Tuesday, May 15, 2012
Foxborough Town Meeting bylaw designed to prevent unauthorized parking in the Gillette Stadium area.
Three articles on the annual Foxborough Town Meeting warrant drew most of the attention Monday night. Town meeting was able to finish all of the articles in one night. Articles to eliminate unlicensced parking in the Gillette Stadium area passed, while an article to have towns pay the base salary difference between military pay and their town worker pay and one for a Stretch Energy Code bylaw both failed. Residents in the area of Gillette Stadium will face a $100 fine if they park cars on their property without a license during events at Gillette Stadium with a crowd of more than 15,000 in attendance. The article passed by a 73-50 margin. Foxborough Police Chief Edward O'Leary said the bylaw was necessary because of safety concerns in …
Foxborough town meeting approved new fire engine to be funded by ambulance funds.
The Foxborough Fire Department will be getting a new fire engine without taxpayer money. Instead, it will be just matter of getting the money out of the ambulance profits “There is a need to replace a fire engine,” said finance director Randy Scollins. “We will have the money from ambulance receptos, but it has to be the bank before you can pay for it. It will take 10 months to get the fire truck delivered, said Scollins. By then, the money will be available. “It will never leave the town,” said Scollins, Overall, town meeting approved $1,000,978 for the fire department for capital improvement. Town meeting members approved it 163-0. Fire Chief Roger Hatfield said in addition replacing 20-year-old Engine 21 at a cost of $570,00. There …
Monday, May 14, 2012
Foxborough voters will deal with 30 articles on Monday's town meeting warrant.
With the Foxborough election over and the casino project no longer in the picture, the town is now focusing on town meeting, which starts Monday night at the high school auditorium at 7:30 p.m. Voters will be dealing 30 articles on the warrant. Subjects to be voted on include town employees serving in the miltary receive the difference between their town salary and what they are paid in the services. Town manager Kevin Paicos, who is in the Army, said he will not be included in the plan. The proposal is to make sure town employees don't suffer financial hardships, while serving their country. Another measure considers $100 fines for unlicensed parking in the neighborhoods around Gillette Stadium during events. New contracts for police, …
The Foxborough Town Meeting will be held tonight at Foxborough High School at 7:30 p.m.
1. The annual Foxborough Town Meeting will take place Monday at 7:30 p.m. at Foxborough High School. There are 30 articles on the town warrant. 2. Nominations are under way the Foxborough High School today and Tuesday for class officers. 3. It will be Zumba time at the plaza at Patriot Place Tuesday night at 6:30 p.m. The event is sponsored by Fierce Love Fitness Company. 4. The Foxborough High boys' lacrosse team will be traveling to Canton today for a 4:15 p.m. match that could decide the league title. 5. There will be showers today with highs in the upper 60s.
The annual Foxborough town meeting will be held Monday in the high school auditorium at 7:30 p.m.
The following are meeting schedule for this week. Monday, May 14: The Foxborough Board of Selectmen will be meeting at the high school at 6:30 p.m. in room 105 to go over contracts with the fire department, article 7, department of public works, article nine and to discuss the veterans compensation, article 23. The Foxborough Advisory Committee will be meeting Monday at 6:45 p.m. in the high school auditorium to discuss any unresolved items before town meeting. The Foxborough annual town meeting will be held in the high school auditorium at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 15: The Foxborough Stadium Advisory Committee will be meeting Tuesday at 7 p.m. at town hall. On the agenda for review are the New England Patriots' preseason and regular …
Friday, May 11, 2012
The Foxborough Post Office will be collecting food donations Saturday on their routes.
1. The Foxborough Post office will be taking part in the annual postal service food drive Saturday, May 12. The Foxboro Discreationary Fund/Food Pantry benefits greatly from the food drive. 2. The annual Foxborough Town Meeting will be held Monday at 7:30 p.m. at the Foxborough High gymnasium. 3. There will be a yard sale at 180 South St. (at North High Street) from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will be toys, kid and baby equipment on sale. (If you are having a yard sale and want to put in on Foxborough Patch, just send the information to firstname.lastname@example.org. It's free.) 4. Catch the Foxborough Music Department will be presenting the POPs at Foxborough High School, Saturday, May 12 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, May 13 at 2 p.m. 5. Sid the Science Kid …
Wednesday, March 7, 2012
Foxborough voters will deal with 32 articles at the May 14 town meeting.