Local News
02 / 21 / 2018
  - 08:54:32 AM
FRANKLIN - The Franklin Police Department is acknowledging the need to recognize, and address, recent societal, cultural and technological changes that impact law enforcement responses to those with mental illness, which is why they have pledged to participate and... Read more

02/20/2018 - 10:44:17 AM
MILFORD - Citizens for Milford invites all Milford residents to attend its fifth annual Candidates Forum, which will feature candidates in Milford’s upcoming town election. The Candidates Forum will be held Wednesday, March 14 in the Parish Hall of Saint Mary of the... Read more.
02/20/2018 - 08:46:29 AM
MILLIS - Millis Police are asking for the public’s help as they search for the man who robbed the CVS, in the Roche Brothers Plaza off of Route 109 last night, using a knife and got away with an undisclosed amount of money. On Twitter the Millis Police Department has... Read more.
02/15/2018 - 07:14:46 AM
MILFORD - The Milford Town Election is less than two-months away and with yesterday being the last day to return nomination papers and be included on the ballot, there will be contested races for a seat on the Board of Selectmen, three-seats on the School Committee and... Read more.
02/15/2018 - 07:11:26 AM
HOPKINTON - The Hopkinton School Committee will be asked to officially consider and move to accept a request by the Superintendent of Schools, a notice of her retirement, effective June 30th. School Committee Chair Jean Bertschmann will present the request of Doctor... Read more.
02/13/2018 - 11:47:26 AM
MILLIS - A Millis native and resident of Needham was arraigned at his hospital bed at Milford Regional Medical Center yesterday in connection with the stabbing death of his live-in girlfriend, a Holliston native, and the stabbing of his parents from Millis, who are... Read more.
02/13/2018 - 11:40:09 AM
MILFORD - The Milford Town Clerk's Office will now wait and see who else returns nomination papers and will be officially running for an office in the April Town Election. The last day to take out nomination papers was yesterday. Candidates must return those papers... Read more.
02/13/2018 - 11:36:57 AM
FRANKLIN - The Franklin School Committee will be holding a Legislative Forum tonight. The topic will be education funding. In particular, unfunded state mandates that are creating funding issues for many school districts. Franklin's Legislative Delegation are planning... Read more.
02/13/2018 - 11:34:06 AM
MENDON - Nomination papers for the annual Town Election in Mendon can be picked up beginning today at the Town Clerk's Office. The offices that need to be filled include three-year terms for a seat on the Board of Selectmen, Board of Health, Assessor, Park Commissioner... Read more.
02/12/2018 - 08:07:28 PM
FRANKLIN - U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren held a Town Hall Meeting in Franklin over the weekend where she met with about 11-hundred constituents speaking about what she’s working on in Washington and answering questions from the audience. Warren talked about the... Read more.
02/12/2018 - 08:02:56 PM
MILLIS - A recent graduate of Holliston High School was stabbed to death over the weekend in Needham by her boyfriend, who then traveled to Millis and stabbed his parents at a family gathering at a restaurant. The body of 20-year old Olivia Bergstrom was found in the... Read more.
02/08/2018 - 12:13:37 PM
STATE - A joint federal and state investigation targeting narcotics trafficking in Central Massachusetts culminated yesterday with ten people being charged. Assisting with the investigation was several police chiefs from the area including Milford Police Chief Tom... Read more.
02/08/2018 - 11:30:47 AM
BELLINGHAM - Bellingham Police initiated two motor vehicle traffic stops leading to the arrest of the drivers, a Milford man and a Boston man, both men fugitives from justice. It was just before six o’clock Tuesday night when Bellingham Police stopped a vehicle on... Read more.
02/08/2018 - 11:25:25 AM
MILFORD - The Milford Police Department has set the date for the next Police Officer Entrance Examination, it will be held in April. The notice announcing the exam gives information about the qualifications and essential functions of a Milford Police officer, and the... Read more.
01/31/2018 - 06:32:15 AM
NEDWAY - The Medway Police Department has been dealing with several inquiries recently regarding hunting or the discharging of firearms on various town properties. At this time Medway Police Chief Allen Tingley has no plans to allow any hunting on any town property... Read more.
01/29/2018 - 07:33:04 AM
MILFORD - A Milford resident has decided to pull nomination papers and run for a seat in the House representing Milford, Mendon, Hopedale and a part of Medway. Michael Soares says Governor Charlie Baker has a vision for a better Massachusetts and he’d like to partner... Read more.
01/29/2018 - 06:10:36 AM
Local Town Pages - On January 21st, a group of six nine- and ten-year old boys, a Destination Imagination team that calls themselves “The Raw Spaghettis,” became a small group of activists. Their motivation, a sign in a local vape shop. “We heard that Vape City Smoke... Read more.
