Wednesday, July 20, 2011
Indoor play area now open to the public.
Frenzy, an indoor play area for kids and teenagers, lived up to its name during the business’ grand opening Sunday, July 17. About 300 kids raced through the inflatable obstacle course, jumped around in the bounce house, got thrown off a mechanical bull and more. Ed MacMillan and his fiancé Karen Goodburn are co-owners of Frenzy. Having three kids and not knowing what to do with them locally got them thinking. “There was nothing in Norton for kids,” MacMillon said. MacMillon worked for Roche Bros. Supermarket, and his hours were severely cut. Even through the temp agency the hours were inconsistent and the pay was not enough to make ends meet. So he and Goodburn, who as the owner of Children’s Haircuts has experience with kids, decided …
Thursday, May 12, 2011
Store grand opening to take place June 11 and 12.
Bridget's An Irish Tradition, a specialty retailer, opened its doors at 88 W. Main St., Norton, on the weekend of April 22 after a month of preparation. Previously in Walpole since 1987, owners Bridget Daly and Lorraine Ryan, originally from Tullamore, County Offaly, Ireland, chose to make Norton the new home for this 24 year-old New England establishment after their lease expired. “We originally started the shop because we wanted to bring the finest handcrafts and products from Ireland, for all in the New England area to enjoy, at times when they don't happen to be traveling to Ireland,” Ryan said. “We also wanted to introduce these crafts and products to an entirely new clientele who are not aware of the range of goods for which Ireland …
Friday, November 26, 2010
Every Friday, Norton Patch will introduce the latest cat or kitten who needs a home.
Saturday, Nov. 6, Nine Lives cat shelter, 84 Hill St., held a grand opening for the public. In addition to tours, a bake sale and raffle was available. The shelter even handed out cat goody bags to guests. On behalf of the shelter, Ruth Gould told the story of how the shelter came to be. Check out the video to find out more.