Saturday, July 7, 2012
A look at the top headlines in your town and the surrounding area for the week of July 1, 2012.
Sharon's Crescent Ridge to Treat Kids to 80-Cent Kiddie Cones The Parrish family will celebrate 80 years of owning the Crescent Ridge Dairy by giving kids a treat on cones. Tuesday, July 10 is 80-cent kiddie cone day at the Bay Road landmark in Sharon, on the Stoughton line. "It's a way for us to celebrate that with our customers by having an oldy-timey price, to sort of say 'Thank you' to everyone and to celebrate those 80 years," Mark Parrish said. Read more by clicking here. *** Man Arrested for Assault, Disorderly Conduct in Downtown Stoughton Stoughton Police arrested a Brockton man Monday after he assaulted people in Stoughton Center and threatened police officers, SPD Executive Officer Robert Devine said. John Noonan, 47, of …
Wednesday, July 4, 2012
The annual road race allowed runners to finish inside Gillette Stadium and enjoy fireworks after the race.
With approximately 7,000 runners and an estimated 40,000 spectators for the fireworks, It’s safe to say that the Harvard Pilgrim Finish at the 50 10K/5K and post-race fireworks are going to be around for a long time. Moving the race to the evening of July 3 from the morning of Independence Day, the race alone was double the size of the previous best. In addition to the 10K course, a new 5K was added with a special twist. As the 10K runners began to make their way off stadium grounds towards North Street via the Putnam Way access road, the 5K runners kept going until they reached the Bank of America gate where things got interesting. The rest of the race took runners up the ramp of the stadium to the 300 level and back down on the ramp …
Friday, December 23, 2011
Do you think a casino would have a positive impact on the area, or a negative?
Friday, December 23, 2011
Opponents and proponents of a proposed $1 billion casino lined Route 1 Monday at Patriot Place in Foxborough with signs in hand. The demonstrators arrived in response to news that Patriots owner Robert Kraft is in discussion with Las Vegas developer Steve Wynn about building the casino on approximately 200 acres across from Gillette Stadium and Patriot Place, about 15 miles from the center of Norton.
Friday, August 26, 2011
Your region roundup for Friday, Aug. 26.
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Thursday, August 11, 2011
New England will be opening up the preseason against Jacksonville. Here's the parking and train information for the game.
The New England Patriots officially kick off the football season Thursday night at Gillette Stadium against the Jacksonville Jaguars. Kick off is 7:30 p.m. Patriot fans all over the country are anxiously awaiting to see how this season will play out. However, lately, the bigger question for Patriot fans is, "where will Chad Ochocinco live for the first half of the season?" If you are heading to the game tonight, parking and train information is listed below. MBTA: Round trip tickets - $15. *For the Boston Train - Because of the popularity and increased ridership on the Boston to Foxboro train, the MBTA has increased the size of the train to provide maximum seating capacity. This train will now be all “Reserved” seating ONLY. Depart: Arrive…