5 Things for Oct. 16: Selectmen to Discuss Liquor License Violation at Fusion 5, Halloween Parade Set for Oct. 27 and More
Here's five things you need to know today in Foxborough: NWS calls for a cloudy Tuesday, Board of Selectmen meet with a full agenda, town's Halloween parade scheduled for Oct. 27 and more.
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1. Expect a Cloudy Tuesday with a High near 57 in Foxborough
Today’s weather in Foxborough, according to the National Weather Service based in Taunton, calls for cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 57. West wind 10 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Tuesday night: Clear, with a low around 36. West wind 6 to 11 mph.
2. Board of Selectmen to Hold Public Hearing for Liquor License Violations at Fusion 5
Foxborough’s Board of Selectmen is expected to open a public hearing to discuss and review liquor license violations at Fusion 5 located at 105 Washington St. on Route 1.
The board will is also expected to hear an update from Town Counsel Richard Gelerman on the status of negotiations between the town and the Kraft Group regarding Patriot Place expansion, review an application for the MIAA high school football Super Bowls to be held at Gillette Stadium on Dec. 1. And open a public hearing to review Asian Ginger’s application for a wine and malt restaurant license. The BOS and Town Manager Kevin Paicos are also expected to set a date for fall Town Meeting and Paicos will discuss healthcare changes per new legislation.
3. Foxborough’s Halloween Parade is Scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 27
Foxborough’s annual Halloween parade is scheduled for 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27. Participants will gather at the Town Hall parking lot at 3:30 p.m. and march – while trick-or-treating along the way - to Foxboro Common at 4 p.m. Those participating are encouraged to wear costumes. A post parade party is scheduled at the Igo Elementary School cafeteria. There will be prizes, goodie bags, refreshments and crafts. The event is free and open to all.
4. New England Revolution Youth Teams Fall to Albertson SC:
On Saturday, Oct. 13, all three of the New England Revolution’s youth teams were in action for the first time since the addition of the Under-14 team this past summer. The Revs’ Under-18s, Under-16s and Under-14s traveled to Stony Brook, N.Y., to take on their respective teams from Albertson SC. Combined, the Revs' youth teams went 0-3-0 on the day. UNDER-18s
The Under-18s were shut out by Albertson SC, 5-0, during their 2012-13 season opener on Saturday. The New York side drew a penalty kick in the 10th minute, which Santiago Moore buried, giving the hosts a lead that they never relinquished. Jeongho Ahn and Miguel Polley then scored in the 44th and 46th minutes, respectively, to put the Revs in a 3-0 hole before halftime. On the other side of the break, Franky Villegas scored twice, in the 65th and 80th minutes, to make the final score 5-0 Albertson.
The Under-16s suffered a 2-1 loss to Albertson SC, after finding themselves down a goal in just the third minute of play. Albertson’s Arthur Bosua scored twice – in the third and 18th minutes – to give the home side an early lead. Luke Albertini (North Attleboro) was able to pull one back for the Revs in the 62nd minute, assisted by Will Rasid (Wilbraham). New England was unable to find an equalizer before the final whistle, however, coming away with a loss in their first game of the season.
Albertson SC sunk the Under-14s, 3-1, on Saturday. The New Yorkers scored a pair of goals in the 13th and 40th minutes to take a two-goal lead into the break. New England’s Liam Sloan (Harvard) halved the deficit early in the second half, combining with Nick Woodruff (Attleboro) in the 44th minute. Albertson scored once more in the 55th minute to make it 3-1, which held through to the final whistle.
The youth teams next take on fellow MLS club the New York Red Bulls at Regis College in Weston, Mass, on Sunday, Oct. 21. The U14s will kick off at 10 a.m., followed by the U18s at 12:30 p.m. and the U16s at 3 p.m.
5. Patriot Place Events:
- 11 a.m. - Storytime at Showcase Cinema de Lux - Meet Spongebob at Kids Club Storytime Tuesday.
- 7 to 9 p.m. - Tuesday Night Tastings: Fall means heartier food-friendly wines that will warm you up.