Celebrate, Celebration by Dan Bukvich – 20th Anniversary

On Thursday (12/11/14) the Foxborough High School Concert Band will perform “Celebrate, Celebration” during their Holiday Concert.

2014 marks the 20th Anniversary of the piece commissioned by The Foxboro Music Association and composed by Dan Bukvich of the University of Idaho Lionel Hampton School of Music. This video clip from April 7, 1994 is a recording of the world premiere performance by the Foxborough High School Concert Band.

Boston Duck Tours Donates Faneuil Holly to America’s Fleet Museum at Battleship Cove

Duck Boat DonationBattleship Cove is pleased to announce the world famous Boston Duck Tours has donated a World War II era Duck Boat named Faneuil Holly to the museum after many years of service in Boston.

The DUKW (known as Duck) is a six-wheel-drive modification of the 2-ton capacity “deuce” trucks used by the U.S. military in World War II. The amphibious truck, designed by a partnership under military auspices of Sparkman & Stephens and General Motors Corporation  was used for transporting goods and troops over land and water, and approaching and crossing beaches in amphibious attacks. Designed only to last long enough to meet the demands of combat, DUKWs were later used as tourist craft in marine environments. Continue reading

Town Of Foxborough Sharps Collection Day

Foxborough Town SealIf you are one of the many people in Massachusetts who uses syringes to manage your health or your pets’ health care at home, the Town of Foxborough provides a safe way to dispose of needles, syringes, and lancets (sharps).

Saturday, DECEMBER 13, 2014
from 10:00 – 12:00PM

WHERE: Foxborough Public Safety Building – McGinty Room – 8 Chestnut Street

Bring all syringes in a sealed sharps container.

Proper Use and Disposal of Needles and Syringes

BE SMART. BE CAREFUL. BE AWARE. BE SAFE.

  • Put used syringes in sharps containers immediately.
  • Keep needles away from children and pets.
  • Bring a sharps container when traveling.
  • DO NOT clip, bend or recap needles.
  • DO NOT flush sharps down the toilet.
  • DO NOT drop into storm drains.
  • DO NOT throw sharps in the garbage or recycling bin.

As of July 1, 2012 Massachusetts does not allow the disposal of sharps in household trash.

For more information about sharps collection in Foxborough you can visit us at www.foxboroughma.gov or call the Foxborough Board of Health at 508-543-1207.

The Police Department has a new Medical Waste Kiosk at the Public Safety Building lobby! If you have any old or unused medications including over-the-counter or prescriptions in all forms such as pills, creams, or liquids feel free to bring them with you for disposal.

Sturdy Memorial Hospital Wants You To Act F.a.s.t. If You Think Someone Is Having A Stroke

Sturdy Memorial Hospital LogoSturdy Memorial Hospital, a Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) designated primary stroke service provider, urges the public to learn the signs and symptoms of stroke and to call 9-1-1 immediately if they think someone is having a stroke. Alerting 9-1-1 operators, first responders, and emergency department personnel that stroke symptoms are present is vital as it could make the difference between life and death.

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Foxborough Local News Update

November 26, 2014 Edition

FCA Radio News
Dave Udden November 26, 2014 Edition

Foxborough News Update is an audio style podcast updated weekly with the latest local news stories from around the community.

News sources come from a variety of sources including the Foxboro Reporter and the Sun Chronicle.

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