On the afternoon of Friday, December 13th at around 5:40 PM police in Sturbridge were called to Route 131 at the intersection of Fairview Park Road for a report of a pedestrian struck by a vehicle. The man, who had been walking on the westbound side of the road, was hit in an area that…

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Just after 11AM on Thursday, January 17th, first responders in Sturbridge were called to Long Pond for reports of a deer trapped on the ice. With assistance from Sturbridge Animal Control, the rescue teams were able to bring the injured doe back to land after wandering about 800 feet on to the ice. With the…

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Friday night proved to be a very busy night for the men and women of local first responders.  The Sturbridge Fire Department, with help from Brimfield and Southbridge, were called to the Massachusetts Turnpike for a serious crash involving 5 vehicles. A total of 2 tractor trailers and 3 cars had collided around 9:30PM causing…

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No injuries were reported on Tuesday morning as Sturbridge Police and Fire Departments were dispatched to 630 Main Street for reports of a vehicle into a building. Crews spent the morning working to remove the vehicle from the front of the Hearthstone Market. More photos from the scene are below. Sturbridge Firefighters keeping busy this…

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A fire that claimed the life of a Sturbridge woman on Sunday likely began in a microwave.  The blaze broke out on Fairgrounds Road, but whether the microwave was faulty, or the food inside the microwave ignited is still under investigation. The State Fire Marshal, Worcester District Attorney’s Office, Sturbridge Fire Department and Sturbridge Police…

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Days before Christmas, 6 families are now without a place to live after a 5 Alarm fire destroyed their home in the Fiskdale section of Sturbridge.  Firefighters spent several hours putting out the blaze at 23 Brookfield Road late last night. The multi-family apartment building was destroyed and left uninhabitable.  Crews from surrounding fire departments…

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