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Phillipston crash hospitalizes four, slows Route 2

Monday, September 29, 2014

PHILLIPSTON — State Police report three adults and a toddler were hospitalized, an Orange man with life-threatening injuries, following a two-car collision on Route 2 Monday afternoon. According to a State Police release, a 911-caller a 1:50 p.m. reported that a vehicle travelling eastbound on Route 2 crossed the center lane markings and struck a vehicle in the westbound lane head-on. Jeffrey J. Cronin, 53, of Orange, the driver of … 0

District Court Logs

Sunday, September 28, 2014

Greenfield, Sept. 19, Judge Laurie MacLeod Juma O. Ali, 35, of West Springfield. Charge of operating with suspended license, to be dismissed on payment of one time $50 probation supervision fee. Found not responsible for no inspection sticker, Todd Trimble, 53, of Natick. Charge of operating with suspended registration, in Gill by state police, to be dismissed on payment of one time $50 … 0

Hot air balloon makes emergency landing on I-91

Sunday, September 28, 2014

WHATELY — Cars, pickups and an occasional tractor-trailer truck are common enough sights in the Interstate 91 breakdown lane. Hot air balloons less so. Dorothea Wrobel of North Adams was headed home from Northampton on Saturday night after dropping her daughter off at college when she spotted an orange hot air balloon drifting … 1

District Court logs

Sunday, September 21, 2014

Greenfield, Sept. 11, Judge William Mazanec Thomas Vose, 24, of Brattleboro, Vt. Pleaded innocent to operating under the influence of liquor, and number plate violation, in Greenfield by state police, released on personal recognizance, continued to 11/10/14 for pretrial conference. Must pay legal counsel fee of $150. Greenfield, … 0

Route 202 crash Sunday; few details available

Sunday, September 21, 2014

A three-vehicle accident on Route 202 in the area of the New Salem/Shutesbury town line early Sunday afternoon sent multiple people to the hospital and closed the road for a time, according to reports from Athol and Belchertown State Police barracks. Little about the accident could be confirmed … 0

Funeral Home sued again

Friday, September 19, 2014

NORTHAMPTON — More than $342,000 and the cremated remains of a Granby man and his wife are missing four months after the Ryder Funeral Home in South Hadley was shut down by state regulators, according to two lawsuits filed in Hampshire Superior Court. The complaints — filed by … 0

Deerfield man arraigned after 3rd DWI charge

Friday, September 19, 2014

NORTHAMPTON — A 20-year-old South Deerfield man was arraigned Thursday on his third drunk driving charge and other charges in regards to an accident that injured him and his girlfriend in August. Tylor J. Sevene, of 13 Elm St., Apt. 20, pleaded not guilty in Northampton District Court … 0

Police Logs

Friday, September 19, 2014

Montague, Sept. 17 4:06 p.m. — Accident with property damage at Turnpike Road and Dell Street; two cars involved, no injuries reported, and they are out of traffic; officer responded, but said he was unable to determine who was at fault; information exchanged, report taken. 4:48 p.m. — … 0

District Court Logs

Friday, September 19, 2014

Orange, Sept. 12, Judge Thomas Estes Samuel Tenney, 32, of Plain Road, Wendell. Admitted to sufficient facts for violation of an abuse prevention order, in Orange, but continued without a finding until 9/11/15, with victim witness assessment of $50, and must take and complete a certified anti-batterer’s program, … 0

Police Logs

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Orange, Sept. 12 10:25 a.m. — Caller from South Main Street reporting a suspicious auto with a person inside possibly stealing scrap metal; the vehicle left prior to officer’s arrival. Orange, Sept. 13 6:02 p.m. — Control advised a caller would like it on record that she received … 0

Police Logs

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Sunderland, Sept. 7 8:50 a.m. — Officer on Amherst Road at Matuzsko Trailer repair facility for a burglar alarm set off by an air conditioner system that was blowing the curtains. 11:15 a.m. — Report of a man and woman hitchhiking in the northbound roadway by Cliffside Apartment; … 0

R.I. man nabbed on drug charges at Wormtown music festival

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

GREENFIELD — A Providence, R.I., man faces several drug dealing charges after an arrest at the Wormtown music festival this weekend. Andrew McHale, 25, pleaded innocent Wednesday in Greenfield District Court to two counts of possession of a Class B drug with intent to distribute, possession of a … 1

District Court Logs

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Orange, Sept. 9, Judge David S. Ross Corey Duncan, 41, of Needham. Pleaded innocent to five charges of violation of an abuse prevention order, three charges of intimidating a witness, juror, police, or court official, and one charge of assault, bail set at $3,000 cash, continued to 10/6/14 … 0