This week on The 01581, Kristi Williams came to talk about Fall Town Meeting, the preparations for October Town Meeting, and the articles that are coming. Police Chief Todd Minardi and Fire Chief Pat Purcell also sat down to talk about the problem of Fentanyl and drug awareness.
On April 18, 2023, Theresa Perreault, State Coordinator for Quilts of Valor presented quilts to veterans with help from Andy Toorock, a member of the Westborough Veteran’s Advisory Board. Veterans Chris Traynor and Elysha O’Brien were honored during the ceremony. Watch a short video here.
Shelby Marshal sits with Town Manager Kristi Williams and talks about the new quarterly newsletter “What’s New Westborough”, the new online communication that brings news from committees and projects in town. Police Chief Jeff Lourie and Lt. Michael Daniels also talked about the new accreditation for the Westborough Police Dept.
This month, Police Chief, Jeff Lourie invited Lt. Cliff Luce to give an update to us about the happenings in town. They also talked about the Patrol Division. Listen to the podcast version here. Watch the video on YouTube here.
Shelby and Arthur took a trip over to the Police Station to get an up close look at the Chief’s new cruiser, the Ford Mustang Mach-e. This is an all electric vehicle, and The Chief, as well as Sgt. Det. Josh Croft and Peter Dunbeck of Sustainable Westborough were their to give all the information […]
The Westborough Police Department hosted a free community wide event, Love for Lifesavers on Thursday, 6/17/22 at the First United Methodist Church in Westborough. This is a “Touch a Truck” event featured police cars from the Westborough Police Department, Animal Control Officer MacKendrick, Worcester County Sheriffs Department, and MA Environmental Police. Construction/Utility vehicles from the […]
This month, the Chief welcomed Karly McKenna, the Police Department’s Jail Diversion Program (JDP) Clinician, to talk about her work with the department. JDP aims to help people in mental health crisis get the assistance they need, and not direct them unnecessarily into the Criminal Justice System. The Clinician rides with police officers in cruisers […]
The Westborough Select Board met on 7/20/21 in person at the Great Hall in the Forbes Building. At this meeting Westborough Police Department held a pinning ceremony for new officers and new promotions. At this meeting, Columbus/Indigenous People Day was discussed along with many other topics. See the full agenda here: Watch The Pinning Ceremony […]
In this episode, Shelby and Arthur talk to Police Chief Jeff Lourie and Sargent Mike Daniels to discuss Article 9 on the upcoming Town Meeting Warrant. This article proposes to fund Body-Worn Cameras for our Police Dept. Chief Lourie and Sgt Daniels will be on to provide an overview of the program and to answer […]
The Medal of Valor was presented to Sgt. Jon Kalagher on November 10, 2020. Sgt. Kalagher’s bravery and quick action saved another human’s life and for that, he was awarded the highest honor that a policeman can receive. Watch the full award ceremony below.