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MetroWest, Milford weather: Breezy, cloudy day; beach erosion at coast

It will be a cloudy, windy but dry day as Tropical Storm Jose continues to spin and slowly weaken off the New England coast. Highs will reach the mid-70s and winds will be be blowing 10-20 mph with gusts to near 30. Winds will be stronger near the coast where there is a continued threat of beach ero

METROWEST DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-21 12:05:10

Milford pot referendum example for industry

MILFORD - Across the state, proponents and opponents of recreational marijuana have set their eyes on Milford where voters this week adopted a measure that bans pot shops and other facilities that work with the drug. Folks from as far as West Stockbridge and as close as Upton have contacted Milford

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-21 01:36:28

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

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

Milford Wow! House Features In-Ground Pool, Oversized Master Bedroom

MILFORD, MA-This home is in a highly desirable area. Address: 198 Highland St, Milford, MassachusettsPrice: $435,000Square Feet: 2373Bedrooms: 4Bathrooms: 2 Full and 1 Half BathsBuilt: 1971Features: Meticulously maintained one owner home. This lovely home is located in a highly desirable area of Mi

PATCH - 2017-09-19 15:16:43

Town Wishes To Buy Milford Water Company: Finance Committee

MILFORD, MA-The town's finance committee voted unanimously, after "deep analysis of the issue for some time" that it was in the town's best interest to buy the Milford Water Company. "After the long investigative process, a clear and unanimous conclusion was reached that the acquisition of the MWC

PATCH - 2017-09-19 20:03:30

Milford Votes Yes To Ban Recreational Pot Shops

MILFORD, MA-Milford joined the state last November in saying yes, slightly, to allowing the recreational sale of marijuana. In the town vote, 51.9 percent gave the thumbs up, complementing the 53.6 percent Massachusetts vote to do so. On Sept. 19, at a special town election, Milford voters decided

PATCH - 2017-09-19 15:55:30

Milford, Mass., to Vote on Banning Marijuana Sales in Town

The town of Milford, Massachusetts, is expected to take up a vote banning the sale of recreational marijuana. An estimated 51 percent of Milford residents voted to legalized marijuana in November 2016. Two marijuana-related businesses have already opened in the town. Those establishments are threate

NECN - 2017-09-19 11:22:37

LETTER: 'A NO Vote Is the Right Vote For Milford

MILFORD, MA-The following was submitted by Douglas Rennie. Join in the conversation by emailing charlene.arsenault@patch.com I've lived in Milford for nearly 20 years. I've seen a lot in this town and I've witnessed a lot of change. But what I've never seen is a movement to actually change what peop

PATCH - 2017-09-19 01:35:48

Milford FinCom recommends water co. purchase

MILFORD - The town's Finance Committee says the time is right to buy the Milford Water Company. The committee voted unanimously at a recent meeting to support the $63 million purchase and recommended Special Town Meeting voters approve articles related to the purchase during next week's meeting. Mor

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-19 00:58:35

Milford man indicted in July stabbing death

WORCESTER - A Milford man has been indicted on a second-degree murder charge in a July 16 fatal stabbing. A Worcester County grand jury handed up an indictment Friday charging Jusselo Dias Dos Reis, 44, with second-degree murder in the stabbing death of Geraldo Carlos Do Amaral in an apartment at 42

TELEGRAM.COM - 2017-09-18 17:39:21

Letter: Don't make Milford a marijuana destination

This vote is not about medical marijuana. That will be here and no one is objecting to it. It's not about a person's right to use marijuana. That's been voted on and settled. It's about how selling recreational marijuana in Milford will negatively impact the resources, future, and reputation of this

MILFORD DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-19 01:31:06

Ex-owner of Worcester laundries found guilty of stealing natural gas

WORCESTER - The former owner of several laundromats, including two in Worcester, was found guilty Wednesday of tampering with gas meters and stealing more than $200,000 from gas companies. A Worcester Superior Court jury of eight women and four men returned guilty verdicts against 60-year-old Steven

TELEGRAM.COM - 2017-09-20 18:10:03

Jose downgraded to tropical storm as it brings strong winds, rain to Massachusetts

Tropical Storm Jose was just under 200 miles south of Nantucket Wednesday morning at 5 a.m. and moving northeast at a rate of eight miles per hour. It is forecast to track at least 125 miles south of Nantucket on Wednesday. Jose will primarily be felt on Cape Cod and the Islands, especially Nantuck

MASSLIVE.COM - 2017-09-20 10:56:20

Reward For Return Of Wallet With Photo Memory Cards, Medical Cards

MILFORD, MA-Somewhere between Holliston and Bellingham, including a stop at the Louis Lake Park benches in Milford, on Aug. 31 or Sept. 1, this person lost a wallet. The money in that wallet isn't so important (but sure would be nice to get back), but more importantly, it was packed with an importa

PATCH - 2017-09-20 20:25:34

St. Joseph Seniors will meet Tuesday

WOONSOCKET - St. Joseph Senior Citizens Group will hold a meatloaf dinner on Tuesday, Sept. 26, at noon, in the Good Shepherd School auditorium, 1200 Mendon Road. Tickets are $10 per person. Foxwood Casino trips are planned for Fridays, Sept. 29 and Oct. 27. For details, call Fran Roy at 401-356-14

VALLEY BREEZE - 2017-09-20 23:59:59

Hopedale selectmen talk options for marijuana referendum

HOPEDALE - Though selectmen still have time ahead of a planned vote on whether Hopedale should ban recreational marijuana businesses, they have begun discussing what prohibitions the town could consider. With a similar vote in Milford this week where residents backed a ban on shops and testing and g

MILFORD DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-20 23:33:54

Feature Story: Film festival keeps memory of Shawna Shea alive

Shawna Shea did not live long enough to see all her dreams come true. A tragic car accident in 1999 when she was 16 robbed her of any future, and stole from her family a passionate, creative and fiercely-independent young woman whose brief time here left an indelible mark. Shea would have turned 34

WORCESTERMAG.COM - 2017-09-21 09:17:24

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

Kennedy talks healthcare at Dean College

FRANKLIN - Calling the Republican-backed health care bill a piece of "zombie" legislation that will not die, U.S. Rep. Joe Kennedy III told the Franklin Chamber of Commerce at Dean College Wednesday that this legislation if passed would have a devastating effect on Massachusetts. He said that some o

MILFORD DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-21 01:05:07