Local News
08 / 24 / 2018
  - 10:47:07 AM
(Courtesy franklinmatters.com) - The Massachusetts Department of Public Health has elevated the risk level for West Nile Virus from low to moderate for the entire State of Massachusetts. So far this year there have been no confirmed human cases of either West Nile Virus... Read more

08/23/2018 - 01:24:59 PM
Starting Tuesday, September 4th E.L. Harvey & Sons will handle the trash and recycling service. You can expect little changes however these important changes you will need to take note. Your pickup day will remain the same, but the time your bins are emptied may change... Read more.
08/23/2018 - 12:13:06 PM
By Myfm's Rick Michaels - The Medway School Committee’s Leadership Team will hold a workshop this evening to be followed by a meeting of the School Committee, both will take place at the Medway Middle School. The workshop begins at 4:30 with members of the leadership team... Read more.
08/23/2018 - 12:05:14 PM
By Myfm's Rick Michaels - A Medway attorney who is the town’s long-time moderator and Chairman of the Community Preservation Committee has been awarded the Massachusetts Municipal Lawyers Association’s prestigious President’s Award. Mark Cerel is being recognized for his... Read more.
08/23/2018 - 11:40:00 AM
By Myfm's rick Michaels - The towns of Uxbridge, Northbridge and Upton are among a group of 27-communities asking their residents, to help with the development of hazard mitigation measures, to be put in place following a Presidential major disaster declaration. The... Read more.
08/22/2018 - 03:26:43 PM
By Myfm's Rick Michaels - The Mendon Board of Selectmen has scheduled a lengthy meeting today to deal with contract negotiations for employees of several town departments. The agenda for the executive session will deal with discussing strategy with respect to collective... Read more.
08/22/2018 - 03:20:00 PM
By Myfm's Rick Michaels - Bellingham Police say two females accused of shoplifting at a store on Pulaski Boulevard left the store with a few unpaid items and were detained by store employees, before taking off. One woman has been identified as a Rhode Island woman and is... Read more.
08/21/2018 - 01:09:46 PM
By Myfm's Rick Michaels - Milford Selectmen are again discussing the possibility of moving forward to eventually allow self-service gas pumps in town. During their meeting last night Attorney Joseph Antonellis spoke on behalf of Volta Oil Company of Plymouth which is in... Read more.
08/21/2018 - 12:13:38 PM
By Myfm's Rick Michaels - Milford Police were called to a bar on West Street late last night following a report of a disturbance. Police arrested a Mendon man who’s facing several serious charges. 37-year old Stephen Fraga of 67 Hartford East Avenue is charged with two... Read more.
08/21/2018 - 12:00:15 PM
By Myfm's Rick Michaels - Police in Holliston received several 9-1-1 calls yesterday morning, reporting a serious motor vehicle accident, in the area of 220 Hopping Brook Road involving a pick-up truck and a tractor trailer unit. Holliston Police Chief Matthew Stone says... Read more.
08/21/2018 - 10:52:35 AM
By Myfm's Rick Michaels - A 9-1-1 call to Franklin Police reporting a robbery at gunpoint, has led to the arrest of a Franklin man and a juvenile male also from Franklin. 20-year old Emmanuel Nwankwo of Franklin and formerly of Foxboro is charged with armed robbery... Read more.
08/21/2018 - 09:10:03 AM
By Myfm's Rick Michaels - The Franklin Department of Public Works has shut off the water for about seven-hours today, to make necessary water main repairs at the intersection of Pleasant and Miller Streets. Water service will be shutoff to homes on about ten-streets... Read more.
08/20/2018 - 01:20:06 PM
By Myfm's Rick Michaels - The Holliston Board of Selectmen will meet tonight and a few items on the agenda deal with Marijuana as the state draws closer to the first retail shops opening up. The Town Planner is expected to present for discussion a Marijuana by-law and... Read more.
08/20/2018 - 01:02:52 PM
By Myfm's Rick Michaels - The Milford Board of Selectmen has rescheduled a meeting for tonight instead of meeting last Monday or next Monday night. On the agenda the Town Engineer will discuss with Milford Selectmen the town’s multi-hazard mitigation plan the purpose of... Read more.
08/20/2018 - 09:44:07 AM
By Myfm’s John Wilbur - The man responsible for making the sustainable wire mesh used in most lobster traps has passed away at the age of 88. The founder of Riverdale Mills Corp. in Northbridge James Knott died Thursday at home of natural... Read more.
