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Milford, MA, United States

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Past articles by Mike:

Former Marlborough mayoral aide adjusting to new job in Medfield

MEDFIELD - After five years as Marlborough Mayor Arthur Vigeant's right-hand man, Nicholas Milano is settling in as Medfield's assistant town → Read More

New tap room for Medfield brewer

Zelus Beer Company Geoffrey Pedder investigated whether there were any beers that catered to the athletic community, and learned that the options were quite limited. → Read More

New tap room for Medfield brewer

Zelus Beer Company Geoffrey Pedder investigated whether there were any beers that catered to the athletic community, and learned that the options were quite limited. → Read More

Medway: 5K race to raise money, awareness about local trails

MEDWAY - Intended as both a fundraising effort and a way to inform people about the trails, the Rooney's Trail Run 5K will be celebrating its second year → Read More

Murray selected new Medway High principal

MEDWAY - The school district announced Thursday that John Murray has been named principal of Medway High.Murray, currently the associate principal of Lexington High School, was chosen after a search process involving an interview committee, site visits and a community forum."We were very pleased that there was such a strong pool available," said Superintendent Armand Pires. "We viewed Murray as… → Read More

Medway Community Farm preparing for season

MEDWAY - Though recent snow flurries might suggest otherwise, warmer weather is coming, and the Medway Community Farm is gearing up to offer educational → Read More

Medway: Oakland Park work starts

MEDWAY - The town is planning to begin work this week on a multi-million dollar parks project, with construction starting at Oakland Park.The renovation → Read More

Sidekick at your service

HOPKINTON - Just as spring cleaning and home improvement season is set to begin, the new home improvement service sidekick has begun offering services to → Read More

Medway: The challenges of bringing up children in a digital age

MEDWAY - The next entry in a local speaker series looks to help parents raise children at a time when internet-connected devices are everywhere.The talk - → Read More

Medway teachers, parents speak out against proposed leadership plan

MEDWAY - A school curriculum and leadership reorganization plan received significant pushback from teachers and parents at a School Committee meeting Thursday night.At issue is the role of instructional coaches in the district, which would move to supervisory positions in the new plan.Assistant Superintendent Gabrielle Abrams explained the proposal to the committee, saying the schools' current… → Read More

Students sample grains at Medway school

MEDWAY - A lunch-service "grain sampling" at Medway Middle School last week aimed to educate and expand the palates of students.The March 28 event had children trying new foods and recipes and trying to "guess the grain" they were eating. Because March was National Nutrition Month, the schools were hoping to promote whole grains because they provide lasting energy throughout the day as well as… → Read More

Medway to build school garden Saturday

MEDWAY - Community members will help build a school garden at McGovern Elementary School this weekend as part of an effort to encourage healthy eating and → Read More

Medway updating hazard plan

MEDWAY - The town is in the middle of a grant-funded effort to update its hazard-mitigation plan to prepare for natural disasters.Officials from the Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) updated selectmen on the initiative this week. Martin Pillsbury, the MAPC's environmental planning director, said the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) encourages cities and towns to develop plans… → Read More

Bellingham churches working on collaboration

BELLINGHAM - Informational meetings set for next week are scheduled to address a plan that would have St. Blaise and St. Brendan Roman Catholic parishes → Read More

Medway library program focuses on fungi

MEDWAY - Local library patrons got an inside look at the world of mushrooms last week.The Medway Public Library hosted a program Thursday about growing → Read More

Medway officials take part in disaster planning exercises

MEDWAY - What if a tornado were to touch down in Medway?That was the question posed to police, fire and school leaders gathered at the Thayer Homestead → Read More

Medway schools host art show

MEDWAY - The latest additions to go into Medway Public Schools' permanent art collection were displayed Tuesday evening.Thirteen pieces - one for each → Read More

Medway seeks design money for water project

MEDWAY - An article at last spring's Town Meeting is slated to help fund a large-scale water project in town, which could begin as soon as 2019.The matter → Read More

Selectmen review Town Meeting agendas

MEDWAY - Selectmen voted on the proposed warrants for Special Town Meeting and Annual Town Meeting scheduled for May 21, including articles considering a → Read More

Area principals finalists for Medway high school principal

MEDWAY - The school district has announced three finalists in its search for a new high school principal and will host a public forum on Wednesday. → Read More