At 3:16PM on Saturday, April 28th the owner of the home at 30 Wheelock Street in Oxford called 911 to report a fire in a bedroom of the home.  Oxford’s Police and Fire Departments arrived within minutes and began to fight the flames.  In a press release, Deputy Fire Chief Jon Belanger said the fire…

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Nikki Mead has been dancing for just about as long as she’s been walking.  She began dancing at her step-mom’s dance studio, Kimberly’s School of Dance in Thompson, at age 3.  She graduated from Eastern Connecticut State University with a double major in dance and business, then decided to take the leap and open her…

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THE LAKE 940 AUDIO: Listen to Dudley Fire Chief Dean Kochanowski explain the reason why his department can not send his fire trucks out to rescue animals from trees. Audio courtesy of Town of Dudley (Youtube) Sure, firefighters have those big expensive trucks with the really long ladders, but they are to be used for fighting…

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Possible ice or snow covered roads could have lead to a single vehicle crash in Dudley around 7:30 on Saturday night.  Crews from Dudley’s Police and Fire Departments were dispatched to the area of 350 West Main Street for reports of a car into the woods.  All occupants of the vehicle were able to get…

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The town of Dudley reminds residents that “open burning season” begins on Monday, January 15th. A permit must be obtained from the fire department if you plan on burning any items outdoors.  As weather conditions change daily, and can change rapidly especially in the spring, fire wardens will determine on a daily basis when it…

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