Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Elderly driver transported to Sturdy Memorial Hospital.
*UPDATE* 4:41 p.m.: West Main Street has been opened. The driver was pronounced dead at Sturdy Memorial Hospital. For more information, click here. An elderly driver hit a town plowing truck head on Tuesday afternoon, causing the section of Route 123 near St. Mary's Church to be closed off. State Police are currently piecing together what happened. Norton Police Lieutenant Todd Jackson said that the road will be opened after they are finished. He estimates this to be around one hour. In the meantime, traffic is being detoured down Power Street to S. Worcester Street back to Route 123. The elderly driver was transported to Sturdy Memorial Hospital. Check Norton Patch later for more information.
Sunday, November 27, 2011
Letter and miraculous medal found.
After much anticipation, the opening of the time capsule found in the basement of the old St. Mary’s Church in a cornerstone took place today after Sunday Mass. A letter by Rev. John McNamara and miraculous medal was found inside. The Miraculous Medal, also known as the Medal of the Immaculate Conception, is a medal created by Saint Catherine Labouré following a vision of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Many wear the medal, which they believe will bring them special graces through the intercession of Mary if worn with faith and devotion at the hour of death. The contents of the capsule came to a surprise to the crowd. “We all know what time capsule mean to us today, but I guess they had different expectations back in the 20s,” said Tom Golota, …
Sunday, December 19, 2010
Your Patch facts for the day.
Five Things You Should Know Today is a Patch column that provides readers with essential, daily information at a glance. Let us know what you think of the new feature in the comments section. 1.) Winslow Farm Animal Sanctuary, 37 Eddy St., will host a Yuletide Festival noon to 3 p.m. Join the furry and feathery residents for an afternoon by the fire. Sip hot chocolate and interact with the many animals on the farm. For more information visit the sanctuary website, call 508-285-6451 or e-mail email@example.com. 2.) Trinitarian Congregational Church will hold a Gillette Fundraiser 6 p.m. For more information visit http://www.trinitariancc.org/index.php?option=com_extcalendar&Itemid=26&extmode=cal&date=2010-12-01. 3.) Sunday Mass …
Saturday, November 27, 2010
Events happening in and around Norton.
Five Things You Should 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.) Wheaton College is hosting auditions for "The Wedding Singer" 2 to 4 p.m. For more information visit http://www.triboromusicaltheatre.org/AI.html. 2.) Saturday mass Service is being held at St. Mary's Church, 1 Power St., 4 p.m. For more information visit http://stmarysnorton.com/, call 508-285-5589 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. 3.) Radio Daze is performing at Trinity Bar & Restaurant, 184 W Main St., 10 p.m. Cover is $5 after 9 p.m. For more information visit www.trinitynorton.com/events.html or …