Category Archives: Community Announcements

Academy at Foxborough Coat Drive Campaign

Coat DriveStudents (grades 4th through 8th) at the Academy at Foxborough, will be participating in the Annual Coat Drive hosted by Anton’s Cleaners. Many hard working people are unable to obtain coats for themselves or their families, please help this important cause by dropping your gently-worn winter coats off at the Academy at Foxborough. In response to this important cause, the students will be collecting coats for children and families in need this winter.

The Coat Drive will run from October 6th 2014 through January 5th 2015. You may donate any gently worn winter coats for children and adults. Donations can be dropped off at the Academy at Foxboro located at 115 Mechanic Street Foxboro, MA 02035.

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Hollywood comes to MASS MoCA

Whether you’re an aspiring screenwriter or a fan of movies in general, the Williamstown Film Festival’s Project Screenplay invites you to take part in a live-action game show about the art of the pitch, hosted by screenwriter Andrew Osborne. You decide who gets the green light when aspiring screen scribes pitch the audience and act out scenes while industry pros offer tips and advice for bringing a script from page to projector. Project Screenplay takes place in MASS MoCA’s Club B-10 onWednesday, November 5, at 7pmContinue reading


Patriot PlaceFrom trick-or-treating and costume parades to hayrides and an outdoor movie night, Patriot Place has everything to make your Halloween a spooktacular good time.

The fun begins at 3 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 24, with Patriot Place’s “Fun Fright Night” on NRG Plaza. The event will feature several free family activities from 3-6 p.m., including face painting, a live DJ, pumpkin tic-tac-toe, a tie-dye station presented by Old Navy and Cupcake Charlie’s Cupcake Truck. Free hayrides are schedule around the plaza from 4-7 p.m. and an outdoor showing of the film, “Ghostbusters” will begin at sundown.
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Stone-E-Lea hosts Oktoberfest benefit to support the work of On Common Ground Mentor Center

Oktoberfest Local News FoxboroStone-E-Lea Golf Course is the host site for On Common Ground’s 2nd Annual Oktoberfest on Saturday, October 18th from 6-10pm, 1411 County Street, South Attleboro.

Please join us in “getting on our German” as we usher in the fall season in a beautiful setting. You’ll be treated to an evening of German foods (roast your bratwurst on our outdoor fire pit), music, beer sampling, Name that Tune, raffles and special purchases. Tickets are $20pp. Cash bar.

All ticket holders will be entered into a free raffle for a chance to win our Door Prize Raffle. Tickets may be purchased at Stone-E-Lea, the On Common Ground office at 508-226-0801 or on PayPal at

All proceeds go to support On Common Ground Mentor Center program, providing hope in times of poverty to those in need.

Norwood Hospital Wears Pink Gloves for Breast Cancer Awareness

Pink GlovesIn recognition of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, staff at Norwood Hospital are wearing pink exam gloves to raise awareness for breast cancer and the importance of screening mammograms for early detection.

The gloves were purchased through Medline Industries, Inc., who began manufacturing and distributing the Generation Pink® Gloves to support its partnership with the National Breast Cancer Foundation® (NBCF). For each case of pink gloves sold, Medline makes a contribution to the NBCF to help fund and support mammograms, education, and prevention and awareness efforts. To date, more than $1.5 million has been donated. Continue reading