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5 Things for Sept. 17: Regional Sewer Talk, Foxborough School Committee, Sage School Scholarship and More

Here's five things you need to know today in Foxborough: There will be a discussion of the regional sewer project at Mansfield’s Town Hall; the Foxborough School Committee will meet at the high school; Sage School eighth grader receives scholarship

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. A Sunny Monday Expected in Foxborough

Today’s weather in Foxborough, according to the National Weather Service based in Taunton, calls for sunny, with a high near 75. Calm wind becoming west 5 to 7 mph in the morning. Patchy fog after 5a.m. Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 52. South wind around 6 mph.    

2. Foxborough/Mansfield/Norton IMA Meeting is Tonight in Mansfield

Representatives from Foxborough, Mansfield and Norton will meet Monday at Mansfield’s Town Hall to discuss the regional sewer project. Discussion begins at 6 p.m. in the Mansfield Town Hall Meeting Room 2A/B. According to the meeting’s agenda, there will be an update on the status of legislation for sewer connection fee involving Foxborough, Norton and Mansfield. There will also be updates from each community involved in the regional sewer project and discussion on the draft Regional District Agreement.

3. Sage School 8th Grader Awarded Caroline D. Bradley Scholarship

Sage eighth grader, Lior Hirschfeld, of Brockton, has been selected as one of 14 National 2012 Caroline D. Bradley Scholars. Hirschfeld was chosen after a rigorous application and interview process from an applicant pool of several hundred gifted students throughout the country. The mission of the Institute for Educational Advancement’s Caroline D. Bradley Scholarship is to identify exceptionally gifted middle school students who exhibit advanced intellectual talent and have the ability to demonstrate academic and personal excellence. The Caroline D. Bradley Scholarship is merit based and will pay for four years of private or alternative high school for recipients, as well as academic guidance, being part of a cohort of other scholars around the nation.   

About Institute for Educational Advancement

The Institute for Educational Advancement (IEA) is a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting our nation's most talented young people in pursuing their full academic and personal potential. Visit online at www.educationaladvancement.org.

4. Patriot Place Events:

  • 11 a.m. - Fall Fun Event - Creation Station: Join Patriot Place for hands-on art activities that explore a wide range of art media and tools. Today you can make a super hero mask.

5. Foxborough School Committee Meets Tonight

The Foxborough School Committee will meet Monday in the high school’s Media Center at 7 p.m. On the agenda is the announcement of the district’s new facilities manager, an update on the opening of the 2012-13 Foxborough school year, acceptance of a donation and more.

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