Florence (Rich) Yaskoski, 104

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SPENCER — Florence E. (Rich) Yaskoski, 104, passed away August 17 at The Meadows in Leicester. She was born on May 4, 1915 in Plaistow, NH. the daughter of the late Robert and Alice Rich, she spent her entire life in Spencer and worked as a shoe stitcher for manly […]

Speeding driver bagged with more than two pounds of pot

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Stafford Street speeder had scale, baggies, and $12k at time of arrest 📸 Leicester Police Department photos LEICESTER — A traffic stop for speeding led to the discovery of a large amount of marijuana and thousands of dollars in cash on Friday afternoon. At approximately 1 p.m., Officer Charles Laperle […]

Leicester cop clipped by SUV mirror, suffers minor injuries

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Driver fled scene before State Police interceded LEICESTER — A motorist was arrested after refusing to stop after their vehicle’s mirror struck a police officer working a traffic detail. The incident occurred less than two hours into a traffic detail for an ongoing paving project along Main Street (Route 9). […]

Helena M. (Knox) Blake, 90

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LEICESTER — Helena M. (Knox) Blake, 90, of the Rochdale section of Leicester, died peacefully on Monday, July 29 in her home after a long battle with cancer. She was the wife of Donald I. Blake, who died in 1989. She leaves a son David W. Blake and his wife […]

Identities of Route 49 victims released by police

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Leicester man was passing vehicles when he collided with Spencer man EAST BROOKFIELD — Two area men killed on Route 49 on Tuesday have been identified, and police report the crash came while one vehicle was attempting to pass others. Leicester resident Joseph Nardone was behind the wheel of a […]