• Massachusetts April 2, 2022 6:29 pm

    Mass General Brigham Pulls Expansion Plan

    The system that includes Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women’s Hospital has withdrawn its controversial plan to build outpatient care centers in Woburn and Westborough and to expand a facility in Westwood after learning Department of Public Health staff would not recommend the projects’ approval.

  • mass general brigham April 2, 2022 6:32 pm

    Mass General Brigham Pulls Suburban Expansion Plan

    Mass General Brigham officials said Friday the hospital system has withdrawn its controversial proposal to build outpatient care centers in Woburn and Westborough and to expand an existing facility in Westwood after learning Department of Public Health staff would not recommend approval of the projects. The DPH did, however, recommend that the Public Health Council, with conditions, partially approve a…

  • cruiser crash January 12, 2022 5:11 am

    Truck Slams Into Parked Westborough Police Cruiser

    A truck rammed into a police cruiser that was pulled over on the side of Route 9, causing a chain reaction crash Tuesday night. Westborough police officers were helping a car that broke down on Route 9 near Route 495 around 6 p.m. The driver was in a bad spot, police said, and the officers were helping until the tow…

  • Massachusetts September 26, 2021 6:36 pm

    Several Injured in Westborough Wrong Way Crash

    Police say the driver in the car headed the wrong way was the sole occupant in the car and sustained life-threatening injuries.

  • Westborough September 26, 2021 6:35 pm

    Multiple People Seriously Injured in Overnight Wrong-Way Crash

    Multiple people were taken to the hospital following a wrong-way crash overnight in Westborough, Massachusetts. Authorities say a car was headed east in the westbound high speed lane on Route 9 when it struck another car head on. Authorities did not specify how many people were in the vehicle headed the right way on Route 9, but say all were…

  • Massachusetts August 6, 2021 10:23 am

    Car Window Shattered on Mass. Pike in What Police Initially Called a Shooting

    A car windshield was shattered Thursday on the Massachusetts Turnpike in Boston in what state police initially described as a shooting, a classification they later walked back. A taxi driver in a Toyota Sienna van pulled up beside a Massachusetts State Police trooper on the highway around 6:20 p.m. and reported that someone had shot at their car, spokesperson Dave…

  • Southborough June 26, 2021 9:00 pm

    Bridge Replacement to Impact I-90 Traffic in Southboro All Weekend

    Traffic is being rerouted on Interstate 90 in Southboro over the weekend as construction crews replace a bridge. The Massachusetts Department of Transportation is replacing the I-90 westbound bridge over Cordaville Road. The work began Friday evening and is expected to end on Monday, June 28 at 5 a.m., according to MassDOT.  All westbound traffic will shift to the eastbound…

  • Westboro March 12, 2021 3:03 pm

    Man, 83, Charged in Wife's Death at Their Westboro Home

    An 83-year-old man from Westboro, Massachusetts has been charged in connection with the death of his wife last week, according to the district attorney. Abdal Rindani was arraigned Friday in connection with the death of his 76-year-old wife, Saharbanoo Rindani, who was found dead at their home at the Park Village Apartments at 135 East Main Street on March 6,…

  • Westborough January 4, 2021 7:06 pm

    Man Rescues Owl Stumbling After Being Hit by Vehicle, Drives It to Vet

    An owl hitched a ride Sunday night after being hit by a vehicle in Westborough, Massachusetts, police said. It was captured by a good Samaritan who saw the bird get hit and drove it to get help, Westborough police said in a statement Monday. “This citizen saw the owl stumbling around clearly injured and proceeded to stop. He exited his…

  • Westborough October 5, 2020 8:17 am

    On the Mooove: Police Corral Escaped Cows in Westborough

    Police found four cows on Wachusett View Drive in Westborough Sunday morning after receiving reports of cattle on the loose. “Never a dull moment in Westborough,” the police department wrote in a Facebook post about the incident. The cows were returned to their home at Uhlman’s Ice Cream, with the help of the owners and the town’s Animal Control...

  • sergeant stabbed June 23, 2020 12:21 pm

    Police Sergeant Stabbed Inside Southborough Station

    A Massachusetts police sergeant is recovering after being stabbed by a man inside the Southborough police station.

