• Mansfield February 10, 2024 1:43 pm

    Mansfield Public Schools order investigation into alleged racial slur used during basketball game

    Mansfield Public Schools Superintendent Teresa Murphy released a statement after a social media video showed a member of the audience allegedly shouting a racial slur at a basketball game at Mansfield High School. Murphy says she ordered an investigation with school officials ands the School Resource Officer. “We want all students to feel a sense of belonging and believe there...

  • Mansfield January 11, 2024 12:03 am

    Firefighters battle large fire in Mansfield

    Firefighters are working the scene of a large fire in Mansfield, Massachusetts, on Wednesday. Police say the fire broke out at a home on Jewell Street. No injuries have been reported. Footage from the scene shows large plumes of smoke coming from the home. Jewell Street is closed between Nelson Way and Windermere Drive, according to police. Further details were…

  • Massachusetts January 3, 2024 9:08 am

    TGI Fridays closes about half its locations in Mass.

    [This story first appeared on Boston Restaurant Talk.] A restaurant chain has shut down multiple locations in Massachusetts, including ones in the Greater Boston area. According to a source, locations of TGI Fridays in Dedham, Mansfield, Marlborough, North Attleborough, and Seekonk are no longer in business, while another source says that the Danvers outlet has closed as well–and all of these...

  • Mansfield December 26, 2023 5:19 pm

    ‘I'll rip your face off:' New details from arrest warrant of Conn. music teacher

    Connecticut State Police have released the arrest warrant of a Mansfield Middle School teacher charged with second-degree threatening. Kenneth Johnson, 49, of Mansfield turned himself in to state police on Dec. 21. He was charged with disorderly conduct and second-degree threatening and released after posting a $10,000 bond, according to police. Johnson is a music teacher at Mansfield Middle School, according…

  • Mansfield December 21, 2023 11:11 pm

    Crash and fire snarl traffic on I-495 in Mansfield

    A rollover crash and vehicle fire impacted traffic on Interstate 495 in Mansfield, Massachusetts, during Thursday’s evening commute. The Massachusetts Department of Transportation said the crash occurred on Exit 30 on the southbound side of the highway. The highway was closed in both directions to allow a medical helicopter to land, MassDOT said. The northbound side and the left lane…

  • Massachusetts December 5, 2023 10:03 pm

    As many as 9 people involved in Mansfield smoke shop smash-and-grab

    As many as nine people forced their way into a smoke shop overnight in Mansfield, Massachusetts, destroying the store to steal items inside. Mansfield police say they were called to Brothers Smoke Shop, on Pratt Street, around 1 a.m. Monday for a reported breaking and entering into the business. Responding officers found discarded cigarette packs and other items from the…

  • Mansfield December 4, 2023 11:59 pm

    Search for robbery suspects in Mansfield

    The incident occurred around 1 a.m. Monday at Brothers Smoke Shop, Mansfield police said.

  • Mansfield November 13, 2023 12:18 am

    Mansfield police investigating string of car thefts, break-ins

    Police are now asking for residents in the area to check their home surveillance cameras.

  • Mansfield November 12, 2023 7:16 pm

    3 arrested, 1 more suspect sought following car break-ins, thefts in Mansfield

    Authorities in Mansfield, Massachusetts, are asking for the public’s help in identifying suspects that may have been involved in multiple car break-ins and thefts that occurred overnight. Police responded to Fieldstone Drive shortly before 4 a.m. Sunday after a 911 caller reported seeing on their home video surveillance a person enter the caller’s car. The person ran off, but...

  • Mansfield October 3, 2023 9:23 pm

    Situation resolved after large police response near hotel in Mansfield

    An ongoing incident that prompted multiple agencies to respond Tuesday evening has been safely resolved, according to police in Mansfield, Massachusetts. The Mansfield Police Department said it and regional partners were responding to an incident at 50 Reservoir St. the address of the Fairfield Inn. Details of the situation were not immediately available. Police said around 8:45 p.m. that the…

  • Massachusetts September 29, 2023 8:02 pm

    More Mass. auto workers picket as UAW expands strike

    The United Auto Workers union expanded its strike even further Friday as labor contract negotiations with Detroit’s Big Three automakers continue to stall. The union encouraged an additional 7,000 members at Ford and General Motors to join the strike. Nearly 50 workers joined the picket line Friday in Mansfield, Massachusetts, where others have been marching for a week. “Ford has…

  • Massachusetts September 29, 2023 7:44 pm

    Mass. workers picket as UAW expands strike

    Another 7,000 auto workers were encouraged to walk off the job Friday as negotiations have stalled.

  • Mansfield September 26, 2023 8:33 am

    6 boys from Rhode Island arrested after Mansfield car break-ins

    Six boys were arrested by police in Mansfield, Massachusetts, after authorities there said they were suspected of breaking into cars during the early morning hours on Monday. Authorities got a 911 call from someone on Church Street after 3 a.m. Monday, saying that someone was trying to break into cars, and when Mansfield police responded, they said they saw a…

  • Massachusetts September 22, 2023 6:55 pm

    Workers walk out of Mansfield distribution facility amid UAW strike

    The auto worker strike expanded to Massachusetts Friday when Stellantis workers walked out and onto the picket line.

  • Mansfield Police September 7, 2023 8:10 pm

    Texas police officer wrangles big snake found curled inside a homeowner's sink

    A Mansfield police officer found herself wrangling a slithery intruder Monday morning after responding to a hiss-terical call.

  • Mansfield September 3, 2023 1:09 pm

    Man arrested after attempted robbery at Mansfield gas station

    A man was arrested after an attempted robbery at a gas station in Mansfield, Massachusetts, early Sunday morning, police said. Officers responded to a 911 call reporting a robbery of the Mobil station on Chauncy Street at around 3:41 a.m., Mansfield police said. The clerk on duty reported that a man assaulted him and demanded money before escaping toward Central…

  • Mansfield August 30, 2023 7:36 pm

    Mansfield mystery ends: Police chief returning to duty

    After spending the past two years off the job, the Mansfield police chief will return to his public safety post. Ron Sellon had been on paid administrative leave after town leaders launched a private investigation into workplace misconduct allegations. That probe concluded last summer and determined Sellon was not fit to serve as police chief. However, the dispute still dragged…

  • Massachusetts August 3, 2023 6:41 pm

    Mansfield boy becomes member of Savannah Bananas for a day

    The Make-a-Wish Foundation has helped a young Massachusetts boy who has a neurological disorder sign a one-day contract with a Georgia baseball team.

  • Massachusetts August 4, 2023 12:37 am

    Savannah Bananas make Mass. boy's baseball dream come true

    A boy from Massachusetts will have his wish granted by the Savannah Bananas baseball team. Mark Lane, a 10-year-old from Mansfield who goes by “Swaggy,” has a rare neurological disorder that causes hundreds of seizures a day, according to NBC affiliate WSAV. He has been a fan of the popular South Carolina minor league baseball team since he saw some…

  • Mansfield June 5, 2023 7:52 am

    Mansfield police standoff ends peacefully

    A police standoff overnight in Mansfield, Massachusetts, has ended peacefully, according to authorities. Mansfield police said in a Facebook post shortly after midnight Monday that they were on scene along with the Metropolitan Law Enforcement Council’s regional SWAT team at an address on Erick Road. They asked residents to avoid the area. At least two dozen police officers were...

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