Around Town: Waxy O’Connor’s Liquor Violation Hearing, Consignment & Boutique Grand Opening & More

Here's a roundup of events and meetings in Foxborough this week, Jan. 22-27.

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The following meetings and events will be held in Foxborough this week:

Tuesday, Jan. 22:

Foxborough Board of Selectmen Meeting, 7 p.m., Andrew Gala Jr. Meeting Room, Town Hall

Foxborough’s Board of Selectmen will meet Tuesday at 7 p.m. in the Andrew Gala Meeting Room of Town Hall to discuss the following business:

  • Police Chief Edward O’Leary will discuss the receipt of breathalyzer grant
  • Continuation of the liquor violation public hearing for Waxy O’Connor’s
  • Selectman Lorraine Brue will provide an update on the Town Asset Review
  • Foxborough Fire Chief Roger Hatfield will discuss fire department fees
  • Foxborough Town Manager Kevin Paicos will discuss Board of Selectmen fee increase
  • Foxborough Board of Selectmen chair James DeVellis will discuss the formation of the Plainville Gaming Proposal Review Committee
  • Paicos will discuss the cancellation of March’s Special Town Meeting for the sewer IMA.

Board of Assessors, 4:30 p.m., Andrew Gala Jr. Meeting Room, Town Hall

Foxborough’s Board of Assessors will meet Tuesday to approve and sign warrants and motor vehicle abatements.

Board of Water & Sewer Commissioners, 7 p.m., Town Water Office

Foxborough’s Water & Sewer Commissioners will discuss the following at Tuesday’s meeting:

  • Water and Sewer Rate Studies
  • Potential Articles for Town Meeting
  • FY14 Budget Discussion
  • Water quality issues with Judy Mahoney of Elm Street
  • Proposed water line at Lincoln Hill Way Subdivision
  • Oak Street Water Treatment Plant update

Ahern Middle School PAC Meeting, 7 p.m., Ahern Middle School

The Ahern Middle School PAC will meet from 7 to 8 p.m.

Alzheimer's Support Group, 7 p.m., South Foxborough Community Center

Join Foxborough's support group for adults with parents who are suffering from Alzheimer's. The group provides information for how to cope with the disease. For more information, call (508) 543-5205.

Wednesday, Jan. 23:

Advisory Committee, 7 p.m., Andrew Gala Meeting Room, Town Hall

Foxborough’s Advisory Committee will meet Wednesday to discuss the following general government budgets:

  • Planning
  • Conservation
  • General Government
  • Debt Service
  • Pension & Insurance

AdCom will also discuss the proposed Municipal Housing Trust.

Michael David Wine Dinner, 6:30 p.m., Tastings

Join Tastings for a very special night for the establishment’s first wine dinner of the year. Six Wines from Michael David Winery will be showcased and expertly paired food from Tastings' super-talented Executive Chef, Ben Lacy. The CEO and owner of Michael David Winery, Michael Phillips, and his wife Kristy will be on hand to regale all with tales about their wines and the 150+ year history of his family's farm and vineyards. Michael David Winery is famous for their collection of super high QPR (quality-to-price ratio) wines with some of the most interesting label artwork in the industry.

This elegant evening will begin with a cocktail reception during which you will be surrounded by an amazing collection of the hyper-realistic works of Atlanta-based artist Thomas Arvid.  

Arvid astounds viewers with the intricate details of his images and with his mastery of light, depth and reflection. The pieces on display, as well as many others, will be available for purchase on-site from DZian Gallery of Worcester and Natick.

Tickets are $85 and can be purchased by calling (508) 203-WINE.

Information on Emergency Psychiatric Services, 7 p.m., Town of Foxborough Police Department, 8 Chestnut St.

Susan (Burton) Keays, LICSW, Program Director, Emergency Services of Riverside Community Care in Norwood, will review the scope of services offered by Riverside Community Care.

Among many other services, Riverside provides a Mobile Crisis Intervention Team. The program provides 24 hour-7-day a week mobile psychiatric emergency services. They offer round the clock telephone assistance and face-to-face crisis interventions in a variety of mobile locations, including schools. The staff is comprised of masters and doctoral level clinicians, psychiatrists and family partners, all with expertise in youth treatment.

The Mobile Crisis Intervention (MCI) team provides services to youth (under 21) who are experiencing a behavioral health crisis with a mobile, face-to-face response. Our team can meet with youth and their families at one of our three community-based locations or we can travel to homes, schools, and other locations with the goal of avoiding a hospital emergency room visit and unnecessary hospitalizations.

