Local News
11 / 16 / 2017
  - 04:55:44 PM
MILFORD - State Representative Brian Murray of Milford is assisting the town of Milford with a bill that would authorize the borrowing for purchase and establishing a system for supplying water for a period of 40-years instead of the 30-years currently allowed by State... Read more

11/16/2017 - 04:51:06 PM
FRANKLIN - The Franklin Town Council, with three new members, were sworn-in last night before the Council's regularly scheduled meeting. Patrick Casey, Eamon McCarthy-Earls and Melanie Hamblen were voted in last week. First order of business last night, the Council... Read more.
11/16/2017 - 04:47:38 PM
BELLINGHAM - Bellingham residents have two weeks left to take part in a town-wide economic development survey to have your voice heard as the town begins to strategize and plan for the town's future economic growth. The Town of Bellingham and the Metropolitan Area... Read more.
11/16/2017 - 04:43:32 PM
HOLLISTON - Holliston Police are hoping another piece of information about the armed robbery of the TD Bank on Washington Street last month will result in more tips to help find the suspects. Holliston Police now say one of the two masked robbers dropped an umbrella on... Read more.
11/15/2017 - 05:33:14 PM
MEDWAY - At a very well attended Fall Town Meeting in Medway, residents approved all 20-articles on the warrant. The town moves forward with a multi-million dollar Capitol Project, funding the construction of park and recreation improvements covering four fields... Read more.
11/15/2017 - 05:20:12 PM
The Interchange that serves as a major crossroads for commuter traffic, and is used by nearly half of freight truck traffic entering Eastern Massachusetts, is in line for a major makeover and for the next two-nights informational meetings will be held in Hopkinton and... Read more.
11/15/2017 - 07:34:47 AM
As students await acceptance letters from colleges and universities around the nation, a tuition-free college education is one of the many options available to the 75 Blackstone Valley Tech students named recipients of the John and Abigail Adams Scholarship... Read more.
11/15/2017 - 07:33:15 AM
A long-standing tradition with Charles River Bank is the annual Food Drive. Every year during the months of November and December, the Charles River Bank branches set up donation tables in their lobbies for customers and bank staff to make food donations to the Medway... Read more.
11/15/2017 - 06:55:47 AM
MILFORD - Superintendent of Milford Public Schools Dr. Kevin McIntyre today announced that Dr. Robert Gilmore, a fifth grade Science teacher at Woodland Elementary School, received the distinction of being named the “2017 Science Educator of the Year for Worcester... Read more.
11/14/2017 - 07:26:44 PM
MENDON - Mendon Police say a 9-1-1 call reporting a vehicle that drove off the road and struck two parked vehicles in a driveway last night resulted in the arrest of a Mendon resident. 50-year old Carroll Quinn, of 14 Mowry Street, is charged with operating under the... Read more.
11/14/2017 - 07:23:38 PM
BELLINGHAM - A forum will be held tonight in Bellingham where residents will be able to discuss and be provided with information regarding the ongoing opioid crisis. The goal is to raise awareness of how the crisis affects even the smaller communities like Bellingham... Read more.
11/14/2017 - 07:10:53 PM
MILFORD - Two Milford men involved in a triple shooting in Milford entered not guilty pleas and are being held without bail following their arraignment in Milford District Court yesterday. Michael S. Rooney, of 24 Depot Street, and 27-year old Keith Putnam, of 1 Pheasant... Read more.
11/10/2017 - 02:27:22 PM
HOPKINTON - Residents of Hopkinton are being reminded by the town that beginning this weekend, and for the next four Sundays, the recycling center will be open for brush and leaf disposal. As homeowners conduct their annual Fall Clan-up, this gives them four additional... Read more.
11/08/2017 - 10:52:00 AM
MILFORD - On the 2nd of November, at their regularly schedule meeting, Montgomery Lodge hosted representatives from the Vietnam the 50th of Massachusetts. The purpose of the visit was to confer Vietnam Veteran commemorative lapel pins on members of Montgomery Lodge that... Read more.
11/08/2017 - 10:47:23 AM
MILFORD - Milford Veterans’ Agent, John A. Pilla has announced that the annual Veterans’ Day Parade will be observed on Friday, November 10, 2017. Assembly of divisions will take place at 9:30 a.m. in the Stop & Shop parking lot adjacent to the ’99 Restaurant and step... 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.
10/13/2017 - 06:03:26 AM
UXBRIDGE - A bill that would amend the Uxbridge Town Charter to allow for the recall of elected officials in the town will be heard this afternoon at the Statehouse by the Joint Committee on Election Laws. Uxbridge residents overwhelmingly approved at Town Meeting... Read more.
10/13/2017 - 05:58:12 AM
FRANKLIN -A Boston man accused of shooting a father and son, the son who died of his injuries, as they rode their motorcycles on the Expressway. He then went to a Dorchester home and killed his girlfriend and he was later arrested in Franklin pleading not guilty... Read more.
10/10/2017 - 09:34:23 AM
UPTON - An informational session will be held tonight in Upton as the town has entered into a 12-month agreement with Colonial Power to bring energy cost savings to residents and business owners. The newly created Upton Community Choice Power Supply Program... Read more.
10/10/2017 - 09:31:26 AM
NORTHBRIDGE - The Town of Northbridge is providing residents with a list of answers to the most frequently asked questions regarding a Feasibility Study for the 50-year old Edward Balmer Elementary School. The town feels the school has reached a point that it no longer... Read more.
10/10/2017 - 09:27:38 AM
MILFORD - Milford Police assisted Massachusetts State Police by providing back up as authorities investigated multiple calls of a white Honda driving all over the road on Route 495 with the operator possible having an open container. State Police, out of the Millbury... Read more.
10/05/2017 - 05:01:50 PM
HOPKINTON - The Hopkinton School Committee has a full agenda tonight and will take some time to discuss the process in the search for a new Superintendent of Schools. Hopkinton School Committee members will consider and then decide on a motion to approve the successful... Read more.
10/05/2017 - 03:07:52 PM
STATE - The Senate on Thursday tackled another round of Gov. Charlie Baker's budget vetoes, agreeing to 27 overrides. A question came on whether to override or sustain the governor's veto in line item on Sewer Rate Relief Funding, which had been reduced by $1,100,000... Read more.
10/05/2017 - 02:20:29 PM
MILFORD - The Milford Special Town Meeting will be taking place later this month and now the warrant is available to be reviewed by residents. A warrant that includes 27-articles. Among those articles is Article 14 to see if the town will vote to amend Zoning By-Laws in... Read more.
10/05/2017 - 06:59:11 AM
Thanks To Yanks is pleased to be sponsoring the annual Hope for Heroes Donation Drive from November 8-11th, 2017. This donation drive will be collecting items for homeless veterans residing at various Veteran shelters. Read more.
10/04/2017 - 05:32:13 PM
UXBRIDGE - The Town of Uxbridge is losing its Town Manager as the Board of Selectmen and Finance Committee continue to holds joint public hearings this week and next in preparation for the Fall Town Meeting to be held later this month. Uxbridge Town Manager David... Read more.
10/04/2017 - 05:19:40 PM
FRANKLIN - The Franklin Police Department has seen a recent rise in the number of reported car break-ins throughout the town in the past few weeks. Just this past weekend there were at least eight break-ins reported. Most recently overnight Sunday/early Monday morning... Read more.
09/29/2017 - 11:55:52 AM
MASSACHUSETTS - State Representative Brian Murray of Milford has filed a resolve that would establish a special commission to investigate and study the impact of undocumented aliens residing in the State. Representative Murray recently testified before the Joint Committee... Read more.
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