Thursday, May 9, 2013
Congressman leads Gabriel Gomez by 17 points.
A new Suffolk University/7NEWS (WHDH) poll shows a strong lead for Democratic U.S. Congressman Edward Markey over Republican businessman and former U.S. Navy SEAL Gabriel Gomez in the race for the U.S. Senate special election. The poll of 500 likely voters has Markey at 52 percent and Gomez at 35 percent. Eleven percent of voters in the poll were undecided. A third-party candidate, Richard Heos of the Twelve Visions Party, got 1 percent and another 1 percent refused to respond. David Paleologos, director of the Suffolk University Political Research Center in Boston, said along with the announcement of the poll that Markey has "a large lead over his Republican opponent who voters are unsure about." Indeed, 32 percent of those polled said …
Monday, April 29, 2013
A look at the week of weather in Norton.
Norton residents can expect temperatures this week that are cooler in the morning but significantly more mild by the afternoon. Tuesday and beyond offers partly to mostly sunny skies with early morning temps in the 40s and afternoon highs reaching the mid 60s," wrote WHDH's Jeremy Reiner in his weather blog. "Great for travel plans and outdoor enthusiasts but you green-thumbers/ flower children will have to water the lawns & gardens yourselves." Below is the full weather forecast for Norton from the National Weather Service:
Monday, February 18, 2013
Happy Presidents Day! Who is you favorite all-time president?
1. Ready for another clean-up day? There will be more sun than clouds today, but it will be windy and chilly with temperatures in the mid-30s, according to our friends at WHDH. It will actually feel much colder with the wind. 2. Happy Presidents Day. All town offices will be closed and the schools are on February vacation this week. 3. The 2013 Progressive Insurance New England Boat Show sails into the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center until Feb. 24, making a splash with sales on hundreds of the newest boats and accessories, plus a variety of activities for boaters of all ages. Climb aboard and compare more than 750 boats and hundreds of boating accessories for all budgets and lifestyles, including luxury motor and sailing yachts, …
Thursday, December 27, 2012
Check out Star Wars at the Norton Public Library Saturday.
1. According to WHDH, the rain will be tapering off in the afternoon with temperatures ranging from 36-48. 2. The Norton Public Library will be holding a Star Wars Symposium, Saturday, Dec. 29, at 10 a.m. 3. The Norton High wrestling team will be taking part in the Marshfield Tournament today and Friday. 4. The Children's Museum in Easton is having Family New Year's Eve Parties 2012, Dec. 31, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. There will be magic shows, 11 a.m., noon, 2 and 3 p.m., confetti blast countdowns at 1 and 4 p.m., balloon artist and face painting for 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Pizza and drinks will be available. The cost is $10 per person and $5 for members. 5. If you are looking for some exercise with the family New Year's Day, the Blue Hills First …
Monday, October 29, 2012
Worst part of Hurricane Sandy for New England is expected to be from noon through 9 p.m. on Monday.
As of 5 a.m., the National Weather Service Hurricane Center has Hurricane Sandy is about 385 miles south, southeast of New York City. The storm is traveling at approximately 15 mph toward the north. It is expected to turn northwest today, then turn toward the west-northwest tonight. The center of Sandy will move over the coast of the mid-atlantic states in the evening hours. According to reports, Sandy is a hybrid storm, meaning it is a huge Nor’easter with a hurricane in the middle. The storm is currently measuring 900 miles wide, making it the second largest storm on record. Hurricane force winds are expected along portions of the coast between Chincoteague, Virginia and Chatham, Massachusetts. This includes the coasts of Rhode Island. …