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Norwood Makes MONEY's Top 100 Places To Live

NORWOOD, MA - Live in Norwood? Turns out that you live in one of the best places in America, according to MONEY Magazine. The publication recently released its annual list of the 100 best places to live in the country, placing Norwood at No. 78. Fishers, Indiana was given the top spot. Three other t

PATCH - 2017-09-19 15:00:16

Mullen pushes for review of Tri-Valley move

As a new subcommittee is formed to review the Norwood Schools' athletic programs, the decision to apply to the Tri-Valley League [TVL] has once again come up for discussion. At last Wednesday's meeting of the School Committee, the new subcommittee's role was outlined-to look at cost of new programs,

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-20 17:56:51

Boys Basketball: Return tour through Europe

High school seniors might be a tad old for sharing "What I did on my summer vacation" stories on the first day of school. For a select group of Massachusetts basketball players, though, the experience of a lifetime sat within 11 days in August. For the third time in four years, Mike Normant and Stev

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-20 20:11:20

Council on Aging announces events

The Westwood Council on Aging, at the Patricia Carty-Larkin Senior Center, 210 Nahatan St., has announced events for the week. For information or lunch reservations: 781-329-8799; http://townhall.westwood.ma.us. Friday, Sept. 22 9 a.m.: Fun Fit Exercise 9:30 and 10:30 a.m.: Shaw's 10 a.m.: Bridge No

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-20 16:51:02

Cops: Lynn man who robbed 2 Quincy businesses arrested

QUINCY - Police said they have arrested a man they believe robbed two Quincy businesses over the past two weeks. Stanley Carter, 35, of Lynn was charged with two counts of armed robbery. He was arrested by the State Police Violent Fugitive Apprehension Section Tuesday in Boston. On Sunday, officers

PATRIOT LEDGER - 2017-09-20 14:51:54

Feeney, Ventura on ballot in Oct. special election

Former selectman Paul Feeney won a Democratic special primary election for state Senate on Tuesday and will now face Republican Jacob Ventura and independent Joe Shortsleeve on Oct. 17. Feeney swept seven of the nine communities in the Bristol & Norfolk District - including Foxboro - to win the Demo

SUN CHRONICLE - 2017-09-21 04:08:00

New school student services director settling in

WALPOLE - Since taking over as the school district's new director of student services in July, Milton's John Queally has been working to establish himself and determine how to best meet students' needs. Queally replaced outdoing director Linda McKelligan, who served in the position for four years. H

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-20 14:49:00

Westwood resident elected VP of Massachusetts Bar Association

WESTWOOD - Westwood resident Denise I. Murphy has been elected vice president of the Massachusetts Bar Association for its 2017-18 year. Murphy is a partner at the law firm of Rubin and Rudman in Boston, and chair of its Labor and Employment Department. She counsels regional and national businesses

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-20 16:04:23

Jose continues to darken New England's forecast - The Boston Globe

As of Wednesday, Hurricane Jose has been downgraded to a tropical storm this morning. It's track will take the heaviest winds out over the ocean, but tropical storm warnings remain in effect for Cape Cod, Nantucket, and Martha's Vineyard. There is a wind advisory in effect for Boston as well as the

BOSTON GLOBE - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

With bread and the shofar, synagogues observe Rosh Hashanah

On Sept. 21, members of South Shore synagogues will gather at beaches and ponds to symbolically cast away the sins of the past year. The Jewish New Year begins at sundown on Sept. 20. HINGHAM - If you see groups of people casting bits of bread into Hingham Harbor, Massachusetts Bay and Turner's Pond

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-20 18:00:00

Tropical Storm Jose batters Cape and islands with strong winds and rip tides - The Boston Globe

Eastern Massachusetts residents should brace for a stormy end to the week as Tropical Storm Jose brings "multiple hazards" to the state's eastern coastline, the National Weather Service said. The Cape and Islands region was under Tropical Storm and Flash Flood watches Wednesday afternoon, with stron

BOSTON GLOBE - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Discover Medfield Day a success once again

Hundreds of residents poured into the streets downtown on Saturday for the 38th annual Discover Medfield Day, which saw around 150 booths for businesses and exhibitors. Sponsored by the Medfield Employers & Merchants Organization (MEMO), the event has become the premier downtown event. "It seemed to

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-20 18:06:20

Dover Lifetime Learning offers fall classes

Brochures can be obtained at the Dover Council on Aging office, Dover Library, local Dover churches and the Friends of the Dover Council on Aging's website, www.coafriends.org. Editor's Note: The following was submitted by Dover Lifetime Learning. Philosophy: Democracy & Tyranny Would you prefer to

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-21 05:01:00

It took a village to make a personal honor like Jack Martinelli Field dedication

On behalf of the Martinelli family, I would like to thank all of you from the bottom of my heart for this most incredible honor. My deepest appreciation goes to the committee that put all this together, led by Jim and Stephanie McGowan, Foxboro Public Schools administration, members of the School Co

SUN CHRONICLE - 2017-09-21 04:10:00

Annual 24-hour vigil on Common aims for solace for family, friends

Starting last Friday, and ending 24 hours later on Saturday evening, drivers circling the Common were greeted by rows and rows of American flags. The flags were put in place in memory of both American prisoners of war and service members declared missing in action. Friday marked the 2017 National PO

SUN CHRONICLE - 2017-09-21 04:10:00

Bryant grad delivers Patriots locker room magic

When you're trying to get your NFL season back on track after a tough loss, a little magic never hurts. It turns out that the New England Patriots do have magic on their side in the person of John Duke Logan, 23-year-old Bryant University graduate who bafflles audiences - and players - with the regu

SUN CHRONICLE - 2017-09-21 04:00:00

Local towns get grant for regional communications center

FOXBORO - A new regional emergency call center has received a $1.5 million grant to modernize E911 service and convert a former Mansfield municipal building into a dispatch center. Town Manager William Keegan said officials were notified last Friday of the state award, which will be used to fund the

SUN CHRONICLE - 2017-09-21 01:45:00

SNYDER'S STOUGHTON: Library turning a new page

Stoughton Public Library Director Patricia Basler told Snyder's Stoughton that the library expansion project is coming along quite well. But, as with every building project, there are always surprises along the way. The Library Building Committee discussed possible expansion of the Park Street parki

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-20 21:04:31

A ride through time at Modifiers car show

Back in 1960, Mark Rogers was a like a lot of other teenage boys -- he really, really wanted a Corvette. The Roxbury 17-year-old saved up the money he had earned from paper routes, hauling ice, and other jobs and went to a sale at the Admiral Byrd estate in Newburyport. Instead, he fell in love with

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-20 16:26:54

Needham's Center Cafe has officially closed

The Center Cafe in Needham has officially closed its doors, according to owner Steve Waller, who said the property was sold Monday. The family-owned restaurant, opened in 2010, was well-known in town for its New England-style cuisine. "In the restaurant business you're married to the business," Wall

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-20 21:09:49