officers are campaigning to cover the entire state of Massachusetts in blue ribbons to support law enforcement...

GFD calls on the community to help them go above and beyond for people...

Grafton – When someone performs a job well, it’s impressive. When a person goes above and beyond the call of duty, it’s admirable. But when that call of duty that’s surpassed involves courage, selflessness and determination, it’s something to be treasured. In the case of the Grafton Fire Department, an organization of men and women who must routinely face danger while protecting the community, treasuring its noble desire to go above and beyond is just the beginning. It needs the support of the community as well.

Northborough selectmen appoint new police sergeant

Northborough - Police Chief William Lyver introduced Jeremy Trefrey at the Aug. 15 Board of Selectmen’s meeting for a permanent appointment to police sergeant. The position was left vacant by Joseph Galvin who was appointed lieutenant in July. Trefrey has most recently held the position of juvenile detective and liaison officer at the Algonquin Regional High School.

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...