Monday, April 29, 2013
Here’s a resident’s guide to everything you need to know about the upcoming Foxborough town election on Tuesday, April 30th.
Last May, the casino issue brought record crowds to the polls in Foxborough as 6,196 voters participated in the annual town election. That was a massive improvement over the 2011 town election, which only drew 17 percent voter turnout. On Tuesday, with two contested races – Board of Selectmen and School Committee – in the annual town election and a special state primary for U.S. Senate, voter turnout is expected to fall somewhere above the 17 percent in 2011 and below the 58 percent in 2012. Foxborough Board of Selectmen approved Town Clerk Bob Cutler Jr.’s recommendation to combine the annual town election, originally scheduled for May 6th with the state’s special U.S. Senate primary on April 30th with a 3-0 vote on Feb. 26th. Selectmen …
Friday, April 12, 2013
Foxborough's three candidates for two Board of Selectmen seats in the April 30th town election participated in the Foxboro Jaycees’ annual Candidates Night Thursday.
Foxborough's three candidates running for two Board of Selectmen seats made their pitch to voters Thursday during the Foxboro Jaycees' annual Candidates Night at the Foxboro Cable Access Studio. Incumbents James DeVellis and Lynda Walsh were joined by challenger John Gray to issue campaign statements and answer questions from local media in hopes of convincing voters to elect them to the town's executive board April 30. Among the topics discussed during the forum were: Thursday's Candidates Night can be viewed by clicking the YouTube video in the photo gallery above, courtesy of Foxboro Cable Access. The selectmen segment begins at the two-hour, 13-minute mark and concludes at the end of the program. Foxboro Cable Access is rebroadcasting…
Foxborough's four candidates for two School Committee seats in the April 30th town election participated in the Foxboro Jaycees’ annual Candidates Night Thursday.
Foxborough's four candidates running for two School Committee seats made their pitch to voters Thursday during the Foxboro Jaycees' annual Candidates Night at the Foxboro Cable Access Studio. Incumbents Katie Adair and Martha Slattery were joined by challengers Stephen Udden and Catherine “Kate” Kominski to issue campaign statements and answer questions from local media in hopes of convincing voters to elect them to the town's school committee on April 30th. Among the topics discussed during the forum were: Thursday's Candidates Night can be viewed by clicking the YouTube video in the photo gallery above, courtesy of Foxboro Cable Access. The School Committee segment begins shortly after the 45-minute mark and concludes shortly after the…
Saturday, April 6, 2013
Candidates' Night will be cablecast live on Foxboro Cable Access channels 8 and 39.
On Thursday, April 11, the Foxboro Jaycees will once again present Candidates’ Night, which will be cablecast LIVE on Foxboro Cable Access channels 8 and 39. All candidates on the ballot for the April 30th town election have been invited to participate. The standard question/answer format will be moderated by Jaycee Bob Gillis. Foxborough Patch Local Editor Jeremie Smith and The Foxboro Reporter staff writer Frank Mortimer will be on hand to ask the candidates questions. Candidates running unopposed will have the opportunity to make a statement, and Smith and Mortimer will be on hand to pose questions of interest to the candidates running in contested races (this year, that means selectmen and school committee). In addition to the LIVE…
Monday, March 18, 2013
The Foxboro Jaycees will once again be hosting the annual event in advance of the annual town election on April 30.
The deadline for Foxborough residents to submit nomination papers to the Town Clerk's Office and be certified as official ballot candidates for the April 30 annual town election is Monday, March 18 (click here to see the complete list of candidates running for town offices). In advance of Election Day, the Foxboro Jaycees will once again be presenting Candidates' Night, which will be cablecast LIVE on public access channels 8/39 on Thursday, April 11 beginning at 7 p.m. Members of the local press, including Foxborough Patch editor Jeremie Smith and Foxboro Reporter staff writer Frank Mortimer, will be on hand to pose questions of interest to the various individuals who are running for elected office in the Foxboro Town Election on April 30…
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Part I workshop will be held Thursday, Feb. 21 from 7-9 p.m. and Part II will be held Feb. 28.
