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Driver Crashes Into Upton River After Suffering 'Medical Episode': Police
A Worcester County driver was taken to the hospital after they crashed their car into a river following a medical episode on Wednesday, March 22, authorities said. Upton police and firefighters responded to the crash on Mendon Street near West River Street after a Chevrolet Yukon went off the road around 3 p.m., authorities said in a tweet.
Two arrested in alleged merchandise scam at multiple Massachusetts Walmart stores
“A local police department has arrested two men in connection with an alleged merchandise scam at area Walmart stores. According to Chief James Donovan, on Monday, just before 1:15 p.m., a Raynham Police Officer responded to Walmart, 160 Broadway, for a report of past incidents of theft or attempted theft at the store. Through an on-scene investigation, officers determined that the suspects activated a Visa gift card without paying and subsequently left the store. Officers also learned that the males returned to the store March 19 and returned merchandise worth more than $1,300.
Arkansas Man Arrested in Massachusetts with Several Guns and Ammo
A 20-year-old Arkansas man was arrested by Massachusetts State Police on Sunday morning in South Boston for having several guns in his possession that he apparently purchased legally in Arkansas. According to the report from News5, Tayvian Chamberlain from Bentonville, Arkansas told police he has the guns for protection. Chamberlain...
Massachusetts Postal Carrier Sentenced For Trying To Bribe Supervisor To Participate In Packages Of Cocaine
A Massachusetts postal worker was sentenced in federal court in Boston for attempting to bribe a postal supervisor inside the car and sell them cocaine. Massachusetts Postal Attempted To Bribe A Supervisor. According to the United States Attorney’s Office of Massachusetts, on Wednesday, a Massachusetts postal worker was sentenced in...
Superbug Candida auris found in Massachusetts and more than half of U.S. states
AMHERST, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - There are concerns about a deadly fungal disease that is rapidly spreading across the country with cases in Massachusetts. The potentially deadly Candida auris fungus is a yeast that can enter the bloodstream and cause rapid infections throughout the body. It has been found in 29 states across the U.S. including two cases in Massachusetts and it has experts at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention concerned.
Snow, sleet and rain coming Saturday, but not a major storm
By Terry Eliasen, WBZ-TV Meteorologist, Executive Weather ProducerBOSTON - The WBZ Weather Team is issuing a NEXT Weather Alert for a storm system coming on Saturday.Yes, the rumors are true, winter is NOT done with us just yet. The sun is getting higher in the sky, the sunsets are now after 7 p.m. but, there is still snow in the forecast.This will NOT be a major winter storm, but there will likely be some snow and sleet in parts of southern New England on Saturday.TIMELINESaturday morning: Clouds thicken up, few flakes or drops in western Mass.Saturday afternoon: The storm...
This is the best sandwich in Mass., Foodies 1st says: Here’s where to find it
There might be one sandwich in the state that is better than the rest, according to Foodies 1st. The website compiled a list of the best sandwiches you can find in each of the 50 states — each sandwich paying homage to their home. Massachusetts’ best sandwich is a...
This Sheriff's Office tool helps police officers promote peaceful solutions
HOPKINTON — Police work is different than it was years ago. It used to be that when officers engaged with a disturbed person, it often led to violence or even use of a firearm, Middlesex Sheriff Peter Koutoujian said. Now an officer's first duty is to try to de-escalate...
Closure of nursing homes becoming a crisis in western Massachusetts
Continuing coverage now on nursing homes closing here in western Massachusetts. 22News heard from state leaders, calling this a crisis for the commonwealth after one closed Wednesday in Chicopee.
Skier who died after crashing into a tree on Wachusett Mountain identified
Ski patrol workers provided first aid on the mountain, but the skier was pronounced dead when they reached the bottom. The man who died in a skiing accident on Wachusett Mountain Monday has been identified as 67-year-old Shrewsbury resident John Lapato. The Worcester County District Attorney’s Office identified Lapato Wednesday,...
National Grid approved to decrease electric rates
Electric rates are set to be reduced for National Grid customers in Massachusetts at the beginning of May.
How Did This Winter Compare to Massachusetts’s Warmest Ever?
The southern half of New England houses a couple of states, including Massachusetts. Although the state is small, the topography is varied. In the western portion of the state, you’ll find mountains; in the east, on a thin peninsula, there’s Cape Cod. In the center of the state are the urban and suburban regions. Typically, the summers bring warmth to the state. In the winter, it’s quite the contrast, with temperatures dropping and snow appearing.
Newborn abandoned in the cold outside of Massachusetts home, police say
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WBZ) - Police in Massachusetts are looking for a mom who allegedly left her newborn outside in the cold for two days. Juliannys Aviles came home and unexpectedly found a helpless baby boy on her doorstep, tucked in a car seat, cold and crying. “It was a blessing...
State funding may rise with more refugee, immigrant arrivals to Massachusetts
“The Office for Refugees and Immigrants would see a $1 million boost in state funding to increase capacity and oversight, if the Legislature agrees with Gov. Maura Healey’s budget recommendation. Healey’s budget includes the new $1 million line item at a time when there is an influx of refugees...
Ramon Vega-Rosario, Luis Ayala of Worcester arrested on assault, firearm charges
Two men were arrested on Wednesday after Worcester police arrived at the location of a large fight in the area of Beacon Street and Sycamore Street. Officers responded to a call for service for a large fight at around 12 p.m., Worcester police said in a statement. Two men, Ramon Vega-Rosario and Luis Ayala, pulled out firearms during the fight.
SUV plows into Grafton home, building deemed uninhabitable
GRAFTON — An SUV smashed into a house last week, knocking part of the building off its foundation and sending the driver to the hospital. John McNamara told reporters he and his wife Christine were watching TV inside their home at the corner of Millbury Street and Providence Road (Route 122) around 3:45 p.m. Wednesday, March 15 when they heard the vehicle crash into their three-season porch.
Massachusetts State Police charge one with OUI drugs after serious Chicopee accident
“At approximately 2000 hours on Wednesday. Massachusetts State Police received reports of a two-car crash on Rt. 391 in Chicopee resulting in serious injuries. Members assigned to a detail in the area were the first on scene and applied a tourniquet to the victim to stem blood loss. The driver...
GRAFTON POLICE LOG
1:59 a.m.: Motor vehicle stop, Worcester Street and North Main Street. A summons was issued for operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license (subsequent offense), unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and speeding at a rate of speed exceeding the posted limit. 7:18 a.m.: Animal complaint, Sunrise Avenue. Services...
Virginia man says RMV is forcing him to register his car in Massachusetts
BOSTON - A Virginia man says the Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles (RMV) is threatening to take away his driver's license if he doesn't register and get Massachusetts plates. But the only problem is, he doesn't even live here. What started as a fun visit to Boston last fall has turned into a nightmare bureaucratic battle between Ben and RMV. "It's really frustrating," said Ben, who did not want his last name used. "I think I've made 100 calls and emails. I've been trying everything I can think of." Ben lives and works in Virginia. He came to visit his friends...
Difference Between Condos and Townhouses in Massachusetts
Author Bill Gassett owns Maximum Real Estate Exposure. Are you considering buying a condo or townhouse in Massachusetts? You are not alone if you thought a townhouse and a condo were identical. Many potential buyers think of these two housing choices as being the same. They are not.
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