Monday, May 13, 2013
Is there an intersection (or two) that cause you concern?
In response to a story Patch ran last week about problem intersections in town, Medfield readers added their 'most dangerous intersections' to our list. Be sure to click HERE to hear what your neighbors are saying in the Comment box. What do you think about this list? Are there other intersections that cause you concern? Tell us in the Comment box below. What do you think about this list? Do you agree with reader comments posted on the original story? Tell us in the Comment box on either story.
Saturday, April 6, 2013
Today, April 6, is this year's Household Hazardous Day.
A household hazardous waste collection will be held for Medfield residents at the Medfield Highway Garage TODAY (Saturday, April 6) between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. This is for Medfield residents only and a MTS sticker is required. Residents can safely dispose of oils, oil paint, (not latex) pesticides, herbicides, banned chemicals, photographic chemicals, brake fluid, antifreeze and un-usable gasoline. To ensure safety, residents are asked to: For more information about the disposal of hazardous household materials, contact the Department of Public Works at 508-906-3003. Prescription Medications Residents are also reminded that excess or outdated prescription medications can be dropped anonymously into the collection box at the entrance of the …
Monday, February 25, 2013
Selectmen will hold a special meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 26.
The Board of Selectmen will meet with the Permanent Building Committee on Tuesday, Feb. 26., to discuss the proposed town garage, public safety building, and Dale Street Masterplan. The meeting will start at 7 p.m. in the Chenery Room at the Town House. There is an article on the spring town meeting warrant to approve plans for the new highway garage. The public safety building has just started collecting data regarding the current police/fire station and the future possibilities of the building and the site. The Dale Street Masterplan continues to look at the section of Dale Street between North Street and Adams Street, and the town buildings included in that area (including the Pfaff Center), to consider and make recommendations on …
The Board of Selectmen met with the police chief and fire chief last week to discuss their proposed FY14 budgets.
The Board of Selectmen met on Tuesday to discuss the Blizzard of 2013, the closing of Lord's Department Store, and the following agenda items: To watch the meeting on Medfield TV, click here.
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Here's a glance at the Medfield safety logs for Saturday, Feb. 9.
Saturday, Feb. 9 (Blizzard of 2013) 8:56 a.m., Dale Street and Adams Street. Police Chief Bob Meaney assisted a disabled motor vehicle and sent them on their way. 9:15 a.m., Spring Street. Police officer reports seeing two male parties walking on Spring Street by South Street matching the missing person. Police responded to the area but the men were gone on arrival. 10 a.m., Dover Farm Road. Caller reported a deer stuck in his fence. Animal Control officer put down the deer. 10:05 a.m., Main Street. Manager from Shaw's said that one of his workers needs a ride home. Police provided assistance. 12:28 p.m., Earle Kerr Road. Caller said she is 40 weeks pregnant and her water broke. She asked that her street be plowed so she can go to the …
Friday, February 8, 2013
Medfield Department of Public Works is ready for the Blizzard of 2013.
The snow has just started to fall in Medfield and the town's Department of Public Works is already hard at work. In fact, the DPW was ready on Thursday afternoon with all trucks filled with fuel and standing in queue, just waiting for the word to hit the streets. With the first snowfall, residents should expect to some trucks head out to pre-salt the main roads and intersections; this will help later in the storm when they have to add more salt. "Pre-salting helps a lot after the snow starts to fall because, then, you're working with two layers of salt to melt the snow," explained DPW Foreman Robert Kennedy, Jr. on Thursday as the staff got ready for the potentially historic storm. "At the beginning of the storm, we pre-salt the main …
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Here's a glance at the Medfield safety log for Sunday, Feb. 3.
Sunday, Feb. 3 1:02 a.m., Longmeadow Road. Caller reported a white sedan with youths in it lighting fireworks at the end of Longmeadow Road. Police responded and will take one male subject back to the station to call for a ride. His car will be parked on Acorn Drive til the morning. 7:29 a.m., Castle Avenue. E911 caller said a man just came to his house and asked him to call the police for a broken water pipe at a neighbor's house where he is house sitting. Medfield Fire discovered six inches of water in the basement; they turned off water and power to the house. House sitter will contact homeowner. 8:12 a.m., 6:40 p.m., Spring Street. Traffic control at St. Edward's Church. 9:16 a.m., Main Street. Traffic control at United Church of …
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
The public is invited to the fire station tonight to hear plans for a new public safety facility and to engage the public in the process.
The Medfield Permanent Building Committee will be having a public presentation/design forum tonight (Monday, Feb. 4) at 6 p.m. at the fire station. The primary purpose of this public presentation/design forum is to engage residents about the future of the police/fire facilities. They will also discuss the broader master plan for the municipal district within which it currently resides including the Dale Street School and the Pfaff Center (Park and Recreation building). The discussion will be lead by members of the Permanent Building Committee and the architectural firm HKT Architects. There will be a public tour of the facility after the meeting. **In case of inclement weather ‐ check the Town of Medfield website for cancellation …
Monday, December 3, 2012
Here's a look at the Medfield safety log for Nov. 27 and Nov. 28.
Tuesday, Nov. 27 11:05 a.m., Main Street. Police are in the CVS parking lot helping a man locate his car. 11:30 a.m., Spring Street. Police were out with a suspicious 2001 van on Spring Street. All clear. 11:30 a.m., Worcester Road. State Police in Framingham transferred an E911 for an ambulance run on Willow Street. After Further investigation, it was discovered that the address was in the town of Marshfield. 1:44 p.m., Main Street. Caller reported a man was causing a disturbance in the Shaw's parking lot. Police gave one person a ride to Frairy Street. 5:38 p.m., Charlesdale Road. Caller reported two young men going door to door asking about Apple products for a school project in Westwood. Gone on arrival. 6:28 p.m., Colonial Road. …
Friday, October 26, 2012
Here's a look at Medfield's safety log for Oct. 23 and Oct. 24.
Tuesday, Oct. 23 8:13 a.m., Gun Hill Road. Caller reported that some jewelry had been stolen from her house. 8:55 a.m., North Street. Police were enforcing traffic at North Street and Deerfield Drive. Two citations were issued. 9:14 a.m., Hearthstone Drive. Caller requested radar be done in her area where cars often drive 60 to 70 mph. 9:55 a.m., Curve Street. Caller reported a car accident involving two neighbors. 11:25 a.m., Main Street. The Fire Department received a call asking that a patient be taken to the hospital. 4:30 p.m., Adams Street. A 911 call came in with no one on the line. Police called the number back and got an answering machine. Police discovered the call was accidental by the babysitter. 5:32 p.m., Juniper Lane. …