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5 Things for Dec. 17: Pats Fan Falls from Stands at Gillette Sunday, Foxborough School Committee Meets Monday and More

Here's five things you need to know in Foxborough for today, Dec. 17.

Editor's note: Five Things You Need To Know Today is a Patch column that provides readers with essential, daily information at a glance. If you know of something happening in town that did not make our list, please add it in the comment section!

1. Expect Showers Monday in Foxborough with a High Near 47

Today’s weather in Foxborough, according to the National Weather Service based in Taunton, calls for showers likely, mainly before 1 p.m. Patchy fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 47. Northeast wind 8 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70 percent. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible. Monday night: Rain. Low around 43. North wind 8 to 10 mph becoming east after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 90 percent. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

2. Patriots Fan Falls from Stands During Sunday's Game

According to the Associated Press via NFL.com, a New England Patriots fan fell out of the stands during Sunday night's game at Gillette Stadium.

Patriots spokesman Stacey James told the Associated Press the fan, a male, fell from the stands into the tunnel where the visiting team leaves the field and was alert and awake when he was transported from the stadium to an area hospital.

No further information was available Sunday night.

3. Foxborough School Committee to Meet Monday

The Foxborough School Committee will meet in the FHS Media Center at 7 p.m. to discuss proposed 2013-2014 Foxborough High School Program of Studies with FHS principal Diana Myers-Pachla; hear an update on food services and recent federal regulation changes from School Business Manager Bill Yukna; Hold a preliminary discussion of the proposed FY14 budget and officially vote to authorize use of Foxborough High School renovation funds and building rental revolving account funds for construction of the turf field and relocation of the softball and baseball fields.

4. Patriot Place Events:

  • Santa's Wonderland at Bass Pro Shops: Enjoy a free photo with Santa, games crafts and more at Santa’s Wonderland.
  • Help the Foxborough Food Pantry at Old Navy: From now through Dec. 19 Old Navy will be collecting non-perishable food items to benefit the Foxborough Food Pantry. Help those in need this holiday season and make a donation today.

5. Foxborough Board of Water and Sewer Commissioners to Meet

Foxborough’s Water and Sewer Commissioners will meet to discuss office space, administration of billboard advertising contract with Kraft company (FXP), water and sewer rate studies, FY14 budget and provide an update on the Oak Street Water Treatment plant.

Foxboro Born December 17, 2012 at 03:13 PM
I think the school committe should take a look at Burrell School before spending money on a turf field instead of fixing a very poor school.

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