Resident animals welcome visitors for the holidays.
Monday, December 17, 2012
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
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. Create & Decorate a Chocolate House Local chocolatier Beth Schillawski will demonstrate how to make a miniature chocolate house at 1:30 p.m. This delicious confection would make a perfect gift for a loved one—or yourself. 2. Employment Support Group of Norton This group is for people seeking employment. Get help with resume design, networking skills, interviewing skills and mentor support. The group meets on the first and third Tuesday of each month from 7:30 to 9 a.m. in the church parlor. The group is open to all. For more …
Monday, November 12, 2012
Boxes of toys to be delivered to children affected by Hurricane Sandy by Leavitt family.
Though Hurricane Sandy brought destruction along the east coast two weeks ago, people like Jessie Leavitt hope to bring a little joy to affected families this holiday season. With the idea stemming from her 10-year-old son Trenton, Leavitt organized the Shoebox Share Project, which will send gifts, toys and treats to children whose lives were uprooted by Sandy. Leavitt's family has already donated bags of clothes, and she noted that many organizations are collecting toothbrushes, soaps, shampoos and other toiletries. Her son, however, thought about the victims’ losses from another angle. “He felt bad that so many kids probably lost all their toys, and their parents will have so much on their minds this holiday season, trying to re-build…
Wednesday, December 21, 2011
Take our poll and leave a comment.
The past couple of years the economy has hurt a lot of people, and this year is no exception. Do you find yourself thinking of creative ways to give presents this year without putting holes in your pocket? If so, please share in the comments section.
Tuesday, December 13, 2011
Photos from Norton Patch readers.
Norton Patch is seeking photos of your holiday decorations, gatherings and more. To contribute, simply click the Upload Photos and Videos icon and share your memories! While you're at it, submit photos of your decked out homes for a chance to win $100,000 for Norton schools.
Monday, December 5, 2011
Timothy Brown and Norton Singers bring some holiday cheer to the Town Common.
Norton residents gathered Sunday, Dec. 4 for the annual Festival of Lights in Norton Town Common. Norton Singers and Timothy Brown sang Christmas carols to spread the holiday cheer.
Friday, November 25, 2011
Did you wake before dawn to fight the crowds in hopes of that great deal?
Shopping centers opened their doors at the crack of dawn today to launch the holiday shopping season. With Black Friday dubbed the busiest shopping day of the year, we wonder who out there believes it is worth it to get up early and fight the crowds to get that great deal. What do you think?
Thursday, November 24, 2011
Norton readers share what they are thankful for, memories.
What are you Thankful For? To honor Thanksgiving, and the many blessings to be thankful for, I'd like to personally say that I am beyond thankful, grateful, and blessed to work at NTCS and have the opportunity to watch God working in the next generations. I am thankful for a school that embraces it's students and their families. I am thankful for a staff that has the greatest power of all when a need arises- the power of prayer. And I'm thankful for the families who have sacrificed to give their children the opportunity to be here. Last, and most important, I am thankful for our God. -Amy Rogers of New Testament A healthy family!! What's better than that? -Lisa Downey Sheedy What are your Favorite Thanksgiving Memories? My mother would …
Friday, December 24, 2010
Residents decorate homes for Christmas.
Norton is full of the holiday spirit this year, and Norton Patch had to document it. Watch this video for creative and elaborate displays from your neighbors.