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Proposed Wrentham Town Charter Vote to be conducted on November 4

On November 4, 2014, Massachusetts will conduct its General Election. Within that election, Wrentham will conduct a Special Election where voters will have the opportunity to cast their ballot to adopt or reject a town charter for Wrentham.

Bringing a town charter to a ballot question for Wrentham has been more than a two year effort. In the spring of 2012 the Wrentham Board of Selectmen (BOS) formed a Town Government Study Committee (TGSC) and gave them the charge to “evaluate the effectiveness of the town’s organizational structure, management systems and processes”.

Excellence in Cataract Surgery: Know What You Should Expect

Cataract surgery is by far the most common surgery performed in the United States. With advanced technology and highly skilled surgeons, modern cataract surgery should be a rather quick, outpatient and minimal risk procedure. Your expectations should not only be to improve your vision, reduce glare at night, achieve brighter and more vivid colors and an overall improvement of your day to day activities, but you should also have an opportunity to reduce your dependence on glasses or contacts and in many cases eliminate this need.

Norfolk Lions Sponsor 2nd Annual Youth Variety Show

 Do you have the music within you? Do you have movement? Want to let your comedic side out? Maybe you and a few friends get together on the weekends in your garage and have a jam session or maybe you put on a play in your living room? If so, you need to bring your talent to the stage! The Norfolk Lions are pleased to announce that the 2nd annual Young Performers Variety Show will be held on Sunday, November 9 at 6 p.m. at the King Philip Middle School in Norfolk. This show is open to performers ages 8 to 18, from Norfolk and surrounding towns.

Dugan and DeVellis Team Up at Northeast Signature Properties

Northeast Signature Properties is pleased to announce that Bettina Dugan has joined their real estate brokerage office. Dugan is a respected experienced agent in the area who has been selling real estate for over the last ten years. Dugan is a graduate of Providence College.  Her work ethic, client services and professionalism will be a great compliment to our clients and our office.  

Victims of 9/11 Remembered

Chris Winbourne has all the attributes to be one of King Philip’s all-time best captains in football.

The 6-foot-3, 240-pound two-way tackle is a team player, he’s eager to please, he’s willing to learn and he leads by example. Besides possessing high-caliber character traits, the Wrentham native is a dynamic force for the Warriors because he’s athletic, skilled and talented on both sides of the ball.

Dean College Receives $20k Support from The Rockland Trust Charitable Foundation for Berenson Center for Mathematics

Dean College, a private, residential college located in Franklin, Massachusetts, recently received a $20,000 donation from The Rockland Trust Charitable Foundation to support the college’s Berenson Center for Mathematics.

High Expectations For KP Girls Soccer Squad

Gary Pichel is no stranger to building championship teams in soccer and that’s his goal for the King Philip girls program.
When he was coaching Nipmuc Regional, his teams rolled to a pair of state titles. He also coached varsity soccer at Hudson Catholic for a year and served as an assistant at Fitchburg State for two seasons. In nine campaigns, his teams won 123 games and qualified for the tourney ever year.

Ted 2 Rolls into Norfolk

Norfolk turned into a little Hollywood in August. The crew for Ted 2 rolled into town filming on Keeney Pond, Trailside Road off Grove Street and supported local businesses like Eagle Brook Saloon. Ted 2 is the sequel to Ted, an R-rated comedy about a teddy bear that is alive and speaks with an off color vocabulary and enjoys an adult beverage from time to time. The movie
stars Mark Wahlberg and features the voice of Seth McFarland.

Standing up for Dino

A Wrentham resident and local culinary legend is facing a daunting medical battle and his friends are trying to help. Richard DiNozzi, a.k.a. “Diz” or “Dino," might be best known in these parts for being an early partner in the Eagle Brook Saloon, but for others he is known as a close friend with a big heart. A man whose table, either at home or in his restaurant, was open to everyone. Now he is faced with a diagnosis of stage IV colon cancer. The diagnosis has brought seven months of chemo treatments and added financial stress.

Making More Sweet Things– with Love and Prayers

The Making of the Trappistine Quality Candy Factory

If you haven’t yet made a trip to Mount Saint Mary’s Abbey and the sisters’ Trappistine Quality Candy factory and gift shop here in Wrentham – it’s high time you do!
There you’ll discover the remarkable story of a remarkable community who have devoted their lives to prayer for the world, and thrive in a very unique way.
A few years ago, the sisters learned that their former factory, built in 1956 – was not up to code.