Five Things You Need to Know in Mansfield for Dec. 4: Freight Train, Tax Rates and College Concert

Freight train struck by vehicle yesterday.


  • Partly sunny, with a high near 54. Calm wind becoming south around 6 mph in the afternoon.
  • Tuesday NightShowers, mainly after 2am. Patchy fog after 1am. Low around 48. South wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

2. A vehicle struck a freight train yesterday at the Cabot Business Park. Cell phone distraction was cited as the reason. Click here to read more.

3. Mansfield's new residential and commercial tax rates may have a dramatic effect on the town's tax base and future. Click here to read more.

4. The Stonehill College Guitar Ensemble Live! with the Wheaton College Phat Police will be performing Dec. 4 at The Hill at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are free.

5. Boyscout Troop 51 will be delivering sand mix to the seniors and the disabled of any age in Mansfield. Interested residents may contac the COA at 508-261-7368. Scouts will exchange buckets from last year and as there are limited number of buckets available this is a first come, first serve program. If residents or businesses have clean 5 gallon buckets with tops that they want to donate to this project they can leave a message at the COA and we can pick them up from you.


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