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Millis Lions Club Aim to STOP ADDICTION NOW

On May 20, Chris Herren Will Speak on Heroin Abuse

The Millis Lions Club wants to save individuals from addiction, and this month, they’re presenting a program at Millis High School/Middle School to help prevent your family from becoming part of the statistics. On May 20 at 7 p.m. at Millis High School, the Millis Lions invite parents, teachers, and young adults alike to come and listen to Chris Herren, of the Herren Project (theherrenproject.org), as the former NBA player, now clean and author of Basketball Junkie, talks about his fall from grace and his personal struggles and triumphs over heroin addiction.

Memorial Day Medway

Memorial Day activities will take place in Medway on May 25, with the parade forming at 9:30 a.m. and marching, starting promptly at 10 a.m., from the V.F.W. on Holliston Street to Col. Michael Matondi Square.
The honorary Parade Marshall this year is Lawrence Landry, past commander of Medway VFW and present Quartermaster. He has been participating in the parade since 1947.

Spectra Natural Gas Pipeline Still a Proposal

Atlantic Bridge Project Would Affect Medway, Norfolk, Franklin, Bellingham and Walpole

The word on the proposed natural gas pipeline dubbed the Atlantic Bridge Project, a proposed expansion of the Algonquin Gas Transmission (Algonquin) and Maritimes & Northeast Pipeline (Maritimes) systems by Spectra Energy, is that the project has been downsized, but residents who live along Spectra’s current right of way, who have natural gas pipelines abutting their property, may want to take the initiative to follow the progress of this proposal, right now in the preliminary filing stages with FERC (Federal Environmental Regulatory Commission), filed under FERC docket PF15-12.

Millis Madness 3v3 Basketball a Big Success

The Millis High School gym was filled with good-natured intensity at the first annual “Millis Madness 3v3 Basketball Tournament held on Saturday March 28th. Boys and girls grades three to twelve along with alumni and adults—over 50 teams in all-- competed for championship prizes and spirit awards.
Each three player team proudly wore its own specially designed tee shirt bearing a unique name and color pattern.

Our Town Publishing Home of Local Town Pages Expands To New Location

Will Focus on Being Small Business Specialists

Our Town Publishing is excited to announce its new location in Gould’s Plaza at 74 Main Street in Medway. The new site will enable Our Town Publishing to open its commercial printing to the public. “It has been a long time since I had a retail location,” said owner Charles Tashjian.

Town of Medway Third Annual Clean Sweep April 11

The Town of Medway is hosting its third annual cleanup day Saturday, April 11, 2015, 8 to 11 a.m., rain or shine. This event, known as Clean Sweep, puts volunteers to work picking up litter on well-traveled streets in town that have accumulated debris over the course of the year. There are a number of areas in town that will receive attention this year, including areas safe for families with younger children to assist:
Milford St.
Coffee/Ellis
Redgate/Holliston
Lovering/Pond
Lovering/Winthrop
Adams/Winthrop
Highland/Oak
Fisher St.

Earth Friendly Initiatives in Medway and Millis

Earth Day is April 22, a good time to take a look at what’s happening with green initiatives in the towns of Medway and Millis. Holding the shared position of Energy Manager for both Medway and Millis thanks to a grant funded in part from Green Communities, a division of the Department of Energy Resources, Robert Weiss gives an update on just what’s going on to make Medway and Millis more green this year.