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Wednesday, February 20
Foxboro Cable Access recently upgraded its equipment with the purchase and deployment of six new high defnition JVC HM150U camcorders; giving residents access to the latest in HD technology, as well as a simplified (tapeless) workflow. The six cameras replace 10-year-old standard definition cameras and are available to all Foxborough residents producing content for air on the community channels. As a result of the new equipment, Foxboro Cable Access is holding a two-part workshop teaching how to use the cameras and use Final Cut Pro X software to speed up your editing. Here is more information on the two-part workshop: PART 1 (Thursday, Feb. 21, 7-9 p.m.) – JVC Camcorder Review PART 2 (Thursday, Feb. 28, 7-9 p.m.) - Using Final Cut Pro X …
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
Foxborough DPW Director Roger Hill and the town’s Water & Sewer Commissioners joined resident Shannon Sylvia’s Foxboro Cable Access program, Foxboro Biz, to discuss the town’s brown water problems.
Acknowledging that Foxborough residents need answers regarding the town’s problems with brown water, DPW Director Roger Hill and the Board of Water & Sewer Commissioners recently appeared on a Foxboro Cable Access program to discuss the issue. Foxborough resident Shannon Sylvia recently hosted Hill, Water Superintendent Bob Worthley, Water & Sewer Commissioners’ vice chair Michael Stanton and Water & Sewer Commissioners’ clerk Richard Pacella Jr. on her FCA program, Foxboro Biz. “In this segment the DPW and Water and Sewer Commissioners will share information on the current state of Foxborough's water, as well as future plans,” Sylvia said. “The current water situation will be addressed, what is currently being done, timelines for future …
Friday, November 16, 2012
The following informational video on the Inter-Municipal Wastewater Treatment Agreement was created by Foxborough residents in cooperation with Foxboro Cable Access.
Friday, November 16, 2012
A Foxborough family has created an informational video to educate the town's residents on the proposed Inter-Municipal (Regional) Wastewater Treatment Plant. Foxborough's Shannon, Dustin and Wayne Sylvia, along with the help of friend, Joanne Hensas and in cooperation with Foxboro Cable Access created the video.
Wednesday, October 3, 2012
Foxborough’s Board of Selectmen recognized Masison for his 11 years of service at Foxboro Cable Access and longtime involvement in the community with a gold microphone at Tuesday's meeting.
For the past 11 years, Charlie Masison has brought residents “behind the scenes” of many local operations in Foxborough as the host of his own Foxboro Cable Access TV program that produced over 600 episodes. The Masison era came to an end last month when the local TV personality hosted his last episode of “Behind the Scenes” on Foxboro Cable Access. On Tuesday, the Board of Selectmen took a moment to honor Masison for all he has accomplished during his 11 years on air and extended the recognition to his involvement within the community. “From time to time and probably not as often as we should, we like to recognize people who have stood out throughout the years in Foxborough,” Board of Selectmen chair James DeVellis said Tuesday. “And …
Tuesday, June 5, 2012
The following is the schedule for Saturday's Foxborough Founders Day.
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Tuesday, June 5, 2012
The theme of the 2012 Foxborough Founders Day will be "Foxborough Schools Past and Present." The event will be all day Saturday, June 9, throughout the day. Here's a schedule of events: 7 –9:30 a.m. Pancake Breakfast at American Legion Hall on Mechanic St. Tickets are available at the door. 7 –9 a.m. Booth Field Exhibit Set-up 8 – 9:30 a.m. Parade assembles at 132 Central St. 10 a.m. Parade starts at 132 Central St., toward Common, to Mechanic St., Railroad Ave., Bird St. around the Common to South St., ending at the Booth Playground. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Activities at Booth Playground. Non-profit organizations provide food, games, raffles, crafts and other activities on the field Fire Dept Touch a Truck and SO MUCH MORE! Multi-class FHS …