Local News
09 / 25 / 2017
  - 06:09:35 AM
MENDON - Southwick’s Zoo is proud to announce that Jonathon Lake has received the 2017 Tyler Richardson Memorial Trust scholarship. Jonathon, who was awarded $2,500, is attending Umass Dartmouth. We chose Jonathon because he is a dedicated zoo employee who demonstrates a... Read more

09/21/2017 - 05:23:01 AM
LOCAL TOWN PAGES - October 7, 2017 will mark the 20th anniversary of the town of Holliston’s hosting the Massachusetts CF Cycle for Life, an annual fundraising bike ride through ten scenic Metrowest towns benefitting people with Cystic Fibrosis. Since its onset, 4,037... Read more.
09/20/2017 - 05:33:08 AM
MILFORD - Only roughly 5,400 Milford residents, out of just under 28,000, came out to the polls yesterday to decide on the fate of future of "pot shops" in town. In the end, 56.3% of the voted decided against the idea. The vote came down, roughly, to a 700-vote margin... Read more.
09/13/2017 - 06:14:50 PM
HOPKINTON - A public forum on the downtown corridor project in Hopkinton is being pushed back a week. The forum will present residents with a summary of the downtown corridor project and will inform the public on the proposed changes to be made to Main Street from Wood... Read more.
09/13/2017 - 06:08:43 PM
MILFORD - For the second night in a row, Milford residents were asked to attend a community forum last night. This time the topic was Marijuana and the upcoming special town election next week to ban recreational pot shops and businesses from operating in Milford. After... Read more.
09/13/2017 - 05:49:30 AM
MILFORD – The National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC), a quality program of the American College of Surgeons (ACS), has granted three-year accreditation to Milford Regional’s Breast Center. The accreditation is only given to those centers that have... Read more.
09/12/2017 - 04:33:36 PM
MILFORD - Milford Selectmen say following a very thorough due-diligence review of all matters surrounding the Town’s purchase of the Milford Water Company, the Board has concluded the purchase and ultimate control of the town's water supply is in the best interest of the... Read more.
09/12/2017 - 04:30:11 PM
MEDWAY - The Route 109 Transportation Improvement project in Medway continues with more paving scheduled for today and tomorrow as the contractor continues to install electrical conduit along Main Street for the traffic lights and Street signs. Another crew did some prep... Read more.
09/12/2017 - 04:25:30 PM
MILFORD - The Special Town Election regarding the Marijuana Ban Ballot Question is Tuesday, September 19th. Polls will be open from 8:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. Precincts 1 & 6 will vote at the Milford Senior Center, 60 North Bow St. Precincts 2 & 3 will vote at the... Read more.
09/01/2017 - 05:51:45 AM
MILFORD - A Milford man is facing charges following a “road rage” car chase around a Burger King parking lot in Rhode Island where a teenage bicyclist escaped serious injury when he got caught in the middle. 57-year old Robert Brock of 27 Courtland Street is charged with... Read more.
09/01/2017 - 05:49:00 AM
MILFORD - A 10-year old boy was struck while riding his bicycle in Milford late Wednesday afternoon. The accident happened near the intersection of Spruce Street and Congress Street at around 4:45 yesterday afternoon. Rescue responded. Initially the young boy was... Read more.
08/30/2017 - 12:36:49 PM
MILFORD - If you’re a Milford resident and plan on voting in a Special Town Election next month, dealing with a Marijuana ban ballot question, you need to be a registered voter and today is the last day to register to vote. Milford residents will make their voice heard... Read more.
08/30/2017 - 12:30:32 PM
MILFORD - The Commission on Cancer has granted a three year accreditation with Commendation to the cancer program at the Milford Regional Medical Center. It’s only awarded to hospitals that exceed standard requirements and maintain levels of excellence in the delivery of... Read more.
08/24/2017 - 07:33:34 AM
MENDON - The Town of Mendon’s 350th Anniversary Celebration will culminate this weekend when residents attend a huge Block Party and attend a fireworks display. Admission is free, although there is small costs for the vendors, along with games and activities for the... Read more.
08/24/2017 - 07:26:16 AM
MILFORD - Residents of Milford who are not registered voters but would like to have their voice heard on the town's Marijuana ban ballot question next monthhave a week left to register. This can be done at the Town Clerk's Office with the deadline being next Wednesday... Read more.
08/24/2017 - 07:07:20 AM
MANSFIELD - Another town is issuing a warning to its residents about scammers, who continue to come up with ways to steal your money. Mansfield Police received a call from a father who was convinced his daughter had been kidnapped. It turns out, as his wife was on the... Read more.
