Gardner

Gardner fire chief Richard Ares. (File Photo)

Gardner’s Fire Chief Won’t Need Spinal Surgery

Gardner fire chief Richard Ares may miss six-to-eight months of work, according to a tweet from his son on Sunday.

07/05/2015

Renaldo Pitre (WBZ-TV)

Gardner Man Arrested, Charged In 6-Alarm Fire

Renaldo Pitre, of Gardner, will be arraigned in Gardner District Court Wednesday on two counts of burning a building.

05/06/2015

Structure fire in Gardner (Photo credit Josh Stephano)

Fast-Moving Fire Destroys Two Buildings In Gardner

A fast moving fire destroyed two vacant buildings in Gardner Tuesday afternoon.

05/05/2015

A parking violation device that resembles the pictured one above was stolen from a Gardner cruiser on Wednesday. (Photo by Gardner police)

Parking Violation Device Stolen From Gardner Police Cruiser

Police are seeking a parking violation device that was stolen from a cruiser.

03/12/2015

Charlette Lowell (Massachusetts State Police)

Police Seek Missing Teen Who May Be With Friends

Gardner police are seeking the public’s help to find a missing 15-year-old.

10/09/2014

Photo Credit Thinkstock

Massachusetts Kicks Off Commercial Food Waste Ban

Massachusetts is officially kicking off its commercial food waste ban with a special ceremony in Gardner.

10/05/2014

Gardner police are looking for a man offering rides to women walking alone and then asking sexually explicit questions. (WBZ-TV)

Gardner Police Looking For Man Offering Women Rides Along With Explicit Quiz

The man has pulled his car alongside women walking alone, offers them a ride and asks sexually explicit questions of those who accept.

06/20/2014

St. Joseph Catholic Church in Gardner (WBZ-TV)

Robes, Books Stolen From Gardner Church

Gardner police recovered items stolen from a local church when someone reported seeing a man wearing a priest’s robe in an abandoned building.

06/17/2014

Norman Rockwell's "Willie Gillis in Convoy" (Image courtesy: Sotheby's-Gardner High School)

Norman Rockwell Painting Found At Gardner High School Sold For $1.9 Million

A painting that hung in the Gardner High School principal’s office for nearly 50 years sold for $1.9 million at auction Wednesday.

05/21/2014

Norman Rockwell's "Willie Gillis in Convoy" (Image courtesy: Sotheby's-Gardner High School)

Norman Rockwell Painting Found At Gardner High School Heads To Auction

A painting that hung in the Gardner High School principal’s office for nearly 50 years is headed to the auction block and it’s expected to sell for close to $2 million.

05/08/2014

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