October 19, 2014

Gardner Police Dept. investigating copper theft

Mark Taylor
mtaylor@gardnernews.com
Gardner police are investigating the theft of more than $2,500 in copper cable from a BNSF intermodal track construction site.
Ilena Spalding, spokesperson for the police department, said officers were dispatched to a location in the 330 …

Vandals cause hour-plus long power outage Saturday

Mark Taylor
submissions@gardnernews.com

Vandals damaged a Gardner substation over the weekend, causing a power outage for about one-third of the city’s electric customers.

Bill Krawczyk, electric utility director, said someone broke into Substation 2 at Main Street and Moonlight Road …