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1. Norton's weather today. It will be a partly cloudy day with a high of 86 degree and a low at night of 63.
2. Your Norton Patch editor, Kelly A. Mello, will be on vacation until Sunday, July 29. Got a news tip? Email Norton@Patch.com. Have a story you’d like to promote? Add it to our Announcements section, email the URL to Norton@Patch.com and it will be featured on the Norton Patch Homepage.
3. Mass Audubon’s Moose Hill Wildlife Gallery, 293 Moose Hill St., Sharon, will present a new exhibit “Cutting Edge Nature: Fusions of Flight and Foliage” through Sept. 4. Denise Marks and Tripti Thomas reveal and transform their appreciation of the natural world around us through their mixed media, collage and intricate cut paper artwork. The Gallery is open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily. For more information visit www.massaudubon.org or call 781-784-5691.
4. The Tri-Town Chamber of Commerce is gearing up for their Buy Local - Back to School campaign. Kids ages 10 to 17 are asked to submit their favorite summer memories. Winners will receive a back to school package. Keep an eye out for more information on Norton Patch.
5. Sean Ryan is top hitter for Brockton Rox. The former Norton High and current Wheaton College player is leading the Rox with a .370 batting average in the New England Futures Collegiate League. He also has 14 stolen bases and drove in 19 RBI. A.J. Bradshaw has seen action in 10 games, working 15 innings in relief with a 2.94 earned run average. The former Norton High star is 0-0 on the year with seven strikeouts with seven walks allowed. The Rox will be in Pittsfield tonight to face the Suns.