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Webster, Dudley, Southbridge & Brookfield Welcome Police Academy Graduates

Congratulations are in order to all of the recent graduates of the Massachusetts State Police Municipal Academy.  About 80 officers from all over the state participated in the graduation ceremony at the academy in New Braintree on Friday, September 14th. The town of Webster welcomes new Officers Patrick Trainor, Daniel Mehlhouse, and Kaitlyn DiBuono.  The Dudley…

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Unsecure Message Board Strikes Car In Oxford

First responders from Oxford Police and Oxford Fire/EMS were dispatched to Main Street (Route 12) at around 8:45PM on Friday, September 14th.  Several 911 calls were received about a motor vehicle crash at the intersection of Main and Turner Road. Police say a 2017 Ford F-150 pickup truck was travelling south on Main Street towing a…

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Construction To Close Parts Of Route 12 and Main Street In Oxford

SATURDAY NIGHT UPDATE: Oxford Police say the construction has finished ahead of schedule, and the roads are now all open. The Oxford Police Department has announced several road closures will begin on Friday, September 14th at 7PM. Main Street will close to all traffic in both directions at number 620.  Also detours will be in…

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Multiple Car Accident Closes Route 146 In Millbury

Just before 4PM on Wednesday, September 12th, Millbury Police and Fire Departments, along with several other surrounding towns, responded to a serious multiple car crash on Route 146 Southbound near exit 8. A total of 6 vehicles, with 1 rolled over, and a tractor trailer were involved in the crash.  A portion of the truck…

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‘Extremely Intoxicated’ Men Arrested In Southbridge

Southbridge Police were dispatched to Tipton Rock Road just after 11PM on Friday, September 7th.  They were sent there to investigate reports of a motorcycle being operated erratically. Officers observed 27 year old Matthew Bodwell of Milford riding without a helmet.  When speaking with police, he claimed someone had run him off of the road…

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Threat Leads To Lockdown At Oxford Middle & High Schools

In addition to the earlier report of a possible threat at Bartlett High School, Oxford Police have also announced that a threat was made against Oxford High School on September 11th. As a result of the threat, a lockdown was put into place for both Oxford High School and Oxford Middle School while officers located…

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Security Increased At Bartlett High School After Out Of State Threat

There was increased police presence at Webster’s Bartlett High School on September 11th due to a threat made against “BHS.” Superintendent of schools Ruthann Petruno-Goguen was made aware of a possible threat of gun violence against a school with the same initials as Bartlett High School.  “The Webster Police were immediately contacted and have confirmed…

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Whitinsville Man Accused Of Burying Dog Alive

Northbridge Police have charged 24 year old Richard Piquard of Whitinsville with animal cruelty, after he was accused of burying his ex-girlfriend’s dog alive. He was placed under arrest on Sunday, September 9th.  Kaylee Belanger, the woman who found the 18 year old shih tzu named Chico, called police and brought the dog to Tufts…

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4 Weeks Of Road Work Planned In Douglas

Douglas Police and the Douglas Highway Department have announced plans to begin road work this week. Paving and Reclamation will begin on Monday, September 10th for a section of NorthWest Main St from Wallis St to Douglas Hill Way, as well as a section of Wallum Lake Road from SouthWest Main St to Wallum Lake…

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Immigration Enforcement Called After Heroin Delivery In Sutton

Sutton Police have announced the arrest of 2 Worcester residents after police observed them delivering heroin to someone in town.  With help from the Blackstone Valley Drug Task Force, officers conducted a brief investigation and made the arrests.  “We seized a small amount of heroin, $200 cash, and intend to move forward in seizing a…

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