• Groton October 17, 2022 12:41 am

    Virus Spreads in Groton Elementary School, Forcing School to Close Early Friday

    A virus is causing students to get sick at an elementary school in Groton, Massachusetts, prompting its early dismissal Friday, the superintendent said.

  • Groton October 17, 2022 12:41 am

    Groton Elementary School Closed Monday After 215 Students Sickened By Virus

    More than 200 students have contracted a virus at an elementary school in Groton, Massachusetts, prompting its closure Monday, the superintendent said. Florence Roche Elementary School, which closed early Friday because of “the rapid spread of the virus and the age of the students,” will not be open on Monday, Oct. 17, after a “thoughtful and careful decision,” according to…

  • sickness October 17, 2022 12:42 am

    200 Students Sick as Virus Spreads in Groton Elementary School, Closing Early Friday

    A virus is causing students to get sick at an elementary school in Groton, Massachusetts, prompting its early dismissal Friday, the superintendent said. Florence Roche Elementary School has been assessed by the Board of Health, Groton-Dunstable Regional School District Superintendent Laura Chesson said in a statement. She said the school was being closed early because of “the rapid spread of…

  • Massachusetts October 13, 2022 12:09 am

    Man Hit by Delivery Van in Groton, Police Say

    A man suffered serious injuries after being hit by a delivery van Wednesday night in Groton, Massachusetts, according to authorities. Emergency crews in Groton responded just after 8 p.m. to the pedestrian crash on Boston Road. Police say the victim, a man in his 50s, was taken to Lahey Clinic. The driver of the van stayed at the scene. Police…

  • Massachusetts September 2, 2021 1:36 pm

    Maine Man Pleads Guilty to Baseball Bat Killings of 4 in Mass.

    A Maine man who used a baseball bat to beat his mother, his grandparents and his grandparents’ caretaker to death in Massachusetts in 2017 has pleaded guilty. Prosecutors say 26-year-old Orion Krause, of Rockport, Maine, was sentenced Wednesday to life in prison with the possibility of parole after 25 years after pleading guilty to four counts of second-degree murder. Krause…

  • Massachusetts July 21, 2021 11:59 pm

    17-Year-Old Drowns in Groton

    A teenager is dead after going underwater in the Squannacook River.

  • Massachusetts July 21, 2021 11:59 pm

    Teen Drowns in Groton River

    A teenager has drowned in a river in Groton, Massachusetts, authorities said Wednesday. Police and fire crews responded to Squannacook River after a 17-year-old male went underwater around 3:15 p.m. and did not resurface, the Middlesex County District Attorney’s Office said shortly before 8 p.m. The teenager was pulled from the water around 4:30 p.m. and taken to a...

  • Decision 2020 November 10, 2020 11:12 pm

    Steve Kornacki Stayed Up 2 Straight Days for the Election, Powered by Diet Coke and Passion

    We caught up with the Massachusetts native a week after Election Day to ask about the #trackingKornacki hashtag, all attention he’s getting and exactly how long he stayed awake while at the touchscreen.

  • Decision 2020 November 10, 2020 8:47 pm

    Catching Up With Steve Kornacki Now That He's Gotten Some Sleep

    The breakout star of MSNBC’s election coverage, Steve Kornacki, explains how he got through 45 straight hours without sleep (Diet Coke) while we talked to the people who remember his Massachusetts childhood (turns out he was a data whiz from a young age).

  • plane crash August 18, 2020 7:17 pm

    Plane Crashes Into Roof of Groton Home

    A plane crashed into a home on Ring Drive in Groton on Monday night. Two people who were in the plane were able to get out safely after the crash. They were taken to Lawrence + Memorial Hospital in New London with non-life threatening injuries, police said. One man was in the home when the plane crashed into the roof…

  • hate crime June 22, 2020 5:56 pm

    Racist Graffiti in Groton Investigated as Hate Crime

    Police in Groton, Massachusetts, are investigating racist and homophobic graffiti, as well as a swastika, found over the weekend in several places.

  • racist graffiti June 22, 2020 6:57 pm

    Racist, Vulgar Graffiti Under Investigation in Groton, Mass.

    Authorities are investigating a recent spate of graffiti in Groton, Massachusetts, that in some cases included vulgarity and racism, police said. The graffiti, which varied from location to location and was found over the weekend, is being investigated as a hate crime, police said. “We are currently investigating several incidents of property damage and defacing that occurred Saturday night into…

  • car June 15, 2020 4:44 am

    Car Pulled from Pond in Groton

    Groton police pulled a car from a pond after it was submerged when someone was trying to pull their boat out. A resident was backing up to pull their boat out of the water around 10 p.m. Sunday on Martins Pond Road. They backed up too far and their car began slipping into Baddacook Pond, according to police. There were…

  • Massachusetts November 7, 2019 1:04 am

    Man Charged in Connection to Wife's Stabbing

  • stabbing October 21, 2019 7:26 am

    Man Charged in Connection to Wife's Stabbing

    A Groton, Massachusetts man who was arrested following his wife’s apparent stabbing death is set to face a judge.

  • Massachusetts October 21, 2019 2:44 pm

    Groton Murder Suspect Stabbed Wife 27 Times, Autopsy Finds

    The man who was arrested after authorities responded to his wife’s apparent stabbing death in their Groton, Massachusetts, home was ordered held without bail at his arraignment Monday while he undergoes a psychiatric evaluation. Gregory Fairbairn, 62, was arrested Saturday evening after he called 911 to report an unresponsive female. At the scene, police located 57-year-old Mary Fairbairn, who had...

  • Massachusetts October 21, 2019 12:16 am

    Husband Arrested After Wife Found Dead in Groton Home: Police

    The Massachusetts woman who was found dead in a Groton home over the weekend has been identified, and officials say her husband was arrested after he called 911. Groton police responded Saturday around 5:30 p.m. to a Lowell Road home for an unresponsive woman. Responding officers encountered the alleged 911 caller, later identified as 62-year-old Gregory Fairbairn, who lived at...

  • Massachusetts October 19, 2019 11:29 pm

    Person Arrested in Connection With Death in Groton, Officials Say

    A person is facing assault and battery charges as authorities investigate a death in Groton, Massachusetts, according to the Middlesex District Attorney’s Office. Groton police responded to a Lowell Road home around 5:30 p.m. Saturday and found a person dead on scene, the district attorney’s office said. A suspect who is known to the victim was arrested and has been...

  • Massachusetts September 22, 2019 7:26 pm

    15+ Great Places to Pick Your Own Apples

    Fall is officially here and so is one staple of this too-quick season – apple picking! From Cortlands to McIntosh, Gala and every variety in between, apple picking season is upon us and we wanted to make it easier for you with our list of more than a dozen great places to pick your own. So grab your family, make...

  • Connecticut September 20, 2019 11:23 pm

    1 Dead of EEE in CT, 2nd Case Confirmed

    A person diagnosed with EEE earlier this season has died and a second case of the disease has been confirmed in Connecticut this season.

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