Nutting Lake Drowning

On Thursday, May 29, 2014 at approximately 6:30 AM Officers located an abandoned canoe on the western portion of Nutting Lake, Billerica.  Later that morning at approximately 9:50 AM, Billerica Police received a report of a missing person.  The missing individual was identified as Lorna Rutkauskas, 60, of Billerica.  It was subsequently determined the Ms. Rutkauskas was the owner of the recovered canoe.  A search was immediately initiated with the assistance the MSP Airwing unit and Billerica Fire Department water … Continue reading

Neighborhood Meeting Scheduled for Billerica Residents

Town Manager, John Curran, has scheduled a series of neighborhood meetings to update area residents’ on a range of Town Projects and initiatives. The purpose of these meetings is to promote meaningful and thoughtful dialogue on issues of concern to Town residents. As well as, to answer the questions and concerns of our resident we will have available all of the Town Department Heads. They will be updating the residents on new and ongoing issues as well as answering any … Continue reading

Man Arrested For Breaking Into Town Farm Ln Home

On May 27, 2014 at approximately 9:50 am, Officer Paul Brady was patrolling in the area of High St.  As Officer Brady was driving by Town Farm Ln he heard an audible house alarm.  At that time Brady observed a white sedan leaving the area and noted that the license plates of the vehicle were obscured by duct tape.  The vehicle was subsequently stopped on High St. Contact was made with the driver, Dustin Menezes, 27, of 41 Sprague St. … Continue reading

Paramedic Job Openings – Announcement

The Town of Billerica Emergency Medical Service is seeking applications for Per Diem Paramedics with possible Full time employment opportunities. Applicants must be Massachusetts Certified Paramedics, current CPR & ACLS certification and a current driver’s license. ITLS, PALS, and NRP are preferred but not required. Applicants must have a minimum of 2 years emergency experience as paramedic. Non smoker preferred. Job Description: An emergency health care provider working under Massachusetts DPH, MGL Chapter 111C which regulates ambulances and its operators. … Continue reading

Helicopter Activity

National Grid will begin the visual inspection program for All Transmission lines in New England starting Wednesday May 21th 2014 which includes Billerica. These helicopter flights will be conducted over a fifteen to twenty working day period plus any additional days added for weather cancellations. The helicopters are Bell Jet Rangers and the majority are blue and yellow as shown below.  There is no need to call the PD to notify us of these flyovers.   … Continue reading