Saturday, September 8, 2012
Your Patch Facts for the day.
Five 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. High near 84, low around 63 Today there is a 20 percent chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 9 a.m. There will be patchy fog before 11 a.m. Otherwise, it will be partly sunny, with a high near 84. South wind will be 9 to 15 mph. Tonight there is a 70 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Patchy fog is expected between 7 and 8 p.m. Otherwise, it will be mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. South wind will be 8 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and …
Thursday, May 24, 2012
Project part of ongoing Norton Brownie Quest.
Norton Girl Scouts troop #75395 collected donations for Norton Animal Shelter as part of an ongoing project earlier this month. The girls went through their neighborhood on the K Streets and placed flyers along with trash bags by people's homes May 2. Donations of bleach, pet food, cat litter, towels and more were collected. “The residents are super friendly and as you could see, very generous,” said Krisan Pope, troop co-leader. While some neighbors dropped things at Pope’s house, the rest was collected May 11 and a dozen or so bags of goodies were delivered to Norton Animal Shelter May 16. After they dropped off the supplies, the Girl Scouts were able to play with the cats at the shelter. The community service project was part of a year-…
Monday, February 27, 2012
Multicultural celebration held at Trinitarian Congregational Church Saturday, Feb. 25.
If you walked into the basement of Trinitarian Congregational Church Saturday, Feb. 25, you essentially took a trip around the world with the Girl Scouts of Norton for World Thinking Day. You could walk to Japan and learn oragami and eat edamae with Daisy Troop 65493 and then spend some time in Italy with Junior Troop 80463 to play "Name the Pasta!" World Thinking Day is a multicultural celebration originally created in 1926, but this is the first time in recent history it has been celebrated in Norton. Eleven troops participated and 14 countries were represented. “The importance of World Thinking Day is to recognize the Girl Scouts around the world, and that they have sisters that are Girl Scouts in every country,” said Norton resident …
Saturday, January 7, 2012
Help out Girls Scouts by buying cookies from them.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
Saturday, January 7, 2012
This next statement is sure to make your mouth water: Girl Scout cookies are on sale. From now until March, you can place orders for your favorite cookies, including favorites like Thin Mints, Caramel DeLites, Peanut Butter Patties, and Thanks-A-Lots. Girl Scout cookies are $4 a box. Search on the Girl Scouts' web site for locations. And a note to local Girl Scouts: spread the word about locations and sales on Patch. Post an announcement to Patch to let our readers know where you will be selling cookies.
Friday, January 6, 2012
Girl Scouts to sell cookies in front of Roche Bros. tomorrow.
A winter tradition, Girl Scout Cookie orders are now being taken. Don't get left out in the cold! They will be sold at Roche Bros. Saturday, Jan. 7, 1 to 5 p.m. Can't make it? Check out this Cookie Locator, which gives other selling locations. If you know someone who sells them, add their information to the comments. In the meantime, take our poll so we know your favorites!