08/17/2017 - 10:35:54 AM
STATE - Massachusetts State Police are searching for the owner of a drone that came within 100-feet of a state police helicopter making its way from Holliston to Newburyport yesterday morning. A State Police spokesman says the copter was passing over Lawrence Airport... Read more.
08/17/2017 - 10:24:18 AM
MILFORD - The Milford School Committee will meet tonight at which time members will get a few updates from the Superintendent of Schools, Doctor Kevin McIntyre. The committee will hear from Doctor McIntyre on the status of the solar project at the Woodland Elementary... Read more.
08/16/2017 - 08:29:04 PM
HOLLISTON - In the Town of Holliston, the Washington Street Corridor and Town Center Signalization Project is set to begin early next month. The Board of Selectmen reminding residents about the long-anticipated project with work scheduled to start by early September... Read more.
08/16/2017 - 08:26:53 PM
BELLINGHAM - Bellingham Police are asking for the public’s help for information regarding the vandalism in the town over the past weekend as they review video gathered to hopefully identify those responsible. Detective Stephen Daigle says the widespread graffiti likely... Read more.
08/15/2017 - 08:18:05 PM
HOPKINTON - A Hopkinton man is facing several charges after leading Hopkinton Police on a short high speed chase early Saturday morning that only ended when the driver went down a dead-end road. 18-year old William Coles of 3 Penny Meadow Lane is charged with operating... Read more.
08/15/2017 - 08:14:45 PM
HOPEDALE - The investigation of a reported shooting in Hopedale that turned out to be hoax is continuing today. Police in Hopedale and from a number of surrounding towns, including Milford and Mendon, responded to 44 Mendon Street Sunday night after a call from an... Read more.
08/15/2017 - 08:07:38 PM
FRANKLIN - The new Superintendent of Schools in Franklin says she was drawn to the town because of the school department, the community and opportunities available to students. Sara Ahern was invited to the recent Franklin Town Council meeting where she told councilors... Read more.
08/14/2017 - 08:11:06 PM
HOPEDALE - Hopedale Police and State Police responded to a report of a shooting at a home on Mendon Street late last night, however it’s been determined it was all a hoax. A 9-1-1 call, sometime around 10:30 last night, reported a 12-year old boy saying his mom shot... Read more.
08/14/2017 - 08:02:11 PM
HOLLISTON - The Holliston Police Department will welcome tomorrow a team of assessors from the Massachusetts Police Accreditation Commission to begin examining various aspects of the department's policies and procedures as well as its operations and facilities. Holliston... Read more.
08/14/2017 - 07:58:26 PM
MILFORD - The State Department of Public Utilities officially announcing the postponement of a public hearing on the Milford Water Company's petition for a general rate increase. The D-P-U sending out the notice on Friday suspending the effective date of the proposed... Read more.
08/09/2017 - 03:06:50 PM
WHITINSVILLE - The Whitinsville Water Company is filing a petition with the Department of Public Utilities for a general rate increase which represents an overall hike of just over 25-percent. A typical residential customer in Whitinsville/Northbridge would see an... Read more.
08/09/2017 - 03:04:24 PM
MASSACHUSETTS - The Massachusetts Department of Public Health says an additional 36-communities are now at moderate risk for the West Nile Virus bringing the total number of communities at moderate risk, to 59 across eight-counties. At this point no human cases of West... Read more.
08/09/2017 - 03:00:40 PM
BLACKSTONE - A Blackstone man is facing several drug charges after detectives executed a search warrant at the man's home early Monday morning. 38-year old Michael Pitler of Michelle Lane is being charged with two counts of possession of a Class “B” substance (Fentanyl)... Read more.
08/08/2017 - 05:59:45 PM
LOCAL TOWN PAGES - In a letter to Ashland families, School Superintendent Jim Adams explained, “In March, the School Committee considered a proposal brought forward by me, and officially passed a time range for Ashland Middle School and Ashland High School. The times were... Read more.
08/08/2017 - 04:19:16 PM
HOPEDALE - A Hopedale woman who volunteered to help transport nine cats from Sturbridge to Lynnfield Massachusetts, but never delivered the cats after taking possession of them, is now facing charges. Hopedale Police say as a result of the investigation, 27-year old... Read more.
08/08/2017 - 04:16:42 PM
UXBRIDGE - Uxbridge Police and Fire were dispatched to Elmwood Avenue last night for a report of a vehicle in the woods on fire. No one was injured. This was around 5:15 last night with Uxbridge firefighters putting out the fire and upon further investigation by police... Read more.
