Friday, December 28, 2012
TIME magazine named President Obama its person of the year for the second time. Tell us who you think should win from our town!
On Dec. 19, Time magazine named President Obama as this year's Person of the Year, again! The magazine invited votes on 40 candidates, including the president, Gabby Douglas and Kim Jong Un. Other options included The Mars Rover and the Higgs Boson Particle, Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi, and Apple CEO Tim Cook. But, the president took the title again four years after he first won the award as president-elect in 2008. But who cares about the same-old, same-old? Who is Foxborough’s Person of the Year—the man or woman who, in Timespeak, “most influenced the news this year for better or worse”? Tell us your pick in the comment section below!
Monday, January 2, 2012
In this edition of Patch editors look back, we're giving our selections for Person of the Year.
As we enter 2012, Patch editors are looking back at 2011. In this installation, we weigh in on the "People of the Year." Jeremie Smith, Medfield Patch Editor-SEAL Team 6. This unit of military specialists accomplished its counter-terrorism mission in Pakistan in May when it successfully killed Osama bin Laden. The successful mission was celebrated throughout the country and SEAL Team 6 quickly became anonymous heroes. These men, in my opinion, are the Persons of the Year. For more on SEAL Team 6, click here to read TIME Magazine’s blurb on Person of the Year candidates. http://www.time.com/time/specials/packages/article/0,28804,2098471_2098472_2098501,00.html Kelly Mello, Norton Patch Editor- Kalle Lasn for his role in Occupy Wall Street. …