Monday, May 13, 2013
The transportation service is looking at adding a stop at Mansfield Crossing.
Administrator at GATRA Francis Gay told Norton board of selectmen of current plans to expand service in Mansfield and Norton. According to Gay, GATRA has been working with the town of Mansfield and Wheaton College to expand service along Route 140 between the two areas. “We’re looking to expand that service to Mansfield Crossing,” Gay said. “We’re working with the town and the college. There’s a big need for student who want to get over there and a local need for student that live in Norton that might want to work at the shopping center.” He told the board that the schedule would be presented when it’s finalized, and is looking to implement it late in the summer to be ready for the fall season and the return of the student body. Gay added …
Tuesday, July 24, 2012
State Representatives hosted Chinese exchange students at the Massachusetts State House.
Tuesday, July 24, 2012
Representatives Jay Barrows (R-Mansfield), Elizabeth A. Poirier (R-North Attleboro) and Steven S. Howitt (R- Seekonk) were happy to host several Chinese exchange students last week at the State House that are visiting Wheaton College for the summer. Wheaton College is partnering with Norton High School students to show the Chinese students what life is like in the United States, and specifically in the Commonwealth. The students came to the State House for lunch and a tour then spent the remainder of the day touring the city of Boston. Representative Donald Wong (R-Saugus) made a special appearance to talk to the students as he is one of two Asian Representatives elected in 2010 for the first time in Massachusetts history.
Saturday, June 2, 2012
A look at the top headlines in your town and the surrounding area for the week of May 27, 2012.
Brockton Man Arrested for OUI Thursday Night Easton Police received a call at 11:30 p.m. on May 31 from a woman who said her husband was intoxicated while driving and she was in need of assistance. Police located the vehicle, and after an investigation, arrested John Pierce, 46, of Brockton, for operating under the influence. His wife, who was also intoxicated, was taken into protective custody. Read more by clicking here. *** Former Stoughton Business Owner to Bring Mediterranean Taste at Sharon Beach for Second Summer Season Sharon's Veteran's Memorial Park and Beach concession stand will offer a taste of the Mediterranean for the second straight summer. Sharon Selectmen voted on May 29 to exercise the option on Said "Felix" Safai's …
Saturday, May 26, 2012
A look at the top headlines in your town and the surrounding area for the week of May 20, 2012.
Easton Resident Arrested for Home Invasion in Norton Norton Police arrested a South Easton resident for breaking into a Norton home on North Washington St. the afternoon of May 22. The homeowner told Norton police that a blue Land Rover was parked in his driveway with a male operator inside. The operator stated he was looking for someone and drove off when the homeowner informed him he had the wrong address. As the homeowner then walked up to the front door, he could hear noises inside the residence. As police arrived, a male subject, Louis Breton, age 49, of South Easton, was exiting the residence and was placed under arrest. The driver of the Land Rover, Ryan Ventura, 23, of Taunton, was later stopped in Mansfield, and also placed under …
Saturday, April 7, 2012
A look at the top headlines in your town and the surrounding area for the week of April 1, 2012.
Thousands Lose Power in Stoughton Almost 11,000 National Grid customers in Stoughton (90 percent of customers) lost power last Saturday afternoon, March 31, as a result of a breaker that opened at a National Grid substation on Sumner St. in Stoughton, according a spokesperson for National Grid. The Sumner St. substation also serves a small amount of customers in North Easton, where there were also reports of outages. Power was restored within a few hours. Read more by clicking here. *** Disturbances at Ho-Yon, El Mariachi Put Easton Town Officials on Alert Easton Police have had their hands full at Ho Yon and El Mariachi restaurants on Washington Street in Easton recently, Easton Police Chief Allen Krajcik told that town’s Board of …
Monday, February 6, 2012
Dance class today.
1. Sunny, with a high near 53. West wind between 9 and 15 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph. Mostly clear, with a low around 32. West wind between 7 and 10 mph. 2. You can give hope to people facing cancer and save lives by supporting the American Cancer Society Daffodil Days program. Mansfield's Liberty Tax Service will be accepting donations for the American Cancer Society starting today during regular business hours. 3. Mass Audubon’s Moose Hill Wildlife Gallery is pleased to announce its new exhibit “Capturing the Past – Preserving the Future” featuring the work of Robert W. Lesieur (1918-2008). 4. There will be an Integrated Dance Class today at the Aherns Middle School in Foxborough. A 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. class will be for ages 13 …
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 …
Monday, November 28, 2011
Were you at the parade yesterday?
Five Things You Should Know Today is a Patch column that provides readers with essential, daily information at a glance. Check back later for more, and let us know what you think of the feature in the comments section. 1. Areas of fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 61. Southwest wind between 8 and 11 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Areas of fog after 10pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. Light south wind. 2. The Mansfield Park & Recreation Department invites you to attend a presentation by Jane Young on adding a puppy to your family. Admission is free and open to the public. We will be holding this information packed session on Tuesday, Nov.29from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Mansfield Public Library’s …
Friday, May 27, 2011
Patch publishes listings of yard sales for free on a weekly basis.
The following is a list of yard sales happening locally. Patch publishes a list of free yard sale listings each week. To get on the list, send your information to email@example.com. FRIDAY, MAY 27 NORTON-Wheaton College is holding the Give and Go Community Yard Sale from 1 to 7 p.m. Stop by and hunt for treasures left behind by students and donated by folks on campus. All proceeds to benefit the Norton Public Schools. Sponsored by Residential Life, Office of SSSR, Norton Public Schools and SEA Board. Clark Center at Wheaton College, 26 East Main St. SATURDAY, MAY 28 MANSFIELD-There will be a yard sale at 8 Leonard Circle from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. There will be traditional yard sale items and a large glass table top lawn set that seats six …
Thursday, January 13, 2011
Hornets suffer first loss of season January 10 at Wheaton College.
Depth spelled the difference during the battle for first place in the Hockomock League between the undefeated girls’ swim teams from Mansfield and North Attleboro High. Unfortunately, the depth of the Rocketeers was too much for the Hornets to overcome as North Attleboro registered a 92-76 verdict on Tuesday night at the Balfour Natatorium on the campus of Wheaton College in Norton. “I think the girls swam very well,” said Mansfield coach Danielle Matook. “The score did not reflect that. North Attleboro is a very strong team and they have a lot of depth.” With the win, the Rocketeers are in first place in the league with a 5-0 overall record and a 4-0 mark in the league. King Philip is second at 4-0 overall and 3-0 in the league, while …