  • officer stabbed June 23, 2020 2:05 pm

    Southborough Officer Stabbed During Assault in Police Station: PD

    A Massachusetts police officer was injured Monday night after he was allegedly stabbed inside the Public Safety Building in Southborough, according to the Worcester County District Attorney’s office. Southborough police said the incident occurred at about 9:50 p.m. in the back lobby of the building during an investigation into a threats complaint. The officer, later identified as Sgt. James...

  • Massachusetts April 20, 2020 10:23 am

    Wrong-Way Crash Kills 2 in Westborough, Police Say; 1 Person in Critical Condition

    A wrong-way crash killed two people in Westborough, Massachusetts, on Saturday evening, police said.   State police responded to calls of a wrong-way driver traveling north on I-495 Southbound near Hopkinton. The crash occurred close to Exit 22 in Westborough.  Police discovered one of the vehicles involved matched descriptions of the wrong-way car. According to authorities, Viktoria Staskievich, 43, of…

  • Springfield February 2, 2020 5:11 pm

    Firefighters Representing 13 Departments to Graduate

    Firefighters who will go to work at 13 departments across Massachusetts are scheduled to graduate from the state firefighting academy this week. State Fire Marshal Peter Ostroskey and Massachusetts Firefighting Academy Director David Evans will present certificates of completion to members of the graduating class on Friday morning at the Department of Fire Services facility in Springfield. The graduates represent…

  • car crash January 22, 2020 6:33 am

    Speed Played Factor in Overnight Westborough Crash: Police

    Authorities say speed was a factor in a two-car crash that resulted in one vehicle overturned in front of a Target store in Westborough, Massachusetts. Police said the crash happened overnight in the area of 330 Turnpike Rd. There, a blue car with severe damage to its passenger side and front was seen, as well as an overturned white vehicle….

  • Missing Falcon January 11, 2020 5:21 pm

    $20K Falcon Found by Firefighter Days After Owner Fell Through Ice

    A missing pet falcon has been rescued after its owner fell through the ice looking for it in Westborough on Thursday, firefighters said. Using GPS, Westborough firefighter Mark Boyer helped find the missing bird on Saturday. He had been volunteering with the search during his hours off-duty, authorities said. The falcon, which the Westborough Fire Department said was valued at…

  • Massachusetts November 26, 2019 5:56 pm

    Fallen Worcester Fire Fighter Awarded Posthumous Medal of Honor

    Fallen Worcester firefighter Christopher Roy, who died battling a fire in 2018, was among those honored Tuesday at Massachusetts’ ‘Firefighter of the Year’ Awards. Officials including Gov. Charlie Baker were on hand for the 30th annual event at Mechanics Hall in Worcester to honor firefighters from fire departments who undertook heroic acts of bravery and public service across the state in 2018.

  • BOSTON November 26, 2019 11:40 am

    Package Stores Sue to Stop Cumberland Farms Booze Sales

    Members of the Massachusetts Package Stores Association are challenging the constitutionality of a Cumberland Farms ballot proposal that would, among other things, allow retailers to sell alcohol in an unlimited number of their stores statewide. Westborough-based Cumberland Farms put forward the proposal this summer. It’s currently on track to go before voters in November 2020.

  • Massachusetts November 24, 2019 5:58 pm

    Worcester Firefighter Christopher Roy to Receive Posthumous Honor

    Massachusetts is honoring its best and bravest firefighters this week. State Homeland Security Undersecretary Jeanne Benincasa Thorpe and state Fire Marshal Peter Ostroskey will recognize heroic acts of bravery during the 30th annual Firefighter of the Year awards at Mechanics Hall in Worcester on Tuesday.

  • Massachusetts November 18, 2019 4:32 pm

    Westborough Man Shot and Killed By Police Had Stabbed His Wife Multiple Times: PD

    A Westborough, Massachusetts, man who was shot and killed by police on Friday afternoon had stabbed his wife multiple times, according to police. The man, who has not been identified by police, allegedly stabbed his wife inside their Windsor Ridge Drive apartment around midday Friday.

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