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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.
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.
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.
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.
10/18/2016 - 06:41:27 PM
Traffic delays are expected to be minimal this week as work continues on the Route 109 Transportation Improvement Project. the drainage work along Main Street is continuing with crews working near the intersection at Winthrop Street. Weather permitting, this drainage... Read more.
07/26/2016 - 12:45:16 PM
The Medway Planning and Economic Committee tonight will once again go over the proposed expansion of the Exelon Power Plant on Summer Street. This is awaiting state approval. The construction involves two 100 mega watt combustion turbine generators on 13 acres of the... Read more.
07/06/2016 - 03:20:23 PM
Medway officials met last week with state transportation directors concerning the Route 109 improvement project. This year drainage will be installed, trees will be taken down and utilities moved. Next year the road will be widened and street lights and signals... Read more.
05/11/2016 - 03:39:09 PM
A house fire yesterday at 249 Village Street in Medway caused extensive damage. An elderly woman living in the home escaped without injury. The blaze began on a back porch and spread quickly. Several towns assisted Medway at the scene. Read more.
03/29/2016 - 11:51:51 AM
The town of Medway will be installing new drains in the Lee Street area. This work is funded by a state grant to prevent flooding in the neighborhood. The work will take place in the existing roadway on Lee Street from Main Street, Route 9 to Growin Drive. The project... Read more.
03/07/2016 - 03:38:28 PM
The design of Medway’s business future was in the forefront at the Medway Business Council’s meeting at Restaurant 45 on February 17. Tom Gay, Clerk of the Medway Planning and Economic Development Board (PEDB) and representative to the Design Review Committee (DRC)... Read more.
02/10/2016 - 01:55:33 PM
This year’s list of the safest cities in Massachusetts was released recently by SafeWise, a home security and safety company, and you’ll be happy to know that the WMRC listening area is home to 4 towns ranked in the top 20! Read more.
01/27/2016 - 03:56:08 PM
A forum will be held in Medway tonight on developing the new walking trail segment. It will extend the trail from the high school to Adams and Lovering Streets. The overall vision and concept for the trail will be discussed as well as community preservation funds to... Read more.
10/13/2015 - 11:50:25 AM
A 34 year old Medway woman was arrested by Milford Police after a call about an erratic driver. Desirea Phoutopolous of Holliston Street is charged with drunken driving, possession of an open container of alcohol in a vehicle, negligent operation, resisting arrest... Read more.
09/23/2015 - 12:17:19 PM
Medway Police say that a routine investigation at a home on Legion Avenue Monday resulted in the seizure of a stockpile of illegal firearms and a few homemade explosives for which the bomb squad was called in to remove. Handguns, riffles and shotguns, as well as... Read more.
08/31/2015 - 09:27:16 AM
A statistician from the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education crunched a few numbers recently and posted the top 100 school districts in Massachusetts. Out of 404 school districts, Milford landed at 91 (not too shabby). Medway landed at 63... Read more.
08/19/2015 - 07:03:00 AM
Medway Police came across an unresponsive man not breathing from a heroin overdose in a car at Choate Park last night. After reviving him and after a combative ride to the hospital the man was responsive and answering questions. Many needles have been found around... Read more.
07/23/2015 - 11:10:50 AM
The Medway school system is accepting applications for substitute teachers for the new school year. Applicants must be a college graduate and at least 21 years old. A resume and references should be sent to the superintendent's office. Read more.
07/20/2015 - 11:03:27 AM
Medway Selectmen tonight will discuss a possible charge for additional recycling carts. They will accept a grant for $30 thousand dollars concerning water infrastructure planning and technical assistance. A contract for nursing services will be finalized at a cost... Read more.
07/08/2015 - 11:44:12 AM
The Medway design review committee and the planning and economic development board holds a meeting tonight to go over updated draft of design review guidelines. They will be completed this summer and implemented in the fall. The committee members want input from... Read more.
