Thousands of people in the Webster, Dudley and Charlton area have woken up on this Sunday morning with no power.  National Grid estimates about 3,100 customers are affected at this time.  Crews have been assigned and estimated restoration of power will be at 10:15 this morning. The cause of the outage is unknown at this…

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On Sunday morning a tree fell on power lines on West Main Street near Rite Aid causing Dudley Police to close the road to through traffic at this time.  National Grid crews are en route to restore power to approximately 200 customers. Currently, West Main Street is closed between Williams Street and Schofield Avenue. Power…

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At 11:30 on Tuesday evening, crews from Charlton Fire Department were dispatched to a house fire at 136 Freeman Road.   The blaze quickly became a 2 alarm fire with mutual aid brought in from Auburn, Oxford and Southbridge. Within 10 minutes the fire was already showing through the roof of the unoccupied building.  The fire…

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Late Saturday night, Sutton Police were forced to close a portion of Boston Road in the area of St. Mark’s Church to Putnam Hill Road. A serious crash caused a utility pole to snap, causing power outages in the immediate area.  National Grid responded to the area and made repairs during the overnight. Sutton Police…

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Earlier today, approximately 4,000 customers in Dudley were in the dark due to a National Grid power outage.  The Dudley Police Department is reminding drivers that if you come across a traffic signal that is not working, to treat it as a 4 way stop. Due to the power outage, Shepherd Hill and Dudley Middle…

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On Sunday afternoon, about 300 residents of Dudley are without power after a motor vehicle crash on Mason Road. National Grid was dispatched to the area around 1:30 PM.  Power was restored around 6PM. The road was closed for several hours after the accident while crews worked to clear the seen.  There is no word…

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Oxford Police are currently on the scene of a serious one vehicle crash that has closed Sutton Avenue in both directions at Joe Jenny Road.  A GMC Truck went off the road and struck a utility pole around 6pm on Monday evening. National Grid has been called and will be responding.  You are asked to…

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Over 3,000 residents of Webster are without power during the latest Summer heatwave due to a downed wire on Worcester Road.  National Grid crews are working on getting power restored as soon as possible.   If you need to head to Oxford avoid using Route 12 until power is back on later on this evening.

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The latest winter storm has brought heavy wet snow to the area, and that has led to reports of low hanging power lines, trees down across roads and several thousands of homes without power. As of 10PM on Wednesday night there are at least 4,000 people from Sturbridge to Douglas in the dark, and nearly…

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A big truck and low-hanging wires lead to this telephone pole snapping in half on Dresser Hill Road in Charlton on Tuesday afternoon. The roadway was shut down for several hours while National Grid worked on replaced the pole.  No one was injured in the accident.

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