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Westwood Library events and activities

Friday Morning Book Discussion: 10:30 a.m. A monthly book group held in the Main Library Conference Room once a month. No registration required and all are welcome. Copies of the book will be available at the Circulation Desk. Friday, Sept. 29: "Eleanor and Hick: The Love Affair That Shaped a First

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-22 15:13:55

Westwood Police Log, Sept. 11-17

The following is an excerpt from the Westwood Police Log from Sept. 11-17. All suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty. Mon., Sept. 11 8 a.m. police received a report of a trailer on Everett Street that was broken into overnight. Two leaf blowers and two edge trimmers valued at $1,600 w

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-21 16:43:46

Drug trafficking, gaming ring operated out of veterans organization, police say

A "significant" cocaine trafficking and illegal gaming ring allegedly operating out of the Stoughton American Legion at 400 Prospect Street was busted Thursday night. The Brockton Enterprise reports Stoughton Police Lt. John Bonney said Stoughton and Norwood detectives and members of the Norfolk Cou

WCVB - 2017-09-23 14:20:00

2 From Norwood Light Helping With Hurricane Irma Recovery

NORWOOD, MA - Two members of Norwood Light were part of a convoy of New England utility workers who recently went down to Florida to help the state recover from Hurricane Irma. Rich McColgan and Tom Griffin both recently committed to a two-week stay down in the Orlando area. The two however, could b

PATCH - 2017-09-22 18:43:43

A big "thank you" from Ann Thompson

Medfield Day was well attended and a great success, but the booths of businesses and organizations all have a story! One booth, with Ann Thompson at the helm was filled with scarves! You could hardly find Ann under the canopy it was so beautifully decorated. For anyone in Medfield that doesn't know

PATCH - 2017-09-22 20:30:00

Rivers Symphony Orchestra holding auditions

WESTON - The Rivers Symphony Orchestra is currently holding auditions for flute, bassoon and all string players. Rehearsals take place from 7:30 to 9 p.m. on Mondays during the academic year at The Rivers School Conservatory, 333 Winter St., Weston. Currently in its 21st season, the orchestra perfor

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-22 17:52:40

Vehicle Break-In, False Home Invasion, And More: Dedham Police Log

10:00 p.m. - Following a car crash on Route 1, a driver was cited for unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle. September 12 9:13 a.m. - Police responded to a reported fight on Parkway Court. One person was arrested on a warrant. 9:14 a.m. - During a traffic stop on Route 1, a driver was issued a cit

PATCH - 2017-09-22 18:43:04

Register of Deeds reports August's real estate activity for Dover

Norfolk County Register of Deeds William O'Donnell has released real estate statistics for the month of August for the town of Dover. Norfolk County Register of Deeds William O'Donnell has released real estate statistics for the month of August for the town of Dover. "During August, there were 29 pr

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-23 05:01:00

Dover, Sherborn Events This Weekend

On Saturday, September 23rd, alternative rock band Sister Hazel will perform at The VERVE - Crowne Plaza Boston-Natick as part of their We Got it All Tonight tour. This long-established band is headed in an exciting new direction with their latest album release, and their show is sure to give both n

PATCH - 2017-09-22 20:58:35

Bach to Rock Announces Early Education Open House

Bach to Rock Wellesley is pleased to announce a special one-day Early Education Open House event set for Tuesday, October 3rd. Join us at B2R for an opportunity to sample one of our early education classes. Here are the offerings Bach to Rock has for your budding rock star! Rock n Roll is a high-ene

PATCH - 2017-09-23 13:51:56

WANTED: DEAD NOT ALIVE Invasive Plant Exhibit Wins Educational Excellence Award

WANTED: DEAD NOT ALIVE received an Educational Excellence award at the Sharon Garden Club's September Garden Medley on September 9, 2017. The event featured a Small Standard Flower Show sanctioned by the National Garden Clubs, a professional horticulturist-guided garden tour, live music, artists at

PATCH - 2017-09-22 17:45:21

Navarasa Dance Theater's Snake and Ladder

Pat Berret Navarasa Dance Theater's innovative classical and contemporary work roots itself in Indian performing arts yet reaches to audiences all around the world. Based on Ingmar Bergman's classic film The Seventh Seal, Snake and Ladder takes on complex issues such as war and PTSD, showing on stag

PATCH - 2017-09-22 17:23:16

OUI, Teen Struck By Car, And More: Needham Police Log

2:10 p.m. - An officer was dispatched to the Sheraton Hotel on Cabot Street for a report of stolen medication from the room. The incident is under investigation. 2:45 p.m. - An officer responded to a Highland Avenue business for a report of an intoxicated male party. It was determined that the 58-ye

PATCH - 2017-09-22 18:43:20

Word of the Day - Foraminifer

foraminifer /frmnf/ noun Zoology A single-celled planktonic animal with a perforated chalky shell through which slender protrusions of protoplasm extend. Most kinds are marine, and when they die thick ocean-floor sediments are formed from their shells. Order Foraminiferida, phylum Rhizopoda, kin

PATCH - 2017-09-23 12:35:19

William James College Hires Robert Whittaker as Vice President of Institutional Advancement

William James College (WJC), a leader in educating mental health professionals, announced Robert Whittaker has been hired as Vice President of Institutional Advancement. In his new position, Whittaker will provide leadership for advancement to help William James College fulfill its mission to meet t

PATCH - 2017-09-22 18:05:50

'Evil' dad kills son, self

The terrified mother of a 6-year-old Foxboro boy - who was shot dead by his own dad Thursday night - predicted four years ago that her estranged husband would murder their son, saying he warned her in a chilling threat that "you have not see(n) how evil I can be." "He made many implications that he

BOSTON HERALD - 2017-09-23 04:43:15

Gov. Baker seeks to 'Trump' laws and empower (AG Sessions') ICE

As an immigration attorney practicing in Brookline for more than 30 years and a longtime Brookline resident, I strenuously object to your editorial, "A Matter of Sense" published on Sept. 14. Not only does it - and Gov. Baker's anti-immigrant bill - flout Brookline's recent reaffirmation of our 1985

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-22 17:18:31

Teen Helps Family Escape From Burning Home

STOUGHTON (CBS) - A family of five says they're shaken up - but they feel lucky to be alive. "It's definitely a miracle that everyone was able to get out safely," said relative Angie Thevenin. The family managed to escape a fire inside of their Stoughton home. When firefighters arrived at just befo

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-09-23 04:55:00

Roslindale resident to lead Barbara Lee Foundation and Political Office

The Barbara Lee Family Foundation and the Barbara Lee Political Office announced the appointment of Nicole Carlsburg, of Roslindale, as acting executive director. "Nicole is a rising star, and I am delighted to see her take on this new leadership role," said Barbara Lee, founder and president of the

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-22 21:31:20

UPDATED: Father kills 6-year-old son in apparent murder-suicide: DA

THE LATEST FROM THE DA, as of 4:30 p.m., 9/22 In a press release issued late Friday, Norfolk District Attorney Michael Morrissey's office offered some additional details regarding the apparent murder-suicide at 79 East St. in Foxborough on Thursday night. Six-year-old Anthony Scaccia died from a sin

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-22 18:40:58