By MyFM's Rick Michaels - Northbridge Selectmen reviewed the warrant for the Spring Annual Town Meeting last night, the warrant will contain 19-articles for residents to vote on. Most of the articles deal with appropriations and transfers of funds, with Article 19 asking... Read more.
By MyFM's Rick Michaels - The State Fire Marshal and the Northbridge Fire Chief say the cause of the vehicle fire at the Osterman’s Propane facility on Church Street in Northbridge two weeks ago was accidental. The fire originated in one propane delivery truck and... Read more.
By MyFM's Rick Michaels - The Town of Northbridge has scheduled a Community Outreach Meeting for tonight, to discuss a proposed recreational marijuana retail establishment. As part of the license application under the Cannabis Control Commission regulations, applicants... Read more.
By MyFm's Rick Michaels - The Town of Northbridge is exploring the idea of creating a Local Historic District within the village of Whitinsville and is asking residents to attend a public forum and property owners’ meeting next month, to discuss and review justifications... Read more.
By MyFM's Rick Michaels - The Town of Northbridge has scheduled a community outreach meeting, to discuss a proposed recreational marijuana retail establishment. As part of the license application under the Cannabis Control Commission regulations, applicants are required... Read more.
By MyFM's Rick Michaels - The Northbridge Board of Health will discuss the town’s tobacco regulations tonight
including the raising of the minimum legal sales age from 18 to 21. At one of their
meetings last month the Board noted confusion over raising the legal... Read more.
By MyFM's Rick Michaels - The Town of Northbridge will hold it's Fall Annual Town Meeting tonight, featuring 13-articles on the warrant. Northbridge residents will have several articles to decide on when it comes to Marijuana and Marijuana establishments. Article three... Read more.
By MyFM's Rick Michaels - The Town of Northbridge is looking to develop strategies to enhance and promote future development opportunities for downtown Rockdale and a discussion will take place as part of a workshop coming up next Tuesday. The Northbridge Community... Read more.
By MyFM's Rick Michaels - The Town of Northbridge is letting residents know today the Town Clerk’s office will be open for extended hours to register residents to vote, in the Fall Annual Town Meeting to be held later this month. Northbridge residents will decide the... Read more.
By MyFM's Rick Michaels - The Town of Northbridge has released the warrant, containing 13 articles for the fall Annual Town Meeting, which will be held three weeks from tomorrow night. Northbridge residents will have several articles to decide on when it comes to... Read more.
By MyFM's Rick Michaels - The Town of Northbridge is providing residents with information regarding a negotiated resolution of a contract with Public Power, the electric supplier for the Community Electricity Aggregation Program, resulting in a price hike which, went into... Read more.
By MyFM's Rick Michaels - A Whitinsville man who is accused of burying a dog alive is facing one count of animal cruelty. Richard Piquard went before a judge yesterday in Uxbridge District Court and was released on one thousand dollars bail. The 24-year old Piquard is... Read more.
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.
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.
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.
NORTHBRIDGE - The Town of Northbridge has approved a community solar farm to locate in the town with the members of the Planning Board expected to conduct site walks tonight, of the property where the large-scale Solar Photo-voltaic installation may be located. The... Read more.
NORTHBRIDGE - The warrant for the Spring Annual Town Meeting has been posted for residents of Northbridge, who will gather on the first day of May, to vote on 29-articles. The Board of Selectmen is sponsoring two articles dealing with recreational marijuana and amending... Read more.
NORTHBRIDGE - A Northbridge man was sentenced to 20 years in state prison yesterday after a Worcester Superior Court jury found him guilty of child rape aggravated by age difference according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. Judge Shannon Frison... Read more.
NORTHBRIDGE - After having the town of Northbridge's preferred design solution for the proposed reconstruction of the Edward Balmer Elementary School approved by the Massachusetts School Building Authority (MSBA), a Community Forum will be held tonight to bring residents... Read more.
NORTHBRIDGE - The Northbridge School Building Committee has a busy agenda tonight, moving forward with the proposed reconstruction of the Edward Balmer Elementary School after having the town's preferred design solution approved by the Massachusetts School Building... Read more.
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.
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.
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.
NORTHBRIDGE - The investigation continues today into yesterday’s early morning fire at the Riverdale Mills Corporation in Northbridge. The State Fire Marshall’s office was at the scene on Riverdale Street and the initial investigation revealed no evidence that the cause... Read more.
NORTHBRIDGE - Firefighters were at the scene of an early morning fire at the Riverdale Mills complex in Northbridge as flames broke out around four o’clock this morning. Northbridge firefighters and crews from surrounding towns were able to knock down the flames before... Read more.
NORTHBRIDGE - A Sturbridge native, who began his career in town government in Northbridge, is now that town's Town Manager. Adam Gaudette, the current Town Administrator in Spencer, was the first of three-finalists interviewed for the job last night with Northbridge... Read more.
NORTHBRIDGE - A special meeting of the Northbridge Board of Selectmen was held Wednesday night to interview the three-finalists who are looking to become the next Town Manager, replacing Theodore Kozak who’s retiring at the end of this month. First up tonight will be the... Read more.
Northbridge Selectmen meet tonight on a dog hearing for a canine owned by Kathy Heney of D Street. There have been three biting incidents with this dog. The third seriously injured a young boy. The Heney animal attacked another dog and when the young boy went to help his... Read more.
A 24 year old Northbridge Woman was killed in a two car accident on Route 140 Milford Street in Upton last night. Molly Anderson of Northbridge died at U-Mass Medical in Worcester. She was the driver of a vehicle and the other operator is listed as 63 year old Antonio... Read more.
A rabid fox was shot and killed by a resident of Hill Street in Northbridge after the animal attacked his son over the weekend. The fox went after 18 year old Nick Stanley. He pushed a caulking gun into the animals mouth. The fox then ran and chased Dana Stanley's... Read more.
There will be no override question on the annual town meeting warrant this spring in Northbridge. Selectmen dropped the idea this week as they formulate the new budget and the school committee works to make cuts in their new spending package. The committee is looking at... Read more.
Hopedale Selectmen tonight will open a special town meeting warrant. The session will be held on March 31st. Bellingham Selectmen meet tonight to make an appointment to the High School Principal Search Committee. Resumes are being sought and an appointment will be made... Read more.
An Upton resident, Michelle Goodwin, is asking the regional school committee to explore the feasibility of expanding the two town district to include Uxbridge, Hopedale and Northbridge in the wake of massive budget increases being requested for next year. Goodwin said... Read more.
Northbridge Selectmen have approved a ten percent across the board increase in ambulance rates on the recommendation of Fire Chief Gary Nestor. Last year the fees were increased and it generated about $100 thousand in additional revenue. Read more.
An Uxbridge man is facing charges in connection with an early morning robbery of a convienence store in Northbridge. 20 year old Kyle Kennedy is charged with armed and masked robbery and assault with a dangerous weapon. Northbridge Police say Kennedy walked into the... Read more.
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.