Thursday, February 28, 2013
The latest 'You Ask, Patch Answers' addresses that question.
Editor's note: In our column "You Ask, Patch Answers," we help you to find answers to your questions. Email email@example.com if you have a question that you would like us to investigate. Today, we answer this inquiry: Why are there no sidewalks on much of Route 9? Patch asked Massachusetts Department of Transportation spokesman Michael Verseckes. "Sidewalks along state highways are typically provided as a result of a request from the municipality during project design or are constructed by a private developer as a form of impact mitigation. "Right now, on Route 9, there are sidewalks through sections of Shrewsbury, a small piece of Southborough, and some through Framingham and Natick. "Sidewalks are typically located in area where …
Monday, November 19, 2012
Three officers help make an early morning delivery on Route 9.
Three Natick Police officers helped a woman give birth on the side of Route 9 early Saturday morning. Natick Police Officer Chris Showstead found a woman in advanced labor after approaching a stopped car on Route 9 at approximately 3 a.m. Saturday morning, according to the Natick Police Department's official Facebook page and WBZ Channel 5 Boston. The baby girl held off for two more officers, Chris Salis and Scott Wade, to arrive and help keep the situation safe, but came into the world ahead of the ambulance that arrived on the scene. According to the post on facebook, Mom did all the work with ample assistance from Dad. As of the last update, everyone was healthy and doing well.
Tuesday, January 3, 2012
Peter Stark, 62, of Framingham was killed this morning in a crash on Route 9.
UPDATE: 6:44 p.m. UPDATE: 2:44 p.m. A Framingham man was killed this morning on Route 9. "It appears a tractor trailer was stopped at the red light on Route 9 westbound at Caldor Road, when a Toyota Camry drove into the rear of the truck," said Framingham Police Lt. Ron Brandolini. Peter Stark, 62, of 4 Tally Ho Lane was pronounced dead at the scene, said Brandolini. Stark was the stage director for the Sudbury Savoyards. An announcement about Stark was made on Facebook, in regards to his work at Sudbury Savoyards. Stark was also affiliated with the Concord Players. He last worked with Concord Players as an offstage voice in HMS Pinafore and an assistant stage manager for Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead. *** A fatal collision between…