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Bellingham board concerned over retirement liabilities

BELLINGHAM - Despite a clean bill of fiscal health, town officials expressed concern about Bellingham's retirement liabilities this week. The Board of Selectmen on Monday heard the results of an annual audit of the town, with Bob Brown of the Mendon firm R.E. Brown & Company presenting his findings.

MILFORD DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-21 00:05:35

Bellingham to consider open storage limits

BELLINGHAM - Proposed regulations aimed at limiting open storage of materials such as sand, mulch and lumber will go before voters at the October Town Meeting. The Finance Committee and Board of Selectmen opted to support the new bulk storage rules this week. The measures were drafted in response to

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-19 23:40:47

St. Blaise Church to host Harvest Fair

BELLINGHAM St. Blaise Church, 1158 S. Main St., will hold a Harvest Fair from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 21 in the church hall, 1158 S. Main St., with a home-cooked Baked Ziti Dinner following the 4 p.m. Mass. This years fall theme will feature the return of Grandmas Attic, the decorator gift basket raf

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-22 16:13:35

See the top 10 real estate transactions this week

Check out our map below to see the top 10 real estate transactions for the past week in the Milford area. Please note: One address could not be mapped. It is 6 Flagstone Drive, Medway, MA. It was bought by Cary Watchmaker for $558,600 on Sept. 1, 2017, from Millstone Builders LLC.

MILFORD DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-22 17:53:43

Towns seek to profit from pot industry

Cities and towns that avoided a ban on pot shops are now looking at ways to extract revenue from the burgeoning industry. The city manager in Worcester - which, when medicinal weed was legalized in 2012, signed letters of non-opposition with four dispensaries and a cultivator - recently recommended

BOSTON HERALD - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

Thanks To Yanks Tribute held Sept. 11

MILFORD - The 11th annual Thanks To Yanks Tribute 9/11 Dinner was held on Sept. 11, full to capacity. This non-political event was a free tribute dinner recognizing all military members, veterans and their families, including Blue and Gold Star families. In 2006, the first Tribute Dinner hosted 120

MILFORD DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-21 20:07:24

Milford Town Hall in need of minor repairs after gas break

MILFORD - Officials say repairs and possibly a preventative measure are needed after a vehicle struck a gas main at Town Hall last weekend. Juliet Chioma Ayoga, 35, of Milford was issued a summons by police after the Toyota Highlander she allegedly drove without a license struck the gas line behind

MILFORD DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-21 23:35:19

Hingham, like Milford, analyzing possible water co. purchase

HINGHAM - As the time for Town Meeting voters to decide whether Milford will purchase the Milford Water Company approaches next week, Hingham officials are engaged in a similar, and rather rare, process. For the last five years, Hingham, some 50 miles from Milford, has pondered the details of the sa

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-22 00:16:21

Mendon's year-long anniversary ends this weekend

Mendon's year-long 350th anniversary celebration will come to an exciting close this weekend with a few final events. Saturday - 350th Anniversary Ball, at the Grandview Ballroom, 6 Nipmuc Drive. 6-7 p.m. - Reception 7 p.m. - Dinner 8 p.m. - Live music and dancing Tickets are $37 per person or $350

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-22 05:04:00

Get Out And Play: Upcoming Events On The Milford Calendar

Hello All, OPEN GYM will be held for ALL ages 7 - 18! Dancers , acrobats and cheerleaders this is a great opportunity to come and work independently to improve your skills or get a new one! DATES: 9/16, 9/23 & 9/30 from 11am -12 noonSaturday, September 23 at 8:00 am Electronics Recycling Day Septe

PATCH - 2017-09-21 21:24:19

A 'Buttland' In Milford: Is This The Buttiest Spot In Town?

MILFORD, MA-A Milford resident is posing a question that is likely a common one in town. On a local message board, Susan Elliott asks, "who owns the land that is a 'cigarette buttland' found between the hospital and Casey Pool? Why do many smokers, who likely live in clean and well kept homes, leav

PATCH - 2017-09-21 21:00:10

Freetown hires new town administrator

FREETOWN - An Uxbridge man has been named the town's new town administrator. David DeManche was officially appointed to the position on Monday. He will fill the position following the retirement of John "Jack" Healey in June. DeManche is currently completing his appointment at the director of the Pl

HERALD NEWS - 2017-09-22 17:59:06

'YOUR BEST SHOT' GALLERY: Collection by Tim Rice of Medway

Each week, we share some of YOUR best photos or art work. This week we offer this collection of photos by Tim Rice of Medway. These images were captured at the Old Coots Tractor Pull at Shady Oaks Farm in Medway on Sept. 17. "I brought the drone to have some new technology meet up with the old. Taki

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-22 15:17:00

Providence man charged with dealing heroin in Franklin

Joel Carrasco (left) and Robert Lozzi (Photos: Franklin Police Department) FRANKLIN, Mass. (WPRI) - Two men accused of distributing heroin in the Franklin area were arrested this week following a weeks-long police investigation. Police said they launched the investigation after receiving complaint

WPRI - 2017-09-22 18:31:11

Vintage hats take top billing at Franklin museum

FRANKLIN - When a couple purchased an old house on Squire Street a few years ago, little did they know there was a hidden treasure box of sorts in their attic - a round, black box patterned with daisies and small yellow flowers, with a silken, gold rope handle. It had been left behind by a previous

MILFORD DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-22 04:34:00

Medway: Work begins on Exelon expansion

MEDWAY - About a month and a half after the state removed roadblocks for the expansion of the Medway Exelon plant, construction has begun, local officials are considering the impacts of the work, and conservationists are continuing their opposition to the project. The state Energy and Facilities Sit

MILFORD DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-21 23:42:48

City soup kitchen announces closure after 30 years

rolivo@woonsocketcall.com WOONSOCKET - The city's leading social service agency says it intends to explore options for establishing an alternative to Because He Lives Ministries after the unexpected demise of the charity soup kitchen, which had fed the hungry and homeless for more than 30 years. Peo

WOONSOCKET CALL - 2017-09-22 03:27:00

'She was screaming': Neighbor describes horrific murder-suicide

FOXBORO -- A father with a lengthy criminal history, including a recent arrest for illegal possession of a gun, shot and killed his 6-year-old son and apparently tried to set the child's Foxboro home on fire before fatally shooting himself late last night, officials said. Norfolk District Attorney M

BOSTON HERALD - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

Father, Son Identified In Foxborough Murder-Suicide

FOXBOROUGH, MA - A man who had been denied a gun license shot and killed his 6-year-old son before turning the gun on himself late Thursday night, authorities said. It is unclear how 49-year-old William Scaccia Jr. got the gun police believe he used to shoot his son, Anthony Scaccia, and himself at

PATCH - 2017-09-22 12:01:50

Apparent Murder-Suicide In Foxborough: Father, Son Dead

FOXBOROUGH, MA - The Foxborough Police Department and state police detectives are investigating an apparent murder-suicide in Foxborough overnight, the Norfolk District Attorney's office said. Officials believe a father killed his young son, then himself, at an East Street residence. (Subscribe to

PATCH - 2017-09-22 12:01:50