Thursday, March 14, 2013
Here's five things you need to know in Foxborough for today, March 14.
For more town news and instant updates on stories like this (and more!), follow Foxborough Patch on Facebook and Twitter, or sign-up for our e-mail newsletter. 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! Today’s weather in Foxborough, according to the National Weather Service based in Taunton, calls for partly sunny, with a high near 38. West wind 7 to 14 mph. Thursday night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. Northwest wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Foxborough police detective Brian Gallagher may be the town’s newest …
Thursday, February 28, 2013
Here's five things you need to know in Foxborough for today, Feb. 28.
For more town news and instant updates on stories like this (and more!), follow Foxborough Patch on Facebook and Twitter, or sign-up for our e-mail newsletter. 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! Today’s weather in Foxborough, according to the National Weather Service based in Taunton, calls for a chance of rain and snow showers before 8 a.m., then rain showers likely. Patchy fog before 10 a.m. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 48. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60 percent. …
Friday, February 15, 2013
Foxborough's Planning Board sees no major problems in the planning process of a proposed third ice rink at the Foxboro Sports Center.
Foxboro Sports Center representatives came before the town’s Planning Board Thursday to review its plan to add a third rink to the East Belcher Road skating complex. The rink is proposed to be built adjacent to the current building where the parkin lot stands. Along with the rink, the plan will add an additional 110 parking spaces. The new lot will be built on a new parcel and will allow patrons to enter and exit from Spring Brook Road. The board’s reaction to the plan was generally positive, but some members voiced concerns regarding lighting, parking and traffic. Planning Board vice chair Bill Grieder said his main concern was the traffic and parking problems that occur during high school hockey events. “I think that we’ve heard of …
Monday, February 4, 2013
Foxborough’s Asset Review Committee recommends sale of five town parcels to improve its revenue stream.
Tasked with finding ways to monetize town assets that aren’t currently generating tax revenue, Foxborough’s Asset Review Committee has targeted five parcels to sell in auction. Foxborough Board of Selectmen Clerk Lorraine Brue, who also serves on the Asset Review Committee, recently briefed the BOS on the following five parcels the town should consider selling to improve its revenue stream: “We knew these assets could potentially generate additional tax revenues,” Brue said. “So in addition to getting the funds from the sale of the assets, the ongoing tax revenues going forward from the development of these properties could improve our revenue stream.” Brue says an appraisal of these five parcels from a “couple of years ago” estimates a …
Sunday, August 5, 2012
Here's a look at Foxborough's meeting schedule this week, Aug. 6-11.
The following meetings will be held in Foxborough this week. Monday, Aug. 6: Tuesday, Aug. 7: Thursday, Aug. 9: Saturday, Aug. 11:
Sunday, July 22, 2012
Tuesday will be a busy meeting night in town this week with the Foxborough's Board of Selectmen, School Committee and Permanent Municipal Planning & Building Committee each meeting.
The following meetings will be held in Foxborough this week, July 23-27: Monday, July 23: Tuesday, July 24: Wednesday, July 25: Thursday, July 26:
Thursday, June 14, 2012
In a joint session, the Foxborough Board of Selectmen and Planning Board will be meeting June 28.
Thursday, June 14, 2012
The Foxborough Board of Selectmen and Planning Board will meet in joint session at the Foxborough Town Hall on Thursday, June 28, at 7 p.m. to consider a housing production plan for the town. Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) staff Jennifer Raitt, Chief Housing Planner, and Jennifer Erickson, Regional Planner, have spent over seven months preparing a draft plan for the boards’ consideration. This work is funded by MassDOT’s South Coast Rail project that will restore passenger rail transportation from Boston’s South Station to the South Coast of Massachusetts. A Housing Production Plan (HPP) is a community's proactive strategy for planning and developing affordable housing by creating a strategy to enable it to meet its affordable…
The Foxborough Board of Selectmen will be meeting Tuesday to review town counsel candidates.
The following town meetings are scheduled for next week. Monday, June 18: The Foxborough School Committee Meeting, high school media center, 7 p.m. Foxborough Board of Health, 7 p.m. Foxborough Board of Water and Sewer Commissioners, 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 19: Foxborough Board of Selectmen, (town counsel interviews), town hall, 6:30 p.m. Thursday, June 21: GATRA Advisory Board, 1 p.m. Foxborough Planning Board Master Plan Presentation, 7 p.m.
Thursday, May 24, 2012
Residents invited to hear initial findings of Foxborough Master Plan Thursday night.
Thursday, May 24, 2012
(PRESS RELEASE) On Thursday, May 24, at the McGinty Room of the Public Safety Building, lead economic development consultant for the master plan for Foxborough Kathleen McCabe will present her team’s initial findings. Interested citizens are encouraged to attend, with registration starting at 6:30 p.m. and the program beginning promptly at 7:00 p.m. Funds to update the town’s over 40 year old master plan were voted at the 2011 Foxborough Town Meeting. Since that time, the planning board has been busy developing a scope, preparing a request for proposals, and selecting a consultant for the four exceptional responses. McCabe and her team, including Pare Associates of Foxborough, were selected by the planning board to prepare an economic …
Friday, April 13, 2012
This will be the last week to take the Foxborough Master Plan survey.
Friday, April 13, 2012
The Foxborough Master Plan survey will be available on-line through Sunday, April 22. The surveys, one for residents and one for businesses, provide important information for the planning board and its consultants to design an economic development strategy for the town. You can take the survey by logging onto www.foxboroughmasterplan.com and clicking on survey. If you would like a paper survey, you can pick one up at the library in its temporary home in Chestnut Green, at the senior center, or in the planning board office in town hall. Paper surveys can be returned to the same locations. Call the Foxborough Planning Board at 508-543-1250 if you have any questions.