Tuesday, May 7, 2013
The following is from the Norton Fire Department.
April 21 10:47 a.m. Norton Fire and EMS responded to a call reporting a carbon monoxide incident on Laura Lane. 11:27 a.m. Norton Fire and EMS responded to a call reporting an EMS call excluding vehicle accident with injury. 4:06 p.m. Norton Fire and EMS responded to a call reporting a municipal alarm on 160 Taunton Ave. 6:23 p.m. Norton Fire and EMS responded to a call reporting an EMS call excluding vehicle accident with injury on Sturdy Street. 6:46 p.m. Norton Fire and EMS responded to a call reporting an EMS call excluding vehicle accident with injury on 5 Norton Glen Rd. 8:11 p.m. Norton Fire and EMS responded to a call reporting an EMS call excluding vehicle accident with injury on 19 Leonard St. 11:54 p.m. Norton Fire and EMS …
Friday, May 3, 2013
The following is from the Norton Fire Department.
April 17 8:46 a.m. General inspection on 164 North Washington St. 12:59 p.m. Caller reported an unauthorized burning at 222 Dean St. 3:57 p.m. Caller reported a motor vehicle collision with injuries on East Main Street. 4:46 p.m. Caller reported an unauthorized burning on 2222 Dean St. again. April 18 7:26 a.m. EMS call, excluding vehicle accident with injury in Mansfield. 9:03 a.m. Regular service call. 9:04 a.m. General inspection on 66 West Main St. 11:08 a.m. Brush fire reported on 162 Dean St. 1:54 p.m. General inspection on 100 Hill Street. 5:15 p.m. EMS call, excluding vehicle accident with injury on 236 Dean St. 6:32 p.m. EMS call, excluding vehicle accident with injury on 108 Oak St. 8:41 p.m. EMS call, excluding vehicle accident …
Friday, April 19, 2013
Capital improvements topping $1 million for the fiscal year 2014.
The Norton Board of Selectmen discussed the fiscal year 2014 capital budget on Thursday, which topped out at $1 million. The original requests from all departments totaled about $1.9 million, but Town Manager Michael Yunits said it had to be cut down. “It’s just not possible,” he said. Yunits said a good portion of the money was coming from the Water and Sewer department for the proposed water treatment plant designs of wells four five and six, which was $400,000. Capital projects funded by the capital committee budget were $436,021, with an extra $120,000 in funds from borrowing. Projects in the budget for the town of Norton included yearly payments on a brush/mini pumper to replace engine four, a Chevy 3500 dump truck with a plow, a six-…
Friday, February 1, 2013
The following is from the Norton Police Log from Jan. 21 to Jan. 25, 2013. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, they do not indicate conviction.
Jan. 22 4:26 p.m. Caller reported his custom bicycle stolen from South Worcester Street. Jan. 23 10:46 a.m. Caller reported a black sedan tried to avoid hitting a Waste Management Truck and ended up hitting a utility pole instead on East Main Street. 12:31 p.m. A four-vehicle collision was reported on West Main Street. Patients were treated on scene for minor injuries. Jan. 24 12:50 p.m. Caller reported damage and vandalism to five vehicles in the Old Colony Road Lot. Jan. 25 1:01 a.m. Callers reported a large fight in progress in the parking lot of the Sportsway Café on West Main Street. Police were able to resolve the issue without incident.
Norton selectmen discuss the possibility of an active shooter exercise in the town.
The Norton Board of Selectmen discussed on Tuesday the possibility of executing an active shooter exercise at one of Norton’s schools. An active shooter exercise is a plan that simulates an armed shooter within a building in town and gauges the response of emergency officials. Police, fire and EMS personnel would be on hand to deal with potential situations that an armed assailant in a building could bring up. Selectmen also discussed the possibility of installing a camera system into the high school as part of its current renovation work. “If we’re building a new high school, why would we not include the opportunity to put cameras on the premises?” said selectman Robert Kimbull. The problem, said town manager Michael Yunits, is that the…
Saturday, July 21, 2012
Power already back up.
At approximately noon on Saturday, residents on South Worcester Street reported a power outage. The Norton Fire Department reported that the outage was localized to that section of the street, and was not a serious repair. Norton Fire reported that power was restored by National Grid around 1:20 p.m.
Saturday, March 10, 2012
A look at the top headlines in your town and the surrounding area for the week of March 5, 2012.
Judge Allows Release of Key Materials in DJ Henry Shooting Case A federal judge ruled on March 8 that police material from the night of—and investigation that followed—Easton native Danroy “DJ” Henry’s death in Thornwood, NY will be publicly released as the case’s federal investigation continues. Henry, a 20-year-old Pace University student, was shot and killed by Pleasantville and Mount Pleasant, NY police in the early morning hours of Oct. 17, 2010 while in his car in front of Finnegan’s Bar in the Thornwood Shopping Center. Read more by clicking here. *** Stoughton Police Chief Conquers “Yellow Brick Road” at FBI Academy As Stoughton Police Chief Paul Shastany wraps up his 10 week elite FBI training at the FBI National Academy in …
Saturday, February 25, 2012
A look at the top headlines in your town and the surrounding area for the week of February 20, 2012.
Norton 5th Grader Helps Raise Money for Family Impacted by Fire About a month after a fire broke out on the second floor of their 39 Evergreen Road home in Norton, the Clinkscale family is still recovering. But thanks to a few generous people like 11-year-old Nicholas Pucino, they are about $200 closer to getting back on their feet. A fifth grader at Henry A. Yelle Elementary, Nicholas’ bus drives by the home every day. When he found out about the fire, he thought it would be a good idea to have a fundraiser at the school to help the family out. Read more by clicking here. *** Stoughton Students Present The Gettysburg Address [VIDEO] As a special Presidents’ Day video project, Stoughton Patch had 16 students from across the Stoughton …