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Car Fire Slows Traffic Near Route 146 In Uxbridge

May 13, 2018 | Comments Off on Car Fire Slows Traffic Near Route 146 In Uxbridge

The Uxbridge Police Department asks you to seek an alternate route if you are traveling near Route 146 on Sunday evening. A car fire is currently being put out in the area of Quaker Highway at the on/off ramps to 146.  Crews are on the scene and part of the road is closed. No injuries were reported.

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2 Vehicle Crash In Oxford

May 13, 2018 | Comments Off on 2 Vehicle Crash In Oxford

No injuries were reported in a two car crash in Oxford on Mother’s Day.  Oxford Fire/EMS reports they were at the scene at the intersection of Old Depot Road and Main Street in afternoon of Sunday, May 13th.

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3 Arrested On Drug Trafficking Charges In Sturbridge

May 13, 2018 | Comments Off on 3 Arrested On Drug Trafficking Charges In Sturbridge

On Friday afternoon, May 11th State Police pulled over a gray Ford Explorer travelling eastbound of Route 84 in Sturbridge. After a license plate check, the vehicle came back as reported stolen in New York last month.  Police pulled the car over near exit 2 in Sturbridge. As a result of an investigation and search of the vehicle over 1,000 grams of cocaine was found inside the car. Three occupants of the car, 34 year old Candice Elliot of Laurelton, New York, 26 year old Crystal Giles of Rocky Mount, North Carolina and 30 year old Carl Francois of Elmont, New York were placed under arrest and transported to the Sturbridge State Police Barracks. The trio…

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Firefighters Battle Blaze On Hudson Road In Oxford

May 11, 2018 | Comments Off on Firefighters Battle Blaze On Hudson Road In Oxford

Fire crews from several communities are battling a fire at 39 Hudson Road in Oxford on Friday night.  Heavy smoke and flames could be seen shooting from the building when first responders arrived just before 7PM. Mutual aid from Webster, Dudley and Sutton were originally called to the scene as the fire was located in a non-hydrant district of the town.  According to Deputy Chief Jon Belanger, “three tankers in addition to the Oxford tanker truck shuttled water from a hydrant located on Depot Rd to the scene.” When the fire was brought to a second alarm additional mutual aid from Charlton , Leicester, Auburn, Millbury and Paxton were brought in. The residents and the family dog…

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Several Pets Saved From 3 Alarm Fire In Southbridge

May 11, 2018 | Comments Off on Several Pets Saved From 3 Alarm Fire In Southbridge

Crews from several communities battled a stubborn 3 alarm fire on Cross Street in Southbridge on Friday.  Crews worked diligently to uncover hot spots in this multi-family home.  Multiple pets were pulled from the building, and all are being checked out.  No reports of injuries. More photos from the scene are below: Charlton Fire E3 and C1 responded mutual aid to town of Southbridge on Cross St. for 3 alarm fire. Crews worked… Posted by Charlton Fire Department – MA on Friday, May 11, 2018      

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Mother’s Day Plant Sale In Dudley

May 11, 2018 | Comments Off on Mother’s Day Plant Sale In Dudley

Looking for a gift for mom or just want to spruce up your home to make it feel more Spring-like?  The Dudley Firefighters Association is holding their annual Mother’s Day Flower Sale this weekend.  All hanging plants are $20.00 at the fire station located at 128 West Main Street.

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Auburn School Bus Crash Caught On Camera

May 10, 2018 | Comments Off on Auburn School Bus Crash Caught On Camera

Auburn Police say an unoccupied school bus operated by A&A Transportation crashed into a telephone pole on Wednesday, May 9th. The crash, that was caught on surveillance cameras, happened moments after the driver exited the bus on Oxford Street.  The cause of the crash is currently under investigation.  No injuries were reported. The video is posted below from Auburn Police. This is video cut-up from accident yesterday involving an unoccupied school bus on Oxford Street North. Fortunately, no one was injured. Posted by Auburn MA Police Department on Thursday, May 10, 2018

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Leicester Police Receive Play-Doh From Hasbro After Viral Story

May 9, 2018 | Comments Off on Leicester Police Receive Play-Doh From Hasbro After Viral Story

In case you missed it, last week Leicester Police successfully tracked down a robbery suspect with his fingerprint left in Play-Doh at the scene.  The story was shared around the world, and today Leicester Police say “Thank You Hasbro (the maker of Play-Doh)” On May 9th, Leicester Police received a package from Hasbro filled with Play-Doh play sets along with a nice note recognizing the work that they put into the Play-Doh fingerprint case. The department says “The Play-Doh will be used to put similes on the faces of some children in our community.”

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Sturbridge Police Searching For Credit Card Fraud Suspects

May 9, 2018 | Comments Off on Sturbridge Police Searching For Credit Card Fraud Suspects

Sturbridge Police are searching for the 2 men in the photos above in relation to a credit card fraud case.  Police say the men purchased several personal hygiene items with a stolen credit card to see if the card would work.  Once it did, they returned to the Walmart on May 8th and purchased a 50 inch 4K television. The duo were seen leaving the store in a dark colored minivan, possibly a Chrysler Pacifica.  If you have any information on who these men are, or their whereabouts you are asked to contact Officer David Fortier at (508) 347-2525 ext. 375. The photos aren’t very clear, but you can view them larger below: The pictured…

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State Trooper Saves Loose Dog On Route 190 In Worcester

May 9, 2018 | Comments Off on State Trooper Saves Loose Dog On Route 190 In Worcester

In a post captioned “Hot Doggin’ it Down I-190,” the Massachusetts State Police shared photos of Trooper Nick D’Angelo and his new golden friend. Police say several motorists called to report a loose dog running down the middle of Route 190 in Worcester on Wednesday morning. When Trooper D’Angelo arrived, he found several motorists stopped attempting to capture the dog, to no avail.  State Police say, “Luckily for the wandering pup, (we later learned the dog’s name is Dozer) Trooper D’Angelo had brought some homemade deer jerky, and lured the dog to safety, who seemed very grateful for the morning snack!” The dogs owner was located by his dog tags and returned safely a short…

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