A two-day investigation led to the arrest of a Mashpee man, who was in a getaway car taking items from BJ's; among them, surveillance equipment.
Sunday, March 10, 2013
Friday, March 8, 2013
A Mashpee man was charged with stealing thousands of dollars worth of merchandise.
A two-day investigation has led to the arrest of a Mashpee man who stole numerous items from BJ's, including Bose speakers and surveillance video equipment. Christopher Sean Eld, 46, 82 Blue Spruce Way, Mashpee, was arrested and charged with eight counts of larceny over $250, defacing property, and misleading a police investigation. Eld also was arrested on a warrant for previous shoplifting charges. The Asset Prevention Team at BJ's initially reported on Wednesday, March 6, that store employees found an empty package that had contained Bose speakers. The protection team was able to identify on surveillance video the suspect removing the speakers from the packages, said police. "At the time they suspected that this thief was responsible …
Monday, February 11, 2013
Woman says her voice made a difference.
Thursday, September 20, 2012
BJ's, as part of its Adopt-a-School Program, adopted the Lincoln Street School.
Submitted by BJ's Wholesale Club BJ’s Wholesale Club announced partnerships with 199 schools, including the Lincoln Street School in Northborough, through the organization’s Adopt‐a‐School (ADAS) program. At the beginning of each school year, every BJ’s Wholesale Club partners with a local school to enhance students’ educational experience and provide students opportunities to grow into active citizens in their communities. A representative from BJ’s works closely with educators and teachers at the school and identifies ways in which BJ’s can offer support. Now in its 17th year, BJ’s Adopt‐a‐School program has provided more than $1.5 million in funding to thousands of schools, helping ensure children receive a quality education. One such …
Friday, June 29, 2012
Happy Friday, the editor's birthday.
Our morning column, 5 Things You Need to Know, provides you with information that can help you plan your day and give you some fodder for water cooler conversations. 1. Looking for a local place to swim? Be sure to check out our pools and ponds Patch swimming guide right here. 2. Bring a snack and enjoy a free movie this afternoon at the Northborough Free Library. The title has not been announced, but it will certainly be family-friendly. 3. BJ's is holding an open house all weekend. That means it doesn't matter whether you have a membership card or not. You can try out the store, shop and enjoy samples. 4. Meghan and the Road Dawgs return to the Celtic Tavern, playing blues, rock and pop. 5. Nominate the best burger, best steakhouse, best…
Tuesday, April 24, 2012
Don't you hate when that happens?
The torso of a dead woman was mistakenly mailed to BJ’s headquarters in Westborough. The unexpected package was delivered on Friday. According to the Huffington Post, the body was being mailed to a research lab in Florida, but a misprinted shipping label sent it to the building at 25 Research Dr. Westborough Police Sgt. Jonathan Kalagher told WBZ news that the package wasn’t opened because an employee noticed the content description on the label and notified a supervisor. "They started opening the package and they saw the description of what they were opening, that it was a torso of a female," he told the station. "They never saw the torso. They saw there was packaging and some type of gel. They immediately notified their supervisor." …
Wednesday, September 21, 2011
Deborah Brenner hosts book signings and wine tastings as part of the BJ's grand opening event this weekend in Northborough.
Submitted by Eileen Carey Deborah Brenner, author of Women of the Vine: Inside the World of Women who Make, Taste, and Enjoy Wine and founder of the Women of the Vine wine company hosts wine tastings and book signings at BJ’s Wholesale Club locations, including the grand opening of the BJ’s in Northborough, on Sept. 23, from 3-7 p.m. Brenner formed the wine company while writing the book as a celebration of wine and women. The company is a first of its kind collaborative of sustainable grape growers and award-winning women winemakers. The company recently announced its partnership with Farm Aid to support America’s family farmers and to them on the land. “After interviewing all these great women in wine and hearing about how much blood, …
Tuesday, July 12, 2011
Things you missed at the Monday night board meeting include the approval of a new officer on the Northborough squad and a food service license for BJ's.
The Board of Selectmen, which met Monday night at 7 p.m. at the town offices, discussed the progress on the new center of town plan, approved a new police officer to the squad, and gave BJ's an alcohol license. Here's a handy little breakdown of what happened so you can be informed, and not take a lot of time becoming informed. Pinning on the Northborough Badge: Ryan Caneen will fill the vacancy on the Northborough Police Department, as the board unanimously voted to back Chief Mark Leahy's recommendation to hire the Police Academy trained 26-year-old from Worcester. With a Master's from Westfield State, Caneen applied for a position on the squad years ago, coming in second. "Years ago, I went through [Leahy's] candidate testing," said …
Monday, July 11, 2011
The Board of Selectmen meet Monday, July 11, and here's what they will be discussing and voting upon.
Monday's agenda includes approving (or not) an alcohol license for BJ's Wholesale Club, and the appointment of a new police officer to the Northborough squad. The board meets in the Selectmen’s Meeting Room, 63 Main St., at 7 p.m.