This week marks a month since we launched the new JGPR website. Getting to launch was a group effort and a long time coming, with each staff member pitching in to write content and build pages. The previous website, about 7 years old, had outlived its purpose. It worked for when JGPR was starting out […]
PEPPERELL — Chief David Scott reports that the Pepperell Police Department is investigating after a suspicious man in a white van allegedly approached three young children and offered them a ride Wednesday evening. The department is asking that anyone with information, including video from the area of Leighton St. where the incident occurred, to come […]
GLOUCESTER — Chief Eric Smith reports that on Saturday night Gloucester firefighters extinguished a one-alarm house fire on Webster St. At 7:59 p.m., the Gloucester Fire Department was dispatched to 28 Webster St. following reports of fire from residents on the street. Upon arrival, firefighters found flames coming from the roof. The fire was quickly […]
Chief Michael Mansfield reports that Andover Fire Rescue was awarded a more than $6400 grant by the Baker-Polito Administration to assist in the purchase of a gear cleaning machine that will reduce firefighter exposure to cancer-causing chemicals on the job.
GEORGETOWN — Chief Donald C. Cudmore is pleased to report that an elderly woman who was disoriented and had become lost on Saturday, was safely located, uninjured, after a two hour search. Yesterday at 4:37 p.m. the Georgetown Police Department responded to a report of a missing elderly female on Nelson Street in the area […]
MERRIMAC — Police Chief Eric Shears and Fire Chief Larry Fisher report the Merrimac Police and Fire Departments responded to a single vehicle car crash early Saturday morning that resulted in one fatality. Merrimac Police responded to a report of a motor vehicle accident in the area of 98 East Main St. at 4:55 a.m. […]
TAUNTON — Chief Edward Walsh reports that the Taunton Police Department responded to a private residence for reports of a disturbance and possible shots fired. At 9:32 a.m. on Saturday, police responded to 54 Glebe Court. People in the home told officers there had been a disturbance in the home’s garage apartment and that shots […]
RAYNHAM — Police Chief James Donovan and Fire Chief Bryan LaCivita report that the Raynham Police and Fire Departments responded to a mcrash Saturday morning that resulted in serious life threatening injuries to two adults. At 9:52 a.m., the Raynham Police and Fire Departments responded to the crash on Thrasher Street where two passenger vehicles […]