A video and photo gallery of Monday's parade.
Monday, November 12, 2012
Friday, November 9, 2012
Procession to start 10 a.m.
Norton will once again hold a Veteran’s Day Parade to honor those who have served or currently serving in the armed forces. The parade will begin 10 a.m. Monday from Henri A. Yelle Elementary School. It will then travel down E. Main Street to the flag and memorial at the intersection of Pine Street and E. Main Street for a prayer. The last stop for the procession will be at Norton Common where there will be a few speakers. The parade will then return to the Yelle School. Town Offices will be closed Monday in observance of the holiday.
Wednesday, November 7, 2012
Letter to the editor from Norton Parks and Rec chairperson Sheri Cohen.
The Norton Parks and Recreation Department would like to thank the entire community for coming out and supporting our largest yearly event – the 20th annual Chartley Halloween Parade. This year, the parade’s 20th anniversary, was another huge success (despite the rain)! First and foremost, we have to thank Ribeiro Enterprises for (once again) sponsoring the parade, so that we can continue with this wonderful tradition. We would also like to thank the Norton Police and Fire departments, the Norton Honor Guard, and the Norton Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) for all of their help. In addition, thank you to the Attleboro and Plainville Police and Fire departments, and the Bristol County Sheriff’s department, the Norton Board of …
Sunday, October 28, 2012
Upload pictures of the procession and your family.
The Chartley Halloween parade will start at noon at the Norton/Attleboro line and will end at St. Mary’s Church. Come dressed in your costume and catch candy from the floats that go by! Route 123 between that stretch will be closed to traffic at 11:30 a.m. To share your photos, simply click on the "Upload Photos and Videos" button. While you're at it, take a photo of your child dressed up in their Halloween costume for a chance to win $5,000. Submit your photo to Patch's Best Halloween Costume in American Contest.
Monday, October 1, 2012
Norton Parks and Recreation celebrate 20th anniversary of Chartley Halloween Parade.
This year marks the 20th annual Chartley Halloween Parade, and organizers hope it will be one to remember. The parade, which is sponsored by Norton Parks and Recreation, will begin at noon Sunday, Oct. 28 starting from the Norton and Attleboro town line and ending at St. Mary’s Church in Norton. The parade will be held rain or shine. Kids are encouraged to dress up in their Halloween costumes and catch armfuls of candy from the floats and marchers as they pass. Groups already registered for the procession include Cheer Factor High Performance Training Center, Norton Lions, Mansfield Oil Co., Active Learners Preschool, Wetherell’s Lawn and Garden, Mom’s Club of Norton, Norton Public Library and Ronald McDonald. Bands, ponies and wagons are …
Tuesday, May 29, 2012
Norton gathers to remember those who served.
The Town of Norton held a Memorial Day parade Monday to commemorate those have served in the past and present.
Tuesday, November 22, 2011
Letter to the editor by 16-year-old Brandon Leavitt.
Our veterans are some of the most important people in our country. They faced horrors and threats we think only exists in movies. They have heard things, seen things, and done things we could never bear to do. The absolute least thing we could do for them is respect them. We need to show them that we care about what they have done for us. Above all else, we need to appreciate them. A while ago, I went to see the Veterans Day parade. I was shocked, appalled, and horrified to see that only perhaps fifty people came to show their appreciation by even watching. The scouts came to march in the parade, and a marching band marched with the veterans, but other than that, no one else came to the parade. A veteran walked past us with an incredibly …
Tuesday, November 1, 2011
Kids dressed up and marched around the library, fire department and Town Hall.
This Halloween, Norton Public Library hosted trick-or-treating and a costume parade. Kids in costume received a free book and marched around the library, Norton Fire Department and Town Hall.
Friday, June 17, 2011
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The Bruins will celebrate their 2010-2011 Stanley Cup Championship with a parade, set for Saturday, June 18 at 11 a.m. Here's all you need to know.
The Boston Bruins are getting a hero's welcome home this weekend. After their historic Game 7 victory in Vancouver to win the team's first Stanley Cup in 39 years, the Bruins will be honored with a parade in Boston Saturday, beginning at 11 a.m. Here's a fan's guide to Saturday's parade for those of you in Norton planning to go and experience the celebration. If you are gong to the parade, we want to know! Send local editor Kelly Mello your photos, videos or stories about being a Bruins' fan to Kelly.Mello@Patch.com. The City of Boston has released the parade route details. Parking is expected to be tough, and city officials have said that restrictions near the parade route will be heavily enforced. All traffic along the parade route will …