Sunday, December 30, 2012
Foxborough and Mansfield Engines respond.
A plow struck the Stop and Shop on Main Street in Foxborough according to the Mansfield Fire Department, at about 3 a.m. on Sunday. The crash resulted in a gas leak, according Mansfield Fire, and the Foxborough Fire company and the local gas company secured the leak with no resulting complications. Mansfield Firefighters ventilated the supermarket and the surrounding area. According to the Mansfield Fire Department, there was no other resulting damage and the leak was contained and mediated.
Monday, September 10, 2012
What would you like to see done with the old Foxborough Fire Station in the center of town?
Drive around Foxborough long enough and you’re bound to see an empty storefront or vacant building. But do you ever stop to envision what could move into town to fill that opening in town? We do and now we are asking you in our continuing series, "Visions for Vacancies." We'll showcase an empty storefront or building and ask you what should take up the space. This is your place to sound off and have your say about local businesess and open spaces. This week, we turn our attention to a building on a prominent corner in downtown Foxborough – the old Foxborough Fire Station on the corner School and Rockhill streets. The Foxborough Fire Department left the old fire station for the Public Safety Building on Chestnut Street in 2006. So …
Friday, August 31, 2012
Joseph Kennedy III, a candidate for the 4th Congressional District, which includes Foxborough, stopped by the Foxborough Fire Station Thursday afternoon to meet with local firefighters.
Joseph Kennedy III said the best part about his campaign for Congress in the Fourth District has been getting out into the communities and meeting the people he hopes to represent in Washington. On Thursday, Kennedy did just that when he visited with local firefighters for over half-an-hour and toured the Foxborough Fire Station. The Fourth District candidate took the opportunity to learn more about the challenges the town’s first responders face and how he can help. “It’s a community that is extremely tightly knit and also stretched because of the needs of Gillette Stadium and the pressure that is put on the first responders to try and meet those needs of having 70-plus thousand people come into your community, basically, 50 times a year…