Local News
01 / 07 / 2015
  - 01:48:31 PM
The Milford Regional Medical Center Foundation officially recognized this week news of a $100,000 leadership gift from The Evergreen Center in Milford to the hospital's building campaign. The gift is part of $22 million the capital campaign has already raised... Read more

01/07/2015 - 12:34:11 PM
A Franklin developer, Roger Calarese, has submitted a proposal to purchase the town-owned Emmons Street property for half a million dollars. The minimum bid sought was $475 thousand. Calarese has been in the development business for thirty years and did two other... Read more.
01/07/2015 - 10:41:23 AM
Hopedale's new school budget reflects an increase of 5.2%. Superintendent Dennis Breen told WMRC that the total will be $11 million and represents a level service spending package. He said the final budget may include some additional personnel and or programs that the... Read more.
01/05/2015 - 02:34:24 PM
Milford employees will save a substantial amount of money over the next couple of months because they will be paying their health insurance premiums. Last fall selectmen were told auditors identified $1.5 million in surplus funds regarding health insurance when the... Read more.
01/05/2015 - 02:20:56 PM
A 59 year old man who fell through the ice at Hopedale Pond over the weekend will be ok after being quickly rescued by a nearby fisherman. The man was skating when he broke through and went into the frigid water. He was taken to the hospital for treatment. Read more.
01/05/2015 - 01:57:04 PM
Milford spring election season officially gets underway today when nomination papers become available in the office of Town Clerk Amy Neves. There is one race so far between finance committee member Will Kingkade and former Zoning Board Member Mike Visconti... Read more.
01/05/2015 - 01:55:21 PM
Hopedale selectmen tonight will reorganize because Chairperson Janet Jacaruso will be out on medical leave for several months and will relinquish that post and her position as town clerk. She met with coordinator Steve Sette last week to discuss the matter... Read more.
01/02/2015 - 09:43:49 AM
A 23 years old Milford man arrested after an accident on Congress Street. Samuel Calarese of Pine Street is charged with drunken driving and leaving the scene of an accident. The car overturned in the roadway. Calarese fled the scene but was quickly apprehended. Read more.
01/02/2015 - 09:27:24 AM
Hopedale selectperson and town clerk, Janet Jacaruso, is out on medical leave for the next several months and will relinquish both positions during that time. She met with coordinator Steve Sette last week to inform him and her colleagues on the board will address... Read more.
12/30/2014 - 12:48:06 PM
Milford's excellent financial condition will no doubt play a major role in the coming months as teacher contract negotiations get underway. Some say it may be difficult not to give out higher than usual raises because the town is flush with cash. There is $15.6 million in Read more.
12/30/2014 - 12:45:53 PM
Milford, Franklin, Mendon, Hopedale, Upton and many other area towns have successfully negotiated a new trash tipping or disposal fee with Wheelabrator. It will save Milford $45 thousand in this fiscal year and more in the years to come. The new agreement goes into effect Read more.
12/30/2014 - 12:43:53 PM
Franklin Police are continuing an investigation into a robbery at a convenience store on Union Street. A man wearing a ski mask and brandishing a hammer threatened the clerk and demanded cash. The man left in a grey car and authorities are reviewing security camera's in... Read more.
12/30/2014 - 12:42:27 PM
Uxbridge Selectmen are planning for the construction of a new central fire station. Chief William Kessler said a site assessment has been done and now a schematic design and updated cost estimated will be prepared. $94,500 from the Taft Fund will be used to pay for this ph Read more.
12/30/2014 - 12:40:21 PM
The new tax rate in Northbridge was set recently at $13.38 per $1,000 of valuation. An increase of $.12. The total allowable tax is $19 million. The town kept the single rate. The town's excess levy capacity is $13 thousand. Read more.
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