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Worcester Police Find Body Of Justin Ramos

January 29, 2018 | Comments Off on Worcester Police Find Body Of Justin Ramos

On Monday evening, January 29th, Worcester Police located a deceased male at 4 Valley Hill Drive in the city.  The male has not been positively identified at this time, but family and friends are reporting it is the man who went missing several weeks ago, Justin Ramos. Family and friends had been sharing missing posters all over the area for the last few weeks in the hopes that he would be found alive.  Some people have expressed their displeasure with the Worcester Police Department for taking so long to investigate Justin’s disappearance after it was reported. The Medical Examiner is currently investigating the cause of death.  32 year old Xavier Broughton of 4 Valley Hill Drive…

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Oxford Police Warn Of Door-To-Door Scammers

January 29, 2018 | Comments Off on Oxford Police Warn Of Door-To-Door Scammers

The Oxford Police Department is warning residents of town and nearby communities to be on the lookout for scammers going door to door. Police first became aware of this scam over the weekend.  A group of youths claiming to be raising funds for the “Autistic Department” in our local schools were going door to door with a red bucket and collecting money.  At this time it appears the people were not actually accepting donations for a real charity or organization. If you are approached by these or similar people requesting money, please call your local police department and give as much information as you can.  If you live in Oxford you may contact Sergeant Jeromy Grniet…

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3 Arrested On Drug Charges After Sturbridge Traffic Stop

January 29, 2018 | Comments Off on 3 Arrested On Drug Charges After Sturbridge Traffic Stop

On Friday evening, January  26th, just after 6:30PM, Trooper Sergio Figueiredo of Massachusetts State Police stopped a Chevrolet Impala on Route 84 eastbound in Sturbridge, for several motor vehicle violations. As a result of an investigation, the driver, identified as 25 year old Davon Russell of New Haven, CT, was found to be in possession of cocaine and heroin. A passenger, identified as 29 year old Marquis Hines, of Hamden, Connecticut was also found to be in possession of heroin.  The 3rd passenger, 28 year old Miguel Nonossi of New Haven, Connecticut was found to have two warrants for his arrest for prior charges. All three were placed under arrest and brought to the Sturbridge…

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Ludlow Man Arrested For Using Dead Father’s Drivers License

January 28, 2018 | Comments Off on Ludlow Man Arrested For Using Dead Father’s Drivers License

On Saturday, January 27th, just before 11AM, Officer Derek Smolinski of the Ludlow Police Department conducted a traffic stop of Chapin Street. The vehicle, a 1993 Mercedes, was being operated by 60 year old Bruce Dias of Ludlow, who lost his driver’s license for life after being convicted of motor vehicle homicide in 1991. When stopped, Dias stated that he has been driving under his father’s driver’s license who is deceased.  Dias was placed in custody and transported to the Ludlow Police Department for booking and  released on bail. Dias is charged with Operating a Motor Vehicle with License Revoked and will appear in Palmer District Court at a later date.

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Large Fire At Willimantic Waste Paper Company

January 28, 2018 | Comments Off on Large Fire At Willimantic Waste Paper Company

Willimantic Firefighters Local 1033, along with several other fire departments, are currently on scene battling a 3-alarm fire at at the Willimantic Waste Paper Company. Crews were called to 1590 West Main Street late Sunday morning.  Smoke could be seen from several towns away. The building is home to a waste and recycling company that services residential and commercial customers across Eastern Connecticut.  The building is one of the largest facilities in town and is full of waste and recycling materials, making the fire difficult to contain. At this time crews do not believe there are any hazardous materials inside the building. Tyler Burokas told The Lake 940 that he and his co-worker were working…

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Patriots Super Send-Off Rally On Monday Morning

January 28, 2018 | Comments Off on Patriots Super Send-Off Rally On Monday Morning

The Patriots are inviting fans of all ages from all over New England to a “Super Bowl Send-off Rally” on Monday, January 29th in Foxborough. The rally will begin at 9AM at NRG Plaza outside The Hall at Patriot Place, but you can expect people to be lining up early to get one last glimpse of Tom Brady, Gronk, Danny Amendola and Bill Belichick before the team boards their buses on their way to T.F. Green Airport in Rhode Island at 10:30 AM.  The team is scheduled to arrive in Minneapolis at 2 PM Central Time. The rally, which is free and open to the public, will include a performance by members of the New England Patriots…

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Webster Man Killed In Route 56 Crash

January 27, 2018 | Comments Off on Webster Man Killed In Route 56 Crash

One person has died and second individual sustained serious  injuries in a motor vehicle crash at approximately 6:55 AM on Saturday morning in Leicester. Leicester Police Chief James Hurley says that the crash was a head on collision on Route 56 near King Street.  One of the vehicles involved was a 2008 Nissan which went off the roadway as a result of the crash and partially rolled over.  The driver of that vehicle was identified as 51 year old Todd Williams of Webster.  He had to be extricated from his vehicle and was transported to St. Vincent’s Hospital where he was pronounced dead. Anthony Vickers Jr. of Rochdale was the driver of the second car,…

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Webster Lake Association’s 11th Annual Ice Out Contest

January 27, 2018 | Comments Off on Webster Lake Association’s 11th Annual Ice Out Contest

Einstein is back! The Webster Lake Association is sponsoring their 11th annual Ice-Out contest. Proceeds will benefit the Webster Lake Association, Webster Fire and Rescue, and the Reconciliation House of Webster. Einstein was placed in Lakeview Marine Cove on Saturday, January 20th, at noon. There is a forty-pound weight attached to him. When the ice melts enough for the weight to drop into the water, an attached rope will set off the timer.  The winners will be determined by the closest ticket to the exact month, date, hour and minute he went through the ice. Tickets are $5.00, and entrants must be 18 years old.  This year the prize money is to be a total of $4,000.  1st place prize is $2,000, 2nd place prize is $1,000, 3rd place prize is $500 and 4th and 5th place prize is $250 each. In the unlikely event of…

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Bald Eagles Spotted On Webster Lake

January 27, 2018 | Comments Off on Bald Eagles Spotted On Webster Lake

Even though eagles have been banned from The Charles River Esplanade in Boston (because anything even remotely tied to Philadelphia is off limits ahead of Super Bowl LII), they are still allowed on Lake Chargoggagoggmanchauggagoggchaubunagungamaugg. Webster resident Randy Becker caught quite the sight this week.  He took several photos of bald eagles gathering on Wednesday and allowed us to share them. He says, “At one point there were eleven bald eagles standing on the ice! All were immature eagles hanging around together.  There appeared to be a fish frozen in the ice that one was eating while protecting the food with its wings extended.” There were also 2 mature eagles, possibly the parents, flying around…

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Sturbridge Police Seek Help To Identify Suspect

January 27, 2018 | Comments Off on Sturbridge Police Seek Help To Identify Suspect

The Sturbridge Police Department is asking for help identifying this female suspect.  She is wanted for questioning in a shoplifting incident at the Walmart located at 100 Charlton Road (Route 20).  If you recognize her, you are asked to call Officer Daniel Hemingway at (508) 347-2525, ext. 380. More surveillance photos are below. Our agency is seeking the assistance of the public with the identification of the pictured female. She is wanted in… Posted by Sturbridge Police Department on Friday, January 26, 2018

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