• WALPOLE June 16, 2022 3:40 pm

    Walpole Issues Warning After Black Bear Caught on Camera

    Town officials are issuing a warning after a black bear was caught on a home surveillance camera Wednesday night in Walpole, Massachusetts. The footage, posted on the Walpole Police Department’s Facebook page, shows the bear walking across Leonard Road, which is not far from Johnson Middle School. Black bears aren’t unique to the area, police said, but the population...

  • Department of Corrections April 8, 2022 5:54 am

    State to Wind Down Operations At Walpole Prison

    State officials plan to wind down operations at MCI-Cedar Junction in Walpole, one of the oldest correctional facilities in Massachusetts. The Department of Correction on Thursday announced a two-year, phased plan to “suspend housing operations” at the maximum-security prison, which is currently operating at 68 percent capacity with about 525 inmates. The agency cited “decreased housing needs and the aging…

  • Massachusetts March 19, 2022 2:43 am

    Woman Hit by Vehicle in Walpole

    A pedestrian was hit by a vehicle Friday night in Walpole, Massachusetts. Fire officials say a 27-year-old woman was hit while trying to cross Route 1 around 10 p.m. The victim was taken to a hospital in Boston. Her condition was not known. The driver of the vehicle stayed at the scene. No further information was immediately available.

  • WALPOLE February 25, 2022 11:20 pm

    Walpole, Mass. Hit With 7 Inches of Snow

    Walpole was hit with seven inches of snow during Friday’s storm. Roads were down to bare pavement by early afternoon, but now dropping temperatures could cause ice.

  • New Hampshire February 21, 2022 4:17 am

    Police Shooting Under Investigation in Walpole, NH

    Christopher Tkal, 57, died at the scene Sunday, the attorney general said. The trooper who was involved in the shooting will be formally interviewed this week.

  • New Hampshire February 21, 2022 5:57 am

    Man Shot, Killed By NH State Trooper in Walpole: AG

    A New Hampshire man was shot and killed by state police this weekend after authorities responded to his Walpole home for a report of domestic violence, Attorney General John Formella announced Sunday. New Hampshire State Police troopers were the first to respond to the County Road home following the domestic violence call around 11:15 p.m. Saturday. According to the New…

  • snow January 8, 2022 4:54 am

    Winter's First Major Snowfall Keeps Plow Drivers Busy

    The first measurable snowstorm of the season prompted residents across Massachusetts to bust out the shovels, while cities and towns deployed their armies of plows to remove all the snow. Walpole was one of the towns to hit the “jackpot,” with 13.5 inches of snowfall. While it may be a nuisance to some, Stephen Devaney had a blast plowing snow….

  • New Hampshire December 4, 2021 8:15 pm

    Man Shot by Police Officer in Walpole, NH

    A man was shot by a police officer in Walpole, New Hampshire, early Saturday morning, the state attorney general’s office said. Officials said that, around 3:09 a.m., an officer from Walpole police and another from New Hampshire State Police responded to a report of a suicidal man on County Road. The officers had a brief confrontation with the man...

  • missing person November 18, 2021 4:05 am

    Silver Alert Issued in Stoughton for Missing Man With Alzheimer's

    Police in Stoughton, Massachusetts, say a Silver Alert has been issued for a missing man who suffers from Alzheimer’s disease. Lane Yerxa, an 82-year-old Walpole resident, was last seen around 3:20 p.m. Wednesday on Canton Street in Stoughton, driving a green 2012 Honda CR-V with Massachusetts plates reading “1JJ879.” There were two dogs in the vehicle, police said, noting that…

  • Health April 27, 2021 11:38 am

    Walpole Woman Warns of Silent Heart Attack Risk

    After a study found the majority of people who had a heart attack were unaware of it, a Walpole woman is sharing her own experience as a warning to others. Researchers at Harvard Medical School looked at about 2,000 people who showed evidence of a heart attack and found that 80% were unaware that they had one. Walpole resident Patti…

  • Health April 27, 2021 10:48 am

    Walpole Woman Warns of Silent Heart Attack Risk

    After a study found the majority of people who had a heart attack were unaware of it, a Walpole woman who is sharing her own experience as a warning to others.

  • Massachusetts January 5, 2021 4:13 am

    Police Investigating Serious Walpole Crash Involving Steel Beams

    It was a dramatic scene in Walpole on Monday as the Jaws of Life were used to remove a driver from a Lexus after he crashed into steel beams near his home.

  • as seen on January 4, 2021 8:23 pm

    Crews Respond After Steel Beams Fall on Car in Walpole

    Emergency crews are responding to a crash after steel beams fell off of a truck in Walpole.

  • WALPOLE January 5, 2021 4:44 am

    Steel Beams Fall on Car in Walpole, Trapping and Seriously Injuring Driver

    A driver was seriously injured after being trapped in his vehicle after a crash Monday in Walpole, Massachusetts. Crews needed to use Jaws of Life to free the man after his Lexus was involved in a crash with a truck carrying steel beams. The crash happened shortly before noon on School Street. “I was sitting in my van conducting some…

  • snow December 16, 2020 12:33 am

    New Englanders Bracing for Major Snowfall

    With what’s expected to be the first major snowstorm of the season for most of New England, people are getting ready. At Rocky’s True Value in Walpole, Massachusetts, that means getting the snowblowers out of the box and onto the sales floor. They’ve had some snow in the area already, but not much. The store saw an uptick in...

  • WALPOLE October 22, 2020 10:49 pm

    Former Deputy Police Chief Arraigned on Indecent Assault Charge in Mass.

    The former deputy police chief in Walpole faced a judge for the first time on Thursday, accused of groping another police officer in his department vehicle. Christopher Mackenzie was charged with indecent assault in February. However, his arraignment in Quincy District Court was delayed while courthouses remained closed amid the coronavirus pandemic. According to the criminal complaint, witnesses said Mackenzie…

  • WALPOLE October 22, 2020 10:30 pm

    Ex-Walpole Deputy Police Chief Arraigned on Indecent Assault Charge

    A former deputy police chief of Walpole, Massachusetts, faced a judge for the first time Thursday, accused of groping another officer in his department vehicle.

  • trooper dragged September 3, 2020 4:07 pm

    Man in Custody After Mass. State Trooper Dragged in Walpole

    A man suspected of dragging a Massachusetts State Trooper down Interstate 95 Thursday morning in Walpole, then fleeing the scene, has been taken into custody.

  • police chase September 3, 2020 4:30 pm

    Man in Custody After Mass. State Trooper Dragged Down Highway During Chase

    A man suspected of dragging a Massachusetts State Trooper down Interstate 95 Thursday morning as he fled from police is now in custody. After being pulled over for speeding shortly after midnight, the man allegedly sped off in a Jeep before he crashed it and ran away on foot in Walpole. Police found him in Sharon Thursday morning, according to…

  • coronavirus August 18, 2020 10:48 pm

    New Antibody Test From Siemens

    With so much unknown about what coronavirus antibodies mean for immunity, Siemens Healthineers is the first to get FDA approval to measure the number of antibodies with tests being manufactured in Walpole, Massachusetts.

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