Police Looking For Attempted Murder Suspect In Charlton – UPDATED

UPDATE – Charlton Police say the suspect has been found. Massachusetts State police apprehended 29-year-old Luis Morales in Lowell.  Officials initially said he was wanted for attempted murder but later corrected the alert to say he was wanted on multiple warrants for armed robbery and firearms charges. –original article– Police in Charlton are looking for…

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Local Task Force Awarded $10,000 From District Attorney’s Office

On May 17th, Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. visited with police chiefs and command staff officers of the South Worcester County Drug and Counter Crime Task Force.  This took place at the Webster Police Department.  D.A. Early presented the group with a check for $10,000 to assist the organization with their drug…

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Shepherd Hill Hosting Free Thanksgiving Dinner

The Shepherd Hill Student Council is inviting the community to a free Thanksgiving dinner on Monday evening, November 25th.  The community dinner will take place from 6-7:30PM and all are welcome. Ray Kane from Shepherd Hill Regional High School tells THE LAKE 940, “This event will provide families and friends with a free hot meal…

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Charlton Police Searching For Man With White Truck

The Charlton Police Department, which often shares photos from neighboring departments that they call “Security Cameras Ruin Everything,” are looking for someone who has committed a crime in town this time. Police are searching for the male suspect in connection to a theft that took place recently.  Even though the photos are a little “fuzzy,”…

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Holden Man Charged With OUI After Charlton Crash

Just before 7:30PM on Monday, June 17th, Charlton Police, Fire and EMS were called to a serious motor vehicle crash at the intersection of Stafford Street and Center Depot Road. The 2 vehicle accident closed the roadway for a short time as a white GMC van and black Ford Escape were removed.  As police investigated,…

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2 Alarm Fire Rips Through Charlton Home

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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Webster Area Gearing Up For Coldest Thanksgiving Ever

The National Weather Service and AccuWeather are expecting record-breaking cold weather as we get ready to spend time with family and friends on Thanksgiving. An arctic cold front is going to bring blustery conditions to Southern New England, Wednesday night through Friday morning.  High temperatures on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, may not even reach 25 degrees. …

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3 Hospitalized After Overnight Fire In Charlton

Just after midnight on Saturday, July 7th, firefighters from the Charlton Fire Department were dispatched to a structure fire at 63 Main Street. Within minutes, flames were visible coming from the second story of the home and it was declared a 3 alarm fire.  Mutual aid was brought in from Auburn, Douglas, Dudley, Oxford, Leicester, Southbridge,…

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Shepherd Hill Student Forced To Miss Last Day Of School

It was a memorable last day of school at Shepherd Hill Regional High School for 16 year old Cosmo Casamassa, but not in a good way. He didn’t even get a chance to say goodbye to his teachers or friends before the Summer. School administrators forced the student with Asperger Syndrome to stay at home…

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State Police Arrest 3 From Ohio In Charlton

On Friday, June 1st at about 2 PM, Massachusetts State Police stopped a vehicle on The MassPike in Charlton that led to the arrest of 3 people from Ohio. A Trooper from the Sturbridge Barracks observed a 2017 Hyundai Accent traveling slowly in the left lane of Route 90 Eastbound in Sturbridge,  causing other vehicles to…

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