01/29/2018 - 05:52:34 AM
Local Town Pages - Many of us want to deeply honor our veterans who gave the ultimate sacrifice for our country, but why not give a nod of recognition to all of those who have served? A new Veterans Memorial Walkway planned by the Franklin Veterans Council will shine a... Read more.
01/25/2018 - 03:46:56 PM
FRANKLIN - Residents of Franklin will more than likely be looking at sewer and water rate increases sooner than later to help pay for some unfinished projects and move forward with needed capital improvement projects. Franklin Town Administrator Jeff Nutting telling town... Read more.
01/25/2018 - 03:41:23 PM
HOLLISTON - The cause of an early morning fire this past Sunday, that destroyed a barn in Holliston and killed dozens of animals, remains under investigation by the State Fire Marshall's Office. After conducting a preliminary investigation this week, there were no signs... Read more.
01/25/2018 - 03:38:13 PM
HOPEDALE - The Town of Hopedale announced their election schedule in anticipation of the Annual Town Election coming up in May which will be followed a week later by the Annual Town Meeting. Hopedale Town Clerk Lisa Pedroli is letting residents know of the town... Read more.
01/24/2018 - 04:18:10 PM
MILFORD - A search committee is in place as the Town of Milford seeks to replace Gerry Moody, Milford's long-time Town Counsel, who’s retiring in March. Milford Selectman Chairman Will Kingkade recommended a search committee at the Board's meeting Monday night to screen... Read more.
01/24/2018 - 04:13:50 PM
FRANKLIN - The Franklin Town Council will meet tonight and be presented with the 2017 audit of town expenses as well as hearing from sub-committees on the budget, capitol projects and economic development. Franklin Town Administrator Jeff Nutting says the town is looking... Read more.
01/24/2018 - 04:10:22 PM
HOPKINTON - Hopkinton residents are being asked for their input on the potential future uses for the Center School property once the new Marathon Elementary School opens its doors for the upcoming school year. The Center School Re-Use Advisory Team, which is scheduled... Read more.
01/22/2018 - 03:59:46 PM
The Franklin Police Department has concluded its investigation into the missing Sculpture from the Town’s Sculpture Park , which was originally reported on December 1st , 2017. The missing sculpture was one of three graciously donated by a public art class from Wheaton... Read more.
01/22/2018 - 03:58:42 PM
The Medway Foundation for Education (MFE) a non-profit, all volunteer organization committed to promoting excellence and innovation in the towns public schools, will host several fundraisers this coming year. One Hundred percent of funds raised are distributed through a... Read more.
01/22/2018 - 03:57:14 PM
Charles River Bank (CRB) is proud to announce the addition of Sean Coyle as Assistant Vice President/Commercial Loan Officer. In his new position, Coyle will develop new relationships and expand existing relationships with CRB’s business customers by identifying their... Read more.
01/22/2018 - 03:55:28 PM
What is the Tide Pod Challenge? It's the ridiculously, stupid, and potentially dangerous, game that teens have been playing lately. The idea is to film yourself putting one of these pods in your mouth and documenting the results for the whole world to see on YouTube... Read more.
11/08/2017 - 10:39:40 AM
FRANKLIN - Franklin residents sending a strong message at the polls yesterday that it’s time for change when it comes to the make-up of the Town Council and the School Committee. The top two vote-getters for a seat on the Town Council were newcomers Patrick Casey and... Read more.
11/08/2017 - 10:32:07 AM
HOPKINTON - Residents of Hopkinton are invited to a public forum tonight to learn more about how the town's current fields are used and managed. It’s called Spotlight on Town Fields as Hopkinton is looking to invest in new school turf fields, continuing work on a... Read more.
11/08/2017 - 10:28:07 AM
HOLLISTON - A seminar on drugs and alcohol will be held tonight in Holliston giving students and parents information and insights about substance abuse and addiction. With the legalization of marijuana, which sends mixed messages of confusion about the dangers of drug... Read more.
11/02/2017 - 12:34:12 PM
MILFORD - The Milford School Committee will meet tonight at which time the Superintendent of Schools, Doctor Kevin McIntyre, will lead a review of the recent results of the MCAS testing for the district. Milford School Committee members will also appoint three... Read more.
11/02/2017 - 12:28:44 PM
The towns of Milford and Hopedale are both holding household hazardous waste collection days this Saturday. Each town's Board of Health is sponsoring the chance for residents to get rid of their collection of hazardous waste. In Milford, items can be brought to the... Read more.
