Friday, May 24, 2013
Norton appoints Eric Tynan as its newest firefighter.
The Norton Fire Department appointed Eric Tynan as its newest full-time firefighter. “It’s certainly a pleasure to stand before you this evening,” Norton fire chief Paul Schleicher said. Schleicher said Tynan has been working in Norton as a paramedic and EMT, but always wanted work in a different capacity in the department. “His whole life, he knew he wanted to be a firefighter, just like his father, grandfather and uncle,” Schleicher said. “He was an EMT when he graduated high school in 2005 and graduated paramedic school in 2008. Schleicher said Tynan also completed his studies with very high marks. “When he graduated the firefighter academy and the paramedic school, he graduated at the top of his class,” he said. Tynan is continuing …
District 4 Congressman released the names of board members Thursday
From the office of Joe Kennedy III: On the eve of Memorial Day weekend, Congressman Joe Kennedy III Thursday announced the formation of his Veteran’s Advisory Board. The Board is comprised of veterans, service officers, health care professionals, educators and other advocates across the 4th District. The group has been tasked with outlining a set of local and national priorities for the Congressman related to veteran’s services. “Every Memorial Day we are reminded of the sacrifices made by our men and women in uniform – and the responsibility we have to make sure they’re taken care of when they come home,” said Congressman Kennedy. “Over the course of my first few months in office we have heard too many stories of veterans across the …
Your Patch Facts for the day.
Things You Need to Know Today is a Patch column that provides readers with essential, daily information at a glance. Check back later for more, and let us know what you think of the feature in the comments section. 1. Memorial Day assemblies The second grade students at J. C. Solmonese Elementary School will be performing in a Memorial Day assembly on at 2:15 p.m. Children are asked to wear appropriate red, white, and blue clothing. All second grade parents are invited to attend. L.G. Nourse is having a Memorial Day Concert at 12:45 p.m. 2. DBC raffle to benefit the Founder's Day Picnic Norton Parks and Recreation is selling raffle tickets for two competition round ticket booklets to help support this year’s Founder's Day Picnic and …
A 5-bedroom single family home.
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Click here for a full-screen view of the gas price map. If you don't see a map of our local area, click the magnifying glass in the upper right to enter your address. Nationwide, gas prices were predicted to be lower this summer compared to the last three years, but that won't translate into savings at the pump this Memorial Day weekend, experts said. "Motorists this year are facing rising gas prices heading into the Memorial Day holiday," said Michael Green, a AAA spokesman, adding that Memorial Day 2013 would probably be the most expensive since 2011. In past years, prices have declined heading into early summer as oil refineries produced more gasoline to meet expected summer driving demand. This year, though, Midwest refineries haven…
Thursday, May 23, 2013
Administrator Kenneth Feinberg is urging people to submit completed claims and offered help filling out the forms.
One Fund Boston administrator Kenneth Feinberger is urging Boston Marathon bombing victims to get claims in before the June 15 deadine. “You would be amazed at how people in grief, with all sorts of uncertainty about their lives, don’t file. File at the last minute. File claim forms written in crayon,”Feinberg told the Boston Herald. Funds are scheduled to start being distributed on June 30, with the three families who lost a loved one to receive around $1 million. Next, those who suffered double amputations or more would receive funds, then single amputees, then those who required an overnight hospital stay. The final protocol for dispersing funds can be viewed on the One Fund site. Downloadable claim forms are available through the …
The following is from the Norton Fire Log.
May 1 6:21 a.m. Caller reported a motor vehicle collision on Howard Street. One patient was transported to a local hospital with injuries. 12:38 p.m. Caller reported a brush fire on Lincoln Street. 3:34 p.m. Caller reported a motor vehicle collision with injuries on West Main Street. May 3 2:18 p.m. Caller reported a brush fire at the Dunkin Donuts on Old Colony Road. May 4 1:13 p.m. Caller reported a brush fire on East Main Street. May 5 11:31 p.m. Caller reported a brush fire on Smith Street. May 12 2:19 p.m. Caller reported a motor vehicle collision on West Main Street with injuries. 5:08 p.m. Caller reported a gasoline spill on North Worcester Street.
A look at what the selectmen in Norton will discuss tonight
Take a look at tonight's agenda for the selectmen meeting.
Your Patch Facts for the day.
Things You Need to Know Today is a Patch column that provides readers with essential, daily information at a glance. Check back later for more, and let us know what you think of the feature in the comments section. 1. Give and Go yard sale The Give and Go yard sale will take place 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. in the Clark Center of Wheaton College. All proceeds benefit Norton Public Schools, The ARC of NBC, Homes with Hearts and The Norton VFW veterans. Help is needed Thursday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. For more information email email@example.com or call 508-286-3370. 2. Build a Bracelet fundraiser EPOCH Assisted Living of Norton will host the Build a Bracelet fundraiser on Thursday, May 23 at 9 a.m. with Ted’s Build a Bracelet. This event will help…
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