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02 / 13 / 2017
  - 12:13:41 PM
The deadline for obtaining nomination papers for the annual Milford Town Election is by the end of the business day today. At this time, there will be five-contested races for a three-year seat on the Board of Selectmen. Incumbent Chairman Bill Buckley is being... Read more

02/13/2017 - 12:09:43 PM
A minor two-vehicle accident involving a Milford Police cruiser led to the arrest of Milford man yesterday who was eventually transferred to the U.S. Immigration and Customs Agency, otherwise known as “ICE”. 48-year old Antonio Barbosa of 173 Main Street is charged with... Read more.
02/10/2017 - 10:27:34 AM
A powerful Noreaster has come and gone leaving us with more than a foot of snow while we had to deal with gusty winds and blowing and drifting snow and low visibility that made traveling very difficult. But most stayed off the roads. With widespread closings of schools... Read more.
02/10/2017 - 10:13:43 AM
Franklin - The agenda for the next Franklin Town Council meeting will include a public hearing on where storage facilities can be located in the town, a discussion on water use restriction and ban, plus action is expected dealing with a Marijuana Use Overlay... Read more.
02/08/2017 - 03:40:18 PM
A 911 call reporting a motorist who had fallen asleep behind the wheel of his vehicle was placed under arrest by Hopkinton Police. The driver, an Ashland man, 38-year old Scott Fitzgibbons, is charged with operating under the influence of liquor, a second offense, and... Read more.
02/08/2017 - 03:34:12 PM
After reviewing close to 60 applications from educators who wanted to become the next Superintendent of Schools in Franklin and whittling the list down to a final three-candidates, the search is about to begin all over again. One of the finalists dropped out of... Read more.
02/06/2017 - 05:05:18 PM
One of the top stories surrounding the one month old 190th Legislative Session continues to be the historic pay raises and the 18-millon dollar annual cost. The House and Senate approved the measure and the Governor vetoed the bill, but legislators had enough votes in... Read more.
02/06/2017 - 04:56:25 PM
Residents of Holliston will have a chance to review the completed design plans for the new traffic lights and how they’ll work through the downtown area at a public hearing coming up next week. The presentation will be done by McMahon Associates, the company hired for... Read more.
02/06/2017 - 04:51:25 PM
If you’re interested in running for town office in Milford you have one week to pick up nomination papers. At this time there are four contested races, meaning nomination papers have been returned with the necessary signatures and the candidate’s name will appear on the... Read more.
02/06/2017 - 04:47:47 PM
Nomination papers become available this morning in the Town Clerk’s office in Upton for the annual Town Election in May. Upton residents will be able to seek election to a number of town offices. There are vacancies on the Board of Selectmen, the Mendon-Upton Regional... Read more.
02/02/2017 - 06:27:37 PM
Milford - The State’s Secretary of Housing and Economic Development will be in Milford tomorrow to meet with members of the Board of Selectmen and other town officials. Selectman Chairman Bill Buckley says Secretary Jay Ash will be here to talk about efforts to grow jobs... Read more.
02/02/2017 - 06:24:16 PM
Boston - Members of the House and Senate are set to hold formal sessions today. They will talk about and could take a vote on whether to override the Governor’s veto of annual pay raises for top legislators, statewide elected officials and judges. Republican Governor... Read more.
02/01/2017 - 11:17:47 AM
Boston - Amid the backlash from his sweeping immigration ban, President Donald Trump continues to defend his executive order while states, like Massachusetts, begin to take their own actions. Attorney General Maura Healy is expected to join a lawsuit challenging the... Read more.
01/31/2017 - 05:54:25 PM
A nervous, excited energy filled the hallways of Blackstone Valley Tech as 24 students dressed in the traditional all-white outfit of nurses assembled for the last time as Practical Nursing students. On January 25, the students in Blackstone Valley Tech’s Post-Secondary... Read more.
01/31/2017 - 05:47:27 PM
Milford Public Schools Director of Special Education, Ms. Lucy Jenkins, will host an Open House for her department on Monday, February 6th from 6:30-8:00 pm in the Teacher’s Resource Room at Milford High School. Parents are encouraged to attend to discuss the formation... Read more.