07/07/2015 - 01:47:40 PM
Milford Regional Medical Center now has 10 convenient laboratory locations, with the newest lab now open on Main Street in Medway. Located within Family Medicine Associates at 74 Main St. in Gould’s Plaza, the lab is open Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. to... Read more.
07/07/2015 - 10:39:36 AM
A medical marijuana cultivation facility in Medway could come to an industrial park on Mark Road near the Millis town line. A letter of support from the selectmen was approved on a unanimous vote last night and will be sent to the state department of public health for... Read more.
07/06/2015 - 12:40:03 PM
Summer means sun, fun and a little fresh yum yum! Our local area is flush with farm fresh foods! Listed below are all of the towns featuring, in most cases, weekly farmers markets to keep you healthy, full and supporting your local farmers and vendors. Read more.
07/06/2015 - 11:43:37 AM
Medway Cable provides public access television in Medway, MA, on Comcast Channels 8 and 11 and Verizon channels 35 and 36. Located at Medway High School. Door 23 on the outside of the building, or enter from the gym entrance. Read more.
07/06/2015 - 10:03:29 AM
Medway Selectmen tonight will discuss hiring a consultant to assist with the proposed expansion of the execelon power plant on Summer Street. The board will accept a $17 thousand dollar donation from the friends of the Medway library. There will be a discussion about... Read more.
06/11/2015 - 02:55:52 PM
A hearing will be held in Medway tonight on the proposed Exelon Electric Generating Facility to be located on a ten acre site on Summer Street. If approved the facility would begin operations in 2018. The state siting board is holding the hearing to gather input on the... Read more.
05/29/2015 - 10:48:54 AM
The plan to run a high pressure natural gas pipeline through the towns of Franklin, Bellingham and Medway has been withdrawn for now. The announcement from the Spectra Energy Company, which owns the Algonquin Transmission Pipeline, came yesterday, hours before a state... Read more.
05/27/2015 - 11:25:38 AM
Residents of Franklin, Bellingham and Medway will have the opportunity again tonight to express their concerns about a proposed high-pressure gas pipeline that would run through those towns. Spectra Energy is seeking to transport gas from Pennsylvania, Ohio and West... Read more.
05/26/2015 - 03:17:46 PM
Funds to pay off winter storm bills was ok'd by town councilors in Franklin at a meeting last week. The Upton Planning Board will hold a hearing tonight on proposed modifications to the Cross Winds subdivision. Uxbridge Selectmen tonight will discuss property on Sutton... Read more.
05/05/2015 - 03:07:18 PM
The Water Division is currently isolating a water main break on Awl Street in Medway as of 1pm on Tuesday. This break should be well contained and only affect Awl Street, however, water quality in the area could be affected. The extent of the break is not known at this... Read more.
04/15/2015 - 04:12:24 PM
The plans for a new shopping plaza along route 109 in Medway, the Tri-Valley Commons, were presented to the planning and economic development board last night and the size of the project has been reduced substantially. These buildings will be constructed between an... Read more.
04/14/2015 - 10:40:03 AM
MANSFIELD 1, MILFORD 0

Milford was unable to come up with a run against Junior Maddie Letendre of the Hornets. Letendre struck out 11 Hawks for the complete game shutout. Ali Atherton pitched well also going six innings and allowing just one run with 2 strikeouts... Read more.
04/04/2015 - 05:05:34 PM
The Friends of the Medway Library is preparing for the Spring Book Sale, so now is the time to donate your gently used books. Weed out your cluttered bookshelves and make room for all the new books you won’t be able to resist from our sale in May. As well as books... Read more.
03/25/2015 - 12:25:16 PM
On February 19, Medway Chief of Police Allen Tingley addressed Medway Business Council (MBC) members at the Thayer Homestead. Chief Tingley provided a variety of information related to public safety issues in Medway with a recap of some statistics for the past year... Read more.
