Local News
05 / 12 / 2017
  - 12:46:54 PM
MILFORD - The push is on by parents to keep open the Milford Catholic Elementary School not just for next year, but for at least the next 3 to 5 years. Facing declining enrollment and the money needed to provide a quality education, The Chairman of the School Board, Mike... Read more

05/12/2017 - 12:40:22 PM
FRANKLIN - The Town of Franklin is maintaining its strong Bond Rating at Double-A Plus according to the S & P Global Ratings which has determined the long-term rating on the town’s existing debt revealing the outlook for town is stable moving towards 2020. The Rating... Read more.
05/08/2017 - 06:14:44 PM
MILFORD - A Milford teenager was arraigned this morning after Milford Police responded to reports of a fight outside an apartment building on Green Street where two-men were stabbed, one of them has died of his wounds, the other is now fighting for his life. 19-year old... Read more.
05/08/2017 - 06:11:41 PM
MILFORD - The retail sales of recreational marijuana will be discussed tonight when the Milford Board of Selectmen meet and following the Planning Boards’ unanimous vote last week to move ahead with a proposed zoning amendment restricting where “Pot Shops” will be able to... Read more.
05/08/2017 - 06:09:06 PM
MEDWAY - Medway residents will have 49-articles to vote on tonight when the Annual Town Meeting gets underway. Among the articles requesting the most money will be article 13 from the Fire Department for self-contained breathing apparatus. The request is for 263... Read more.
05/05/2017 - 11:15:43 AM
MILFORD - The Milford woman who authorities believe was responsible for the death of a four-year old boy, who was it by a motor vehicle on Water Street in Milford on Easter Sunday, will be arraigned in Milford District Court this morning. 54-year old Melissa Knight is... Read more.
05/05/2017 - 11:09:44 AM
FRANKLIN - The town of Franklin will honor the father of public education in America with the unveiling of a statue bearing his likeness this weekend. Horace Mann was born in Franklin on May 4th, 1796. He was self-educated in the town using books supplied by Benjamin... Read more.
05/05/2017 - 11:03:39 AM
BELLINGHAM - A former Bellingham Selectman and resident of the town for more than 50-years will be honored on Saturday. Jerry Mayhew passed away in late December at the age of 80. A selectman for 21-years, having won election to the board six-times, he also served as a... Read more.
05/02/2017 - 06:35:23 PM
Milford Regional Medical Center recently honored the more than 500 volunteers who contribute their time and talents to support the patients and staff with a celebratory luncheon at the Hopedale Community House. The annual luncheon is an opportunity for department... Read more.
05/02/2017 - 06:30:31 PM
Ms. Carolyn Banach, Milford High School Principal, has accepted an offer to become the new principal at Framingham High School. Ms. Banach begins her new position in Framingham on July 1st. We want to wish Ms. Banach the very best in the future and thank her for the... Read more.
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.
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