01/30/2017 - 10:22:08 AM
Hopkinton - A special town meeting will be held in Hopkinton tonight with four-articles on the warrant including a proposed school building project. Residents will be asked to approve the construction of a new 43-point-two million dollar elementary school to be built on... Read more.
01/30/2017 - 10:16:43 AM
Franklin - Residents of Franklin will get the opportunity tonight to ask questions and listen to the three-finalists seeking to become the next Superintendent of Schools in Franklin. All three-candidates are currently Assistant Superintendents, including the one-local... Read more.
01/30/2017 - 10:11:42 AM
Bellingham - The Bellingham Board of Selectmen will take up the subject of the former Macy Elementary school property tonight after initial plans to sell the land drew some interest from developers who took out information on the property, but the town didn’t receive any... Read more.
01/26/2017 - 06:21:30 PM
Milford - Milford Police and the Town of Milford is possibly looking at it’s first drug overdose death of the new year. Milford police were called to the Fairfield Inn and Suites on Fortune Boulevard yesterday afternoon for a report of a male not breathing in one of the... Read more.
01/26/2017 - 06:16:01 PM
Boston - It appears the State’s top legislative leaders, statewide elected officials, judges and the Governor…are all looking at a big pay day. The Democratic-controlled House easily passed a bill yesterday calling for almost 18-million dollars in annual pay raises. The... Read more.
01/26/2017 - 06:12:34 PM
Hopedale - Residents of Hopedale will be attending a Special Town Meeting tonight to vote on four articles appearing on the warrant. The Board of Selectmen submitted an article to see if the town will vote to fund the operations of the Ambulance Department Budget... Read more.
01/26/2017 - 06:07:42 PM
Medway - Medway residents will get the chance tonight to get the first look at final design plans for the town's four-recreational areas. A 13-member town committee was formed to find ways to upgrade and improve Choate Park, Cassidy Field, Oakland Street Park and the... Read more.
01/25/2017 - 04:02:18 PM
Franklin - A public forum will give residents of Franklin the chance to listen to and ask questions of the three semi-finalists in the town’s search for a new Superintendent of Schools. Of the three candidates remaining, only one is from the area, the Assistant... Read more.
01/25/2017 - 03:45:02 PM
Framingham - Former Milford School Superintendent, and soon to be former Weston School Superintendent, Bob Tremblay is one of three-finalists to be the next Superintendent of Schools in Framingham. Tremblay spent nine-years in Milford and just the past year in Weston... Read more.
01/25/2017 - 03:39:22 PM
Milford - A Milford man is facing a drug charge following a call to Milford Police from the Emergency Room at Milford Regional Medical Center. 29-year old James Veduccio is charged with possession of a class “E” drug with intent to distribute. A person working in the ER... Read more.
01/25/2017 - 03:32:05 PM
Franklin - Franklin Police detectives noticed suspicious activity in a parking lot of a restaurant on King Street Monday night and ended up arresting two-Rhode Island men and a Lynn man, all are facing various drug charges. 30-year old Jugeily Luciano-Mateo of Woonsocket... Read more.
01/25/2017 - 09:46:05 AM
Boston - In his State of the State address last night Governor Charlie Baker unveiled another program aimed at expanding job training. The Governor says his “Learn to Earn” program will help those looking for work obtain the skills they need to land a job by offering... Read more.
01/24/2017 - 10:53:35 AM
Boston - Governor Charlie Baker will deliver his state of the state address tonight. He’ll tell us where the focus will be for his administration over the next year and review his accomplishments as he hits the mid-way point of his term in office. Governor Baker will... Read more.
01/24/2017 - 10:50:46 AM
Milford - The Milford Water Company is seeking an extension of time to respond to the Department of Public Utilities request for additional information regarding the company’s proposal to implement a voluntary program to replace some water service connections. Following... Read more.
01/24/2017 - 10:43:48 AM
Milford - A Milford man is among ten men who are charged with sexual conduct for a fee. The result of a prostitution sting last week according to the Worcester County District Attorney’s Office. 37-year old Matthew Waters of Milford, along with nine other men, were... Read more.
01/24/2017 - 10:37:59 AM
Hopkinton - The Hopkinton Board of Selectmen meet tonight with one of the first orders of business,being to move into executive session to discuss strategies and review collective bargaining updates for Police, Fire and Dispatch Unions. Hopkinton Selectmen will also... Read more.
