Saturday, May 18, 2013
Former Patriots offensive tackle Matt Light on head coach Bill Belichick: "He rarely smiles, but he does laugh."
Former Patriots offensive lineman Matt Light was at Southeastern Regional in Easton Wednesday morning promoting his nonprofit, the Light Foundation. Light took time to mingle with some students and talk about the upcoming cornhole tournament at Gillette Stadium to support his foundation.
Sunday, May 12, 2013
This drive was especially important in the wake of the Boston Marathon bombings.
- VOLUNTEERS IN THE NEWS
Sunday, May 12
To mark National Volunteer Week, the Brigham and Women’s/Dana Farber Blood Mobile visited Foxborough on April 25th. Over 60 donors, made up of business leaders, healthcare staff, patients, and the general public, turned out at this important drive, which replenishes the blood supply at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. This was especially important in the wake of the Boston Marathon bombings.
Friday, May 3, 2013
Here's five things you need to know in Foxborough for today, May 3.
For more town news and instant updates on stories like this, follow Foxborough Patch on Facebook and Twitter, or sign-up for our e-mail newsletter. Today’s weather in Foxborough, according to the National Weather Service based in Taunton, calls for partly sunny, with a high near 60. Northeast wind 8 to 15 mph. Friday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 41. Northeast wind 5 to 7 mph becoming light and variable in the evening. The New England Revolution Charitable Foundation has launched an online auction at biddingforgood.com with autographed items from last Saturday’s match at Gillette Stadium against the Philadelphia Union. All proceeds from the online auction will be donated to two charities: The One Fund – Boston and the Leukemia …
Friday, April 26, 2013
Crossroads Veterans’ Services Director Michael Johns said the district will meet Tuesday, April 30th to discuss the future of the district with Easton’s expected departure in June.
On Monday, Easton officials announced the town will be leaving the four-town Crossroads Veterans’ Services District in June and plans to hire its own full-time veterans’ agent. Easton’s decision, according to Crossroads Veterans’ Services District Director Michael Johns, will have no impact on the other three towns – Foxborough, Norton and Mansfield - involved in the district. “Foxborough will continue to serve its veterans, war widows and dependents in a high quality manner, as the town has become used to over the last three years,” Johns said. “[Foxborough] will not be impacted by Easton's decision.” Johns said the Crossroads Veterans’ Services District Board will meet Tuesday, April 30th at 6:15 p.m. in Conference Room 3a/b of Mansfield…
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Whether it's being the first in your family to graduate college or raising money for a local cause, tell us your stories. Sponsored by Grape-Nuts.
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Saturday, March 9, 2013
Two-day storm buried Foxborough in over 20 inches of snow.
The two-day storm that lasted well into Friday sure left quite an impression in Foxborough - slamming the town with over 20 inches of snow. As Saturday's weather teases us with spring, here's a look back at some snowy scenes from Foxborough Friday. SHARE: Upload your snowy photos in the photo gallery above!
Friday, March 1, 2013
Give back to the community this weekend through these fundraising events.
EVENT: Dadmun's Defense Against Multiple Myeloma Fundraiser, Saturday, March 2 at 7 p.m., Demetri's (formerly Christina's) INFO: Dadmun's Defense against Multiple Myeloma is a fundraiser for Mark Dadmun who is fighting Multiple Myeloma. Support his fight by attending Saturday's fundraiser, which will feature raffles and a Silent Auction. All proceeds go towards helping Mark beat MM. Tickets are $10 each and can be purchased by calling 774-244-7183 or 508-285-5857. If you cannot attend the fundraiser but would like to make a donation, you can mail checks Payable to Dadmun's Defense against MM to Barbara Dadmun 60 George Ide Dr., Attleboro In addition to raffles and a Silent Auction, the fundraiser will feature appetizers, and Cash Bar. The…
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
The sequester would automatically go into effect Friday, March 1 unless Congress takes action to stop it.
With uncertainty as to whether $85 billion in federal sequestration spending cuts will be stopped by Congress before Friday, it is unclear what impact it may have on Foxborough. Without action from Congress, the sequester would go into effect automatically on March 1, reducing spending by the state in a number of areas, including education, the environment, health, military and law enforcement, the White House said. The White House recently released a statement outlining the impacts the sequester would have state-by-state, including Massachusetts. Foxborough Town Administrator Kevin Paicos told Foxborough Patch he is unaware of any impacts the sequester may have on the town's budget. Paicos did say, however, that federal grants for …
Saturday, February 23, 2013
Here's five things you need to know this weekend in Foxborough, Feb. 23-24.
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! The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch for Saturday afternoon through Sunday evening for Norfolk County, including Foxborough. The storm watch calls for heavy wet snow with accumulations widespread throughout the area. Foxborough has potential to see between six and 10 inches of snow this weekend. Snowfall is expected to begin Saturday afternoon while the heaviest snow will occur Saturday night into Sunday. Snow may be mixed with rain Saturday. The biggest concern, according …
Saturday, February 9, 2013
Here's five things you need to know in Foxborough for today, Feb. 9.
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! The National Weather Service is calling for more snow in Foxborough Saturday, mainly before 2 p.m. The snow could be heavy at times. A high temperature near 20 is expected. Wind chill values as low as -3. Windy, with a north wind 22 to 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100 percent. New snow accumulation of 5 to 9 inches possible. Saturday night: A slight chance of snow showers, mainly between 7 and 8 p.m. Partly cloudy, with a low around 10. Wind chill values as low as zero. Blustery, with a …