• Plainville January 5, 2024 5:05 pm

    FBI, local authorities search property in Plainville as part of ongoing investigation

    Local, state and federal agencies searched a property in Plainville, Massachusetts, on Friday afternoon as part of an ongoing investigation. Among those at the scene were FBI Boston’s Evidence Response Team and the ATF, according to an FBI spokesperson. Plainville Police Chief James Floyd said the search was in response to information gathered during the investigation into a narcotics...

  • Plainville December 28, 2023 7:47 pm

    Dog rescued, family displaced after fire rips through home in Plainville

    A family is displaced Thursday night after fire broke out at a home in Plainville, Massachusetts. Fire officials said the three people who were home were already safely outside by the time firefighters arrived at the Wampum Street scene around 2:30 p.m., but crews did rescue the family dog. It took until around 4 p.m. to get the fire under…

  • i-495 October 10, 2023 4:05 pm

    RI driver dies in fiery car crash on I-495 in Plainville, Mass.

    A driver died in a fiery car crash on Interstate 495 early Tuesday morning in Plainville, Massachusetts State Police said. The driver was found partway out of a BMW sedan’s passenger’s seat and face-down in water in the median of the highway near mile marker 35.2, police said. The driver’s side of the car was on fire. Two state...

  • Massachusetts May 21, 2023 12:05 am

    Fire Destroys Popular YMCA Pool Clubhouse in Plainville: ‘It's Very Unfortunate'

    A fire broke out Saturday at a YMCA pool clubhouse in Plainville, Massachusetts, destroying the popular swimming spot for local families and residents. The Plainville Fire Department responded around 5 p.m. to the YMCA Family Pool Club at Park Terrace and found heavy fire showing from the clubhouse building. Firefighters from multiple surrounding communities were called to the scene to…

  • Plainville April 20, 2023 7:00 pm

    No Injuries Reported as House in Plainville Goes Up in Flames

    Flames broke out at a home in Plainville, Massachusetts, on Thursday, ripping through fast enough to call multiple departments to the scene. Plainville fire official said they were called to the home on Treasure Island Road around 5 p.m. When they arrived the house was already fully involved. Firefighters from Plainville, Wrentham, Foxborough, Mansfield, Franklin, Norfolk, Bellingham, North Attleboro and…

  • Plainville March 2, 2023 12:53 pm

    Authorities Identified Man Killed After Being Hit by Car in Plainville

    A man in his 40s was killed Wednesday night after being hit by a car in Plainville, Massachusetts, according to authorities in Norfolk County. The pedestrian, identified as 46-year-old William Murry, of Plainville, was walking along Taunton Street, near the intersection of Shepherd Street, when he was hit by a Honda Accord around 7 p.m. Wednesday, the Norfolk District...

  • sports betting December 5, 2022 5:04 pm

    Public Input Limited On First Sports Betting Licenses

    As the Gaming Commission prepares to evaluate and possibly vote on Massachusetts’s first sports betting licenses this week, regulators got scant public input Monday on applications from the state’s existing slots parlor and casinos. The 10 a.m. hearing was meant to allow members of the public to weigh in on the three applications for in-person sports betting that commissioners...

  • FBI December 1, 2022 4:57 pm

    ‘Route 91 Bandit,' Suspected New England Bank Robber, Arrested in Conn.

    A man suspected in a monthslong string of bank robberies across New England was arrested Thursday in Connecticut, federal authorities said.Taylor Dziczek, who’d been dubbed “The Route 91 Bandit,” has been under investigation over 14 bank and credit union robberies — and one attempted robbery — in Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Hampshire and Vermont.

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