Wednesday, September 5, 2012
Foxborough’s Board of Selectmen has invited representatives from the Kraft Organization to attend the Sept. 18 meeting to discuss and present potential development plans at Patriot Place and along Route 1.
Members of the Foxborough Board of Selectmen want to hear from representatives of the Kraft Organization regarding plans for potential development and expansion at Patriot Place and along Route 1 before the town moves forward in negotiations. “I would like the Kraft Organization to come in here and present to us what their plans are for Route 1,” said Foxborough Board of Selectmen chair James DeVellis at Tuesday’s meeting. “Liquor licenses, zoning, housing, billboards … so we can hear it and say ‘that’s great, we’ll buy into it tomorrow’ or ‘we have apprehension’ or ‘go to other boards and come back to us in a year after you’ve heard from them.’” The board agreed with DeVellis’ suggestion following a 35-minute discussion on the town’s need…
Members of Foxborough's Board of Selectmen discussed the importance of being proactive in addressing the town's sewer need and not waiting on financial support from the Kraft Organization.
Foxborough officials are eager to move forward in addressing the town’s need for sewer and are willing to do so with or without the financial assistance of the Kraft Organization. “This has been ongoing for years,” said Board of Selectmen vice chair Mark Sullivan. “First, Foxborough was negotiating with Mansfield and Norton to go that way then all of the sudden the brakes go on and we go up to Route 1. Then all of the sudden the brakes go on that and we go back to Mansfield. Now the brakes are starting to go back on that because we can’t go back to Mansfield unless we have [an agreement with the Kraft Organization]. “You can’t tie one to the other. You can’t hold up [regionalization with Norton and Mansfield], waiting for somebody to give …
Monday, August 27, 2012
Here's a look at Foxborough's meeting schedule this week, Aug. 27-31.
The following meetings will be held in Foxborough this week. Monday, Aug. 27: Foxborough School Committee, 6:30 p.m. at Media Center of Foxborough High School: The Foxborough School Committee invited the Board of Selectmen to participate in Monday’s walkthrough of Foxborough High School to see the renovations and improvements made to the facility with Foxborough Schools Business Administrator Bill Yukna. Following the walkthrough, the committee will meet in the Media Center of FHS to conduct the rest of Monday’s meeting. The committee is expected to hear from Dr. Amy Berdos as she highlights summer professional development work across the district. The committee will also appoint a new nurse, review the district’s goals for the year and …
Wednesday, August 22, 2012
Here's five things you need to know today in Foxborough: Sunny with a high near 84; Town’s public advisory committee to hold open meeting with the Kraft Organization; Live music at Patriot Place and more.
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! 1. Expect a Sunny Wednesday in Foxborough Today’s weather in Foxborough, according to the National Weather Service based in Taunton, calls for sunny, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming northeast around 6 mph in the morning. Wednesday night: Patchy fog after 4 a.m. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 58. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. 2. Foxborough’s Public Advisory Committee to Hold Open Meeting with Kraft Organization The town’s public advisory committee will be…
Wednesday, January 4, 2012
The letter was penned by Town Manager Kevin Paicos and sent to state officials, Bob Kraft and Steve Wynn.
At their Dec. 27 meeting, the Foxborough selectmen voted 3-2 to send a letter saying they don't want to host casino across from Gillette Stadium. Foxborough town manager Kevin Paicos wrote a letter to Las Vegas casino developer Steve Wynn, the Kraft Organization, Governor Deval Patrick and the State Gaming Commission informing them of their position. The letter was sent out on Thursday, Dec. 29. As of Wednesday, the town has yet to receive a response of any of the parties.