Region Roundup: Wife Turns Husband in for OUI; Special Olympics Volunteers (And More...)
A look at the top headlines in your town and the surrounding area for the week of May 27, 2012.
Easton Police received a call at 11:30 p.m. on May 31 from a woman who said her husband was intoxicated while driving and she was in need of assistance.
Police located the vehicle, and after an investigation, arrested John Pierce, 46, of Brockton, for operating under the influence.
His wife, who was also intoxicated, was taken into protective custody.
Sharon's Veteran's Memorial Park and Beach concession stand will offer a taste of the Mediterranean for the second straight summer.
Sharon Selectmen voted on May 29 to exercise the option on Said "Felix" Safai's lease.
Safai owned and operated the Kabob House in downtown Stoughton for several months, starting in the spring of 2010. But, heavy snow during the winter of 2010-2011 collapsed the roof of the former Cheng-Du restaurant next door, forcing Safai to close.
Twelve Mansfield Bank employees conducted the softball toss event for Special Olympics at the organization’s School Day Games in North Attleboro on Wednesday, May 30.
The Mansfield Bank Charitable Foundation was also a major sponsor of the event, with a $2,500 contribution.
About 70 bike riders made their way through Stoughton recently as part of the East Coast route of the 2012 National EMS Memorial Bike Ride, which honors fallen Emergency Medical Services personnel.
The seven-day ride started in Boston ended in Alexandria, VA. The riders made an early pitstop at Stoughton Fire Station 1, in the downtown.
One day after the Marietta College baseball team downed Wheaton 6-5, the Lyons got another shot at the defending Division III national champions in the title game.
Marietta - the top-rated team in the nation entering the tournament - scored four runs in the first two innings and used a strong pitching performance from Brian Gasser to earn a 7-2 Wednesday afternoon at Fox Cities Stadium, becoming the first team to repeat as national champion since 1979.