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New Hopkinton DPW 'barn' dedicated in honor of Tom McIntyre

HOPKINTON - For many, Tom McIntyre was known as "Mr. Hopkinton." McIntyre died in April after being diagnosed with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in October. He was 62. But his name will live on at the new public works facility. Selectmen last week unanimously voted to name the new 45,470-square-foot facili

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-20 02:24:17

Hopkinton Senior Center announces upcoming events

All activities, unless otherwise noted, will take place at the Hopkinton Senior Center, 28 Mayhew St. For information or to register for events: 508-497- 9730; http://hopkintonseniorcenter.com. VOLUNTEERS NEEDED AT THE SENIOR CENTER: Many opportunities are available; in particular, waitstaff and pre

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-19 19:40:35

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

Heritage Day 2017: Save the date (and participant sign up deadlines)

This year, Heritage Day falls on Monday, October 9th with festivities the day and evening before. Make sure to save the dates. Note: If you are looking to exhibit, be sure to get your vendor form in by this Friday, September 22nd. And if your organization plans to march in the parade, don't forget t

MYSOUTHBOROUGH.COM - 2017-09-20 09:04:21

Special Election update: Five candidates file for Board of Selectmen

Special Election voters will get to choose from up to five candidates for selectman this fall.* Not only did the candidates I reported on before file papers, two more entered the race before last night's filing deadline. Bill Boland and Brian Shifrin joined candidates Doriann Jasinski, David Parry a

MYSOUTHBOROUGH.COM - 2017-09-20 10:55:46

Town that said yes to recreational pot says no to pot shops

MILFORD, Mass. - Voters in Milford have banned pot shops and other marijuana businesses from operating in town despite supporting the legalization of recreational pot in Massachusetts last year. The Tuesday referendum was being watched closely as it was the first to be held in the state since the Le

BOSTON HERALD - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Letter: Marijuana hysteria strikes again

Marijuana hysteria strikes again, this time in Milford. When are people going to stop using children to advance your own personal agenda and create fear? You can quote "Pueblo Physicians Code Red" all you want. It's when you take it out of context, truth suffers. Here's proof; In Swymer's editorial

MILFORD DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-19 22:26:29

Ashland health board argues, but finishes agenda

ASHLAND - Tuesday's Board of Health meeting was characterized by squabbles despite last week's change in leadership. The meeting was held in a small, L-shaped room on the second floor of Town Hall. A pair of tables, with three Board of Health members or Health Department staffers along each side, to

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-20 02:49:56

Ashland's Kidde Fenwal top Relay for Life fundraiser

ASHLAND - For the second year in a row, an Ashland company is the top Relay for Life fundraiser in New England. "Each year we grow," Kidde Fenwal Inc. Assistant Controller Peter Kamitian said. "I'm amazed." Relay for Life raises money for the American Cancer Society, and Kidde Fenwal has raised abou

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-19 23:24:42

Attorneys trade barbs in opening of NECC pharmacist's murder trial

A federal prosecutor argued the lead pharmacist for a defunct Framingham compounding company acted with a callous disregard for human life when he sent out vials of contaminated medicine, but the pharmacist's defense attorney said his client is not responsible for murdering 25 people in the deadly 2

BOSTON HERALD - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

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

Milford votes to snuff out pot shops, businesses

MILFORD - Heading to the polls in force Tuesday, voters backed a ban on recreational marijuana shops and growing and testing facilities in town. The referendum, with 56.3 percent of voters supporting the prohibition, came less than a year after a majority of Milford voters supported legalizing the

TELEGRAM.COM - 2017-09-20 16:53:38

MetroWest, Milford weather: Tropical Storm Jose effects today

Tropical Storm Jose, with sustained winds of 65 mph is staying just far enough away to limit its effects on the region to breezy, wet weather reminiscent of a warm nor'easter. The region will see occasional showers and steady winds of 15-20 mph with gusts to 40 mph. Rainfall totals will likely be le

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-20 15:39:21

Town of Milford Votes to Ban Sale of Recreational Marijuana

The town of Milford, Massachusetts, voted to ban the sale of recreational marijuana on Tuesday. More than fifty-six percent of voters said yes to ban marijuana shops as well as grow and testing facilities. "I just don't want it in Milford," said resident Scott Harrison. "I have two teenage kids both

NECN - 2017-09-20 11:09:38

Westborough Historical Society announces events

WESTBOROUGH - The Westborough Historical Society has announced its upcoming events. "Westborough's Railroads and Tour of Train Depot" will be held from 2-4 p.m. Sept. 24 at Waterman Design Associates, 31 E. Main St. Westborough Historical Society will invite participants to tour the redesigned 1899

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-19 18:40:18

Town Meeting will decide on wellwater issue

Selectman Jennifer Thomas during Tuesday night's meeting. Richard Price photo. The Board of Selectmen on Tuesday wrestled with pulling the plug on a Town Meeting article that seeks up to $20,000 in public money to fix an elderly Millbury Street man's water woes after he claimed the town contaminated

THEGRAFTONNEWS.COM - 2017-09-20 08:23:53

Upton selectmen seek cheaper energy

UPTON - Selectmen are looking to give energy consumers an alternative to their current rate this winter by taking advantage of the state's municipal aggregation plan. The town's primary energy provider is National Grid, but residents are contracted on a household basis. The aggregation plan would es

MILFORD DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-20 02:50:33

Plotkin joins police as first full-time female officer in 15 years

Standing before the Board of Selectmen and accepting an appointment as a Grafton police officer, Jensen R. Plotkin, a former part-time police dispatcher, was making history. Plotkin, 23, of Grafton, is the first female Grafton police officer in the last 15 years. The Board of Selectmen approved her

THEGRAFTONNEWS.COM - 2017-09-19 22:27:43

Raytheon workers hold 'informational picket,' demand better benefits from corporation

ANDOVER - Raytheon production employees, whose contract is due to expire Saturday morning, are demanding better medical coverage from the prominent missile manufacturer. They also want better wages and less outsourcing of work to non-union locations, according to Mike Zagami, business agent and chie

EAGLE-TRIBUNE - 2017-09-20 05:00:00

Ventura takes GOP Senate nomination, Feeny sweeps Democratic race

Voters will be offered a clear choice between an unabashed Democratic fan of Bernie Sanders and an outspoken conservative Republican in an Oct. 17 special election to fill the seat vacated by former state Sen. James Timilty. Voters will be choosing between Foxboro's Paul Feeney, a Democrat, and Repu

SUN CHRONICLE - 2017-09-20 02:45:00