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Norfolk resident named to entrepreneurial board

NORFOLK Consigli Construction Co. and Babson College announced that Amy Bowen, of Norfolk, has been named to the board of advisors for theCenter for Womens Entrepreneurial Leadership at Babson. Bowen is currently the director of communications at Consigli and serves as the executive director of the

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-18 18:49:56

Norfolk DA asking SJC to reconsider Milton High School gun case

CANTON - The Norfolk County district attorney has asked the state's highest court to reconsider a decision that his office says "gives suspicious individuals who attempt to enter a public school greater protection than those students inside." The petition, which was filed with the Supreme Judicial C

PATRIOT LEDGER - 2017-09-18 22:34:26

Man crashes through barrier, into water in Brockton

A food delivery driver crashed into a brook on Monday night. BROCKTON - A driver jumped the curb and crashed through a metal barrier Monday night, ending up in a brook. Police and firefighters responded to the area of Summer and Grove streets about 8:20 p.m. for a report of a crash that resulted in

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-19 14:32:33

Stony Brook gearing up for 39th annual fall fair

NORFOLK -Mass Audubon's Stony Brook Wildlife Sanctuary, 108 North St., Norfolk, will hold its annual fall fair on Saturday, Oct. 7, a highlight of the year's activities at the popular nature center in Norfolk. This year's all-day fair will be particularly fun filled, with the Fourth Annual Wood Duck

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-19 18:20:17

Prosecutor asks high court to reconsider gun search decision

CANTON, Mass. - Prosecutors are asking the highest court in Massachusetts to reconsider its recent ruling to vacate the conviction of a man caught outside a high school with a loaded gun in his bag. The Supreme Judicial Court in a decision last month said police violated the constitutional rights of

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

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

Franklin library on the move

FRANKLIN - The library had its final day at a temporary location at Kenwood Circle on Saturday, and moving crews started packing up the shelves on Monday. Here's some information to keep in mind during the four weeks the library be moving back to its 118 Main St. location: - During the transition, a

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-19 04:11:00

Encounter Church opens new doors

Entering the new Encounter Church facility, one might expect some of the traditional decorations: stained glass windows, ornate ceiling and the like. Instead, a large lobby in a muted tone is the first thing seen, where Lead Pastor Chris Causey said is meant to mimic an art gallery. The new facility

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-19 15:23:53

Making small resolutions for the New Year

This Wednesday through Friday (Sept. 20-22), is Rosh Hashanah - the Jewish New Year. Next Friday and Saturday (Sept. 29 and Sept. 30) Yom Kippur - the day of atonement. Jews around the world will be flocking to synagogues to pray, meditate, connect and hear rabbis give fiery sermons about important

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-19 22:00:00

Norwood Makes MONEY's Top 100 Places To Live

NORWOOD, MA - Live in Norwood? Turns out that you live in one of the best places in America, according to MONEY Magazine. The publication recently released its annual list of the 100 best places to live in the country, placing Norwood at No. 78. Fishers, Indiana was given the top spot. Three other t

PATCH - 2017-09-19 15:00:16

Bellingham awards Macy land bid

BELLINGHAM - The Board of Selectmen has approved a plan that would sell the former Macy Elementary School land to a residential developer for $575,000. Selectmen reviewed the proposals Monday night for the Monique Drive land and named Milford-based Lobisser Building Corp. as the winning bidder. The

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-19 01:54:19

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

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

Dover Selectmen approve contract extension with water company

The board voted to executive a three-year extension of the town's contract with the Colonial Water Company, and also approved a 2.5 percent salary increase for non-union town employees. DOVER - In a short meeting on Thursday, Sept. 14, the Board of Selectmen signed off on a couple of contracts. The

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-19 15:13:18

PHOTOS: Canton riders rode to make things right

Kids of all ages took their bikes and pedaled away during the first PMC Kids Ride in Canton to help battle cancer Sunday, Sept. 17 at Blue Hills Regional Technical School/Massasoit Community College. Riders received a 2017 PMC Kids Rides T-shirt, water bottle, and a coupon to the '47 Yawkey Way stor

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-19 16:25:33

Dos Reis pleads not guilty to fatal stabbing in Milford

WORCESTER - A Milford man indicted on a murder charge in a fatal stabbing in July pleaded not guilty at his arraignment Tuesday morning in Worcester Superior Court. A Worcester County grand jury returned an indictment Friday charging 44-year-old Jusselo Dias Dos Reis with second-degree murder in the

TELEGRAM.COM - 2017-09-19 17:31:36

MetroWest, Milford weather: Tropical storm warnings at the coast

Although Hurricane Jose is expected to weaken slightly to a tropical storm later today, it will bring rain showers and breezy conditions today to the region and more rain and stronger winds - perhaps gusting to 40 mph - on Wednesday and Wednesday night. The South coast of the state will see some bea

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-19 11:33:53