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Medway Lions Christmas Tree Sale at Medway Plaza through December 20

Medway Plaza once again comes alive with the scent of pine as the Medway Lions Club continues their Christmas Tree Sale fundraiser through December 20. The sale will take place weekdays from 4 p.m. – 8 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
All money goes to charity.

The Santa Foundation Finds the True Meaning of Christmas

Organization Expects to Help 900 Local Families this Year

After 29 years, the Santa Foundation has grown to serve exactly that many towns – 29. The Franklin based nonprofit organization, The Santa Foundation, founded by Bob Sullivan, and run with his partner, Richard Timmons and the help of about 15 part-time volunteers, isn’t just gifts for the holidays.

Getting by with a Little Help from Friends

Medway’s Neighbor Brigade Lets Folks Rally for Neighbors in Crisis

They didn’t know what was needed, but they wanted to help, help in any way they could. That’s what they do. The Medway Neighbor Brigade, now about 300 strong, stepped forward in the wake of the town’s most recent loss, neighbors helping neighbors, as they have been doing for about nine years.
“Most recently, we helped out at the reception for the funeral for Maddie Lamson,” says Nikki Mavrikos, co-chair of the Medway Neighbor Brigade. Mavrikos says she didn’t know Maddie, but her loss still hit her, and she, and many others, wanted to help.

Millis Girls Soccer Keep Hopes for Tourney Alive

Millis has played relatively effective soccer for the most part this season, and with only a handful of regular season games left, the Mohawks dream of advancing into the state tournament is still alive.
“We’ve had a couple of loses by a goal where we have controlled the play of the game, but just weren’t fully consistent,” Coach Steve Bailen said. “Prior to the beginning of the season, I thought that we had a really strong team that could certainly go .500 or better and make it into the tournament.”

Rock Out November 14th for the Millis Fund

Benefit Show Will Include Phat Daddies and Lansing Station

Want a great night out right in Millis? Look no farther than the Overflowing Cub Coffee House, at 142 Exchange Street, on November 14 at 7:30 p.m. and you’ll be supporting your neighbors in need while listening to some top notch tunes! Millis’ two homegrown bands, Little Jed & the Phat Daddies and Lansing Station will be performing a benefit show for the Millis Fund. The cover is just $10 per person.
The Millis fund supports people in the community in need.

Medway Installs Signs to Commemorate Its Fallen Heroes

Each Hero’s Sign Will Mark the Neighborhood in Which He Lived

Years ago, Col. Michael Matondi saw signs in Franklin honoring fallen heroes from various conflicts, he got thinking about them.
“I said, ‘why not do it in Medway?’” he says, pointing to the 19 residents who lost their lives serving in conflicts abroad. He brought the idea before the Medway Memorial Committee, and they received the idea enthusiastically.
Richard Parrella did his homework on the getting the best signs for the best cost; Doug Downing did research on the fallen heroes, and just where their homes had been in town. That was no easy task.

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:.