Michael W. Lee, 69

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WARE — Michael Walter Lee, 69, passed away on January 6, 2019 (the Feast of the Epiphany) at his home with his family. Born May 6, 1949 in Medford, son of the late Maurice and Ruth (Ellsworth) Lee, Michael was raised in Medford and attended St. Francis of Assisi Church […]

Webster PD seeks help identifying man suspected of gunfire

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“Soft lockdown” at nearby elementary school WEBSTER — Police are seeking the public’s help in identifying a man who reportedly fired a gun less than one mile from two elementary schools on Wednesday morning. The Webster Police Department is looking for a white or light-skinned male, about 5’8″ to 6′ […]

State Police arrest man for drug trafficking in Auburn

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Gonzalez going 95 on Pike led to drug discovery AUBURN — State Police arrested a Providence man for trafficking fentanyl and heroin after pulling him over for speeding on the Massachusetts Turnpike. In a Friday morning press release, the State Police said they arrested Nelson Gonzalez, 51, after a routine […]

Local 911 services impacted by nationwide outage

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Restoration announced, but problems remain ‘sporadic’ REGION — Public safety officials have fielded a litany of inquiries as a critical outage has prevented the successful completion of phone calls to 911 on Friday due to technical problems. The Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) reported Friday afternoon that 911 service has […]

Spencer man killed in car accident on Podunk Pike

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Police: Buick “strayed” into other lane, colliding with truck Spencer Police Department photos. SPENCER — A two-car accident on Route 49 claimed the life of a 25-year-old local man and left two others with serious injuries on Friday night. Cole Victor, a 2012 graduate of David Prouty High School, was driving […]