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1-car crash on I-91 Sunday

Monday, August 18, 2014

DEERFIELD — A woman drove off the highway and into a tree Sunday evening according to police, but little information was available beyond this. State Police reached Sunday and Monday at the Shelburne barracks said the woman was taken by ambulance with unknown but not major injuries. The accident occurred around 5:20 p.m. by exit 25 in Deerfield. … 0

Cyclist hurt, building damaged in Deerfield Street accident

Monday, August 18, 2014

GREENFIELD — An errant car struck a bicyclist and two parked cars on Deerfield Street Sunday afternoon, sending the cyclist to the hospital and doing minor damage to the Leon L. Sirum and Co. building, according to police. Rebecca F. Clemente, 50, of Holly Ave., was taken to Baystate Franklin Medical Center following the 4:50 p.m. accident and was listed by the hospital … 0

Deerfield man arrested after crash, car in flames

Friday, August 15, 2014

DEERFIELD — The term “blazingly fast” has been given a whole new meaning after an accident on Lee Road left one person arrested and a car in flames Friday morning. According to the police report, Deerfield Police officer Chad Wrisley responded to reports of a burning car on Lee Road around 1:22 a.m. … 0

Montague police nab suspect in car break-ins

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

MONTAGUE — A suspect in a rash of burglaries from unlocked cars has confessed, according to police. The thefts were reported Thursday, when at least 18 people noticed that their cars had been entered overnight. In some cases, cash and change were taken, as well as small items … 0

Police Logs, Aug. 1-4

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Montague, Aug. 1 1:56 p.m. — Center Street caller reports his unlocked vehicle was entered overnight. 6:05 p.m. — Caller reports four vehicles doing doughnuts on the Franklin County Technical School fields. One involved party located. Male admitted to damage. 7:50 p.m. — Dry Hill Road caller reports … 0

Greenfield mother, daughter killed in crash

Monday, August 4, 2014

GREENFIELD — It was a local mother and her teenaged daughter who died in a head-on car crash this past Sunday. Mary Newton, 54, and her 16-year-old daughter, Rachel Newton, were killed in a New Hampshire car crash Sunday. Dulce Marie Campo Perez, 68, of West Melbourne, Fla., … 0

Warwick junior firefighter saves life of drowning boy

Monday, August 4, 2014

BERNARDSTON — When a Warwick junior firefighter saw a boy drowning in a pool, his training kicked right in. Eaden Marti, 14, was swimming at Meadow Edge Art Camp in Bernardston Monday afternoon, when he turned around and … 0

Two arrested, syringes found in stolen car

Monday, August 4, 2014

GREENFIELD — Two Vermont men found themselves in handcuffs after police noticed the registration of the car they were in was expired. State trooper Ryan Czepiel pulled a Dodge Caravan over on the Mohawk Trail at about 1:59 p.m. Sunday for the expired registration, and quickly found out … 0

Police Logs, July 29-Aug. 1

Monday, August 4, 2014

Orange, July 29 5:23 p.m. — Caller from Cheney Street reports he was just assaulted by his brother; summons being issued for the brother from Marlboro for assault and battery, (domestic) and assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, to wit, a shod foot. 10:55 p.m. — Caller … 0

Head-on crash kills Greenfield woman, 16-year-old

Sunday, August 3, 2014

STODDARD, N.H. — New Hampshire State Police said 54-year-old Mary Newton of Greenfield, Mass., and her 16-year-old passenger were killed Saturday afternoon when her car crossed the center line on a New Hampshire highway and crashed into an … 0

Suspect sought in Super John’s break-in

Friday, August 1, 2014

GREENFIELD — Police are searching for a suspect in the overnight break-in of a Federal Street convenience store. A passerby noticed that the glass door of Super John’s Market had been smashed in at about 4:30 a.m. Friday, … 0

More than 15 unlocked cars burglarized in Montague

Friday, August 1, 2014

MONTAGUE — Several residents woke up Friday to find their cars had been entered in the night and valuables stolen. Besides the thefts, the 15-plus victims had one thing in common: they had all left their car doors unlocked overnight. The thefts occurred between Montague Center and Turners … 0

Scam artists hope to dupe Deerfield residents

Friday, August 1, 2014

DEERFIELD — Have you received a phone call lately that just didn’t seem quite right? Were you offered something that seemed too good to be true? According to the Deerfield Police Department, there’s a pretty good chance that it is, and they’re warning the town’s residents to double … 0