03/06/2015 - 02:50:16 PM
Medway Department of Public Service crews are working on a daily basis to address issues with roads that are directly attributable to the severe winter weather. Frost heaves and pot holes are prevalent all over town and these are being fixed as quickly as possible... Read more.
03/03/2015 - 03:44:10 PM
Medway Selectmen will support a meals tax. The article will be on the annual town meeting warrant this spring. The funds, about $150 thousand a year, would be used to reduce the town's post retirement account liability. Some of the new revenue would go into the free... Read more.
03/02/2015 - 12:27:59 PM
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.
02/26/2015 - 11:20:08 AM
Check out Milford TV's video from the Milford/North Attleboro hockey game! Tied at 2-2, only 30 seconds into overtime, Drew Wilde collects the puck on the far boards, swings inside to make a perfect pass to an alert Alec Gilliat, giving Milford their FIRST ice hockey... Read more.
02/20/2015 - 10:10:42 AM
During 2014, the Medway Business Council became aware of several instances of challenges that some local businesses and proposed building projects had navigating the Town of Medway’s design review process. In an effort to strengthen communication between town officials... Read more.
02/18/2015 - 10:13:56 AM
By WMRC's Tom Nappi - The Hopkinton Hillers Boys Varsity Basketball team bettered their playoff seeding by beating Medway 69-58. Both the 11 and 9 Hopkinton Hillers and the 9 and 9 Medway Mustangs have already clinched playoff spots but both teams know increasing the... Read more.
02/12/2015 - 03:02:44 PM
By WMRC's Tom Nappi - The Millis Mohawks improved to 8 and 8 after taking down Medway last Friday Night 45-44. Medway fell to 8 and 7. More than half of the Tri-Valley League is in a race for a playoff spot and Millis broke a 3 game losing streak and made a statement... Read more.
02/11/2015 - 03:25:16 PM
Upton's election season begins today. Nomination papers become available in the office of Town Clerk Kelly McElreath. All papers must be returned for certification by Monday March 16th.

The Medway Water and Sewer Commission meet tonight to discuss a possible sewer... Read more.
02/04/2015 - 12:52:53 PM
The new school budget in Hopedale will be close to $11.2 million. An increase of $700 thousand over this year's package.

The Medway Capital Improvement Committee meets tonight to review and prioritize projects for the next fiscal year and prepare a presentation... Read more.
02/04/2015 - 08:22:28 AM
The Medway Mustangs pulled to within 2 wins of a playoff berth last night with a 39-38 win over Dover-Sherborn... Read more.
02/03/2015 - 01:21:18 PM
A chimney fire early yesterday morning in a home on Lavern Street in Medway caused considerable damage to two rooms. A crack in the chimney was listed as the cause. A wood during stove was being used. The fire broke out during the beginning of the snow storm. Read more.
01/30/2015 - 01:45:37 PM
On February 19 at 7:30 AM, the Medway Business Council (MBC) will hold its monthly meeting at the Thayer Homestead, 2B Oak St, Medway. Guest speaker for the morning will be Medway Chief of Police, Allen Tingley. He will address members on a variety of topics of... Read more.
01/30/2015 - 12:10:05 PM
The Medway School Committee has appointed Assistant Superintendent Arman Pires to serve as the interim superintendent with Judith Evans leaves in June. Pires has been a principal in Medway and has served as Director of Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment. Pires will... Read more.
01/30/2015 - 12:06:00 PM
Medway Selectmen are looking for residents to serve on the Conservation Commission. There are two vacant seats. Residents interested in engineering, architecture, science, landscape design, real estate and planning should consider applying. Resumes should be sent to... Read more.
01/26/2015 - 10:55:41 AM
The Medway Police and Fire Departments are seeking funds for some major improvements. Police want to upgrade their radios and the repeater system that boots the signal to eliminate dead spots. Also, cruiser computers need to be improved. The Fire Department wants to... Read more.
01/22/2015 - 09:02:57 AM
Medway upset first place Medfield on Tuesday night 65-53. With the victory The Mustangs handed Medfield their first loss of the season in the TVL... Read more.