08/17/2018 - 10:56:12 AM
(Courtesy of the Town Crier) - A proposed solar farm that aims to clear nearly 20 acres of forest has raised a red flag with a number of Upton residents in the area. The proposed solar farm would be located along Howarth Dr. with access between 29 and 31 Howarth Dr. and... Read more.
08/17/2018 - 10:52:01 AM
(Courtesy of the Town Crier) - Town Manager Derek S. Brindisi announced Monday August 6, the appointment of Mark DiFronzo as Chief for the Upton Fire/EMS Department. Chief DiFronzo, is a 35-year veteran in the Fire Service and currently serves as Fire Chief for the Town... Read more.
08/17/2018 - 10:40:29 AM
By Myfm's Rick Michaels - Bellingham Police conducted a motor vehicle traffic stop on South Main Street leading to charges being filed against the driver and passenger, both from Milford and from the same address. 42-year old Wilham Panciny of 34 Lawrence Street is... Read more.
08/17/2018 - 10:30:29 AM
The Franklin Department of Public Works will need to shutoff the water for about seven-hours during one day next week to make necessary water main repairs, at the intersection of Pleasant and Miller Streets. Water service will be shutoff to homes on about ten-streets in... Read more.
08/17/2018 - 10:05:29 AM
By Myfm's Rick Michaels - As the school year draws near the town of Uxbridge is now in the process of filling a vacancy on the School Committee. Interested residents need to submit a talent bank form and a letter of intention, to the Town Manager’s Office by one month... Read more.
08/16/2018 - 01:20:33 PM
By MyFM's Rick Michaels - The newly established town meeting and study and improvement committee, established at last October’s Milford Town Meeting is making plans for a pre-town meeting forum. The main goal will be to provide Town Meeting members an opportunity to... Read more.
08/16/2018 - 01:01:21 PM
By MyFM's Rick Michaels - The Franklin Town Council has approved a resolution to join with other communities in a potential lawsuit against large drug distributors. The suit would look to recover costs to municipalities for responding to the Opioid Crisis. Franklin Town... Read more.
08/16/2018 - 12:34:51 PM
By MyFM's Rick Michaels - The presence of contaminants in the drinking water for all customers of the Holliston municipal water supply led to additional samplings to evaluate the extent of the contaminants and now after repeat samples, test results show no bacteria. The... Read more.
08/16/2018 - 12:25:51 PM
By MyFM's Rick Michaels - A Republican candidate for the U.S. Senate seat now held by Democrat Elizabeth Warren says voters deserve to hear from the candidates as she plans to campaign today in Medway and Millis. Beth Lindstrom in mentioning four-debates her opponents... Read more.
08/14/2018 - 10:40:50 AM
By MyFM's Rick Michaels - The Town of Bellingham is lifting the trash day only restriction on the use of outside water, once again allowing for the use of automatic sprinklers and lawn irrigation systems any day of the week. The only restriction is there is to be no lawn... Read more.
08/14/2018 - 10:28:22 AM
By MyFM's Rick Michaels - The Milford Police Department will increase impaired driving patrols around town with the help of a state grant. Joining other police departments and State Police, in the National “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign. This year’s campaign is... Read more.
08/14/2018 - 10:04:57 AM
By MyFM's Rick Michaels - A Milford woman entered into the Milford Police Station yesterday morning to report her husband left their home on foot after threatening to harm himself. This began an intensive search for the man around 9:45 yesterday morning in Milford as... Read more.
08/14/2018 - 09:42:00 AM
By MyFM’s John Wilbur - Uxbridge has chosen a new Chief of Police to lead the towns force, with Board choosing Marc Montminy who was formerly the chief in Manchester, Connecticut. The Department has been under the watchful eye of acting chief Sgt. Timothy Burke and the... Read more.
08/13/2018 - 12:10:40 PM
By MyFM's Rick Michaels - The Franklin and Medway Police Departments have been awarded a joint grant from the state enabling the towns to hire a clinical social worker to assist with cases of people in a mental health crisis. The jail diversion program, aims to help... Read more.
08/13/2018 - 11:17:26 AM
ByMyFM's Rick Michaels - The Medway Board of Selectmen will meet tonight to approve several contracts, discuss and vote on several issues and make a few appointments. Medway Selectmen are expected to approve the advance of funds in lieu of borrowing for a water line and... Read more.
