• Maynard September 7, 2021 8:09 pm

    Cause of Deadly Explosion, House Fire in Mass. Revealed

    A fiery explosion that killed a man in Maynard, Massachusetts, last week was caused by an underground gas line that leaked and ignited in a crawlspace in the basement, officials said Tuesday. The officials, Maynard fire Chief Anthony Stowers and State Fire Marshal Peter Ostroskey, also noted the importance of quickly reporting gas leaks. The explosion and subsequent fire on…

  • Maynard September 5, 2021 2:58 am

    2 Gas Leaks Found Simultaneously in Mass. Town After Deadly Explosion, Fire

    Two days after a deadly gas-related explosion and fire at a home in Maynard, Massachusetts, two leaks were reported in the town, fire officials said Saturday. Neither of the Saturday morning leaks are believed to have posed a risk to the public, Maynard fire Chief Anthony Stowers said in a news release. The first leak was reported, thanks to the…

  • fatal fire September 3, 2021 11:01 am

    1 Dead After Fire Tears Through Maynard Home

    A man died and three emergency responders were injured in a reported explosion at a house in Maynard, Massachusetts, Thursday evening.

  • Maynard September 4, 2021 4:01 am

    Man Found Dead in Maynard Home After Reported Explosion

    A man died and three emergency responders were injured in a reported explosion at a house in Maynard, Massachusetts, Thursday evening. Maynard firefighters arrived around 4:10 p.m. after the town’s Communications Center received a call about a gas-like smell coming from the Park Street home. The caller was uncertain if it was gas or carbon monoxide. Fire Chief Anthony...

  • maynard fire September 3, 2021 3:14 am

    1 Dead After Fire Tears Through Maynard Home

    Two Maynard police officers and a firefighter were taken by ambulance to an area hospital with injuries that are believed to be non-life threatening, the fire chief said.

  • Maynard September 3, 2021 4:22 am

    1 Person Dead, 3 First Responders Injured in Maynard House Fire

    A multi-alarm fire tore through a home in Maynard, Massachusetts, Thursday evening, killing one person and sending three first responders to the hospital. The state fire marshal said the deceased is an adult who lived in the Park Street home. Two Maynard police officers and a firefighter were also injured in the blaze, the fire chief said. They were taken…

  • Maynard August 29, 2021 3:57 am

    Leominster Man Arrested in Maynard House Party Shooting That Injured 3 Teens

    A man has been arrested after a shooting at a house party last weekend in Maynard, Massachusetts, that left three teenagers injured. Police responded shortly before 2:30 a.m. on Aug. 21 to a home on Cindy Lane, where three victims were found with gunshot wounds. Their injuries were considered serious but non-life-threatening. Maynard Police said Saturday that 21-year-old Rodney Steven…

  • Maynard August 21, 2021 5:19 pm

    3 Teens Shot at House Party in Maynard

    Three teens were shot at a house party in Maynard, Massachusetts, overnight, according to police. Maynard police said they received a call around 2:23 a.m. for a report of a shooting on Cindy Lane. When they arrived, they discovered that three teenage victims had suffered gunshot wounds. Those responsible for the shooting had already left the scene, police said. No…

  • Maynard August 21, 2021 10:46 am

    Three Teens Shot at Party in Maynard

    An investigation is underway after three teens were seriously injured in a shooting overnight in Maynard.

  • Maynard April 11, 2021 2:28 pm

    Mass. Woman Dies in Maine Motorcycle Crash

    A Massachusetts woman has died in a motorcycle accident in Maine. Authorities say 50-year-old Anne Stout, of Maynard, Massachusetts, was the passenger on the back of the motorcycle being operated by Gerald Gibson, of Sanford. The motorcycle was heading north in Lyman at about 11:30 a.m. Saturday when it traveled onto the soft shoulder, left the roadway and crashed into…

  • Massachusetts June 28, 2020 3:06 pm

    SILVER ALERT: Maynard, Mass. Woman Reported Missing

    Maynard Police are asking for the public’s help in locating a woman who was reported missing since Saturday afternoon.  Betty Thorndike recently moved to Maynard from Plymouth. Police encountered her at 3:45 p.m. Saturday when she asked an officer for directions to an address in Plymouth. Thorndike suffers from memory impairment.  Police issued a Silver Alert yesterday in efforts...

  • Massachusetts October 28, 2019 1:33 pm

    Wormtown Brewery Opens New Taproom at Patriot Place

    A popular Massachusetts brewery is opening a new brewery and taproom at Patriot Place in Foxborough this weekend. Worcester-based Wormtown Brewery entered into an agreement earlier this year with Maynard-based Battle Road Brewery, which previously operated a 4,000 square-foot space last fall at Patriot Place under the name Battle Road Hop Up. Under the agreement, Wormtown built a new taproom...

  • Massachusetts October 4, 2019 7:56 pm

    Massachusetts Beer Bar Plans to Rise Again

    This week’s Restaurant Roundup includes a business making a comeback, a cat cafe in trouble and the closing of a popular karaoke spot.

  • Massachusetts September 17, 2019 10:31 pm

    Clerk Stays Calm During Armed Robbery in Maynard

    An armed robbery was caught on camera at a store in Maynard, Massachusetts.

  • Massachusetts August 26, 2019 10:47 pm

    Vandalism and Theft at 5 Maynard Businesses Under Investigation

    A string of vandalism and theft in Maynard, Massachusetts, is under investigation while police search for a suspect.

  • Massachusetts August 26, 2019 10:56 pm

    Pellet Gun-Firing Burglar Sought in Maynard Vandalism Incidents

    A string of vandalism at a handful of businesses overnight in Maynard, Massachusetts, have police searching for a suspect. Police responded to the McDonald’s on Main Street just before 5 a.m. Monday where authorities say several windows had been broken by a BB or pellet gun. The restaurant had also been broken into and the someone had made a mess...

  • Massachusetts May 29, 2019 6:55 pm

    Wormtown Brewery to Open Taproom at Patriot Place

    Wormtown Brewery is moving forward with plans to open a brewery and taproom at Patriot Place in Foxborough, Massachusetts.

  • Massachusetts April 7, 2019 12:53 am

    School Reaches Settlement After Mold, Asbestos Found in Ceiling

    A public school district has reached a settlement with the Massachusetts Department of Labor Standards (DLS) following the discovery of asbestos and mold in a Maynard kindergarten class. The kindergarten wing of Green Meadow Elementary School was temporarily closed in February after the asbestos and mold were found in a ceiling. The health of the kindergarten students affected by the...

  • Massachusetts February 21, 2019 4:49 pm

    Maynard School to Pay $40,000 Fine After Mold, Asbestos Discovery in Kindergarten Class

    Following the discovery of asbestos and mold in a Maynard kindergarten class, the school district is paying a hefty fine of more than $40,000 by Massachusetts officials. The kindergarten wing of Green Meadow Elementary School was temporarily closed earlier this month after asbestos and mold were found in the ceiling. The health of the kindergarten students affected by the dangerous...

  • Massachusetts February 8, 2019 4:40 am

    Maynard School Board Responds to Discovery of Mold and Asbestos

    More than 200 parents and teachers in Maynard, Massachusetts, attended a school board meeting Thursday night to address concerns after mold and asbestos were detected inside a school. Tests conducted in Green Meadow Elementary School finding asbestos and mold resulted in the kindergarten wing of the school being temporarily shut down.

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