01/20/2015 - 11:22:30 AM
The Medway Conservation Commission is a five-member volunteer board appointed by the Board of Selectmen to three-year, staggered terms. There are currently two (2) vacant seats, and the Commission is seeking letters of interest and/or resumes from residents who would... Read more.
01/20/2015 - 10:18:09 AM
Mendon Selectmen meet tonight to discuss the elimination of the police department trailers. The town's purchase of the Pearson is up for discussion. In other business the board will discuss budget requests and review a special town meeting warrant for March.

Medway... Read more.
01/20/2015 - 10:14:30 AM
The Medway School System website has been revised and has improved communication capabilities. It will be used as a primary way to communicate with parents during the year. You are encouraged to subscribe to the site. All information updates regarding the schools will... Read more.
01/19/2015 - 04:44:30 PM
The Medway Hockey team battled TVL leader Westwood on Saturday night to a 2-2 tie. The Mustangs leading scorer and Senior Captain Mike Boldy scored his 13th goal of the season in the win... Read more.
01/19/2015 - 08:36:41 AM
A Medway couple is being charged with defrauding a lender with the hope of obtaining $50 thousand with both pleading not guilty at their arraignment in Norfolk Superior Court. Denise and Vincent Alessandrini are facing two counts of larceny over $50 thousand, identity... Read more.
01/19/2015 - 06:32:56 AM
By WMRC's Tom Nappi - The Medway Mustangs improved to 6 and 3 Friday Night as they took down TVL rival Bellingham Blackhawks 50-32. Bellingham fell to 2 and 9 on the season. Medway got a well needed win as they try to make a playoff push. The Mustangs upcoming schedule... Read more.
01/16/2015 - 09:59:17 AM
The new school budget in Medway will be close to $24.9 million, an increase of about one percent over the current package. Seven educators will be cut from the staff and a plan for a full day kindergarten program will be dropped. Read more.
01/16/2015 - 08:59:36 AM
Tonight the Medway Mustangs basketball team looks to bounce back from a tough 69-46 loss at undefeated Westwood on Tuesday. The 5th place Mustangs host 2-8 Bellingham at Case gym with an expected tip of 6:30... Read more.
01/15/2015 - 04:48:58 PM
Upton Selectmen are working on their annual job performanc evaluation for Town Manager Blythe Robinson.

The Mendon Zoning Board of Appeals holds two hearings tonight. One for 2 Stymast Drive and the other for 60 Uxbridge Road.

The Medway Schools Budget Advisory... Read more.
01/15/2015 - 09:37:30 AM
The Medway hockey team blanked Bellingham on Wednesday night 8-0. It was Junior Goaltender Mike Purnell’s 4th shutout of the season for the Mustangs. Medway peppered Bellingham goalie Josh Morse early and often and Morse finished the game with 44 saves in the loss... Read more.
01/13/2015 - 03:02:51 PM
A briefing of local notes and news from our local towns for Tuesday January 13th. Read more.
01/06/2015 - 12:03:42 PM
The Medway-Ashland Girls Hockey team picked up their 4th win of the season Monday night out lasting Algonquin-Hudson 1-0. The lone goal of the game was scored by Ashley Fondo in the 1st period. Bridget Fagan and Kerryann Goode were credited with the assists. Stand-out... Read more.
01/05/2015 - 10:55:29 AM
Medway's Chris Ross is not only an accomplished musician but he's also the coach of the Medway High School Boy's Hockey Team. Ray Auger asked Chris about hockey, music and more. Check out this weeks Ten Questions With... Read more.
01/04/2015 - 09:24:59 PM
Senior Mike Giacobbe netted 14 of his 20 points in the second half as Medway snuck past Dover-Sherborn late on Friday for a big 59-58 road win. With the victory the Mustangs improved to 4-1 and are now in 2nd place behind unbeaten Westwood in the TVL standings... Read more.
01/01/2015 - 01:23:18 PM
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