08/08/2017 - 04:14:18 PM
HOPKINTON - The Hopkinton Board of Selectmen will meet tonight at which time they’ll consider the appointment of a Milford man as a special police officer. Hopkinton Police Chief Edward Lee says Brian Campbell has been employed for the past year as a public safety... Read more.
08/08/2017 - 04:10:44 PM
MILFORD - The Town of Milford is searching for a qualified candidate for the position of Town Accountant whose responsible for developing and implementing the town's accounting system and procedures. Candidates need to send in a letter of intent, up to date resume and... Read more.
08/07/2017 - 03:59:14 PM
MEDWAY - Once again this week two crews will be out working along a stretch of Route 109 in Medway and motorists can expect delays. The Medway Transportation Improvement Project will have one crew continuing to install catch basins and connecting them to the main drain... Read more.
08/07/2017 - 03:52:16 PM
MILFORD - A Milford man is facing several serious charges after Milford Police responded to a report of a disturbance at an apartment building on Cedar Street last night. 24-year old Melvin Vazquez is facing three-counts of assault and battery on a police officer, three... Read more.
08/04/2017 - 10:56:26 AM
MILFORD - The impact of Tuesday's storms are still being felt around the area. In Milford, as of last night, there was still water in the road on Maple Street by Waters Corporation where earlier in the day a Clinton man escaped injury after his car went off the road and... Read more.
08/04/2017 - 10:52:12 AM
HOPKINTON - Massachusetts State Police say a deadly wrong-way crash on Route 495 Northbound occurred around 5:40 this morning and at this time all-lanes are now open to traffic. Initially described as a multi-vehicle crash approaching Exit 22 the Mass Pike on Route 495... Read more.
08/04/2017 - 10:49:11 AM
FRANKLIN - The Franklin Police Department and the town’s Lifelong Community Learning Program are teaming up to offer a Citizen Police Academy, which is set to start in about a month. The purpose of the academy is to give residents a better understanding of what police... Read more.
08/04/2017 - 07:55:03 AM
MEDWAY - The contractor will continue installing catch basins and connecting them to the main drain line. A second crew will be doing full depth reclamation starting at Winthrop Street heading toward Pond Street. They will be grinding up the asphalt, grading and rolling... Read more.
08/03/2017 - 06:10:25 PM
MILFORD - Milford Police and rescue responding this morning to a report of a vehicle off the road on Maple Street. Shortly before 6:30 this morning, the vehicle went off the road on Maple Street at Beaver Street by Waters Corporation ending up in a swampy area so the... Read more.
08/03/2017 - 07:18:01 AM
MILFORD - As the Town of Milford continues to review the possible purchase of the Milford Water Company and while a hearing on a requested rate hike by the company before the Department of Public Utilities is about a month away, customers are being told the water... Read more.
08/03/2017 - 07:06:14 AM
MILFORD - The company that is undertaking a 20 million dollar construction project, known as the Milford Crossing Plaza, says two more retailers have agreed to switch plazas moving from just a mile away. According to the Worcester Business Journal, RD Management says T.J... Read more.
08/03/2017 - 07:02:19 AM
FRANKLIN - Franklin residents who may be interested in volunteering and serving on the newly established Cultural District Committee have until Monday to apply for the first round of appointments. The committee has been created to attract artists and cultural enterprises... Read more.
08/03/2017 - 06:56:21 AM
MILFORD - Mosquitoes with West Nile Virus were confirmed August 2 in a surveillance trap set by Central Mass. Mosquito Control Program (CMMCP) in the southeast corner of town off Central Street. Working with the Milford Board of Health, spraying in the area is under... Read more.
08/01/2017 - 04:01:41 PM
MILFORD - Just two days left for any Milford resident who may be interested in filling a vacancy following the recent resignation of the town’s representative to the Blackstone Valley Tech School Committee. Arthur Morin has stepped down. Town Administrator Rick Villani... Read more.
08/01/2017 - 03:55:55 PM
FRANKLIN - Nomination papers will become available beginning this morning for the Biennial Town Election in Franklin. Town Clerk Teresa Burr says her office will have papers available for 21 town positions up for a vote in November. All nine town council seats and all... Read more.
08/01/2017 - 03:51:41 PM
STATE - A Whitman Republican will throw his hat in the ring tonight and challenge U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren for her seat in Congress in 2018. State Representative Geoff Diehl will formally launch his campaign tonight at six o’clock in his hometown of Whitman... Read more.
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