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Release from Millis Police Department Regarding Possible Shooter

Yesterday afternoon, members of the Millis Police Department, along with police from surrounding towns and the State Police, responded to Forest Road for the report of shots being fired into a Millis Police cruiser being operated by a part-time town officer, or what is called a permanent intermittent officer. The cruiser then went off the road and caught on fire.

Millis Softball, from Tired to Tourney

It wasn’t too long ago that Millis was the patsy on everyone’s schedule and laughing stock of the Tri-Valley League; a team that everyone looked forward to playing because they were an automatic win. Four years ago, Millis Athletic Director Chuck Grant hired RJ Maturo to take the helm of the Mohawk softball team in hopes of turning the program around; little did he know that his new coach would awaken a sleeping giant.

Town Employees Get Training They Hope to Never Use

Millis Town Hall Workers Prepare for Violent Intruder Scenarios

On July 10, Millis town employees took some training beyond the general requirements of their jobs. In an effort to prepare town employees in the same way emergency personnel and school employees have been prepared, nearly all of the workers at the Veteran’s Memorial Building underwent a Violent Intruder Scenario Based Training, presented by Synergy Solutions, an emergency management company founded by Medway Police’s Jay Brennan, and assisted by the Millis Fire and Police Departments. Sgt. Chris Soffayer, a Millis Police officer, organized the event.

Route 109 Project Moves Ahead for Medway

Affected Property Owners Notified, 24-30 Month Project to Begin Spring 2016

Spring of 2016 will see some big changes to Route 109 in Medway, now that the Town of Medway has reached the final design stage for the Route 109 Transportation Improvement Project, a 24-30 month project that should go out to bid by September, with construction beginning by the second quarter of 2016.
The Project focuses on improvements to the commercial corridor along Main Street in Medway from Holliston Street to Franklin and Milford Streets, and includes reconstruction, resurfacing, sidewalks, signage, street lighting and other aesthetic upgrades including the following:.

Medway Alumni Celebrate 131st Reunion

The Medway Alumni Association tradition remains strong as the 131st Reunion was celebrated on May 2 at the Doubletree Hotel in Milford. In attendance were 200 members, friends and School Administration. The Class of 1990 celebrating its 25th reunion followed the tradition and hosted the affair, while honoring both the 50 year class of 1965 and the graduating seniors, class of 2015.

Millis Softball Program Soars to New Heights by Reaching State Final

AMHERST— Millis softball coach RJ Maturo has been dedicated to the sport of softball for 21 years. After a 17-year stint at Milton High School, Millis Athletics Director Charles Grant brought Maturo in to coach the Mohawks for the start of the 2011 season.
Four years later, Maturo has put Millis on the softball map, as the Mohawks reached the Division 3 state final game in Amherst on June 20.

Third Annual Celebrate Medway Day July 18

It’s official, Celebrating Medway is becoming tradition. On Saturday, July 18, from 2- 9 p.m. at Choate Park and Thayer Homestead, the Third Annual Celebrate Medway Day will take place.
“This event is coordinated by volunteers who also worked on Medway 300. This is one of the activities I hoped would grow legs, and continue for years to come, and it has. It’s a wonderful opportunity to celebrate the town of Medway together,” says Carole Bernstein.
The day is funded in part by the residents, as well as local businesses and clubs, including Medway Lions.

Cacciagrani Hurled Millis Nine Into Tourney Play

When the Millis High baseball team opens tourney play this month, the players, especially senior pitcher Jared Cacciagrani, likely will recall how they punched their ticket into the playoffs.
Although the Mohawks’ record was sub-.500 at 2-12 after 14 games, they still managed to secure a tourney berth by finishing with at least a .500 record against Division 4 teams. Their below-.500 record overall isn’t a major negative, because Millis, the smallest school in the Tri Valley League, faces conference opponents that are in Division 3 and larger in total enrollment.

A Changing of the Guard at the Medway VFW

He was chosen as the Grand Marshall of the Medway Memorial Day Parade this year, born in Medway in 1925 and a veteran of the U.S Army during World War II. He and his wife, Ruth, raised seven children in this town, and they now have eleven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. And since 1946, Larry Landry has volunteered, at some point or another, for every position there was at the Medway V.F.W.—but none so long as he held the position of Quartermaster, or Chief Financial Officer.