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 […]

Police: Melendez-Rubero fled on foot and struck officers

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Friday afternoon traffic stop leads to bags of heroin SOUTHBRIDGE — A Friday afternoon traffic stop turned into a Webster man fleeing on foot, assaulting police, and trying to dump heroin, according to local law enforcement. According a Monday afternoon press release, Southbridge Police arrested Luis Melendez-Rubero, 33, of 5 Whitcomb […]

Southbridge Police make drug arrest of repeat offender

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Rosado-Garcia found with Suboxone, cocaine SOUTHBRIDGE — Ramon Rosado-Garcia is no stranger to police, yet he was reacquainted with handcuffs on Wednesday night. Rosado-Garcia, 51, of 592 Main Street, Southbridge, was charged with possession with intent to distribute class A Suboxone, and with possession with intent to distribute class B […]

Bay Path, police deal with student “joke” about “shooting up” school

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Robocall made to alert parents matter dealt with By Kaitlin Servant Citizen Chronicle Writer CHARLTON — Parents of Bay Path Regional Vocational Technical High School students received a robocall Tuesday night regarding a student’s “joke” about “shooting up” the school. The student, a Webster resident, allegedly made the comments on […]