Local News
04 / 25 / 2017
  - 06:44:02 AM
Schools in more than 150 cities and towns across the state tested water fixtures for lead and copper with 61-percent of the schools revealing lead and copper levels ”above” the action level. That triggers additional testing, education and treatment. As part of a... Read more

04/25/2017 - 06:34:55 AM
BELLINGHAM - Absentee ballots are available in the Town Clerk’s Office, if you’re a Bellingham resident who wants to vote in next week’s Town Election, but will be out of town or you’re unable to get to the polls. Bellingham residents will be electing new... Read more.
04/20/2017 - 05:23:56 PM
FRANKLIN - A company which manufactures a solid “gel pack” that provides temperature control and protection for drugs and vaccines has opened up its’ new facility in Franklin. Cold Chain technologies was previously headquartered in Holliston designing, testing and... Read more.
04/20/2017 - 05:10:25 PM
WRENTHAM - Milford Police continue to conduct distracted driving traffic enforcement in a number of locations around town handing out several citations. Thanks to a state grant, like many towns, Milford is cracking down on drivers who have become distracted behind the... Read more.
04/19/2017 - 05:39:02 PM
MEDWAY - A Medway man entered a not guilty plea in Wrentham District Court yesterday where he was facing eight-charges for child pornography. 32-year old Michael Petrucci of 3 West Street is being held without bail. He’s accused of molesting and taking nude pictures of... Read more.
04/19/2017 - 05:24:19 PM
MILFORD - The on-going investigation into the fatal hit and run death of a young boy in Milford has led authorities to focus on finding two-other vehicles and the operators who were on Water Street late Sunday afternoon when four-year old Jonathan Loja was struck and... Read more.
04/19/2017 - 08:15:03 AM
BELLINGHAM - Hydrant flushing in Bellingham begins today. The crew will be starting in the Grove Street, Depot Street and Hartford Ave area working towards North Main and South Main Street. The flushing will be done during the daytime hours, 7:00 am to 3:00 pm Monday... Read more.
04/18/2017 - 07:36:30 PM
FRANKLIN - We will know today how many of the approximately 24-thousand tainted cases will be dismissed as a result of the damage caused by a former state drug lab chemist and Franklin resident. Annie Dookhan pleaded guilty to tampering with evidence and falsifying... Read more.
04/18/2017 - 07:32:56 PM
PRINCETON - A Worcester man is being held on ten-million dollars cash bail and charged with assault and attempted rape in connection with the death of Vanessa Marcotte, whose body was found in woods near the home she grew up in in Princeton last August. 31-year old Angelo C Read more.
04/12/2017 - 07:02:01 PM
MILFORD - The Milford Area Chamber of Commerce (MACC) today announced this year’s Chamber and Community Award recipients. The awardees, which were selected based on their leadership, business acumen, entrepreneurship and community involvement, will be honored at the... Read more.
04/12/2017 - 04:40:27 PM
MILFORD - Milford Regional Medical Center received an “A” for patient safety from The Leapfrog Group, a nonprofit organization committed to driving quality, safety and transparency in the U.S. health care system. The Medical Center was one of 823 hospitals nationwide to... Read more.
04/12/2017 - 04:16:10 PM
FRANKLIN - The Legislative delegation that serves the town of Franklin will attend tonight’s meeting of the Franklin Town Council. State Senators Karen Spilka and Richard Ross, along with State Representative Jeffrey Roy, recently received a letter of congratulations... Read more.
04/12/2017 - 04:12:40 PM
Milford - A Milford resident called police early yesterday morning to report a break-in at his home and that he had just chased them out of his house. Milford Police were able to quickly arrest two Milford men, not far from the home, charging 38-year old Richard... Read more.
04/12/2017 - 08:32:10 AM
HOPKINTON - A vital link between Routes 85 and 135 in Hopkinton is now substantially complete and open for traffic serving as a by-pass and relief valve for Main Street and the congested downtown area. The Legacy Farms North road provides the foundation of the road... Read more.
04/12/2017 - 08:23:03 AM
The Committee on Marijuana, a legislative panel with the task of reviewing dozens of bills dealing with the regulation of recreational marijuana, held a public hearing in Shrewsbury last night. Among the questions posed to the lawmakers; what impact it would have on... Read more.
