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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

HarborOne Bank proposes new location in Stoughton

HarborOne Bank recently addressed the Town of Stoughton to propose and construct a new branch at 470 Washington St., Stoughton. This will mark the bank's first location in Stoughton. Attorney Barry R. Crimmins, a Stoughton resident, presented the plans for the proposed new branch before a meeting of

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-19 19:25:33

Stoughton's Kiddie Academy honored at national conference

David Rudnick, owner of Kiddie Academy of Stoughton, recently received the Community Leader award at Kiddie Academy's Annual Conference. Hundreds of franchisees and 160 academies nationwide were considered for the program. Kiddie Academy's Annual Conference winners were considered based on ambassado

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-19 19:10:48

Register O'Donnell Guest Speaker at Stoughton Women's Club

STOUGHTON, MA -From the Norfolk County Registry of Deeds:As part of an ongoing effort to bring the Registry of Deeds directly to the citizens of Norfolk County, Register of Deeds William P. O'Donnell appeared Sept 14th as guest speaker at the Stoughton Women's Club. O'Donnell gave an overview of the

PATCH - 2017-09-18 20:31:58

Man crashes through barrier, into water in Brockton

A food delivery driver crashed into a brook on Monday night. BROCKTON - A driver jumped the curb and crashed through a metal barrier Monday night, ending up in a brook. Police and firefighters responded to the area of Summer and Grove streets about 8:20 p.m. for a report of a crash that resulted in

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-19 14:32:33

Tropical storm watch now a warning for southeastern Massachusetts

The National Weather Service has issued a tropical storm warning for southeastern Massachusetts from Watch Hill, R.I., to Hull as Hurricane Jose passes southeast of Nantucket on Tuesday and Wednesday. The storm will have lost much of its strength by the time it reaches New England, but three to five

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-19 05:00:00

LETTERS: Protestors critical of Sheriff Hodgson

When Bristol County Sheriff Tom Hodgson spoke to the Mansfield Republican Committee at Jimmy's Pub last Saturday, a group of 14 of us held protest signs and greeted him outside the pub by chanting, "Shame, shame!" Our group, composed of Mansfield and Sharon residents, was non-violent and polite, but

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-20 15:09:29

Brockton educators pitch in for Harvey victims

The district, with the help of Teamsters Local 653, recently sent 25 boxes filled with canned goods, cleaning supplies, diapers, pet food and other goods collected in over a dozen 35-gallon trash bins to aid the people of the Lone Star State. BROCKTON - After Hurricane Harvey devastated the Houston

ENTERPRISE - 2017-09-20 16:18:25

Buckets of kindness at Brockton's George School

Wednesday was "Choose to Be Nice" day for the George School's first graders. Principal Natalie Pohl said it is more important now than ever to teach students how to respect others at a young age, especially amid the current social climate. BROCKTON - At Brockton's Manthala George Elementary School,

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-20 21:13:38

Three Brockton City Council candidates bounced from ballot

Three City Council candidates were bounced from the November general election ballot as the result of a preliminary vote held in Brockton on Tuesday. BROCKTON - Three candidates running for seats on the Brockton City Council were eliminated from the November ballot during a preliminary election held

ENTERPRISE - 2017-09-20 04:53:32

Mayoral foes, 3 ward council pairings decided in Brockton's preliminary voting

BROCKTON - Two-term incumbent Mayor Bill Carpenter will face Jimmy Pareira in this November's election for the city's corner office. Pereira, 25, is a Brockton native but a political newcomer. He works as a transportation and community planner at the Old Colony Planning Council. In a preliminary ele

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-20 02:07:06

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

Feeney, Ventura win primary to replace Timilty

In the race to replace James Timilty in the state senate, Foxborough's Paul Feeney will represent the Democrats and Attleboro's Jacob Ventura will represent the Republicans, according to unofficial results collected from town clerks after Tuesday's primary election. Feeney beat his only challenger,

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-20 03:51:52

Ventura takes GOP Senate nomination, Feeny sweeps Democratic race

Voters will be offered a clear choice between an unabashed Democratic fan of Bernie Sanders and an outspoken conservative Republican in an Oct. 17 special election to fill the seat vacated by former state Sen. James Timilty. Voters will be choosing between Foxboro's Paul Feeney, a Democrat, and Repu

SUN CHRONICLE - 2017-09-20 02:45:00

Peace becomes a reality - thanks to Holbrook students

Holbrook and the entire Commonwealth of Massachusetts will commemorate the first Peace Day Thursday, Sept. 21, thanks to a nearly two-year-long endeavor by Holbrook Civics Club students, under the direction of Civics teacher Mary Clougher. "It was through the efforts of the Holbrook Middle High Scho

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-20 15:33:18

Read named Easton's new town administrator

Easton - After receiving 55 applications for Easton's Town Administrator position, the choice this week, though not unanimous, was to offer Acting Town Administrator Connor Read the job. On Sept. 19, selectmen Dan Murphy, Dotti Fulginiti and Craig Barger voted to appoint Read while selectmen Kevin

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-20 15:25:21

The Beer Nut: Widowmaker Brewing opens Saturday

I always thought "Widowmaker" would be a great name for a beer. Well, the owners of the brand new Widowmaker Brewing Company apparently agreed, and the Braintree brewery will be open for business this weekend. Co-Owner/brewer Ryan Lavery said the brewery will begin pouring beers for the first time o

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-20 16:47:00

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

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