08/13/2018 - 10:42:23 AM

By MyFM's Rick Michales - Milford Police responded to a disturbance at a residence on Water Street last night and ending up arresting a Milford man 25-year old Luis Tacuri of 34 Congress Street. Tacuri is charged with indecent assault and battery on a person 14 years of... Read more.
08/13/2018 - 10:10:15 AM
The Town Manager in Upton says the appointment of a new chief for the Upton Fire/EMS Department will bring a 35-year veteran of fire service to the town. Town Manager Derek Brindisi says Mark DiFronzo who was the Fire Chief for the town of Southbridge will bring his... Read more.
08/10/2018 - 11:33:02 AM
By MyFM's Rick Michaels - The presence of contaminants in the drinking water for all customers of the Holliston Municipal Water Supply has led to additional samplings to evaluate the extent of the contamination. The water system was notified yesterday that a water sample... Read more.
08/10/2018 - 11:21:56 AM
By MyFM's Rick Michaels - The Milford Police Department will be conducting a free child car seat check event tomorrow to help keep kids safer on the roads. As part of the Massachusetts Child Passenger Safety Initiative at the check-up, nationally certified child... Read more.
08/10/2018 - 11:17:01 AM
By MyFM's Rick Michaels - Milford Police conducting a warrant service at a residence on Green Street yesterday resulted in the eventual arrest of a Bellingham man and in the process of serving that warrant a Milford woman was also charged. Milford Police say 31-year old... Read more.
08/09/2018 - 01:44:07 PM
By MyFM’s John Wilbur - Milford Superintendent Kevin McIntyre has been a very busy man with the new school year approaching. Mr. McIntyre along with Woodland Elementary School Principal Tim Kearnan announced a new Assistant Principal for the School, with Caridad Lopez... Read more.
08/09/2018 - 12:02:54 PM
August 8, 2018 - According to an agreement between the Massachusetts Attorney General's office and Greyhound Friends, Inc. Greyhound friends must abide by certain practices and employ particular skills among their board. The big takeaway is that founder and former... Read more.
08/09/2018 - 11:05:27 AM
The Blessed Backpack Brigade is a charity helping the Homeless and needy and they lost everything to the Tornado experienced in Webster last weekend. We hope you will help by visiting GoFundMe Page to Help us help them. Visit The Blessed Backpack Brigade on Facebook or... Read more.
08/09/2018 - 10:30:28 AM
By MyFM's Rick Michaels - As the list of legal and commercially available substances that can impair a person’s ability to drive a vehicle grows to now include marijuana. State public officials have launched a public awareness campaign and the Milford company which was... Read more.
08/09/2018 - 10:15:44 AM
By MyFM's Rick Michaels - Residents of Upton will have the opportunity to gather information next month and ask questions concerning the establishment of a Marijuana bylaw for the town. The Upton Board of Selectmen and the Planning Board met with Town Counsel back in June... Read more.
08/09/2018 - 10:03:49 AM
By MyFM's Rick Michaels - The Mendon Police Station Building Committee will meet tonight for an architect update and to review a few of the designs in anticipation of the next step in the process. Members of the committee and members of the Board of Selectmen will... Read more.
08/09/2018 - 09:45:37 AM
Tom Olsen has seen his share of feasts at Saint Rocco's but the one he was preparing for on Wednesday will be the last in Franklin. Times change and traditions evolve. This year’s annual Feast of St. Rocco, on August 9-12 will mark the 40th and final food festival in... Read more.
08/08/2018 - 11:54:54 AM
By MyFM’s John Wilbur - Brookside Elementary School in Milford will have a new Principal when the students return to class later this month. Superintendent of the Milford Schools Kevin McIntyre Announced recently that Eric Elmore has won the position after a lengthy... Read more.
08/08/2018 - 11:12:42 AM
What to do before a Tornado strikes:

(Courtesy of Hopkinton News) - Although severe tornadoes are rare in Massachusetts, in recent years we have experienced a number of tornadic events, most recently including Upton last week and Webster today. Therefore, it is important... Read more.
08/08/2018 - 11:00:32 AM
By MyFM's Rick Michaels - The Bellingham Police Department is the latest police department to receive a spike in complaints from residents who have been called by individuals claiming to be from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). The scammers are targeting taxpayers... Read more.
08/08/2018 - 10:45:06 AM
By MyFM's Rick Michaels - As the Cannabis Control Commission reviews more applications for adult-use marijuana retail shops. A campaign will be launched this morning in Boston, promoting alternatives to impaired driving, and one of the participants will be Sira Naturals of.. Read more.
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