Sunday, April 14, 2013
Those interested in donating or volunteering their time to the All Night Graduation Party should contact Margaret Thrasher or Rose Lincoln.
Showcase Live will be the scene on June 9th for the 25th annual Foxborough High School All Night Graduation Party. The party is held each year to keep Foborough’s high school seniors safe on graduation night. The event will feature plenty of great activities like a hypnotist show, disk jockey and psychic readings. Any business or individual wishing to donate to the party can contact Margaret Thrasher at email@example.com or Rose Lincoln at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Monday, April 1, 2013
Promoter and booking agent Jim McLaughlin shares his story of the music industry and why Fusion on Route 1 in Foxborough is all about the music.
Jim McLaughlin has been in the music business for nearly 20 years as a promoter and shows no signs of stopping anytime soon. “It’s always been a side project,” he said. “It’s got to the point where it’s almost a full time job.” McLaughlin said he started organizing music shows at the Norton Legion and said it was the most satisfying experience he’s ever had. “Just kind of looking back and knowing that you put that together,” he said. “Looking at the packed house and knowing you organized that. It’s something you believe in and actually worked to achieve. There’s satisfaction in there as well as a deep love for music.” After the first show at the Legion, Mcloughlin moved on to many other venues. McLaughlin currently works as the promoter …
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Here's five things you need to know in Foxborough for today, March 12.
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 rain, mainly after 11 a.m. Patchy fog. High near 55. South wind 9 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80 percent. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible. Tuesday night: Showers, mainly before 1 a.m. Patchy …
Sunday, November 4, 2012
Foxborough's Board of Selectmen will hold public hearings for six different local establishments this month to address alleged liquor license violations.
November is going to be a busy month for Foxborough's Board of Selectmen as it plans to hold liquor license violation hearings for six different establishments in town. The six Foxborough businesses allegedly in violation of their liquor licenses are: The first three hearings will be held Monday at Town Hall; beginning with Showcase Live at 7:30 p.m. Hearings with Bar Louie and Foxboro Mandarin will follow. Then on Nov. 20, selectmen will hold hearings for Waxy O'Connor's, CBS Scene and Blue Finn Lounge at Bass Pro Shops. The six establishments allegedly served alcohol to a 19-year-old woman working with police during compliance checks of 33 licensed bars in town on Sept. 27, according to an Oct. 25 article in The Sun Chronicle. The …
Friday, August 24, 2012
Lots of concerts this weekend.
Nick Rossi is playing at the Tavern in Wrentham at 7 p.m. to close. Join the Tavern as he plays covers of all kinds, simulating every instrument, from drums to sax, violen to sitar and more. There will be Bingo at St. Mary's Church in Norton at 6:45 p.m. The Jamie Fund is hosting their Fourth Annual Jamie Fund 5K race/walk. There is also a free 1/4 mile fun run for kids! The event benefits the iCARE disability awareness program that is part of the curriculum in Mansfield and other MA towns. There will be a Multi family yard sale at 8 a.m. at 30 Carpenter St, Foxboro. Clothes, Toys, Books, Furniture and lots more. Will be rescheduled during September in case of rain. The Comcast Center is presenting The Fray and Kelly Clarkson, 7:30 p.m. …
Tuesday, July 3, 2012
Patriot Place will be holding fireworks tonight.
1. Patriot Place will be holding fireworks tonightt at 9 p.m., following Finish at the 50 Road Race at Gillette Stadium at 6 p.m. 2. There will be no government meetings this week in Foxborough. 3. A heat wave is expected for late this week. The Cocasset River Recreation Department pool is open from noon-7 p.m. If you want to just go for the day, the fee is $5. 4. Howard Jones will be performing at Showcase Live July 6 at Showcase Live. 5. Today is going to be a keeper with a high 84 under sunny skies. It will partly cloudy and 66 tonight for the fireworks.
Friday, April 13, 2012
The following is a list of events happening in Foxborough and the surrounding area this weekend.
Saturday The 39 Steps is an Alfred Hitchcock Thriller adapted by Joe Landrey into the Tony Awrd winning farce. In the play four actors play nearly 100 + characters. Presented by MMAS and The New England Repertory Company. We do have three Sunday matinee performances at 2 p.m. Tickets sell out fast and reservations are strongly suggested. Bass Pro Shops will be host Spring Turkey Hunting programs from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. There will be a seminar at 11 a.m. The New England Revolution will be hosting D.C. United in a 4 p.m. match at Gillette Stadium. Casey O'Conors is presenting Eric Higgins followed by the Gobshites tonight at 6 p.m. Dr. K's Motown Review will be at Showcase Live at 7 p.m. The doors open for dinner at 6 p.m. The Tom Dixon …
Tuesday, March 27, 2012
Foxborough selectmen to meet tonight at 7 p.m.
1. Foxboro Reporter sports editor Don Wilding will be giving a talk on Henry Beston at the Foxborough Senior Center Tuesday at 7 p.m. 2. The Foxborough Board of Selectmen will be meeting Tuesday at town hall at 7 p.m. 3. James Hunter will be performing at Showcase Live Thursday at 8 p.m. Tickets are $25 in advance, $30 at the door and $50 for VIP. 4. Remember to vote, starting this week to vote for the best place for dessert. 5. The weather today wiil be sunny with a high temperature of 48.
Friday, March 23, 2012
New England Revolution opens up home season against Portland Saturday.
There will be a lot of opportunity to get out and have some fun this weekend. FRIDAY, MARCH 23 -WODS' Joe Cortese will be playing the music of the '80s at CBS Scene at 8 p.m. -The Fools and The Stompers with Flashcubes will be performing at Showcase Live. General admission is $25 and $50 VIP. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the show starts at 7:30 p.m. -Improv Soup, the Un-Common Theatre's improvisational comedy troupe, is performing at the Burrell School at 7 p.m. in the auditorium. The troupe is made of local teens. Tickets cost $3 for students and seniors and $5 for adults. For more information, go to their website at www.improvsoup.org or call 508-698-3098. SATURDAY, MARCH 24 -Soccer Doubleheader at Gillette Stadium. At 1 p.m., the Brasil …
Friday, March 16, 2012
There is plenty of ways to celebrate St. Patrick's Day in the area.
St Patrick's Day is around the corner, and we've got you covered for what's up and happening all weekend in Foxborough and the surrounding area. Foxborough High School will be performing "How to Succeed in Business," Friday, March 16 at 7 p.m., Saturday, March 17, 7 p.m. and Sunday, March 18, 2 p.m. The third annual Patriot Place Irish Festival will be taking place March 17 at 11 a.m. There will be live bands, Irish Step Dancing and family fun activities. Joshua Tree, the U2 tribute band, will be playing at Showcase Live at Patriot Place at 10 p.m. Tickets are $15 and $35. Casey O'Conors in Mansfield is presenting the Green Rovers from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Saint Patty's Day. There will also be an Irish Stepdancing performace from the Locals…