04/11/2017 - 09:35:00 AM
Elizabeth Giordano is a Wrentham, MA native who lost her life at the age of 24 in a fatal car accident caused by distracted driving in May of 2009. Whether she was waiting tables at the Colonial Blackington Inn and Café Assisi, attending classes at King Phillip Regional... Read more.
04/07/2017 - 01:35:44 PM
BOSTON - Two local lawmakers are supporting legislation that would commission a feasibility study to re-locate the Liberty Bell replica, which is currently situated on the front porch of the Massachusetts State House. Post 9-11 security measures around the grounds of... Read more.
04/07/2017 - 01:29:52 PM
FRANKLIN - A Franklin man is facing numerous drug charges as a result of an investigation that began as a medical emergency call to his home on Stewart Street last month. Franklin Police say a criminal summons was issued in Wrentham District Court against Paul... Read more.
04/07/2017 - 10:37:51 AM
Every youngster up to age 15, within the signal of My FM 101.3, is invited to the 28th Annual First Class Fishing Derby, on Saturday, April 22nd, 2017, beginning at 7AM at Louisa Lake, in Milford. Thousands of young people and their parents have attended this annual... Read more.
04/05/2017 - 07:09:31 AM
Here are the unofficial results from Tuesday's elections in Milford as provided by Milford Town Hall. Write-ins will be notified by mail if they won. Congratulations to all who won seats yesterday. Read more.
04/04/2017 - 08:16:18 PM
HOLLISTON - Today is the last day as Holliston’s Police Chief for John Moore. Tomorrow will be the first day for the new police chief, Sargent Matthew Stone. The Holliston Board of Selectmen voted 2-1 last night selecting Stone over fellow Holliston officers Sargent... Read more.
04/04/2017 - 08:11:53 PM
MILFORD - A transition of care will begin today at the Milford Regional Medical Center with the hospital’s decision to close its in-patient pediatric unit. Instead pediatric patients will be treated at a designated section of the emergency department. The decision to... Read more.
03/27/2017 - 08:39:07 PM
A developer proposing a new community for Adults 55 and over in Bellingham provided residents and town officials with some answers about the project at an informational meeting on Saturday. Ron Bonvie, of Bonvie Homes, is planning to partner with the owner of the New... Read more.
03/27/2017 - 08:30:49 PM
Hopkinton - The search for a suspect involved in a drive-by shooting in Framingham last week was found by police in Ashland yesterday with the suspect then leading police on a high-speed chase ending in Hopkinton with his arrest. 24-year old Igor Campos of Marlboro lost... Read more.
03/23/2017 - 11:20:29 AM
HOLLISTON - The Holliston Board of Health will meet tonight and one of the items on the agenda will be a re-cap of the public hearing, held earlier this month, on the town’s tobacco regulations. Board of Health members are looking to change the minimum age when it... Read more.
03/23/2017 - 07:33:47 AM
In a drive to return to the SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference for the fourth consecutive year, the Blackstone Valley Tech SkillsUSA Community Service Team has launched a new public awareness campaign emphasizing the importance of stress reduction and... Read more.
03/15/2017 - 08:58:49 PM
The Town of Uxbridge is in very good financial condition with the town recently receiving a strong rating from Standard and Poors. Uxbridge Town Manager David Genereux has put together a proposed budget for Fiscal Year 2018 which totals just over 43-million dollars... Read more.
03/14/2017 - 08:35:26 PM
Stella made a mess on Tuesday dumping about a foot of snow on our area before turning to freezing rain late afternoon. Because of the messy conditions some schools will be playing it safe with a delay. Here's the full list... Read more.
03/13/2017 - 08:36:02 PM
HOPKINTON - The Director of Greyhound Friends of Hopkinton will appear in Framingham District Court today to face a criminal complaint. She’s charged with a felony count of animal cruelty. Louise Coleman says the charges against her and her dog kennel are unwarranted... Read more.
03/13/2017 - 08:31:13 PM
MILFORD - Milford Police responded to a call reporting a man passed out in a vehicle in front of a home an Alden Street last night. Upon arrival, Milford Police requested rescue respond for a possible drug overdose. As it turned out there was a male and a female in... Read more.
03/13/2017 - 07:18:55 PM
The Bellingham Woman of Today are planning an exciting new fundraiser, Get to Know Your Town Scavenger Hunt on Sunday May, 7. The hunt will take place at the town common with registration from 10-12. Teams of 3-5 people can register for a fee of $25 per team. Teams... Read more.
