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Palmieri’s Pizza Of Putnam Closes Suddenly

After 8 years in business, Palmieri’s Pizza at 235 Kennedy Drive in Putnam has closed. In a Facebook post on Sunday evening the owners shared the news that they have decided to sell the business.  A handwritten sign taped to the window says a new establishment named The Quarterback Pub is expected to open soon.…

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Webster Tower Returned With Help Of Social Media

With the help of social media, the tower segments that were reported stolen on Friday from Spahl’s Garage on Lake Parkway in Webster have been returned. THE LAKE 940 spoke with Richard Spahl on Saturday and we told him we would try to help get them back.  In less than 24 hours since our original…

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Injuries Reported In 3 Car Auburn Crash

Auburn Police and Fire crews responded to a 3 car motor vehicle accident on Route 20 at South Street on Sunday afternoon.  Few details are known at this time but there were some injuries reported.  More will be updated as information becomes available.  

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Safety Alert For Women Who Use Uber In Worcester County

Millbury Police have put out a warning after a former Uber driver has been accused of stalking area women. Boston 25 News reports Richard Agyemang has been going around stalking women and won’t take no for an answer. “The fear is he is aggressive. His behavior is escalating,” Millbury Police Detective Andrea Warpula told the…

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Bridge Dedication Honors Late Auburn Officer

At 10AM on Monday May 21st there will be a ceremony at the Auburn Public Library honoring the memory of Officer Ronald Tarentino Jr. The town of Auburn will be dedicating the Swanson Road bridge over Route 290 and a portion of Route 9 in Leicester in the late officer’s honor. Officer Tarentino was shot…

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Rochdale Woman Arrested For OUI After Oxford Crash

Oxford Police received a 9-1-1 call after a single car crash on Comins Road just after 1AM on Saturday, May 19th. Police say the female driver from Rochdale was arrested at the scene for operating under the influence, negligent operation, and a marked lanes violation.  She will be arraigned on Monday in Dudley District Court.  There…

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Webster Resident Reports Radio Tower Stolen

UPDATE: The towers have been returned!  Follow up story here. Webster resident Richard Spahl, who owns and operates Spahl and Son Garage on 2 Lake Parkway, reported he was the victim of a robbery this week. A 30 foot tall radio tower, separated into three 10 foot pieces, used for HAM or Amateur radio was…

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Thompson Speedway Cancels Sunday Race

Due to the threat of rain, Thompson Speedway has announced the cancellation of Sunday’s Limited Sportsman Long Distance race.  This 30 lap event was originally scheduled for May 20th will not be made up.

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No Need For Concern After Several Recent Fires In Oxford

If you’ve been following our website in the recent months, you have seen quite a few fires reported on, many of them in Oxford.  We have gotten several questions and comments both on social media and on our website wondering why there are so many fires in that town lately. THE LAKE 940 reached out…

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Serious Crash Closes Main Street In Webster

Webster Police and EMS are on the scene of a multi-vehicle accident on Main Street in Webster.  The entire street was closed in the area of Subway and the Rob Roy Hair Salon as of 4:45PM on Wednesday, May 16th.  Drivers were asked to find an alternate route. At least 3 vehicles were involved, and…

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