Ballfield vandalism investigated by police in Leicester

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Tips on Rochdale Park damage sought by law enforcement 📸 Leicester Police Department photos LEICESTER — While local baseball seasons continue to sit in the clubhouse hoping for a chance for their first pitches, police are investigating another type of activity at one ballfield. The Leicester Police Department reports it has […]

Southbridge has lost four lives to coronavirus

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More than 62,000 confirmed COVID-19 cases across Commonwealth SOUTHBRIDGE — The most recent data released by local and state officials show more than 3,500 individuals across Massachusetts have died as a result of COVID-19, including four locally. The Town of Southbridge confirmed through its daily update from its Emergency Operation […]

List of schools to close on Friday continues to grow

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Dudley-Charlton faces second COVID-19 scare this week Schools throughout the area are taking more aggressive steps to combat the coronavirus pandemic, with several cancelling classes on Friday. The Dudley-Charlton Regional School District (DCRSD), Bay Path Regional Vocational Technical High School, and Leicester Public Schools have joined other districts, such as […]

Suspected bank robber nabbed after string of stickups

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Leicester bank among those allegedly robbed by Alden 📸 U.S. Department of Justice photo BOSTON — Law enforcement believes they have apprehended the man responsible for a series of bank robberies, including one in Leicester a few months ago. Matthew Alden, 26, of Lancaster, was arrested on Thursday, charged with […]

Police seek suspect of Leicester bank robbery

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‘Bank employees were shaken,’ but no injuries reported LEICESTER — Local law enforcement is seeking the public’s help as it investigates a Thursday evening bank robbery. According to the Leicester Police Department, officers responded to a report of a bank robbery at the South Main Street branch of Cornerstone Bank […]