• Weather January 10, 2024 3:53 pm

    Shrewsbury mobile home collapses under weight of snow and water

    A mobile home in Shrewsbury, Massachusetts, will be torn down after it collapsed from the weight of water and snow on its roof, firefighters said Wednesday. The resident escaped unharmed when the structure on Hartford Turnpike collapsed, firefighters said. Emergency crews shored up the building to prevent any further collapse and to protect neighboring homes. The building, built in 1970,…

  • Massachusetts October 30, 2023 11:52 pm

    Shrewsbury school robotics team mentor arrested with child sex abuse images, feds say

    A man who advises a Massachusetts high school robotics team was arrested Monday on suspicion of possessing images and video of child sex abuse, federal prosecutors said. Brian Lingard, a 60-year-old from Shrewsbury, is accused of having about 135 videos of apparent child sexual abuse on his computer and about 23 such images on his phone. He also had images…

  • Restaurants September 8, 2023 11:20 am

    Egg-focused Indian street food chain expanding into Boston area

    [This story first appeared on Boston Restaurant Talk.] A group of Indian street food spots that focuses on egg-based dishes will be expanding to the Greater Boston area. In addition to the Burlington location, another one in Shrewsbury is being planned as well. The address for the upcoming Egg Holic in Burlington is 10 Wall Street, Burlington, MA, 01803. The…

  • Worcester August 31, 2023 1:24 pm

    Man suspected of Jet Ski theft attacks officers in boat in Mass. lake

    A man bit and ordered a dog to attack officers investigating whether he stole a pair of Jet Skis on Massachusetts’ Lake Quinsigamond this week, police said. Lukasz Knutelski was arrested early Sunday morning on charges including operating a boat under the influence, aggravated assault and resisting arrest, Shrewsbury police said Thursday. A judge ordered the 45-year-old from Millbury be…

  • Shrewsbury July 11, 2023 4:13 pm

    Shrewsbury storage unit was housing more than $11M in counterfeit items, police say

    A report of gunfire near a storage facility in Shrewsbury, Massachusetts, led police to more than $11 million worth of suspected counterfeit goods, Shrewsbury police said Tuesday. Police said the call began as a report of shots fired near Holden and Bow streets. While searching the area, investigators came across a person at a storage unit at the Extra Space…

  • Massachusetts March 16, 2023 6:27 pm

    Suspicious Man Tried to Get Children at School Bus Stop Into His Car in Shrewsbury, Police Say

    Police are looking for a suspicious man they say approached children at a school bus stop in Shrewsbury, Massachusetts, and tried to get them into his car. The incident happened Wednesday morning at the Shrewsbury Commons apartment complex, according to the Shrewsbury Police Department. Authorities say the man told the children their parents had called for an Uber to drive…

  • Shrewsbury March 13, 2023 12:34 pm

    Dog Found Abandoned at Shrewsbury Shopping Center

    Police are asking for the public’s help finding the owners of a dog that was found abandoned in Shrewsbury, Massachusetts, on Sunday morning. The dog was found tied to a bench by his leash near the Christmas Tree Shops store at a shopping center on Boston Turnpike (Route 9), Shrewsbury police said. Someone reported seeing the dog’s owner get...

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