The annual Memorial Day Parade will take place on Monday, May 27th starting at 10:30 a.m. All marching units will assemble on Randall Road at 10 a.m. All veterans are invited to march in the parade whether or not in
uniform. Those who have served after September 11, 2001 and those veterans recently returned from Iraq and Afghanistan are especially invited to participate. The parade will step off from Randall Rd. and proceed
After weeks of preparation, rehearsals and anxiety, Wrentham's Dancing Stars finally unveiled their best moves before a packed and enthusiastic crowd at Lake Pearl Luciano's. The dance competition and fundraiser, held Friday night, was a rousing success raising well over $50,000 for six local charities and providing a night of music, dance and laughs for those in attendance.
Within the walls of MCI Norfolk Correctional Facility, a vegetable garden grows thanks to the work of prisoners and a local Norfolk woman, Tina Addison. Together, the group plants and cultivates a prison garden that benefits both the inmates and the community. The vegetables they grow end up on the menu of MCI Norfolk and are donated to the Norfolk Food Pantry.
The 7th grade girls' basketball team from Mercymount Country Day School in Cumberland, RI won the Catholic Athletic League Girls' Grammar Division 1 state championship title on Saturday March 9th, beating the #1 seed team, St. Rocco's of Johnston, RI. These girls were the only all 7th-grade team in Division 1 and played 8th grade teams for the entire season. They will advance to the New England CYO Basketball Tournament in Boston on April 5-7.
Wrentham Elementary PTO and Wrentham Elementary SEPAC (Special Education Parent Advisory Council) with a generous grant from the Wrentham Cultural Council is sponsoring a presentation by Patty Konjoian and Gina Gallagher, imperfect sisters, and authors of the book Shut Up About Your Perfect Kid, A Survival Guide for Ordinary Parents of Special Children and creators of The Movement of Imperfection.
The presentation will be at the Proctor Mansion Inn and tours will be available after the presentation – www.proctormansioninn.com.
The DARE to Dream Summer Day Program is pleased to announce its dates for 2013. The 2013 dates are the following:
Current grade six entering grade seven - June 24-28 (Monday thru Friday)
Current grades seven and eight - July 8-12 (Monday thru Friday) Current grade four entering grade five - August 5-9 (Monday thru Friday)
Current grade five entering grade six - August 12-16 (Monday thru Friday)
Norfolk Police Department has added two vehicles to its fleet. According to the Norfolk Police Department Facebook page, Officer Eykel was able to acquire two army surplus Hummers at no cost to the town. The Hummers have less than 30,000 miles and are running great. Jason Keen from Advance Collision in Norwood provided new paint jobs for the Hummers and Christopher Arnold created the graphics at no cost to the town. The trucks are said to be great in snow.
Caption: Police acquire free trucks for its fleet.
The Norfolk Lions, in conjunction with representatives of the Medical and Wellness Community
in the surrounding area, will hold the second “Health & Wellness Fair” for the Town of Norfolk
and surrounding area on Saturday, March 2, 2013 from 10 a.m. to 3p.m. The event will be held at the
newly-constructed Freeman Kennedy School, Boardman Street, Norfolk MA. The day is being held in recognition
of the need to make information available to the public that can help people make good decisions