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Monday, May 20, 2013
Sunday, May 19, 2013
These are the highlights of crime and emergency news in the city in the past week.
Former State Rep. Steven Levy made news this week after he was arrested for allegedly assaulting a girlfriend in Framingham. He allegedly pushed a woman to the ground after she got upset because he was kissing another woman. His wife has said he will not comment on the incident. Worcester Roman Catholic Bishop Robert J. McManus has lost his license and will need to pay fines and volunteer following an arrest on charges of drunk driving in Rhode Island. In Marlborough, an early morning fire tore up the outside of a home. WMCT TV in Marlborough. was there to capture firefighters putting out the flames.
Thursday, May 16, 2013
A house fire damaged the entire wall of a home in Marlborough on Wednesday.
A fire hit an unoccupied Marlborough home at 15 Girard St. early Wednesday morning causing exterior and smoke damage, as captured by video shot by WMCT TV in Marlborough. "I saw fire on the outside of the building that extended from the first floor to the second floor and into the attic," said Marlborough Fire Chief James Fortin who was the first at the scene of the fire that was called in shortly after 9 a.m. on Wednesday. The fire was contained to the exterior wall and the attic. The cause is under investigation by the Fire Department's investigators, said Fortin.
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Marlborough firefighters joined Northborough at the scene.
A fire originating from a mulch bed caused extensive damage to the Celtic Tavern in Northborough on Monday morning, Northborough Fire Chief David Durgin said. A smoke alarm alerted Northborough firefighters at 6:45 a.m. Monday. When firefighters arrived, smoke was visible from the building and a working fire alarm was transmitted for additional help. Sounding a second alarm at 7:10 a.m., crews from Marlborough, Westborough, Shrewsbury and Southborough responded with mutual aid. By 7:40 a.m., the fire was knocked down, but Durgin said it had caused significant damage "reaching or exceeding $50,000." No injuries were reported. The fire, which started in the mulch outside the building, climbed the wall facing Belmont Street and extended into …
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
A student was transported to the hospital following a fall initial reports said was from a height of more than 25 feet.
An Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School student was transported to the Marlborough Hospital following a fall at school. “He was involved in a fall with project adventure. He was taken to the Marlborough Hospital for evaluation,” said Marlborough Fire Deputy Chief Ron Ayotte of the incident that occured around 9 a.m. The initial reports indicated a fall from over 25 feet with extensive back, leg, and foot injuries. While he could not comment on the student's condition, Ayotte said the fall was not from that height. “He fell from a height of 6 feet,” he said explaining the student was transported as he was complaining of pain. School officials were not able to be reached for comment.
Sunday, April 21, 2013
Police and fire personnel responded to multiple calls this week.
The Marlborough Police and Fire Departments responded to multiple calls this week, with a fire and an incident that left one police officer injured. The fire department responded in force to a balcony fire at the Marlborough Court Condominiums Wednesday night. The fire was able to be contained to the balcony of one unit, although that condo unit had to be evacuated due to smoke and water damage. The cause of the fire was under investigation. A man wanted on a warrant for not registering as a sex offender resisted arrest last weekend. As he was being walked out to a police car, he smashed his own head into a glass door and then headbutted a police officer in the face before being subdued with pepper spray. The officer who was headbutted was…
Thursday, April 18, 2013
A department effort extinguished a fire at the Marlborough Court Condominiums Wednesday night.
A balcony fire at the Marlborough Court Condominiums was extinguished by the Marlborough Fire Department around 6 p.m. Wednesday. "Engine Three’s crew made entry and cleared everybody out and extinguished the fire along with the help of other companies," said Marlborough Fire Department Deputy Chief John McGrath of the top floor apartment. “It was a department effort.” The damage was limited to one unit, he said, with rescue tower, engine one and engine three responding to the scene. “The main damage is exterior to the top balcony with some minor smoke and water damage inside," said McGrath who explained every other unit at the complex was unaffected. “Only one condo was affected. The rest of the building is still inhabited." The cause of …
Saturday, March 30, 2013
Meet the five men who are in line to become Marlborough's newest firefighters.
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Five Marlborough residents are headed off to the fire academy to return to the city ready to be firemen.
Five firefighter recruits were honored recently by the City Council before they head to the Massachusetts Fire Academy. "I know every one," said City Council President Patricia Pope. "I am sure they are going to make excellent fire fighters.” The Fire Department recruits are: All five individuals are Massachusetts licensed EMT's. They will be entering a 12 week recruit program.
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
A morning truck fire slowed traffic on 495 South as three fire departments responded to the scene.
A tractor trailer truck fire in Berlin shortly after 9 a.m. this morning drew out the Marlborough, Hudson and Berlin fire departments on Route 495 South this morning. “It was a fire in the cab of a truck," said Deputy Chief Ron Ayotte. “Hudson had pulled a line off their truck. They had extinguished a fire.” No one was injured in the fire which took place in the cab of the truck which was pulling a tanker labeled for hazardous material transport. The fire was believed to be electrical, said Ayotte who explained an investigator from the Massachusetts State Police was at the scene. The fire occured between Route 62 and the 290 exit on 495 South. When someone calls from a cell phone to report an accident, it can be unclear where they are and …