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08 / 13 / 2018
  - 02:33:09 PM
UPTON – Blackstone Valley Regional Vocational Technical High School (BVT) is pleased to welcome new staff members on Monday, Aug. 13, returning staff members on Wednesday, Aug. 15, and freshmen students on Friday, Aug. 17. The entire BVT community will be back together on... 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.
08/08/2018 - 10:33:46 AM
By MyFM's Rick Michaels - The Hopkinton board of selectmen will be holding a public hearing next month to determine what recommendation to make regarding the possible issuance of a kennel license for Greyhound Friends. In a letter from the Town Counsel to the Hopkinton... Read more.
08/08/2018 - 10:02:18 AM
By MyFM's Rick Michaels - There is a number of resolutions and amendments ready to be voted on tonight during a meeting of the Franklin Town Council including the town’s participation in the national Opioid lawsuit and the engagement of legal counsel for that purposes... Read more.
08/07/2018 - 11:57:08 AM
By MyFM's Rick Michaels - A 9-1-1 call to Bellingham Police, sent officers to the Stallbrook plaza on Hartford Avenue to investigate a report of a disturbance, which led to the arrest of a Milford man. 38-year old Erik Tisdale of 7 Mark Drive is charged with assault by... Read more.
08/07/2018 - 11:47:07 AM
By MyFM's Rick Michaels - The town manager in Upton says the appointment of a new chief for the Upton Fire/EMS department brings a 35-year veteran of fire service to the town. Town Manager Derek Brindisi says Mark DiFronzo, who currently serves as Fire Chief for the town... Read more.
08/07/2018 - 11:36:48 AM
By MyFM's Rick Michaels - Massachusetts State Police say a three-vehicle accident on route 495 in Andover yesterday, left an Ashland man with serious injuries. A 68-year old Ashland man was the driver of a box truck, State Police say the truck drifted into the right lane... Read more.
08/07/2018 - 11:19:54 AM
By MyFM's Rick Michaels - The four candidates seeking to become the next State Representative for the towns of Bellingham, Blackstone, Millville and Uxbridge will gather tonight in Bellingham, for a Meet the Candidates Night, sponsored by the Bellingham Business... Read more.
08/06/2018 - 11:36:47 AM
By MyFM's Rick Michaels - The Holliston board of selectmen will begin their night in executive session before their regularly scheduled meeting gets underway tonight. The executive session is for the purpose of discussing the potential acquisition of an undisclosed... Read more.
08/06/2018 - 11:26:58 AM
By MyFM's Rick Michaels - The Milford Regional Medical Center is being recognized for expertise in bariatric surgery by delivering improved patient safety and better health outcomes. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts says MRMC’s higher quality in Bariatric Surgery... Read more.
08/06/2018 - 11:20:24 AM
By MyFM's Rick Michaels - Absentee voting for the September 4th primary election will begin in Milford today. The Milford town clerk’s office is reminding residents at this time with the election coming on the Tuesday following the Labor Day weekend of the criteria to... Read more.
08/06/2018 - 10:35:14 AM
By MyFM’s John Wilbur - If you use the Milford senior center your sure to notice that it’s back to normal after a car crashed through an office pinning an employee inside. The employee, transportation coordinator Marie O’Leary was not injured in the accident back in... Read more.
08/02/2018 - 11:42:03 AM
By MyFM's Rick Michaels - The Medway police department has issued a scam alert, saying it’s come to their attention that someone has been placing envelopes at residences in town seeking account information, and claiming to be from N-Star. The problem is N-Star is now... Read more.
08/02/2018 - 11:24:02 AM
By MyFM's Rick Michaels- The four candidates seeking to become the State Representative for the towns of Bellingham, Blackstone, Millville and Uxbridge will attend a “Meet the Candidates Night” next week sponsored by the Bellingham Business Association. Bellingham... Read more.
08/01/2018 - 10:28:52 AM
By MyFM’s John Wilbur- Milford Selectmen chose the towns first human resource director after a lengthy search on Monday night. Maureen Giffin has been offered the job. Giffin a native of Milford received a unanimous vote from the board Monday night. Maureen lives in... Read more.
08/01/2018 - 09:56:03 AM
By MyFM's Rick Michaels-No reason is being given as to why a scheduled joint meeting tonight, between the Hopedale Board of Selectmen and the Planning Board, to discuss the future of the former Draper Mill complex has been postponed. The so-called Draper Falls Urban... Read more.