11/01/2017 - 04:38:13 PM
Veteran’s Breakfast: Thursday, November 9, 2017 @ 9:00 – 10:30 a.m. Presented by VFW Frascotti Post #1544. Presentation by Steve Petak, “What our Veterans have done for our Country. Veteran’s ceremony begins at 9:00 a.m. immediately followed by breakfast @ 9:30 a.m... Read more.
11/01/2017 - 04:30:46 PM
The number is now down to just hundreds of homes without power this morning as Central Massachusetts and the MY-FM Listening area was among the hardest hit by a major rain and wind storm that barreled through the area Sunday night into Monday morning. Across the state... Read more.
11/01/2017 - 04:28:12 PM
BELLINGHAM - Residents of Bellingham are being asked to participate in a community outreach survey as the town undertakes an economic development initiative that will focus on promoting new development and redevelopment throughout the town. The Chariman of the Bellingham... Read more.
11/01/2017 - 04:25:07 PM
FRANKLIN - The Franklin Town Library renovation and expansion project is now nearing completion with a grand re-opening scheduled for this Sunday. While the work was being done, the Library was operating at 25 Kenwood Circle until mid-September. From that time until the... Read more.
10/30/2017 - 09:11:12 AM
HOLLISTON - Residents of Holliston will be asked to decide the fate of 18-articles which make up the warrant to be presented tonight at the Fall Town Meeting. The biggest expenditure will come with Article 5, money to be used to pay for capital projects or purchases... Read more.
10/30/2017 - 09:04:58 AM
A massive storm that brought torrential rain and damaging winds Sunday night into early this morning has left almost 320-thousand people without power across the state. Every town in Central Massachusetts, within the MY-FM listening area, are experiencing some power... Read more.
10/25/2017 - 03:25:12 PM
HOLLISTON - The search for two suspects continues this morning in connection with a midday bank robbery in Holliston yesterday. The Holliston Police Department received a “panic alarm” from the TD bank on Washington Street at about 1:40 yesterday afternoon reporting an... Read more.
10/25/2017 - 03:21:02 PM
UXBRIDGE - Residents of Uxbridge voted against a temporary moratorium on recreational marijuana establishments at last night’s Fall Annual Town Meeting. Those in favor of the moratorium were hoping to get approval to amend the zoning by-laws to delay the process of a pot... Read more.
10/25/2017 - 03:18:44 PM
NORTHBRIDGE - Northbridge residents moved quickly through ten articles on the Fall Annual Town Meeting, with little controversy, approving appropriating money for two big projects. The Board of Selectmen was seeking approval of an article to purchase and replace the... Read more.
10/25/2017 - 03:15:46 PM
BELLINGHAM - Bellingham Police and Fire responded to a call from a Bellingham man requesting a rescue for a 34-year old woman who may have overdosed on Heroin during the same time the man was arrested on an active warrant. 36-year old Sean Woodman of 15 Farm Street was... Read more.
10/23/2017 - 08:41:59 AM
The Gender-Sexuality Alliance (GSA) Club at Blackstone Valley Tech is hosting a special one-night only, free screening of “Gender Revolution: A Journey with Katie Couric” on Thursday, October 26th at 6:30 p.m. In addition to the screening, the club will do a short... Read more.
10/18/2017 - 03:37:22 PM
BELLINGHAM - Bellingham Police responded to a number of calls over the weekend at the Oakwoods Apartments off North Main Street with one call resulting in the arrest of a Bellingham man. 36-year old James Nickerson of 4 Kennedy Road is charged with vandalizing property... Read more.
10/18/2017 - 03:33:38 PM
MIDDLESEX COUNTY - The Middlesex County District Attorneys Office is releasing its latest list of indictments handed down by a grand jury, one incident involving a Milford man and another incident occurring in Holliston. Middlesex County District Attorney Marion Ryan... Read more.
10/18/2017 - 03:28:30 PM
UXBRIDGE - The Uxbridge Board of Selectmen and the Finance Committee have made their recommendations on the 15 articles on the Fall Annual Town Meeting, including favorable recommendations for a variety of capital purchases or projects that would be funded by taking money... Read more.
10/18/2017 - 03:24:10 PM
MILFORD - At their meeting Monday night the Milford Board of Selectmen decided who would initially fill the seats and act as water commissioners as the town moves forward in its steps to purchase the Milford Water Company. Milford Selectmen choose residents Jonathan... Read more.
10/13/2017 - 06:06:58 AM
NORTHBRIDGE - A joint meeting is scheduled for tonight in Northbridge to discuss progress of a Feasibility Study that’s underway to help determine in which direction the town should go when it comes to the 50-year old Edward Balmer Elementary School. The school no longer... Read more.
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