Sunday, December 16, 2012
Police are responding to a multitude of vehicle crashes Sunday.
Update: Scanner reports that there is a road closure at I-495 northbound at exit 25 A and B due to icy road conditions. Original post: Car crashes in Grafton and Marlborough are among some of the more serious on Sunday afternoon and evening due to icy conditions on the roadways. Dave Procopio, spokesperson for the Massachusetts State Police, said information on these crashes will be forthcoming, as police are "flat out right now" responding to incidents. "We have been responding to multiple crashes on Routes 2, 190, 290 and 495 in Central Massachusetts this afternoon," he said. "Most are spinouts caused by the slick and icy roads but there have been a couple more serious. Please urge motorists to use caution and go slow, if they need to …
Monday, August 27, 2012
The chief of police asks the highway director to take action. Twenty-eight accident investigations have occurred this year alone so far.
Monday, August 27, 2012
This month, Police Chief Mark Leahy issued a letter to Ronald E. Dionne, the district highway director of the Massachusetts Department of Transportation. Leahy, in his letter, urged Dionne to assist the police, and town, in reducing the number of accidents that have escalated since Northborough Crossing has opened. Below is Leahy's letter to Dionne: Dear Mr. Dionne, I am writing to you concerning an alarming accident rate on the ramps at the intersection of Route 9 and 20 in Northborough. While this has always been a high accident area, the impact of the new Northborough Crossing shopping complex and Avalon Northborough apartment community has sent these statistics skyrocketing. Of the greatest concern are the 28 accident investigations we…
Monday, October 10, 2011
The following information was supplied by the Northborough police department. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.
Incidents, Saturday, Oct. 8 10:57 a.m.: Resident in lobby wishes to speak with officer about identity issue, Juniper Brook Rd. 12:38 p.m.: Two car MVA, Southwest Cutoff 1:32 p.m.: Multiple calls about a car that hit a telephone pole on West Main Street. 3:23 p.m.: Car hits motorcycle on Church Street 7:08 p.m.: Motorcycle accident on Whitney Street 9:28 p.m.: Minor three car accident on Bartlett Street Incidents, Sunday, Oct. 9 9:41 a.m.: Party in lobby with walkie talkie he found in the road on Southwest Cutoff 10:27 a.m.: Person reports flag holder stolen from cemetery, Howard Street 4:26 p.m.: Report of someone shoplifting a bag of apples, Ball Street