Tuesday, May 7, 2013
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. Norton Police receive reward The Norton Police Honor Guard received 1st place in "Best Uniform" and 1st place in "Honor Guard" at the Aquidneck Island Police Parade Sunday. 2. Dog show at EPOCH EPOCH Senior Healthcare of Norton will welcome Jane Young for a dog show at 1:30 p.m. Young trains and competes in obedience, rally, field and the breed ring with her three Nova Scotia duck tolling retrievers. These dogs will show off their talent, retrieving dumbbells and bumpers, leaping over broad jumps, responding to silent signal…
Thursday, May 10, 2012
Honor Guard won first place in Best Uniform and second place in Honor Guard.
- POLICE & FIRE
Thursday, May 10, 2012
The Norton Police Honor Guard had a great showing in the Aquidneck Island Police Parade in Newport Sunday, May 6. The Honor Guard won first place in Best Uniform and second place in Honor Guard. The Honor Guard has participated in this event along with many others throughout the past several years, including town parades, local ceremonies and opening ceremonies for sporting events such as the Patriots, Red Sox, Paw Sox and Bruins. They also attend funeral services for fallen law enforcement officers and other members of public safety, some even out of state. The members of the Norton Police Honor Guard are sergeant Stephen Desfosses, sergeant Jacob Dennett, patrolman Patrick Mahoney, patrolman Bryan King, patrolman David Schepis, patrolman…
Friday, April 13, 2012
Ceremony to take place during National Anthem.
As the Boston Bruins will take on the Washington Capital’s Saturday, the playoff game will be even more special for the Norton Police Honor Guard who was selected to present the colors during the National Anthem. “We really lucked out in that we sent a letter offering our services, hoping to get a game this year or more likely next,” said Norton Police Sergeant Jacob Dennett. “As it turned out [they] were just beginning booking for the playoffs and it worked out.” Dennett will join Norton Police Honor Guard members Pat Mahoney, Dave Schepis and Charles Turcotte. “It’s the first time we've ever done a Bruins game, nevermind a playoff game,” Dennett said. The puck will hit the ice 3 p.m. in Game 2 of the opening round of the Stanley Cup …