The MCI team remains involved with the family for up to a week for continued crisis intervention and to help the family connect with on-going behavioral health services and supports. The MCI services are for youth under the age of 21 who have MassHealth Managed Care Plans, as well as those who are uninsured.

www.riversidecc.org. The is free and open to the public.

Foxboro Fit Club is Back, 7 p.m., Taylor Elementary School

Foxboro Fit Club is back for a limited time. Guaranteed to put a spark back in your workout, you'll sweat to best-selling Beach body programs like P90X, Turbo Fire and Insanity. All Fitness levels are welcome. Free to attend.

Helping Your Young Learner Succeed Workshop, 6:30 p.m., Burrell School

Burrell Elementary School will be the host of the Helping Your Learner Succeed Workshop for parents of elementary school children.

Look Good Feel Better, 3 to 5 p.m., Norwood Hospital Cancer Center

The Norwood Hospital Cancer Center at Foxborough is hosting the American Cancer Society sponsored session, "Look Good...Feel Better" to teach female cancer patients beauty techniques to help restore their self-image during chemotherapy and radiation treatments. To register for the event, call 1-800-488-5959.

Thursday, Jan. 24:

Insurance Advisory Committee, 3 p.m., Andrew Gala Meeting Room, Town Hall

The Foxborough Insurance Advisory Committee will present an overview the municipal healthcare reform and how it will impact Foxborough municipal employees followed by a Q&A session.

Foxborough’s Planning Board, 7 p.m., Andrew Gala Meeting Room, Town Hall

Foxborough’s Planning Board will continue its hearing with Crossfit Torque for a special permit. The board will also hold an informal discussion with Rich Touzos concerning the Foxboro Sports Center.

Foxborough Regional Charter School Public Open House, 6:30 p.m., Foxborough Regional Charter School

This free event is offered for the convenience of families, an evening that is an overview of FRCS’ enrollment process, curriculum, student leadership and community service programs and a great opportunity to meet the staff and students.

The event begins promptly at 6:30 p.m., doors open at 6 p.m.  Join FRCS for a formal presentation by board members, the executive director, the director of teaching and learning & the director of students and families. Immediately following the presentation, families will have the opportunity to tour the school, visit classrooms and meet with teachers and Instructional Leaders in FRCS Academic Resource Center to discuss curriculum.

A special introduction for Kindergarten families also follows the formal presentation. Applications will be available and accepted at this event.

Click here to RSVP

To learn more about Foxborough Regional Charter School please visit the school’s website here

Fanautical's "Catch Our Line" for Dana Farber Fashion Show, 7 p.m., Fanautical

Twenty percent of proceeds from this Fashion Show will be donated to Dana Farber Cancer Institute.

Fanautical sells "moorchandise" for the irreverent social creature willing to forgo their comfort zone. The male and female clothing online retailer has just opened its first physical store. It is best known for its merchandise that has been renamed, such as F-shirts, so not-bored board shorts, virtually sleeveless, keep warm shirts and hoodies, men's yacht shirts, toddler and youth F-shirts. Fanautical also sells a recipe book on its online store. 

Friday, Jan. 25:

10 a.m., 4 Central St.

Join Kelsey’s Kloset to celebrate the grand opening of the children's consignment and boutique located in downtown Foxborough.

Come and celebrate, there will be refreshments and door prizes as well as some special surprises throughout the grand opening.

Kelsey’s Kloset carries children's clothing and accessories for infants to boys and girls size 14.

Plenty of Parking behind building.

No School, Foxborough Public Schools

Friday is a staff development day for Foxborough Public School teachers, staff and administration. There will be no school for students.

Saturday, Jan. 26:

Rodman Spin For KIDS, 7 a.m., Stadium Fitness

Stadium Fitness will be having an open house on Saturday Jan. During the open house, the fitness center will be running a 24-hour spin-a-thon to help raise money for the Rodman Ride For Kids foundation. It will also have many vendors and free workouts all weekend long. The Rodman Ride For Kids is a foundation that has been raising and donating money to at risk children since 1991. They have raised tens of millions of dollars to help at risk children's lives.

Little Footsteps Preschool Open House and Registration, 9 a.m., 3 Rockhill St.

It's not too early to start thinking about next year. Preschool registration will begin in late January. The school’s public open house and registration is Saturday, Jan. 26th from 9 a.m. to noon. Call (508) 838-4822 to visit the school in January.

10 a.m., 4 Central St.

Join Kelsey’s Kloset to celebrate the grand opening of the children's consignment and boutique located in downtown Foxborough.

Come and celebrate, there will be refreshments and door prizes as well as some special surprises throughout the grand opening.

Kelsey’s Kloset carries children's clothing and accessories for infants to boys and girls size 14.

Plenty of Parking behind building.


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