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Police investigate fatal pedestrian crash in Greenfield
GREENFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- State and local police are investigating a fatal pedestrian accident in Greenfield Monday night.According to Greenfield Police, the pedestrian was hit by a car on Elm Street just after 7 p.m.State Police confirmed with Western Mass News just after 10 p.m. that the pedes
Small fire at Brattleboro industrial plant causes minor damage to machinery
BRATTLEBORO — Smoke from a small fire in the back of an industrial building caused employees to be evacuated Friday afternoon.The fire, at the Neenah, Inc. plant on Wellington Road, caused no injuries, according to Brattleboro Fire Chief Michael Bucossi.
Local woman charged with DWI following crash in Marlborough Sunday
MARLBOROUGH — Two people suffered non-life-threatening injuries in a rollover crash Sunday afternoon, police said.Police arrested the driver, Melissa M. Lackey, 43, of Marlborough on a charge of driving while intoxicated—subsequent offense, Marlborough police said in a Facebook post.
Suspects found in months-long string of burglaries
Craig and Alicia Wilkins, both 34 years old, are charged with grand larceny and possession of stolen property among other charges.
Keene police cruiser involved in crash Sunday
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Pre-trial hearing set for the woman charged with misleading police in the death of Jo Ringer
Today is the pre-trial conference for Laura Reilly, who is charged with misleading police at a critical time of their investigation into the disappearance and the eventual murder of Jo Ringer.Ringer's remains were found in Hatfield this past February, nearly half a year after her initial disappearan
Weekend update: Shots fired, prowler caught with stolen goods, and officer injured outside Red Arrow
MANCHESTER, NH– Police filed the following three incident reports for crimes which happened on Oct. 20, 2018, including a report of gunfire resulting in damage to a barbershop, theft from vehicles in the area of Hillhaven Road and an arrest, and a fight outside of Red Arrow Diner that resulted in an
Brattleboro Bowl prize goes to Dearborn
"Yay! Abigail Dearborn you're amazing!!!!!!" wrote Hannah Rigollet on her online ballot.
Suspect who stabbed state trooper on Friday identified
NEW SALEM, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - State Police have identified the person, 18-year-old Nghia Le of Manchester, New Hampshire, who stabbed a Massachusetts State Police trooper on Friday.
One person killed in Troy crash Sunday morning
TROY — A truck crashed into a house in town Sunday morning, leaving the driver dead, according to Fire Chief Mark D. Huntoon.Huntoon said Sunday evening that the driver had a medical issue that led to the crash, but declined to give further details.
Man accused of stealing a car in Walpole, stabbing a state trooper faces charges in Massachusetts
A Manchester man accused of stealing a car in Walpole on Friday, leading police on a chase into Massachusetts, and then stabbing a state trooper has been charged with armed assault with intent to murder and assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, according to authorities.The Northwestern Distri
Fire at Vermont Country Store warehouse
RUTLAND, Vt. (WCAX) -A structure fire closed Route 7-B Central between Route 103 and U-S Route 7 early Sunday morning.The Rutland Fire department reports it responded to the Vermont Country Store warehouse on Vermont Route 7-B in Clarendon at 10:45 p.m. Saturday night.Crews worked through the night
Your Thanks: Brattleboro Literary Festival
Much thanks to the volunteers and organizers of this year's Brattleboro Literary Festival. What other small town can boast of such a high quality and free event? I especially want to commend the selection committee whose work exposes us to so many (new to me) literary talents. It is the best kind of
Shots Fired Leads to Arrest in New Hampshire
A New Hampshire man has been arrested after reports of shots fired involving several people. Forty-one-year-old Michael Connarn of Chesterfield was arrested Friday following the incident that happened earlier in the day in Chesterfield. The New Hampshire State Police responded to reports of shots fi
Sentences meted out for drug, assault charges
A Bay State man was sentenced in Cheshire County Superior Court in Keene recently for stealing a snowplow.John Whelden, 48, of Framingham, Mass., pleaded guilty to committing felony theft by unauthorized taking in Swanzey in October 2017. According to sentencing documents, Whelden and Christopher In
Cause of deadly fire in Orange still unknown
Firefighters made several attempts to go into the house, but were unable to due to the amount of smoke, fire, and a lack of protective gear.
A vacant space in the heart of West Brattleboro: For years, a convenience store served a community in need. Last month, it closed, with no explanation from its corporate ownership and a track record of uncooperative management.
In the days after the store closed, a chain-link fence surrounded the lot. The store windows were boarded with plywood slabs. Excavation equipment worked daily, and local residents woke each morning to the sound of jackhammers and heavy machinery.
Investigation into cause of Friday’s fatal home fire continues
“Yesterday, Oct. 19, at (approximately) 8:12 a.m., our station received a call from an Orange off-duty call lieutenant firefighter reporting a working fire at 43 West Main St.,” the fire department’s lengthy Facebook statement begins.
One person dead after being struck by train in Westfield
Andrew MasseWESTFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - Officials tell us that one person was killed after being struck by a train Saturday night.Westfield Fire officials tell us they were called to the area of Rt. 20 at East Mountain Road just before 8 p.m.Westfield Police and Fire Departments and State Police off
'Awesome' turnout at Career Expo in Brattleboro
"We sold out of employer tables a month ago, which is awesome," said Alex Beck, workforce and education specialist for Brattleboro Development Credit Corp. "Employers are here. They're looking to hire."