Selectmen to Get Splitsville and Town Manager Updates Tonight

Today's Forecast From the National Weather Service

Today: A slight chance of snow showers before 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 17. Wind chill values as low as -3. West wind 16 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 4. Wind chill values as low as -10. West wind 13 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.

Foxboro Warriors Sports Today

Boys' Basketball vs Stoughton, 6:30 p.m.

Girls' Basketball @ Stoughton, 6:30 p.m.

Hockey vs. Easton Boston, 7:20 p.m.

Indoor Track and Field vs. Stoughton at BU, 4 p.m.

Swimming at Oliver Ames, 4 p.m.

Selectmen Meeting Tonight

The Foxboro Board of Selectmen will meet tonight at 7 p.m. in the media center at Foxboro High School. The board is expected to get updates on the ongoing search for a new town manager and the Splitsville situation.

How Will The Potential Minimum Wage Increase Affect Your Business?

Join the Tri-Town Chamber of Commerce at 8 a.m. at their office on 280 School Street in Mansfield for a discussion with State Senator Jim Timilty, Representatives; Jay Barrows, Betty Poirier and Steve Howitt.

The Massachusetts State Senate voted to raise the state's minimum wage from $8 an hour to $11 an hour over three years. Under the amended bill, the minimum wage would increase to $9 an hour on July 1, 2014, $10 an hour on July 1, 2015, and $11 an hour starting July 1, 2016.  The Senate also voted 31-7 to increase the wage for tipped employees to half the minimum wage. The tipped wage is currently $2.63 per hour.

The bill now moves to the state House of Representatives, which will likely not vote on a minimum wage bill until sometime next year.  If it is passed by the House and signed into law by the governor, it would be the highest state minimum wage in the country.


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