08/01/2018 - 09:53:17 AM
By MyFM’s Rick Michaels-As the last requirement for the Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness Grant Program the Town of Milford will be holding a public listening session this morning, to review the results of a workshop held last month and discuss how climate-related... Read more.
07/31/2018 - 11:30:58 PM

By MyFM's Rick Michaels-The Town of Hopedale’s annual drinking water quality report has been released citing several improvements to the system, to ensure the town provides the highest quality of water available. The report says in anticipation for high consumption the... Read more.
07/31/2018 - 11:23:06 PM
By MyFM's Rick Michaels-By the end of next month the Hopkinton Planning Board is hoping to appoint residents to serve on the Zoning Advisory Committee, in varying capacities. The purpose of the committee is to review and develop proposals for zoning bylaw and zoning map... Read more.
07/31/2018 - 11:15:35 PM
By MyFm's Rick Michaels-Many towns in the area are beginning to post information reminding residents of certain dates, for the 2018 September Primary Election. The Milford Town Clerk’s Office says the deadline to register to vote in the Primary or change your political... Read more.
07/30/2018 - 02:08:16 PM
By MyFM's Rick Michaels-A Rhode Island man is facing human trafficking charges and a woman from Puerto Rico is also facing sexual conduct for a fee charges, the two appeared in Milford District Court on Friday, following their arrest by Milford Police last Monday night... Read more.
07/30/2018 - 01:59:18 PM
By MyFM's Rick Michaels-The Northbridge Board of Health and the Central Massachusetts Mosquito Control Project have coordinated a designated spray to be done tonight, following last weeks’ notice, that the West Nile virus was detected in mosquitoes collected in... Read more.
07/30/2018 - 11:26:36 AM
By MyFm's Rick Michaels- The Milford Board of Selectmen will meet tonight and once again on the agenda is scheduled interviews with the three finalists, for the town’s newest position of Human Resources Director. The candidates are Maureen Giffen, Sanine Potemri... Read more.
07/27/2018 - 02:00:03 PM
By MyFM’s John Wilbur- Milford Police are on the look-out for the crab leg bandit, who walked away with Six pounds of king crab legs worth $180 and if that wasn’t fishy enough the suspect is said to have taken two rib eye steaks worth $33. This all happened at the... Read more.
07/25/2018 - 03:21:39 PM
MILFORD - Superintendent Dr. Kevin McIntyre today announced that Mr. Eric Elmore has been selected for the position of Brookside Elementary Principal. Chosen from among a talented group of about 40 applicants, Elmore will join the Brookside community during the first... Read more.
07/25/2018 - 11:24:26 AM
Story by The Town Crier - On June 19, Good Chemistry of MA held a “community outreach meeting” at the Bellingham Public Library, as required by the state legislature, to allow for public comment on their petition to grow adult/recreational-use marijuana at their existing... Read more.
07/24/2018 - 10:22:46 AM
By MyFM’s John Wilbur- Who’s says Drug Money can’t do good? Well that’s the way the Milford Youth Center was able to get a $2,500.00 dollar gift from Worcester County District Attorney Joe Early yesterday. Early presented the check as part of the Drug Forfeiture Community... Read more.
07/23/2018 - 04:52:24 PM
(Courtesy of the patch) MILFORD, MA—Town planners and officials are holding a meeting for the community in order to talk about how natural disasters may affect Milford, and what can be done about it if it happens.

Milford is hosting a public listening session on Aug... Read more.
07/20/2018 - 09:15:13 PM
By MyFM's Rick Michaels- As the Senate and House discussed their versions this week of their opioid treatment bills, one approach to treating opioid addiction that is calling for supervised sites for illegal drug use, is not likely to be part of any compromise legislation... Read more.
07/20/2018 - 09:02:27 PM
By MyFM's Rick Michaels- In just a few days State Senator Karen Spilka of Ashland, who also represents Holliston, Hopkinton, Medway and parts of Franklin will assume the top post, becoming President of the Senate. Since winning a special election in 2001 Spilka served in... Read more.
07/20/2018 - 08:41:13 PM
By MyFm's Rick Michaels- Milford Police detectives investigation of a larceny, resulted in the arrest of two Rhode Island men and a Roxbury resident, near a business on Sumner Street last night. Police apprehended 35-year old Carlos Santana Lopez and 24-year old Luis... Read more.
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