Month: January 2013

Public Hearing Tonight at 7:30pm – 2013-14 School Budget

Public Hearing Tonight at 7:30pm – 2013-14 School Budget

ATTENTION! If you can only attend one school committee meeting a year, this is the most important one to attend. It is your chance to voice your opinion on class size, fees or any other school budget topic before the School Committee votes on a […]






Update on Petition to Keep Grade 7 Class Sizes Small

Update on Petition to Keep Grade 7 Class Sizes Small

The Petition to Keep Grade 7 Classes Small, has received 162 signatures so far. It will be officially presented to the School Committee and Superintendent at tonight’s public hearing. To recap, the preliminary budget presented to the School Committee allowed for class sizes of 21 […]






Discussion of Fees to Parents

Discussion of Fees to Parents

At the January 17 School Committee meeting, one of the topics of discussion was fees to parents and whether some of the fees should be decreased, eliminated or remain the same. No decisions were made last week, but a list of topics discussed and a […]






Petition to Keep Grade 7 Class Sizes Small Next Year

Petition to Keep Grade 7 Class Sizes Small Next Year

A group of parents and residents has started a petition to keep Grade 7 class sizes small for the 2013-14 school year. The preliminary budget presented to the School Committee allows for class sizes of 21 for 6th graders, 26 for 7th graders, and 18 for […]






January School Budget Discussions & Public Hearing

January School Budget Discussions & Public Hearing

School Committee Meeting/Working Session Thursday, January 17, 2013 @ 7:30 PM Middle School Library, 88 Hayden Rowe St 7:30pm Regular Meeting 8:20pm Off-Camera Working Session – FY14 Budget Topics: Center School, Elmwood School, Hopkins School, and Technology Budgets, Overview of the New State-Mandated Educator Supervision/Evaluation System […]






Milford Casino Developer Files Application with State Gaming Commission

Milford Casino Developer Files Application with State Gaming Commission

Yesterday was the application deadline for companies wishing to apply for casino and/or slot parlor licenses in Massachusetts. The state Gaming Commission received 11 applications each including a $400,000 non-refundable application fee. Read the MGC final applicant list. There were three applications for Region A, […]






DISC 25% Design of the Main Street Project – Meeting Thurs 1/17 at 10:00am

DISC 25% Design of the Main Street Project – Meeting Thurs 1/17 at 10:00am

Information on the DISC (Downtown Initiative Steering Committee) 25% Design will be presented to the public tomorrow, Thursday, January 17 at 10:00-11:00am in Town Hall Room 215. Click here to view the Construction Plans (54 page pdf file)






Meet the Superintendent Candidates

Meet the Superintendent Candidates

Although we just blogged a few days ago, there was some important news yesterday about which we felt our readers would want to be informed. So please excuse the frequency of our emails this week. The interview dates for the Superintendent candidates have been announced. […]