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Grafton police log, Oct. 19 edition - Community Advocate
12:02 p.m.Arrested,Brandon Thomas Cranton, 33, of 14 Sampson St., Grafton, on probation warrant violation.
Worcester 2018 Halloween Sex Offender Safety Map
WORCESTER, MA—Before kids go out trick or treating on Halloween, fall is a good time to take an inventory of who is living in your neighborhood. Worcester currently has 289 registered sex offenders listed on theMassachusetts Sex Offender Registry.
Powerball ticket sold in Massachusetts worth a million dollars
One Powerball player in Massachusetts woke up a million dollars richer Thursday morning.A person who bought a ticket in the Bay State matched all five numbers in Wednesday night’s drawing but did not hit the Powerball, according to the Massachusetts State Lottery.Two other people received a million
Another Freeze Warning in effect for western Massachusetts
I think my heart just broke ? Karin from Northfield just sent us a picture of SNOW on her porch!! Nooooo!#TooSoonpic.twitter.com/I1AnCORYAO— Tamara Sacharczyk (@TamaraSach)October 18, 2018
After community meeting, crowd marches to child molester's new home
Wednesday night's meeting was called after it was learned he'd be moving to the Washington Park neighborhood. Upon his release, Gardner had to register as a Level III sex offender, meaning he's a high risk to re-offend, so police know where he lives.
Massachusetts Bomb Squad responds to Worcester for suspicious device found in trash bin
The Massachusetts Bomb Squad responded to Dorchester Street in Worcester Tuesday evening after a 60-year-old resident found a portable propane tank with two devices attached to it in his trash bin.Worcester police responded to the Dorchester Street address at 7:10 p.m. and met with the man, who told
Live updates as armed police close off two streets in Lincoln
According to police, gangs often recruit susceptible people to move both drugs and cash between areas, and use intimidation tactics to invade vulnerable people’s homes from which they deal their illicit wares.
NH Man Who Delivered Fentanyl from Mass. Sentenced
Twenty-five-year-old James Castine had pleaded guilty to being a drug enterprise leader, witness tampering, and possession of a controlled drug.
'Largest jackpot in the game's history:' Mega Millions prize swells to $868M
"This is an exciting time for our customers and our retail partners and we encourage people to keep the experience of playing the lottery fun by playing responsibly," Michael Sweeney, Executive Director of the Massachusetts State Lottery, said in a statement.
Dairy Queen to open first Worcester location
The Grill & Chill location, which will serve a full food menu and ice cream, is being built at 725 Grafton St., in a plaza that also includes a Family Dollar and Advance Auto Parts.
‘Mystery illness’: Department of Public Health confirms 2 cases of polio-like disease in Massachusetts
BOSTON (WHDH) - The odds of getting the polio-like disease is less than one in a million; however, two cases in the Bay State have been confirmed and four others are under investigation, the Department of Public Health announced.The rare disease, acute flaccid myelitis (AFM), affects the nervous sys
After tortured debate exchange, Charlie Baker says he will vote for Geoff Diehl
The Massachusetts governor endorsed the state's Republican ticket, but initially said during Wednesday's debate that he hadn't decided if he would personally vote for Diehl, the party's U.S. Senate nominee.
Missing Massachusetts boy found safe two years later in Orange County
The Orange County Sheriff's Office says that there Missing Persons Unit was contacted by the Webster Massachusetts Police Department regarding a 2016 abduction that occurred within their jurisdiction. The biological mother, Christina Hale, abducted her then 3-year-old son, Matthew Hale.
Gusty winds this afternoon and evening will bring even colder temperatures
An approaching cold front this afternoon will bring the risk for a few showers to western Massachusetts. As the front approaches, gusty winds will develop. Winds could gust over 30 mph at times, which could be enough to cause some power outages and tree damage with plenty of leaves on the trees.
Shrewsbury Country Shoppe now open
Shrewsbury –The Shrewsbury Country Shoppe, located at 600 Main St., recently held its grand opening.
Man Robbed By 3 Men After Meeting Woman From Internet
On Tuesday, Oct. 16, around 2:43 a.m., police responded to 7-11 on Main Street for a reported stabbing. A 23-year-old man had been stabbed in the abdomen. He was conscious and alert, stabilized at the scene, and transported to a hospital.
Commish: 1 women's hockey league 'inevitable'
"One league is inevitable," Rylan wrote in an email to The Associated Press, her strongest statement regarding a potential merger with the rival Canadian Women's Hockey League.
Cumberland man, 42, dies after I-295 crash
More Local News165 Providence students missed every day of school during bus strikeCumberland man, 42, dies after I-295 crashEthics panel finds probable cause official violated laws
Grafton Boy Scouts to host Fall Bottle Drive Nov. 3 - Community Advocate
Grafton – Boy Scout Troop 107 will hold their next bottle drive Saturday, Nov. 3, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Grafton Municipal Center, 30 Providence Road. During bottle drive, the Scouts will also be collecting non-perishable food to donate to a local food bank.
Man attacks, tries to strangle woman
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