03/13/2017 - 06:29:12 PM
Absentee ballots are now available at the Milford Town Clerk’s Office for the April 4th Town Election. Voters who are unable to make it to their polling locations for the following reasons: Absence from the Milford during normal polling hours; or Physical disability... Read more.
03/12/2017 - 08:39:29 PM
The National Weather Service has expanded a Blizzard Warning to eastern Mass and inland to the Framingham area. We seem to be right on that line between Winter Storm Warning and Blizzard Warning. Regardless, we are looking at 12" to 18" of snow with high winds a snowfall... Read more.
03/10/2017 - 10:26:49 AM
HOLLISTON - There are still a few communities in the area where the minimum age for the sale of Tobacco products is 18-years old. Holliston is taking the next step in the process to make a change. The Holliston Board of Health scheduled a public hearing for residents to... Read more.
03/10/2017 - 10:22:17 AM
HOPKINTON - A public hearing will be held in Hopkinton next week to decide the fate of a dog kennel after a criminal complaint was filed yesterday against the Director of Greyhound Friends of Hopkinton. Louise Coleman of Sherborn is being charged with a felony... Read more.
03/10/2017 - 10:15:30 AM
MEDWAY - The new recreational Marijuana law provides communities with the ability to exercise some local control when it comes to the retail sale of “pot” and where these stores can locate and in Medway residents are being asked to share their questions and concerns... Read more.
03/02/2017 - 10:09:29 AM
FRANKLIN - A number of Capitol items were approved by the Franklin Town Council last night with the items for the most part being funded out of the town’s free cash which totals about three-point-six million dollars. Franklin town councilors approved money to purchase... Read more.
03/02/2017 - 10:05:59 AM
MILFORD - In just the past week a number of scams have been reported. The latest was yesterday in Milford where a caller to a home on Country Club Lane told the resident they owed back money to the I-R-S and were told to purchase Target gift cards and someone would be by... Read more.
03/02/2017 - 09:37:21 AM
MILFORD - The investigation of a report of a woman claiming she was assaulted back in December while walking on the Upper Charles-Milford Bike Trail has ended finding no evidence to substantiate that the incident occurred as alleged. The Milford Police Department... Read more.
03/01/2017 - 06:25:19 PM
FRANKLIN - A substance abuse task force is being established in Franklin as the Assistant Superintendent of Schools Peter Light touched upon last night at the School Committee meeting. Light talked briefly about the task force and the need to have the schools take this... Read more.
03/01/2017 - 06:22:39 PM
MENDON - The town of Mendon is looking for residents who would like to serve as a member on the town’s Economic Development Committee. The Mendon Board of Selectmen will be holding an informational meeting tonight. Town Administrator Kimberly Newman says... Read more.
03/01/2017 - 06:19:09 PM
MENDON - The former owner of the Myriad Ballroom in Mendon is sentenced in U.S. District Court in Worcester for tax fraud. 63-year old Jon “Eddie” Rouleau was sentenced yesterday to one-year of probation and ordered to pay a fine of three-thousand dollars. Rouleau... Read more.
02/28/2017 - 06:09:52 PM
A young girl walked into the Milford Police Station yesterday afternoon saying she was a runaway from Vermont and would like to go to the hospital. Milford Police were able to quickly confirm she was missing and contacted the Department of Children and Families in... Read more.
02/28/2017 - 06:05:53 PM
ASHLAND - A commuter rail train hit and killed a teenager in Ashland late last night. A 17-year old boy was hit by an inbound train at about ten o’clock last night stopping trains in both directions on the Worcester-Framingham line. MBTA Transit Police were on the scene... Read more.
02/27/2017 - 11:30:52 AM
Officials from Milford Regional Medical Center and the American Red Cross celebrated the opening of a new Blood Donor Center at the hospital with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Wednesday, February 22. Following the ceremony, the first blood drive in the new dedicated... Read more.
02/23/2017 - 10:56:03 AM
Milford - A Milford man is in jail awaiting a dangerousness hearing, charged with stalking at least three-women and vandalizing their homes and cars after the women turned down his advances, all part of a ruse using an internet dating site. 37-year old Domingo Spinney... Read more.
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