• Avon October 5, 2023 7:11 am

    Crash on Route 24 in Avon

    3 people were taken to the hospital from the scene, according to fire officials.

  • route 24 October 5, 2023 7:31 am

    3 people taken to hospital after crash on Route 24 in Avon

    Emergency crews responded overnight to a crash on Route 24 in Avon, Massachusetts. According to the Randolph Fire Department, three people had to be taken to the hospital from the scene of the wreck. The crash is under investigation by Massachusetts State Police. Additional details were not immediately available.

  • Massachusetts August 4, 2023 3:51 pm

    Girl, 3, injured in fall from roof in Avon, officials say

    A 3-year-old girl survived a fall from a roof in Avon, Massachusetts, on Friday, officials said. A passing driver spotted the girl sitting on a second-story roof of a building on W. Main Street near Johnson Road and called police about 11:19 a.m., according to Avon’s police and fire departments. When the agencies got to the building, they learned...

  • Avon August 2, 2023 2:08 pm

    Massachusetts man sentenced to 25 years in prison for 1984 kidnapping in CT

    A Massachusetts man has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for a kidnapping and brutal assault in Avon nearly 40 years ago. George Legere, 75, of Springfield, Massachusetts, was sentenced last month in Hartford. Legere was arrested in May 2021 after DNA identified him as the suspect in a kidnapping and rape of a woman in Avon on April…

  • Avon May 29, 2023 10:46 am

    Hungry Bear Steals 60 Cupcakes from Connecticut Bakery

    A bear broke into a bakery in Avon Wednesday morning, helped itself to 60 cupcakes and made a “bluff charge” toward an employee. It happened at Taste By Spellbound on West Main Street in Avon. The kitchen supervisor for the bakery said she was putting baked goods in a vehicle in the garage area at the back of the bakery…

  • Avon May 16, 2023 11:31 pm

    Mass. Man Found Guilty of 1984 Kidnapping in Conn.

    A Springfield, Massachusetts man has been found guilty of a kidnapping that happened in Avon nearly 40 years ago. The State’s Attorney’s Office said 75-year-old George Legere is charged with first-degree kidnapping for an incident that happened in the early morning hours on April 13, 1984. A woman that was getting out of her parked car parked at an Avon…

  • Avon April 22, 2023 3:08 pm

    Man Dead in Tractor-Trailer Crash in Avon

    One man is dead after a car collided with a tractor-trailer in Avon, Massachusetts early Saturday morning. Massachusetts State Police says the crash happened around 2:20 a.m. on Route 24. A Toyota Camry was traveling southbound when it rear-ended a tractor-trailer, then proceeded to go off the road into the median and caught on fire, while the tractor-trailer hit the…

  • Avon April 21, 2023 5:23 pm

    Bear Euthanized After Biting 74-Year-Old Woman in Connecticut

    A bear bit a 74-year-old woman as she was walking her dog in Avon Friday and the bear has been euthanized. The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection said Environmental Conservation Police, wildlife biologists and Avon police officers responded to the black bear attack Friday morning. A woman was walking her dog on a leash along Berkshire Crossing Road…

  • STATE POLICE April 2, 2023 5:09 pm

    SUV Nearly Hits State Troopers in Avon, Damages Cruisers, Police Say

    Two Massachusetts state troopers were almost hit by an SUV on Saturday morning while pulling someone over on Route 24 South in Avon, according to the agency. While the two troopers were outside of their parked cruisers, police said, a 2014 Dodge Journey SUV unaware of slowing traffic on the highway rolled over and nearly hit them after striking a…

  • Massachusetts March 19, 2023 12:05 am

    3 Teens Arrested After Police Pursuit From Avon to Milton

    Three teenagers were arrested and are facing charges following a police pursuit overnight from Avon to Milton, Massachusetts, officials announced.

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