Thursday, March 7, 2013
Deadline March 20.
Thursday, March 7
The Town of Norton, through its Board of Selectmen, is accepting sealed bids for repair and maintenance services associated with the Everett Leonard Park complex on Parker Street. Specifications and bid forms are available at the Town Manager's Office, Norton Municipal Center, 70 E. Main St., 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Sealed bids marked with the bidders name and designation "Everett Leonard Park" on the outside envelope must be no later than 11 a.m. March 20 at the Town Manager's Office. Bids will be opened and read aloud at the time and may be held for a period of 30 days from the date of opening. Bidders must bid on all items. The Board of Selectmen is the awarding authority and reserves the right to reject any or …
Wednesday, November 21, 2012
Anyone with information are asked to call police.
Norton Police Department has released the photo of one of the suspects involved with the vandalism at Everett Leonard Park late October. The suspects littered the property with beer cans, then kicked in the wood window into the office. According to Norton Parks and Recreation chairwoman Sheri Cohen, they proceeded to go through everything in the office and use the fire extinguisher, which then then stole. The suspects also stole a lifeguard rescue tube for the pool and stole a new grill from the shed. While the vandals put tape over a security camera, one was caught on another. Police have been trying to identify the subject. Receive updates to this story and other breaking news in your inbox or smartphone by signing up for our newsletter …
Monday, November 19, 2012
CJ Weber hopes to earn highest Scout rank and for park vandals to be caught.
Once again, an Eagle Scout candidate in Norton has shown that he will fulfill his oath of influencing citizens in his troop and community to follow in his footsteps of goodwill. Currently a Life Scout, 17-year-old CJ Weber recently installed a flag pole and garden at Everett Leonard Park. Bill Seaver provided the electrical work so the flag could be illuminated at night. “I chose this for my project because I figured I would be able to visit it and it will be around for years,” Weber said. He invested almost $1,000 and 130 hours on the project. Over 30 of those hours were spent on planning and gathering materials alone. Donations were gathered from family and friends to defray the cost. Let Patch save you time. Get great local stories …
Monday, November 5, 2012
Suspects caught on DVD.
Police are investigating the vandalization of Everett Leonard Park after members of Norton Parks and Recreation found the property in disarray last week. Though for the most part people respect the park, it was vandalized in the past. As a result, Norton Parks and Recreation installed new cameras a few months ago to keep an eye on the new basketball hoops. Though the suspects put tape over the camera in the pavillion, they were caught on another one. Norton Police Department is in the process of reviewing the DVD to see if any of the suspects can be identified. “I am really hopeful that we can find out who did this, and if it is a bunch of kids thinking it was something fun to do, that I can show them how their actions have affected others…
Tuesday, July 10, 2012
Families enjoy fun in the sun at the town pool located at Everett Leonard Park.
The Norton town pool, located at Everett Leonard Park, is open Monday through Friday 11 a.m . to 7 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. It will only be closed for a private rental. The concession stand is also open and stocked with waters, Gatorade, juice boxes, chips, candy and different varieties of ice cream. Family memberships can be reserved by filling out the attached registration form. Family memberships for the entire summer are $50 for Norton residents and $75 for non-Norton residents. The pool and park is also available for rent to host a family get together, birthday party or for any reason at all. For more information visit http://www.nortonparksandrec.com/elp-town-pool/.
Wednesday, June 6, 2012
Get your membership today.
The Norton town pool is officially open for summer. Located at Everett Leonard Park, 6 Parker St., the pool opened for the first time Sunday, June 3 and will remain open on weekends 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. On June 19 the pool will open full time. The hours will be Monday through Friday 11 a.m . to 7 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. It will only be closed for a private rental. The concession stand is also open and stocked with waters, Gatorade, juice boxes, chips, candy and different varieties of ice cream. Family memberships can be reserved by filling out the attached registration form. Family memberships for the entire summer are $50 for Norton residents and $75 for non-Norton residents. The pool and park is also available …
Wednesday, July 6, 2011
Everett Leonard Park public pool in Norton is said by Norton Parks and Recreation chairperson to be safe.
Many public pools are under careful scrutiny lately, due to the drowning of Marie Joseph at Veteran’s Memorial Pool in Fall River Tuesday. Joseph’s body wasn’t discovered until more than two days later, despite her 9-year-old son reporting her missing and the pool still being used by the public. Norton Parks and Recreation chairperson Sheri Cohen said that local residents do not need to worry about a similar incident happening at the Everett Leonard Park public pool. “The pool is clear,” she said. “Any time it’s cloudy, we have to shut it down.” The murkiness of the Fall River pool was said to have been one factor on why Joseph’s body was not found right away. Cohen said that a pool technician comes by several times a week to look at …
Death of Fall River woman sparks discussion on local pools.
Each week, our council of experts and smart parents take your questions, give advice and share solutions in this parenting column. This feature will also be the place to drop in for a talk about the latest parenting hot topic. So grab a cup of coffee and settle in as we start the conversation today with a topic and question: The story of 36-year-old Marie Joseph who drowned in a Fall River public pool without being found for two days has spread across media outlets this week. It has brought a lot of attention to the safety of local pools and what's being done to make sure nothing like that happens again. Do you feel comfortable swimming in Norton's public pool? Do you feel comfortable letting your children swim there? What can guardians …
Saturday, January 1, 2011
Passionate volunteer brings impressive results.
When Sheri Cohen puts her mind to something, big things generally happen. Maybe that's because of the passion she brings to everything she does, whether it's her life as a mother and wife or her community service, as chairwoman of a pair of key town boards. Cohen has led the Parks and Recreation Commission through what many believe is its most successful period and is now taking on the role of chairwoman of Pride of Norton High School, a parent organization responsible for the high school renovations. "I only get involved with things I feel strongly about," said Cohen, 41, who also works as a sales consultant at Gibson Sotheby's. When Cohen attended her first Parks and Recreation Commission meeting less than four years ago, only three of …