Thursday, January 17, 2013
The three suspects were arrested Monday outside of the BP gas station on Main Street in Foxborough for an alleged incident in Walpole.
Foxborough Police assisted Walpole in the arrest of two men and one woman Monday evening after one of the men was allegedly caught by a homeowner trying to break into a Main Street home in Walpole. "The resident was home when the suspect was breaking-in through a window after cutting a screen," Walpole Deputy Police Chief John Carmichael told Walpole Patch. The homeowner confronted the would-be thief outside the Walpole home and the suspect reportedly fled on foot to an awaiting vehicle further down Main Street. A witness identified the suspect's vehicle, which led to Walpole police detective Tim Sullivan locating the car on Main Street in Foxborough with assistance from Foxborough Police. Upon stopping the motor vehicle near the BP gas …
Wednesday, July 18, 2012
The town of Foxborough recently received a $100,000 grant to study the possibility of a regional E911 dispatch center that would be based in Foxborough but serve the communities of Walpole and Medfield as well. What do you think?
On Tuesday, we told you about the $100,000 Regional Public Safety Dispatcher grant Foxborough received from the E911 Department to see whether a regional dispatch center for Foxborough, Walpole and Medfield would be feasible. Today, we want to know what you think about it! Foxborough Town Manager Kevin Paicos and Police Chief Edward O'Leary said the grant will be used to hire a consultant to perform a feasibility study on the regional dispatch center and "to make an objective assessment as to the benefits for all three communities.” O’Leary said representatives from Foxborough, Walpole and Medfield met a “couple of months ago” to discuss the possibility of regionalization and there was agreement at that meeting to proceed with applying …
Tuesday, July 17, 2012
The E911 Regional Public Safety Dispatcher grant will fund a feasibility study for
Foxborough, Walpole and Medfield to see if regionalization works for those three communities and what the related savings and/or costs will be for each town.
Foxborough Town Manager Kevin Paicos shared some good news at last week’s Board of Selectmen meeting when he announced the town received a $100,000 Regional Public Safety Dispatcher grant from the E911 Department to fund a feasibility study to see whether a regional dispatch center for Foxborough, Walpole and Medfield would work for the communities involved. “This is about as major league a grant as you can get,” Paicos said. “It was based on the strength of the initiative and [Foxborough Police Chief Edward O’Leary’s] outstanding work that he put in on the grant application.” Paicos congratulated O’Leary on receiving the grant and said he thinks “this is the start of something very big for the town.” O’Leary said the grant money will give…