Around Town: Liquor Violation, YMCA 5K/Family Day, Kraft Group Development Plans and More

Here's a look at the happenings around Foxborough this week, Sept. 17-21.

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

Monday, Sept. 17:

Mansfield/Foxborough/Norton IMA, 6 p.m. at Mansfield Town Hall: Representatives from Mansfield, Foxborough and Norton will discuss the regional sewer project amongst the three towns. Discussion will include an update on the status of legislation for sewer connection fee involving Foxborough, Norton and Mansfield, updates from each community involved in the project and the draft Regional District Agreement. To view the agenda, click here.

Foxborough Conservation Commission, 7 p.m., lower level meeting room at Town Hall: Conservation Commission will review MassDOT’s Notice of Intent for routine drainage system maintenance along Routes 1, I-95, 140, I-495, Central Street, Copeland Drive and Forbes Boulevard. To view the agenda, click here.

Foxborough School Committee, 7 p.m., Foxborough High School Media Center: The School Committee will recognize the service of Mike O’Leary before announcing the appointment of a new facilities manager at Monday’s meeting. Foxborough Superintendent of Schools Debra Spinelli will update the School Committee on the start to the new school year around the district and will announce the acceptance of a donation. To view the agenda, click here.

Board of Water and Sewer Commissioners, 7 p.m., 40 South St., Water Department Office: The board is expected to hold discussions with The Kraft organization followed by discussion of the following:

  • Sewer connection for hair salon at 132 Central St. – change of use – and 6 County St.
  • Estimated completion date of Sewer District
  • Administration of the Billboard Advertising contract with FXP
  • Special Town Meeting agenda items with possible date scheduled for Jan. 14, 2013
  • Vote to end water restrictions on Sept. 30, 2012
  • Activity of negotiation committee for Patriot Place

To view the agenda, click here.

Board of Recreation, 7:30 p.m., Recreation office, South Street: The board will discuss Jack Pritchard’s Eagle Scout project.

Tuesday, Sept. 18:

Board of Assessors, 4:30 p.m., Town Hall: The board will review a letter from a concerned resident and a letter from Town Manager Kevin Paicos, in addition to other town business. To view the agenda, click here.

Board of Selectmen, 7 p.m. at Andrew Gala Jr. Meeting Room at Town Hall: The Board of Selectmen will hear a presentation of The Kraft Group’s development plans for Patriot Place and along Route 1 from Kraft Group representative Dan Murphy.

Selectmen will also review the notification the town received of a liquor violation at Country Store, 212 North St.

Selectmen are expected to receive an update on Town Hall repairs from Building Inspector William Casbarra, veterans’ pay from selectman Lynda Walsh and the latest from the Neponset Reservoir Reclamation Committee.

Thomas Perruna of Tavolino Restaurant has requested to selectmen the town allows his restaurant to begin serving alcohol to customers at 11 a.m. during Patriots’ home games on Sunday.

To view the agenda, click here.

Wednesday, Sept. 19:

Advisory Committee, 7 p.m., Andrew Gala Meeting Room, Town Hall: The committee will discuss the roles and responsibilities of its members and how to conduct its meetings. 

Saturday, Sept. 22:

Second Annual POW/MIA Remembrance Day is Saturday

The Foxborough Veterans Services Department and the town's Veterans Services Advisory Committee (VSAC) will be holding the second Annual POW/MIA Remembrance Day on Saturday on the Foxboro Common.

Saturday, Sept. 22 will be a day of remembrance on Foxboro Common for military prisoners of war and military servicemen and women missing in action.

The town's second annual POW*MIA Remembrance Day is organized by the Foxborough Veterans Services Department and the town's Veterans Services Advisory Committee (VSAC). Below is a preliminary program for the event:

  • Ceremony begins at 4:45 p.m.
  • Circling of Common - 1 Rolling Thunder and Legion Riders
  • Bo Siteman, VSAC chair, will give the Welcome Remarks and Introduction of Master of Ceremony Joseph Lally
  • Father Steve Madden, pastor of St. Mary Church has been asked to give the Invocation
  • Combined Color Guards - AL 93 & VFW 2626 will post the colors
  • Salute to the flag
  • The National Anthem is expected to be performed by a Foxborough High School student
  • Introduction of Dignitaries will include State Senator James Timilty, State Representative Jay Barrows, members of the Foxborough Board of Selectmen and John Hogan, district director, CVSD.
  • Speakers during the event will include Timilty or Barrows, Foxborough Town Historian Jack Authelet, Mike Johns, VSO, CVSD and John MacGillivary, VSO, Newton.
  • Heath Hobson, VSO, CVSD will read the narrative of the Missing Man Table
  • Joseph D'Entremont, president of MA-1 Rolling Thunder will present the POW*MIA Flag to BOS chair James DeVellis.
  • Pastor Bill Dudley of Union Church in South Foxborough will give the benediction.
  • The combined color guards will perform the gun salute and Ray Fuller and Matt Mello will perform echo Taps.

Sunday, Sept. 23:

YMCA’s 10th Annual Foxborough 5K and Family Fun Day is Sunday

the Hockomock Area YMCA will host its annual 5K and Family Fun day to benefit the LIVESTRONG cancer survivorship program.

This annual road race is held in loving memory of Linda Cavossa, Michael Baker, and Jackie Thomas. The funds raised from this event go to support the Hockomock YMCA’s Reach Out for Youth & Families Campaign and specifically to the LIVESTRONG at the YMCA Cancer survivorship program.

The LIVESTRONG at the YMCA program is a 12-week strength and conditioning program designed for adult cancer survivors who are deconditioned and chronically fatigued from their cancer and/or treatment. This program is without cost to the survivor and their family.

The event will be held at the Foxboro YMCA on Mechanic Street, beginning with registration at 9 a.m.

The 5K race begins at 11 a.m. and the route is a flat course through Foxborough, which caters to all fitness levels. There will be both a running and walking division, awarding the top three finishers in each running division.

T-shirts will be available for the first 300 pre-registered participants. Those interested can pre-register for $20 on or before Sept. 14 by visiting hockymca.org.

Registration beginning Sept. 15 will be $25. When on the Hockomock Area YMCA's website, select the drop down “Events” and “Foxboro 5K Run/Walk.”

The YMCA will also host a Kids Fun Run at noon Sunday. All children ages nine and younger are encouraged to register. Kids Fun Run is $5.

There will be family activities from 9 a.m. to noon featuring Radio Disney, which will include kids games and prizes, inflatable obstacle course, free refreshments, and music. The Y says it wants to get your entire family being active and having fun at the event.


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