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Layne Cassidy - Back on Court with Millis Girls’ Basketball

Last fall during a soccer game against Norton, Millis’ Layne Cassidy had her feet cut out from underneath her, resulting in serious injury. The then junior knew that her playing days on the soccer field were numbered, but never expected the injury to linger too far into the basketball season. The year prior the Mohawks had advanced into the Division 4 South Girls Basketball Championship game only to lose to Greater New Bedford, and Cassidy and her teammates were looking to return to the championship game with different results.

Millis to Hold Special Election February 23

Ballot Vote on Clyde Brown Feasibility Study Could Lead to Special Town Meeting March 9

On January 6, the Millis Board of Selectmen voted to hold both a special election on February 23, 2015 in order for the town of Millis to vote on a $1 million feasibility study for renovations and repairs to the Clyde F. Brown Elementary School, 51% of which would be reimbursed by the Massachusetts School Building Authority. A Special Town Meeting on March 9, 2015 on the feasibility study, one outlined in a 2013 grant proposal submitted to the MBSA, will also take place.

Medway-Millis Gymnastics Break Ground with Medway Graduate as Coach

Medway and Millis will be venturing into an unknown territory this winter as the two towns will get together and field a co-op gymnastics team with a Medway native at the helm of the first year program. Breanna Vacca, a 2010 graduate from Medway High School, was in the right place at the right time to lead the squad in their first season.

Local Kids Eager to Build a Better Robot

A.L.A.R.M. 2079 Robotics Team Gears Up for FIRST Robotics Competition

The first Saturday of the month, they get their assignment. The team of 14 high school kids, power-tool wielding and tinkering with parts such as gears, motors and pulleys, not to mention the cool plastic pieces they generate in the 3D printer they won as a prize, will get their assignment for the FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC), a national competition held locally at Northeastern University. Then, the 4H A.L.A.R.M. (A Lot of Amazing Robot Makers) 2079 Robotics team will go back to its rented space at the old Thomson Press Building on Dean Ave.

Medway-Ashland Girls Hockey Aims High Again Despite Losing Key Players

Entering their sixth year as a girl’s ice hockey program, Medway-Ashland is looking to improve upon last year’s performance come this winter. The squad went an impressive 13-5-2 playing in the South Eastern Massachusetts Girls Hockey League (SEMGHL) and had two wins in the Division 2 State Tournament defeating Mansfield-OA (2-0) and Pembroke-WH (1-0) before falling in overtime (3-2) to Sandwich in the Quarter Finals.
Coach Curt Carter knows that playing in the SEMGHL is no easy task, but firmly believes that participation in this league is truly an asset.

Millis Lions Presents NE’s Finest Craft Beers, Wines & Spirits

New England is home to some of the best, and well-known craft beer breweries in the world. Several of these brewers, as well as wineries and distillers, were on hand for the Millis Lions Club’s annual “Brew –N Wine Fest” on October 25th. This annual fundraiser benefits local Millis Lions Club Charities. The event offered beer lovers and wine and liquor enthusiasts the opportunity to taste new fall flavors, and established favorites, from well-known and up-and-coming micro-brewers.

Medway Boy Scout Troop 367 to Present Santa Breakfast December 6

Ol’ Saint Nick is making a special stop in Medway on Saturday, December 6, for his annual Santa Breakfast, presented by Medway Boy Scout Troop 367. The event will take place at St. Joseph Parish Center, 145 Holliston Street, Medway from 7:30-11 a.m., and it includes an All You Can Eat Breakfast Buffet. Fare includes pancakes, scrambled eggs, sausage, ham, coffee, cocoa, milk and juice. The cost is $6 for adults, $4 for children and $4 for seniors.