Training Drill to be Held at State House on Saturday

ADVISORY–Police Drill at State House on Saturday The Massachusetts State Police will conduct a tactical response drill this Saturday, Nov. 29, at the State House in Boston, from the hours of 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Any passersby who observe a large volume of troopers and police vehicles around the State House and on Beacon Street…

Safe Driving Practices in the Storm

Massachusetts State Police Release — 11262014 — Safe Driving Practices With a storm expected to bring rain, sleet, and snow to New England today, especially impacting the holiday commute, the Massachusetts State Police are reminding motorists to drive slowly and take additional precautions. Be mindful that wet, icy and snow-covered roads require increased stopping time.…

Not Your Thanksgiving Bird

Early this morning, while traveling down Route 2 in Athol, Trooper Matthew Cesvette was surprised by this owl as it flew into the side of his cruiser. He stopped to check on it. He then swaddled it in a blanket as it appeared stunned and not moving. After bringing the owl to the Athol Barracks,…

Protest Arrest Numbers and Follow Up

Protest Arrest Numbers and Follow Up Massachusetts State Troopers made a total of 51 arrests of disorderly people during last night’s protest activity in Boston, all but one of which were turned over to Boston Police for booking. The arrests were broken down as follows:• 33 in the Massachusetts Avenue Connector/South Bay area, turned over…

State Police Monitoring Protesters

UPDATED 2245hrs Massachusetts State Police Release — 11252014 — State Police Monitoring Protesters State and Boston Police units have responded to Clarendon Street entrance to Mass Pike to prevent a large group of protesters from walking onto Pike and disrupting traffic. Throughout the day we have been monitoring social media and other intelligence urging protesters…

MEMA URGES PLANNING, SAFETY FOR HOLIDAY TRAVELERS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   -November 24, 2014- POTENTIAL MID-WEEK STORM COULD IMPACT TRAVEL THROUGHOUT NORTHEAST; MEMA URGES PLANNING, SAFETY FOR HOLIDAY TRAVELERS  Those who have flexibility to complete their travel early, should do so  FRAMINGHAM, MA – With the potential of poor weather conditions later in the week due to snow, wind and rain from the potential…