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
In just 72 hours, fans meet Kraft family's challenge to raise $100,000 for victims of the Boston Marathon victims.
One day after the tragic attacks on the Boston Marathon, the Kraft family pledged to match the first $100,000 raised through donations to their charitable foundation for The One Fund Boston to aid hundreds of victims most affected by the bombings. Less than three days later, contributions by New England Patriots and New England Revolution fans exceeded that total. Since then, the National Football League Foundation, Major League Soccer, the Major League Soccer Players Union and the tenants of Patriot Place have each pledged generous donations to the cause through the teams’ charitable foundations. With recent pledges of significant personal donations from Kraft family friends Roger Stone and Ron Perelman, along with an additional pledge …
Here's five things you need to know in Foxborough for today, April 26.
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 a isolated showers after 1 p.m. Mostly sunny, with a high near 63. East wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20 percent. Friday night: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 39. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Welcome spring to your life by joining Chace Building Supply as it hosts its first “Money in the Mulch” contest. In an attempt to bring some fun and excitement to the community - and say goodbye to the long winter - 10 …
Monday, April 22, 2013
Employees of the New England Patriots, New England Revolution and other Kraft Group entities stood on the Gillette Stadium turf and spelled out “1 Boston” following Monday’s moment of silence at 2:50 p.m. for the victims of last week’s tragedy.
BOSTON, MA -- As communities paused Monday for a moment of silence to remember the victims of last week’s attacks on the Boston Marathon, roughly 300 Kraft employees gathered on the turf of Gillette Stadium to collectively observe the solemn occasion. Following the one minute of silence at 2:50 p.m., the hundreds of employees spelled out “1 Boston” to show support to everyone affected by last week’s tragedy. “Since we knew we would have a large group of staff gathered, we decided to take some time after the moment of silence to make a statement of support and solidarity with everyone affected by the tragedy a week ago and the events since,” said Kraft Group spokesman Jeff Cournoyer. The “1 Boston” was comprised of approximately 300 …
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Foxborough’s Major League Soccer franchise has rallied around goalkeeper Matt Reis and his family as his father-in-law, John Odem, remains in critical condition after being injured in Monday’s attacks on the Boston Marathon.
The attacks on the Boston Marathon hit close to home for Foxborough’s Major League soccer franchise as two New England Revolution players had loved ones injured in the explosions near the finish line at Copley Square Monday. Revolution goalkeeper Matt Reis’ father-in-law, John Odem was injured during Monday’s bombings on Boylston Street and remains in critical condition Wednesday, according to Reis via Revolutionsoccer.net. “[Odem is] doing OK, he’s still in critical condition,” Reis said during an interview with media at Revs’ practice Wednesday. “He was alert this morning but he’s been through three surgeries now in the last 40 hours or so and hasn’t really stabilized yet and we are still hoping but he’s progressing. We are talking about…
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
The Kraft family announced Tuesday they will match $100,000 in donations to support Boston Marathon victim recovery efforts.
In the aftermath of Monday's attacks on the Boston Marathon, the Kraft family has announced plans to make donations to assist in the victims' recovery from the tragic event by matching up to $100,000 raised. The New England Patriots and New England Revolution Charitable Foundations will collect donations online, with funds earmarked to assist with victim recovery. Donations can be made at Patriots.com/donate or RevolutionSoccer.net/donate (please note “Boston Marathon” in field provided). The Kraft family will match the first $100,000 in those donations. “We are grieving for the victims of this senseless act,” said Patriots and Revolution owner Robert Kraft. “It is not lost on us that this tragedy occurred on Patriots Day, at an event …
Monday, April 15, 2013
The father-in-law of New England Revolution goalkeeper Matt Reis suffered unknown injuries in Monday's explosion at the Boston Marathon.
The New England Revolution is reporting the father-in-law of goalkeeper Mike Reis was injured in Monday's explosion at the Boston Marathon. The Revolution made the announcement on their Facebook page. Reis' family has requested privacy and for people to keep them in their thoughts and prayers.
Saturday, March 23, 2013
Here's five things you need to know in Foxborough this weekend, March 23-24.
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! Saturday’s weather in Foxborough, according to the National Weather Service based in Taunton, calls for mostly sunny, with a high near 41. West wind 9 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Saturday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 27. West wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 43. West …
Monday, March 11, 2013
Submit your sample performance digitally between now and 4 p.m. on Friday, March 15.
Editor's note: The following announcement submitted by the New England Revolution. The New England Revolution is giving local musicians the opportunity to perform in the same venue where superstars like Taylor Swift, Kenny Chesney and Bon Jovi will play this summer. Ahead of its first-ever National Anthem Auditions in March, the Revolution is looking for talented soloists, groups, instrumentalists and other unique musicians to perform the anthem for the team’s 2013 home games at Gillette Stadium. Performers interested in being considered can submit their sample performances digitally between now and 4 p.m. on Friday, March 15. A select group of performers from among those submitting samples in advance will be called back for the live final…
Wednesday, November 7, 2012
Rolling Thunder will participate in seat dedication, the first in a major professional sports venue
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Wednesday, November 7, 2012
Since World War I, more than 92,000 American soldiers remain unaccounted for and the New England Patriots and New England Revolution will pay tribute to those POW/MIA soldiers with a special ceremony and dedication Friday. Friday's ceremony at Gillette Stadium will mark the first time in the history of professional sports a team will leave a seat permanently unoccupied in recognition of the many soldiers who are POW/MIA. A black seat above the stadium’s south end zone will remain permanently empty and marked by a plaque recognizing the sacrifice of the POW/MIA. Robert Kraft, chairman and CEO of the The Kraft Group and Joe D’Entremont, president of the Massachusetts Chapter 1 of the Rolling Thunder, will participate in the dedication, along…