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Worcester County St. Patrick’s Parade Postponed To March 24th

With snow, sleet and rain in the forecast for Sunday, officials from the Worcester County St. Patrick’s Parade have decided to postpone it. Originally scheduled for Sunday, March 10th, the annual tradition will now step off on Sunday, March 24th at 12PM at the corner of Park Avenue and Mill Street in Worcester. Mayor Joe…

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Arrest Made In Sexual Assault Of 13-Year-Old Girl In Thompson

Connecticut State Police have announced an arrest was made in an almost 3 year old case that took place in Thompson.  On August 9th, 2016 police began investigating an alleged sexual assault that occurred at 26 Central Street in Thompson. At the time, it was believed 31 year old Emmanuel Ramos-Gonzalez had sexually assaulted a 13…

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Auburn Police Searching For Man With Stolen Purse

The Auburn Police are looking for help from the public in searching for the man in the photo above.  He is accused of breaking a window of a vehicle parked at the Reliant Medical Facility at the Auburn Mall. Police also say, “This serves as a good reminder to not leave anything of value in…

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Ice On Webster Lake Deemed Unsafe After Fisherman Rescued

Even though the temperatures outside have been cold, the Webster Fire Department is reminding area residents and visitors not to venture out onto the ice on Webster Lake. In a message posted on the town’s website, “As Webster Lake is a spring fed lake, significant variation in ice thickness can potentially occur with little or…

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Pennsylvania Fugitive Arrested After Pursuit From Sturbridge To Worcester

  Just after 4PM on Friday, March 1st, a State Police Trooper assigned to the Sturbridge Barracks observed a 2017 Nissan Altima speeding on Route 84 eastbound prior to the Massachusetts Turnpike. When police attempted to stop the vehicle, instead of pulling over, the driver fled at a high rate of speed.  Police say the pursuit…

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Suspect Accused Of Hitting, Dragging Wellesley Officer Arrested In Sturbridge

On Saturday February 23rd, Detectives from the Wellesley Police Department began investigating an incident that occurred just after 7PM where one of their officers was injured and dragged by a motor vehicle on Route 9 East.  The officer was struck after attempting to take 37 year old Theodore Newton of Delaware into custody during a…

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Webster Man Arrested After Short Chase Through Dudley & Oxford

Just after midnight on Saturday morning, Dudley Police patrolling Oxford Avenue spotted a vehicle traveling above the speed limit.  The officer tried to pull the car over, but it continued on to West Street, Pine Street and back to Oxford Avenue. The driver, later identified as 41 year old Kris Fitton of Webster, was seen…

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2 Arrested After Kilo Of Cocaine Found During Sturbridge Traffic Stop

Massachusetts State Police pulled over a speeding vehicle on Route 84 in Sturbridge just before 3AM on Friday, February 22nd.  Police say the 2012 Honda Civic also made a unsafe lane changes while traveling eastbound. After a short investigation, the Trooper determined the driver, 32 year old Juan Cruceta from Bronx, NY did not have …

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Oxford Vehicle Fire Spreads To Second Car, Melts Home Siding

Oxford’s Fire Department was dispatched to a fire that began in a vehicle in the driveway of a home on Old Southbridge Road. Deputy Chief Jon Belanger tells THE LAKE 940, “The fire started in a commercial vehicle that was warming in the driveway.”  The homeowner  attempted to push the vehicle away from the house…

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3 Injured In Dudley Crash

The Dudley Fire Department and Paramedics reported to a 2 car motor vehicle accident on Dudley Southbridge Road on Wednesday morning.  First responders worked to free the occupants of the vehicles just after the crash that occured at around 11:15AM. Three people were transported to area hospitals with what is being described as minor injuries.…

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