• Massachusetts December 20, 2023 10:36 pm

    With deadline approaching, inside a Nero's Law training session with Mass. EMTs

    A training deadline is quickly approaching for EMTs in Massachusetts to be prepped on caring for police dogs — and it’s all hands on deck to get all of them up to speed. Nero’s Law allows emergency crews to treat and transport police dogs if they are hurt in the line of duty, and also requires them to complete...

  • Massachusetts November 17, 2023 8:45 am

    Home in Westwood destroyed by fire

    A destructive fire in Westwood, Massachusetts, left a home in ruins Thursday night. The fire happened at about 9:30 p.m. on Mill Street. Firefighters had to vent the home, break windows and cut holes in the house with a chain saw. “It’s been a very tough fire because the second floor collapsed onto the first floor, so we are...

  • Massachusetts November 17, 2023 7:46 am

    Westwood home destroyed by fire

    A Mill Street home in Westwood, Mass., is a total loss after a fire ripped through the home Thursday night.

  • Massachusetts April 27, 2023 6:18 pm

    Westwood Schools Cut Ties With Booster Program Over Twitter Activity

    The public schools in Westwood, Massachusetts, are no longer affiliated with the booster club following activity on the program’s Twitter account. In a letter to the school community, Superintendent Emily Parks said they recently became aware that “Westwood High Boosters” had repeatedly endorsed viewpoints through its “likes” on Twitter regarding transgender people. Parks did not get into specifics but...

  • Westwood March 16, 2023 7:34 pm

    Elderly Woman Hit and Killed by Car in Westwood

    A woman died after being hit by a car in Westwood, Massachusetts, Thursday morning, authorities said. The crash occurred on University Avenue near the Interstate 95 southbound ramp, Westwood police said. The scene remained closed off as of 11 a.m. The car hit the woman on University Avenue near the ramp to Interstate 95 south about 9:50 a.m., according to…

  • Massachusetts March 3, 2023 11:45 pm

    Westwood Among Towns Rolling Out Community Choice Electricity

    Municipal aggregation programs have gone into effect in some Massachusetts communities.

  • Massachusetts March 4, 2023 7:12 am

    Your Town's Energy Program Could Save You Money. Here's How It Works

    On March 1, several communities in Massachusetts rolled out municipal aggregation programs aimed at providing more affordable and renewable electricity. In Westwood, electricity customers were notified about a program called Westwood Community Choice Electricity. It’s an alternative to current electricity supply options that they were automatically enrolled in. “Westwood has decided to engage for the town an aggregation program, which…

  • Dedham January 9, 2023 12:31 pm

    Crash Causes Serious Injuries, Closes Route 1 at I-95 in Dedham

    A car crash on U.S. Route 1 caused serious injuries, knocked down utility wires and closed more than one highway in Dedham, Massachusetts, near Westwood on Monday, officials said. The crash took place at the intersection of Route 1, which was closed in both directions, and Interstate 95, which was closed southbound, according to the Massachusetts Department of Transportation. They…

Contact Us