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WATD celebrates 40 years on the air

For the past 40 years, Ed Perry and his team at WATD have not only been the go-to radio station for South Shore news and sports coverage, they've been creating a family and having fun at the same time. "It's like a dysfunctional family in many ways," Perry, who has owned the station since he founded

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-19 19:19:00

Beer of the Week: Cobi Colada

I'm starting a new weekly feature for the Beer Nut blog this week - the Beer of the Week. Basically, it's a short look at the favorite beer I drank over the weekend. It may be a new beer, it may be a classic beer, but it'll be a beer I really enjoy. It's not necessarily the best beer over the weeken

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-19 20:55:33

Prosecutor: Pharmacist put speed over safety before outbreak

FILE - In this Friday, Dec. 19, 2014, file photo the former supervisory pharmacist for the New England Compounding Center, Glenn Chin, left, leaves the federal courthouse in Boston with his attorney Stephen Weymouth after a hearing to announce conditions of his bail and release. Chin who was the su

BOSTON HERALD - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

McAuliffe Branch Library to hold bricks celebration

FRAMINGHAM - The Framingham Public Library Foundation will celebrate the 889 personalized bricks that were purchased by library supporters from 1 to 3 p.m. Sept. 24 at McAuliffe Branch Library, 746 Water St. The bricks were sold to defray the cost to the town of constructing the new McAuliffe branch

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-19 12:55:15

Trial Begins for Pharmacist in Deadly NECC Meningitis Outbreak

A Massachusetts pharmacist facing murder charges for his role in a deadly nationwide meningitis outbreak is set to go on trial. Glenn Chin is charged with second-degree murder, conspiracy and other crimes under federal racketeering law. He was the supervisory pharmacist at the New England Compoundin

NECN - 2017-09-19 12:24:48

Student stress? There's a class for that: SYFS offering stress management for K-12

Right: Does your child seem stressed out this fall? An extra class may actually help relieve pressure. (image posted to flickr by Kristine Lewis) If your child is seems stressed about school - either due to academic pressure or social issues - Southborough Youth and Family Services wants to help. La

MYSOUTHBOROUGH.COM - 2017-09-19 09:15:40

Fayville Playground taking longer than expected: Play available in Oct/Nov; grand opening next spring

Above: With all the smiles in the video update, you'd think the news about the playground was great. But as you can probably tell by all the active construction in the background, it's not the news families were hoping to hear this week. (video by Southborough Access Media) Southborough Recreation a

MYSOUTHBOROUGH.COM - 2017-09-19 11:28:55

DA: Framingham man chased wife with knife

FRAMINGHAM - After watching his father try to stab his mother on Saturday, a young boy handed police the knife father used, authorities said on Monday. Police arrested Jose Ibarra, 49, at his 157 Second St. home shortly after midnight early Sunday morning On Saturday, Ibarra arrived home drunk at 11

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-19 01:08:51

Southborough resident promoted at GZA

SOUTHBOROUGH - GZA announced that Jonathan Andrews, of Southborough, has been promoted to associate principal in the Norwood office. Andrews joined GZA in 1991. His areas of specialization include geotechnical, dam safety and foundation engineering. Andrews earned a Bachelor of Science from the Univ

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-19 16:58:56

Dover-Sherborn students named National Merit semifinalists

Danielle Cormier and Grace Doherty, both students at Dover-Sherborn High School, have been named semifinalists in the National Merit Scholarship Program. Danielle Cormier and Grace Doherty, both students at Dover-Sherborn High School, have been named semifinalists in the National Merit Scholarship P

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-19 14:56:53

BayPath seeks nominees for community service award

MARLBOROUGH - BayPath Elder Services is seeking nominations for the 10th annual Frances Borger Klempner Community Service Award. The memorial award is given to an individual who has contributed at the local community level and exemplifies a spirit of civic engagement, community involvement and suppo

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-19 07:26:00

Elite Academy of Dance named Grand National Champions

SHREWSBURY - In July 2017, dancers from the Elite Academy of Dance company traveled to the Kids Artistic Revue National Dance Competition in Ledyard, Connecticut for the Grand National Finals. Their contemporary routine "For My Help" took home the title of Grand National Champions - the third year i

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-19 14:22:51

Tri-County medical careers students raise $1,125 at Walk to End Alzheimer's

FRANKLIN The Tri-County Regional Vocational Technical High School medical careers students raised $1,125.00, on behalf of the residents at Compass Memory Support in Milford, as participants in the recent Walk to End Alzheimer's. The students initiated this effort on their own accord. Held annually

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-19 04:17:52

Letter: Stand for transparency, vote no on Sept. 19

With only a few days to go until the referendum on Sept. 19, it is critical that residents understand what's really going on in our town, and what the implications of their vote are. The majority of Milford voters made their voices heard last fall when they supported legalizing adult-use cannabis. I

MILFORD DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-19 01:33:55

Letter: Is marijuana the new tobacco industry?

Decades ago, the tobacco industry steered public opinion. Lobbyists for the industry flooded the market and Congress with money and influence in an all-out effort to boost their business. For years, they wrote the tobacco laws and pushed their own 'research' in an effort to minimize the risks of the

METROWEST DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-19 01:32:35

Letter: The will of the people

On Nov. 8, 2016, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts voted in favor of legalizing recreational marijuana. The town of Milford, which had a 76 percent voter turnout during this presidential election, joined this chorus and voted in favor as well, 6,930 to 6,424. The residents of Milford spoke and they

MILFORD DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-19 01:30:33

Letter: Vote against recreational marijuana shops

I was curious about the difference between the two sides of the marijuana industry. Recreational is recreational, but what about medical? There are proven benefits to medical marijuana. Some forms were available via a doctor's script even before 'medical marijuana' was made legal in Massachusetts.

MILFORD DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-19 01:29:33

Natick addiction workshop supports loved ones

NATCK - People who know someone battling addiction may feel like they are alone. But, Eileen Collett and others who attended a workshop Monday met people in similar situations and learned about organizations willing to help. "It can be a lonely situation when you have a loved one that has this disor

METROWEST DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-19 03:12:29

Natick Cultural Council seeks funding proposals

NATICK - The Cultural Council is seeking proposals for community-oriented arts, humanities and science programs as part of its next round of grants. Proposals from organizations, schools and individuals must be postmarked by Oct. 16. "These grants can support a variety of artistic projects and activ

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-19 02:40:53

Developments: more 40Bs in the wings?

Wellesley is rapidly learning the language of Chapter 40B, the 1969 law intended to increase affordable housing across the state. In towns like Wellesley, which have less than 10 percent of "affordable" housing stock as defined by law, developers can bypass most zoning standards, such as greater den

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-19 21:04:12