Local News
06 / 27 / 2017
  - 12:29:10 PM
MILFORD - Milford Police and Fire departments, along with State and Hazmat officials, responded to a home on Columbus Avenue Saturday night where they believed there was possible dangerous materials located in the home. Columbus Avenue was shut down to all traffic as the... Read more

06/26/2017 - 12:32:48 PM
MEDWAY - The Route 109 Transportation Improvement project in Medway continues this week as we head to the July 4th long holiday weekend. The contractor says there will be one crew continuing to install drainage along Main Street/Route 109. This type of work has been... Read more.
06/23/2017 - 11:00:03 AM
MILFORD - It came as a surprise to many motorists and prompted a few calls to Milford Police yesterday morning saying the Fiske Mill Bridge renovation project was apparently getting underway with a detour in place. Something that wasn’t supposed to begin until Monday... Read more.
06/23/2017 - 10:56:33 AM
MILFORD - Milford Police were called to the Milford District Courthouse twice within a half hour yesterday afternoon. The first time for a disturbance which led to the arrest of a Worcester woman. 35-year old Sara Calmen is charged with domestic assault and battery on a... Read more.
06/23/2017 - 10:51:50 AM
MENDON - Jennifer Ward of Mendon was honored as a member of the Massachusetts Commission on the Status of Women’s 2017 class of Unsung Heroines. Representative Brian W. Murray of the 10th Worcester District recommended Ms. Ward for this recognition because of her... Read more.
06/21/2017 - 03:29:05 PM
MILFORD - The decision has been made to close the Milford Catholic Elementary School ending almost 140-years of catholic education in Milford. The announcement came in the form of a letter released yesterday morning by the Chairman of the School Board, Mike Walsh, who... Read more.
06/21/2017 - 03:26:30 PM
BLACKSTONE - A Blackstone man is being held without bail after entering a not-guilty plea at his arraignment in Worcester Superior Court yesterday on a murder charge in the death of his father. 49-year old Glen Armstrong was also committed to a hospital for 60-days of... Read more.
06/21/2017 - 03:21:56 PM
MILFORD - A design public hearing to review plans to improve safety and the flow of traffic at the intersection of Routes 16 and 140 in Milford was held between state officials and residents last night. The State Department of Transportation is preparing for the start of... Read more.
06/19/2017 - 07:08:05 PM
On the 15th of June, 2017, Montgomery Lodge was pleased to announce four Scholarship winners for the 2016-2017 Masonic Year. Each year, Montgomery Lodge issues college scholarships to the children or grandchildren of its members. The scholarship winners are selected... Read more.
06/19/2017 - 09:55:27 AM
MILFORD - The Milford Board of Selectmen will meet tonight. The timing comes after the Milford Water Company made it official that it's seeking an almost 30 percent hike over existing water rates. On Thursday, the Milford Water Company made the request to the Department... Read more.
06/19/2017 - 09:50:02 AM
A commission to study development challenges experienced by municipalities along the Route 495 Metrowest corridor will meet this morning in Westboro with a deadline to make recommendations in a report to the legislature by the end of the month. The commission was... Read more.
06/15/2017 - 04:07:34 PM
BELLINGHAM - Bellingham residents looked over an increase of around five percent and then approved a spending package for the town that totals 55-point-eight million dollars for the next fiscal year. At the Annual Town Meeting, residents went over a total of 22-articles... Read more.
06/15/2017 - 04:02:24 PM
MILFORD - The Milford School Committee will meet tonight at which time members will get an update from the town's Legislative Delegation, discuss a Solar project from a Hopkinton company and look at a cafeteria price increase for the next school year. State Senator Ryan... Read more.
06/15/2017 - 03:59:34 PM
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.
06/15/2017 - 06:06:11 AM
UPTON - By MyFM's Rick Michaels - The Upton Board of Selectmen met Wednesday afternoon to briefly discuss the three-finalists, who the board interviewed on Monday for the position of Town Manager before going into executive session to conduct contract negotiations. The... Read more.
06/15/2017 - 06:03:19 AM
BLACKSTONE - A Blackstone man is indicted for murder in the January death of his 83-year old father, who was found dead in the home. He and his son shared on Summer Street. The Worcester County District Attorney’s Office says 49-year old Glen Armstrong was indicted... Read more.
06/14/2017 - 12:09:35 PM
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.
06/14/2017 - 06:34:48 AM
MILLIS - A Millis police officer is back home recovering from his injuries after being involved in a serious two-vehicle accident on Sunday afternoon that claimed the life of a Millis man. The driver, who was killed, was 61-year old Gary Kaufman. His vehicle collided... Read more.
06/14/2017 - 06:24:44 AM
MEDWAY - Once again this week motorists travelling along Route 109 in Medway, especially near Choate Park, can anticipate traffic delays. The on-going project continues with the contractor installing drainage on Main Street/Route 109 while Eversource and Verizon will be... Read more.
06/13/2017 - 06:21:52 AM
BELLINGHAM - There will be a special town meeting warrant tonight when residents of Bellingham make their way to out to vote. They will determine if the town of Bellingham would amend it’s zoning bylaws to allow for development of homes for age 55 and over on land around... Read more.
