A receipt from Brimfield was found in a pool in Foxboro. (credit: Carrie Kelley)

Debris Travels Dozens Of Miles From Towns Hit By Storms

Debris from Wednesday’s tornadoes flew farther than just a couple of neighborhoods.


9-Year-Old Palmer Student Faces Charges For Toting Toy Gun On School Bus

Police say a 9-year-old elementary school student from Palmer will be summoned to juvenile court to face charges for bringing a toy handgun on the school bus.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–05/14/2011

No one was hurt, but several streets within a mile of the crash scene were shut down and evacuated.

Propane Tanker Crash Spurs Evacuations

A tanker crash caused quite a scare in western Massachusetts Friday night.


Emergency crews coordinate their response to a propane truck fire in Palmer. (credit: CBS)

Evacuation In Palmer Due To Propane Truck Crash

Officials evacuated a square mile area centered at the intersection of Rt. 32 and Blanchard Rd. The 18-wheeler tractor trailer crashed into a utility pole and burst into flames on Rt. 32, which is also known as South Main St.


UMass Memorial to cut 350 jobs

WORCESTER (AP) — Officials at UMass Memorial Health Care, the dominant hospital system in central Massachusetts, say they are cutting the equivalent of 350 jobs.


One dead, three hurt in crash in Palmer

PALMER, Mass. (AP) – One woman is dead and three others have been hurt in a two-vehicle crash in Palmer.


Mohegan Sun reaffirms commitment to Palmer casino plan

One of  Connecticut’s major casinos reaffirmed its commitment to building a Massachusetts casino in the town of Palmer.