Two sent to hospital after truck crashes into tree

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Driver appears not to have used seatbelt LEICESTER — Two people were transported to an area hospital on Thursday afternoon after a pick-up truck crashed into a tree. The accident occurred at approximately 3:30 p.m. in the area of 196 Chapel Street. Leicester Police said the truck’s operator “has indicated […]

Brimfield Police Warn of Aerosol Dangers

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As summer approaches, you may find it wise to carry insect repellent, sunscreen and other seasonal products. But if you use these or other products in aerosol form, special precautions are in order, according to the Brimfield Police Department, which recently responded to a vehicle explosion caused by a stored […]

Morning commute snarled by jackknifed tractor trailer

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Portion of Main Street temporarily closed in Leicester LEICESTER — Main Street motorists faced an extra challenge in their commutes on Thursday morning after a tractor trailer jackknifed. According to the Leicester Police Department, a tractor trailer unit became stuck on Main Street, east of Washburn Square, after it had […]

One injured as car accident ignites camper in Charlton

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CHARLTON — An unidentified motorist was taken to an area hospital after hitting a parked camper in a Route 20 parking lot on Tuesday evening. The camper was parked near O’Malley’s Truck & Auto Body, 425 Worcester Road, when a sedan apparently pulled through the parking lot and hit the […]