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Week of August 21, 2023    During the week of August 21, 2023, dispatch answered 1169 calls for service. The following is a summary of just a few of those calls.    Police officers responded to  nine abandoned 9-1-1 calls; most ended up being accidental dials on cell phones. The police department...
Week of August 14, 2023    During the week of August 14, 2023, dispatch answered 1221 calls for service. The following is a summary of just a few of those calls.    Police officers responded to seven abandoned 9-1-1 calls; most ended up being accidental dials on cell phones. The police department...
     During the week of July 31, 2023, dispatch answered 2326 calls for service. The following is a summary of just a few of those calls.    Police officers responded to 18 abandoned 9-1-1 calls; most ended up being accidental dials on cell phones. The police department investigated 12 suspicious...
Groton Animal Control responded to 43 calls in July in the following categories: Bears: 1 Dogs lost/found: 18 Dog bite: 1 Cats: 3 Turkey: 1 Raccoons: 2 Skunk: 1 Coyote: 1 Hawk: 1 Owl: 1 Fox: 15 Deer: 3 Cattle: 1 Woodchuck: 1 Bobcat: 1 Chicken: 1 Horse: 1 Possum: 1 Heron: 1 Pig: 1 Sheep: 1    There...
Week of July 17, 2023 to July 30, 2023    During the week of July 17, 2023, dispatch answered 2511 calls for service. The following is a summary of just a few of those calls.    Police officers responded to 26 abandoned 9-1-1 calls; most ended up being accidental dials on cell phones. The police...
   A tragic incident occurred at Sandy Pond Beach in Ayer on a Saturday afternoon, where a 19-year-old man lost his life while swimming. The distress call was raised around 3:15 p.m., prompting an immediate response from the police, firefighters, and lifeguards, as the young man was reported...
Week of July 10, 2023    During the week of July 10, 2023, dispatch answered 1230 calls for service. The following is a summary of just a few of those calls.    Police officers responded to 11 abandoned 9-1-1 calls; most ended up being accidental dials on cell phones. The police department...

Accident at intersection of Long Hill Road and Riverbend Drive

Week of June 19, 2023 to July 9     Between June 19 to July 9, dispatch answered 3489 calls for service. The following is a summary of just a few of those calls.    Police officers responded to 51 abandoned 9-1-1 calls; most ended up being accidental dials on cell phones. The police department...
Week of June 12, 2023    During the week of June 12, 2023, dispatch answered 1192 calls for service. The following is a summary of just a few of those calls.    Police officers responded to 26 abandoned 9-1-1 calls; most ended up being accidental dials on cell phones. The police department...

   Chief James Sartell reports that the Townsend Police Department responded and is investigating after a vehicle crashed into a house Sunday evening.

  At approximately 6:40 p.m., Townsend Police and Fire responded after receiving reports that a vehicle had crashed into a residence at 551 Main St.

   The driver, a 38-year-old Ashby man, was the only occupant of the vehicle. He was able to get out of the vehicle on his own prior to first responders' arrival. He was transported by ambulance to an area hospital.

   No one inside the home reported injuries. The home sustained some damage and will be evaluated by the building inspector to determine its structural integrity.

   The crash remains under investigation by the Townsend Police Department.

 

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