01/24/2017 - 10:33:51 AM
Franklin - The Franklin School Committee will be getting an update tonight from a sub-committee helping with the search for a new Superintendent of Schools. With the help of a national consulting firm, that generated 57-applicants for the job, the process is now down to... Read more.
01/24/2017 - 06:56:27 AM
Boston - It’s a busy week for Governor Charlie Baker as he passes the midway point in his first term and will deliver his State of the Commonwealth address to the joint session of the Legislature tonight. The Republican Governor is getting ready to outline his priorities... Read more.
01/24/2017 - 06:53:21 AM
Franklin - Franklin Police say a pedestrian/motor vehicle accident remains under investigation. A 9-1-1 call sent police to an area of East Central Street near Cross Street Friday night just before six o’clock for a report of a pedestrian, being hit by a motor vehicle... Read more.
01/19/2017 - 10:58:21 AM
Methuen - It’s a staggering number, the number of people each day who overdose. For communities the size of Milford it’s a daily occurrence. A contributing factor is the easy access to and the over-prescribing of controlled substances. Now comes word that one of the... Read more.
01/19/2017 - 10:56:17 AM
Bellingham - Bellingham Police say two Attleboro men were arrested on drug charges after approaching their vehicle located in a parking lot. 24-year old Zachary Feetham and 21-year old Michael Feetham, both of the same address in Attleboro, are each charged with... Read more.
01/19/2017 - 10:51:36 AM
Franklin - The Franklin Town Council has rejected a proposed zoning by-law amendment by a Medway developer who wanted to build 34-homes on 11-acres of land off Summer Street. Many residents spoke out against the proposal citing the loss of privacy, traffic concerns and... Read more.
01/18/2017 - 03:49:10 PM
Blackstone - By MyFM's Rick Michaels - A Blackstone man, who’s wanted in connection with the murder of his father, is fighting his rendition to Massachusetts and remains in a New Jersey jail. The Worcester County District Attorney’s office says 48-year old Glen Armstrong... Read more.
01/18/2017 - 03:45:28 PM
Uxbridge - Uxbridge residents say they want the ability to not only vote in town officials but vote them out as well. At a Special Town Meeting last night Article 3, a citizen’s petition to have the town establish a recall election process, was overwhelmingly approved... Read more.
01/18/2017 - 03:40:48 PM
Hopkinton - A joint meeting is scheduled for tonight in Hopkinton between the members of the Capital Improvements Committee and the Appropriations Committee to discuss Article 2 of the Special Town Meeting coming up later this month. Under consideration is a school... Read more.
01/18/2017 - 03:38:30 PM
Milford - Milford Town Clerk Amy Neves says four more residents have returned their nomination papers and will have their names on the ballot for the Milford Town Election this spring. Jennifer Parson is seeking re-election to a three-year term on the School Committee... Read more.
01/17/2017 - 10:14:18 AM
Uxbridge - A special town meeting is set for tonight in Uxbridge when residents will decide on three-articles. It’s likely Article 3 will draw the most discussion. It’s a citizen's petition that would give Uxbridge residents the power to recall elected town officials... Read more.
01/17/2017 - 10:10:52 AM
Hopedale - The Hopedale Board of Selectmen will meet tonight and hold a public hearing on a request from Cumberland Farms, to amend it’s underground storage tank license…thus increasing the amount of gasoline they can store at the site. Cumberland Farms is looking to... Read more.
01/17/2017 - 10:07:29 AM
Ashland - State Senator Karen Spilka will host a discussion tonight to identify strategies to help kids learn, grow and succeed through social and emotional learning, (SEL) and the importance of the ways to present these strategies to students. Spilka will be... Read more.
01/17/2017 - 06:32:39 AM
Residents of Uxbridge will decide on three-articles when they attend a Special Town Meeting tomorrow night. The first article is a citizen’s petition to amend the zoning map for the town, to extend a residential “A” zone to include parcels of land from 124-130 North Main... Read more.
01/17/2017 - 06:28:06 AM
At this time, officially, there will be at least two-contested races in the Milford Town Election in April. Returning nomination papers on Friday were incumbent selectman Chairman Bill Buckley, who’s seeking re-election and Joshua Lioce, who’s running for a one-year... Read more.
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