06/13/2017 - 06:14:57 AM
MILFORD - Milford residents will vote on allowing recreational marijuana retail shops to operate in town at a special town election in September. Milford Town Clerk Amy Nieves says residents can take a look at the sample ballot question, it’s on the town website, and is... Read more.
06/12/2017 - 08:53:55 AM
FRANKLIN - By Local Town Pages - A free talk by a prominent expert on immigration, Jessica M. Vaughan from the Center for Immigration Studies (CIS), scheduled to be held Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3402 on Pond Street on May 18, was abruptly canceled when the... Read more.
06/12/2017 - 07:35:48 AM
On Monday, June 12th at 6:30 PM, the Woodland PTO will be sponsoring the presentation of the film Screenagers. This is a FREE event and will be held at Woodland Elementary School. This film explores the impact of screen time on kids & offers solutions on how we can... Read more.
06/08/2017 - 08:43:11 AM
Charles River Bank (CRB) is proud to announce the addition of Clinton McHoul as Vice President/Director of Financial Services. McHoul provides his clients with expertise in retirement planning, education funding, business continuity planning, investments and insurance... Read more.
06/08/2017 - 08:35:53 AM
The following is a list of the 286 members of the graduating class of 2017 from Blackstone Valley Regional Vocational Technical High School. Students and their vocational technical programs are grouped by hometown and listed alphabetically by last name. Membership in the... Read more.
06/08/2017 - 08:33:32 AM
A total of 286 graduates were honored at the Blackstone Valley Regional Vocational Technical High School commencement ceremony on June 1, 2017. Held inside the Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts in Worcester, MA, the ceremony featured spirited addresses from several... Read more.
06/08/2017 - 07:32:43 AM
MILFORD - On the 29th of May at the special communication of Montgomery Lodge, Ancient Free and Accepted Masons, the Brothers of Montgomery Lodge performed a public Empty Chair Degree. The Empty, or Vacant, Chair Degree is a public ceremony that dates back to 1875, after... Read more.
05/31/2017 - 06:44:07 AM
MILFORD - Milford Superintendent Dr. Kevin McIntyre today announced that Mr. Joshua Otlin has been selected for the position of Milford High School principal. The position is currently held by Mrs. Carolyn Banach, who was recently appointed as the principal of... Read more.
05/30/2017 - 09:44:30 AM
MASSACHUSETTS - Lead contamination of drinking water in Flint, Michigan has drawn national attention to lead-containing water pipes, including here in Massachusetts. The Massachusetts Water Works Association, in a letter sent to the Milford Water Company and throughout... Read more.
05/30/2017 - 09:41:02 AM
MASSACHUSETTS - The Joint Committee on Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy will take up a number of bills this afternoon including one sponsored by State Representative Carolyn Dykema of Holliston which promotes safe driving by teenagers. Representative Dykema is... Read more.
05/30/2017 - 09:37:33 AM
FRANKLIN - A resolution aimed at upgrading the town of Franklin’s street lighting system was approved and moved along by Town Councilors. A project that could save taxpayers about 75-thousand dollars a year in electricity costs. The proposal would authorize the town to... Read more.
05/28/2017 - 08:36:07 PM
Information for Memorial Day celebrations and remembrances for local towns. Weather may affect services in your area. Please refer to you town website with updates. Read more.
05/24/2017 - 07:55:02 PM
HOLLISTON - Holliston residents deciding on three-contested races during the annual town election yesterday and voting in favor of a question, prohibiting the operation of marijuana retailers. Residents voting to return to the School Committee Stacey... Read more.
05/24/2017 - 07:51:45 PM
UPTON – Thanks to the Gene Haas Foundation, the pursuit of additional education and training will be a bit easier for four Blackstone Valley Tech seniors. Luke Emery of Hopedale, Tom Hawkins of Upton, Tom Morin of Mendon, and Tim Welch of Upton were awarded individual... Read more.
05/23/2017 - 11:54:15 AM
On Memorial Day, May 29th, the Brethren of Montgomery Lodge of Milford will be conducting the Empty Chair Degree after the town parade. This is one of the few rituals in Freemasonry that are shared with the public. Everyone is invited to attend and witness this solemn... Read more.
05/17/2017 - 04:53:30 PM
MILFORD - It’s that time of year again when we’re all reminded about the importance of seat belt use. The Milford Police Department, in partnership with the State’s Highway Safety Division and some 200-police departments across the state, are all taking... Read more.
05/17/2017 - 04:50:14 PM
MENDON - A new police station in Mendon was approved by voters during the Annual Town Election yesterday. By a 2-1 margin, Mendon residents approved the construction of a new Police Station at the site of the existing Fire Station building on Main... Read more.
05/17/2017 - 01:53:26 PM
FRANKLIN - Franklin Police gave an update on the search for a missing college student from Franklin earlier today, the search now moving through Day 4. Deputy Police Chief James Mill says the search on the Oak Street Extension side of the marsh in Franklin has been... Read more.
05/12/2017 - 01:04:52 PM
HOLLISTON - The Holliston Water Department is letting customers know that the town’s water system is not in compliance with the State’s drinking water standards as it relates to a couple of byproducts of the Chlorine disinfection process. This is NOT an emergency... Read more.
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.
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