Friday, March 8, 2013
Schools will be closed Friday.
UPDATED: Milford Schools will be closed on Friday. The superintendent made that call after initially deciding schools would have a two-hour delay. Original Post: The Milford Public Schools will have a two-hour delay today, March 8, because of weather. Morning preschool classes are canceled. Superintendent Robert Tremblay made the decision early Friday morning, after consulting with the Milford Highway Department. The delay will push back the expected start time, and the bus schedule, by two hours. In a phone interview at 7:20 a.m., Tremblay said the snowfall is expected to taper off mid-morning and the Highway Department felt the roads would be cleared for bus travel with the extra two hours. In a conference call with other …
Sunday, February 24, 2013
But, temperatures in the lower 40s are expected Monday through Thursday.
The little snow that's fallen this weekend could cause some big traffic headaches today. The National Weather Service in Taunton expects slick roads and reduced visibility, possibly into tonight. A ham radio operator reported Shrewsbury had received 2.5 inches of snow as of 8:33 a.m., the weather service says. Light snow was falling locally at 10:30 a.m. Daytime temperatures in the lower 40s are expected Monday through Thursday, the weather service says. Rain and snow showers are possible Wednesday through Friday.
Saturday, February 23, 2013
National Weather Service now says 2 to 4 inches this weekend, with 3 to 6 in the hills.
Less snow than expected is headed this way. The National Weather Service in Taunton has reduced its forecast to two to four inches, with three to six inches in the hills. Friday's forecast had snowfall totals as high as 10 inches in some areas. The weather service has issued a winter weather advistory for this area from 3 this afternoon to midnight Sunday.
Monday, January 28, 2013
The National Weather Service is predicting some slippery conditions. Milford Schools will not hold evening activities, as a result.
With snow transitioning to freezing rain by 10 p.m., things could get slippery out there in Milford. The National Weather Service has issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook for much of New England. In Milford, the forecast details at least one inch of snow with precipitation transitioning over to freezing rain by 10 p.m. tonight. The chance of freezing rain will continue into Tuesday. Milford Schools Superintendent Robert Tremblay announced Monday afternoon that he had cancelled all school activities for Monday evening, due to the expected road conditions. After-school activities may still be held in the afternoon, he said, in an email message.
Friday, January 25, 2013
Milford should see 1 to 2 inches.
Get the snow brushes ready. Milford should see one to two inches of snow starting tonight, "mainly between 10 p.m. and 2 a.m.," the National Weather Service in Taunton predicted on its website. The snow likely won't stick around long. Monday should see a high temperature of 37 degrees, the agency said. Tuesday should see 40 degrees. And 49 degree weather is expected Wednesday.
Wednesday, December 26, 2012
The National Weather Service issues winter weather advisory.
Less snow and more rain than expected are headed to the region starting tonight, the National Weather Service in Taunton said today. The agency has issued a winter weather advisory for 7 tonight to 1 a.m. Friday for parts of Western and Northern Massachusetts, as well as Southern New Hampshire. Milford is among the communities in the zone. The region now should get two to four inches of snow -- half of the forecast in the winter storm watch the weather service issued Tuesday night. Rain is expected Thursday, with rain and snow Thursday night. More snow is possible this weekend
Tuesday, December 25, 2012
National Weather Service forecasts four to eight inches of snow starting Wednesday night.
A present that winter fans will love will arrive the night after Christmas. The National Weather Service in Taunton today issued a winter storm watch for Central and Western New England from Wednesday evening to late Thursday night. Milford and Framingham are included. The Westborough area should see four to eight inches of snow, starting around 7 p.m. the agency said on its website. Sleet and freezing rain are possible, with winds of 10 to 20 mph, and up to 45 mph in some areas in the watch zone. The area received a coating of snow Monday night into Christmas morning. The sun was out by this afternoon. More snow is possible Saturday night into Sunday, the weather service said.
Friday, February 10, 2012
A pre-trial hearing will be held in Worcester Friday in the case of an Ecuadorian man accused of second-degree murder in the death of Milford motorcyclist Matthew Denice.
Our weekday morning column, 5 Things You Need to Know, provides you with information that can help you plan your day and give you some fodder for water cooler conversations. 1. A pre-trial hearing is scheduled at Worcester Superior Court Friday for Nicolas Dutan Guaman, 35, a laborer who is charged with second-degree murder in the Aug. 20, 2011 death of motorcyclist Matthew Denice, a 23-year-old who was struck and killed while riding home. 2. Middle School East has named 132 students to its Principal's List for the second term, based on academic achievement. The list of names is here if you missed it. 3. A pancake breakfast fundraiser will be held at Applebee's on Saturday, to benefit the effort to construct a new play area for Milford …
Wednesday, December 7, 2011
The National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather outlook for eastern Massachusetts, including Milford.
The weather, as many have already seen, took a turn toward winter Wednesday. The National Weather Service early Wednesday morning issued a hazardous weather outlook for much of New England, including Milford and Central to Eastern Massachusetts. Rain will continue Wednesday, turning to snow overnight as a cold front moves in, according to the outlook. A "low probability" exists for one to two inches of snow in the area late Wednesday, which should produce slippery conditions on roads and slow the Thursday commute. Winds are expected to become gusty later Wednesday night, and an advisory on that may be issued as well.
Monday, October 31, 2011
Power outages are down to fewer than five customers in Milford, according to the National Grid website. Milford was luckier than surrounding towns, in terms of power loss for the snowstorm.
Fewer than five homes in Milford remain without power as of 9 a.m. Wednesday, according to the National Grid website, which has specific outage areas marked. Power was knocked out across many communities in Massachusetts by falling tree limbs, or trees, hitting power lines. In Milford, firefighters and police received scores of reports early Sunday of downed power lines. At the peak on Sunday, one-quarter of Milford customers were without power. Original Story: The National Weather Service has dramatically increased its expectations for snowfall in and around Milford. A major winter storm is now hitting the area. The weather service at 9 p.m. Saturday said snow is expected to fall at a rate of one to two inches an hour at times in the …