Friday, April 26, 2013
A bomb scare was called into Bridgemedic aearly Friday afternoon.
At 1:40 p.m., Mansfield Police and Fire responded to a phoned in report of a bomb scare at Bridgemedica at 111 Forbes Blvd. According to police, the building was evacuated and officers, firefighters and company personnel subsequently performed a check of the building. It was determined that the threat was false and employees were allowed to re-enter the building. The incident is under investigation by the Detective Division.
Saturday, April 13, 2013
Friday afternoon, an armed male robbed Sharon Credit Union in Mansfield.
Updated 7:40 p.m. For the third time since December, the Mansfield branch of Sharon Credit Union has been robbed. The call came in, according to Mansfield Police, at around 1:29 p.m. The caller reported an armed male suspect who allegedly robbed the bank at gun point. This time, the suspect fled through the wooded area, much like the two previous times in in December 2012 and February of this year, and got into a white vehicle, possibly a Toyota Corolla or a Honda, parked on Walnut Street. Police stated the vehicle possibly had a Rhode Island license plate, driven by another party. No arrests were made in relation to either previous incidents. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Mansfield Police Detective Division. The robbery…
Thursday, February 7, 2013
Reports show that Sharon Credit Union was robbed this afternoon at gun point
Update: 5:17 p.m. According to the Sun Chronicle, the two men, one of them using a semi-automatic handgun, were able to escape Sharon Credit Union with an undisclosed amount of money after holding up the bank a little before 1:30 pm. Walking into the bank wearing black hoodies, sunglasses, hats, and clothing to conceal the bottom their faces, the two men took over the bank and demanded money while showing the gun to the tellers. The Volvo used as a getaway car was found abandoned on South Walnut Street. The two men are described as 6'0" and 5'10" and both heavy set. Anyone with information pertaining to the robbery is asked to call Mansfield police at 508-261-7300. This is the second time since December that the bank has been robbed. …
Thursday, December 6, 2012
The Rotary Club of Mansfield and Pediatric Dental Care of Mansfield are sponsoring the 20th Annual Toys for Tots Drive.
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Thursday, December 6, 2012
The Rotary Club of Mansfield and major sponsor, Pediatric Dental Care of Mansfield, are once again helping put smiles on the faces of hundreds of needy kids this holiday season. Nov. 13 marks the kick-off of the 20th Annual Toys for Tots Drive to collect and deliver thousands of toys to our area’s disadvantaged children. The campaign is part of a national effort sponsored by the United States Marine Corps. More than 70 local businesses and groups participate in the drive by hosting colorfully decorated boxes that are used as receptacles for collecting donated toys. Thanks to these businesses and the support of their employees and customers, the Rotary Club has been able to collect over 69,600 toys since 1993 to make the holidays happy for…
Tuesday, February 28, 2012
What will be new with the Tri Town Chamber of Commerce for March?
The Tri-Town Chamber of Commerce, based in Mansfield, is doing quite a bit in the next month. We at the Tri Town Chamber are very excited about our new executive team and our plans for 2012. I am energized to start my second year as president in an increasingly robust local economy. One of my personal missions this year is to better educate local businesses on exactly what the Chamber is and does. So my next few articles will focus a little bit on what the Chamber is about while continuing to share what’s new. Tri Town has two stellar full-time employees. Executive Director Kara Griffin handles everything having to do with day-to-day operations. This includes managing membership programs, community relations, staying abreast of …
Thursday, December 22, 2011
What's new for the Tri-Town Chamber in 2012.
The Tri Town Chamber is wrapping up a very successful 2011 that saw the chamber grow membership by 20% in a very challenging economy. We are excited to welcome dozens of new members and the infusion of fresh insights and perspectives that they will bring. While 2011 has been great, we have even bigger plans for 2012! In only two weeks, Executive Director Kara Griffin and I will lead VPs of Economic Development, Community Relations, Membership Development and Events in the creation of our operating strategy for the next year and beyond. Armed with substantial new resources and terrific talent at the VP level, Kara and I are chomping at the bit to get started on the new agenda. So let’s introduce the officers: Kurt Wheaton of Epoch Senior …
Wednesday, June 29, 2011
Sharon Credit Union awarded a total of $10,000 in college scholarships to four outstanding local high school graduates, including Mansfield's Erin Bruno
Wednesday, June 29, 2011
Sharon Credit Union awarded a total of $10,000 in college scholarships to four outstanding local high school graduates. Jim Carlson, President of Sharon Credit Union the Credit Union, along with the Board of Directors and Senior Management Team recently held a reception honoring the four scholarship recipients and their families. During the ceremony, Dudley Davenport, Chairman of the Board presented each of the students a $2,500 check to be used toward their education. “I am proud to acknowledge this group of exceptional students for their academic achievements and community involvement,” stated Davenport. The award recipients are James Gaughan, East Walpole, Sarah Ford, Sharon, Monica Costello, North Attleboro and Erin Bruno, Mansfield…