• Worcester July 15, 2022 8:25 am

    Worcester Officials Warn of Sewage in Blackstone River

    Stay out of the Blackstone River as it flows through Worcester and several of its suburbs this weekend. The Boston Globe reported that officials in Worcester are asking people to avoid the river after nearly a million gallons of untreated and partially treated sewage spilled into the Blackstone early Thursday, which carries an increased risk of health risks from bacteria…

  • interstate 89 July 13, 2022 12:51 pm

    Wrong-Way Driver Nearly Hits Trooper's Cruiser on I-89 in NH, Police Say

    A car driving the wrong way on Interstate 89 in Sutton, New Hampshire, almost hit a police cruiser head-on on Tuesday night, state police said Wednesday. A state trooper had his emergency lights on while working on a construction site when the vehicle nearly struck his cruiser about 11:50 p.m., according to a news release. The car was traveling south…

  • Massachusetts June 15, 2022 3:45 pm

    Power Lines Come Down on Truck in Sutton, Mass.

    Power lines came down on a truck in Sutton, Massachusetts, Wednesday and neighbors say a person is trapped inside. Neighbors on William Street said the truck backed into the lines and tore down the poles, causing the wires to come down. Sutton police and fire are on scene. No other information was immediately available.

  • Sutton May 15, 2022 9:41 am

    Arson Suspected in Sutton Fire That Destroyed Drive-In Theater

    Fire officials in Sutton, Massachusetts are asking for the public’s help for information on a recent brush fire that destroyed a vacant drive-in movie theater. Crews responded to reports of a fire on Route 146 around 4:30p.m. on May 2. The fire burned through several acres of brush on both sides of the roadway and destroyed the former Sutton Motor-In…

  • Sutton January 9, 2022 7:23 pm

    SUV Crashes Into Restaurant in Sutton

    A restaurant in Sutton, Massachusetts, sustained major damage after an SUV crashed into it on Sunday afternoon. Sutton police said they were dispatched to the Heritage Plaza on Sunday afternoon for a report of a vehicle that drove into the building. Photos from the scene showed damage to the exterior of Schultzy’s Place, a breakfast and lunch spot in...

  • Sutton November 14, 2021 10:06 am

    Injuries Reported in Early Morning Crash in Sutton

    Authorities are investigating an early morning crash that occurred in Sutton, Massachusetts. The crash appeared to have only involved one car on Route 146 South by the Central Turnpike. According to State Police, injuries were reported, though it is unclear how many people were in the car and the extent of their injuries. No additional information has been released.

  • Massachusetts November 12, 2021 8:56 pm

    8th Graders Removed From High School Soccer Team After Complaint From Opponents

    The soccer season is over for a group of young players in Sutton, Massachusetts, even as the high school girls’ varsity team keeps marching toward a state title. “We deserve to make it to the end games,” said Sutton soccer player Ava Magnuson. “Our team is devastated. We’re devastated.” This season, four eighth graders have been on the varsity...

  • Massachusetts November 12, 2021 6:21 pm

    MIAA Waiver Sparks High School Soccer Controversy

    A high school soccer game is surrounded in controversy after one school says another was using ineligible players.

  • interstate 89 April 26, 2021 1:33 pm

    1 Dead From Accident in Sutton: NH State Police

    A Nashua driver who lost control of his vehicle and went off the highway in Sutton, New Hampshire, was seriously injured, and a passenger killed late Friday afternoon, state police said. The two men were riding in a 2015 GMC pickup truck along Interstate 89 Southbound before 5 p.m. Friday when the vehicle left the road. It crossed the highway…

  • SCHOOLS March 24, 2021 8:47 pm

    Conference Hosted by Mass. High School Aims to Boost Inclusiveness Everywhere

    About 1,000 students and educators from across New England joined together virtually Wednesday to discuss how they can make their schools and communities more inclusive and more mindful of everyone’s backgrounds. It was all part of the Connections Conference, hosted by Massachusetts’ Sutton High School. “Talking about things like racism, sexism and homophobia is really hard, and I think sometimes…

  • Massachusetts March 24, 2021 6:43 pm

    Mass. Students Take Part in Social Justice Conference

    Hundreds of Mass. students and teachers took part in a social justice conference on structural racism, looking at ways to make their communities more inclusive and mindful of others.

  • Decision 2020 November 4, 2020 8:16 pm

    Presidential Tally in 2 Mass. Towns Separated by 1 Vote Each

    With millions of votes cast in the presidential election, it can sometimes be hard to feel like your one vote counted. But in two central Massachusetts town, Decision 2020 came down to a single ballot each. “That is amazing, absolutely amazing, that shocks me,” exclaimed Carol Hemming of Webster. “It’s just amazing that a big race like this could be…

  • Massachusetts November 4, 2020 8:07 pm

    Joe Biden Wins 2 Mass. Towns by 1 Vote Each

    Though it may seem like your vote won’t make a difference, you never know how influential it may be.

  • Sutton September 29, 2020 8:57 pm

    Operator Dies After Excavator Rolls Down Embankment in Sutton

    A person has died after a construction accident Tuesday in Sutton, Massachusetts, authorities say. An excavator tumbled down a steep embankment on Leland Hill Road, killing its operator, according to the Worcester County District Attorney’s Office. Police were called around 3:45 p.m. Local officers and firefighters, as well as the Massachusetts Fire District 7 technical rescue team, responded to the…

  • coronavirus August 27, 2020 7:56 pm

    For Schools in Small Towns, a Few New COVID Cases Can Spark Drastic Changes

    Massachusetts’ new COVID-19 dashboard is an easy, color-coded way to see which communities are experiencing spikes in positive test results. But the so-called “red” communities can often have vastly different case numbers. For example, of the nine cities and towns currently in the highest risk category, Lynn has 236 cases over a two-week period, while Sutton has just 10 cases…

  • Massachusetts August 27, 2020 7:09 pm

    Small Communities Impacted by COVID-19

    In a larger community, a few coronavirus cases may not force students to learn remotely, but in a town with a smaller population, they could change the course of an entire school year.

  • coronavirus July 25, 2020 11:00 am

    How Will Subs Work When Schools Are Back in Mass.? One Principal Has a Plan

    With Massachusetts schools planning for reopening this fall – even in a hybrid model – some schools are trying to figure out how substitute teachers would work. Some schools and school districts have started to put out the call for subs – like Sutton Memorial High School, whose principal this week reached out to alumni who may be home this…

  • Massachusetts July 24, 2020 6:31 pm

    Back-to-School Planning for Substitute Teachers in Mass.

    What’s being done to keep substitute teachers safe if and when school resumes in the fall, and will it make sense to have no people coming in to schools?

  • coronavirus May 13, 2020 6:26 pm

    Mother and Daughter Make Transparent Masks to Help Deaf and Hearing-Impaired People

    The whir of sewing machines and the click of snipping scissors fill The Tailor Pros shop in Sutton, Massachusetts, as alterations have taken a back seat to mask-making. “I never thought that being a tailor would be such an important thing right now,” said Jasmyne McKenna, owner of The Tailor Pros. McKenna’s youngest daughter, Julianna, joined her at the...

  • Massachusetts May 12, 2020 7:14 pm

    Clear Masks for the Hearing-Impaired

    Face coverings are creating a new problem for people who rely on lip-reading.

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